OVERUSE AND ADDICTION OF OPIOIDS
What is opiods?
Opioids are class of drugs which are used as pain relievers.
It is prescribed in worst situation.
They are the chemicals that bind to receptors in the brain and associated with pain.
They include illegal heroine and some of the narcotics pain killers.
Commonly it is prescribed in case of accidents and higher diseases.
Opiods found to be Addictive ?
Opiods should be used under a health provider’s direction .
These types of medicines have got addictive effect which can lead to many other side effects Common side effects include nausea, constipation, sleepliness, confusion.
Serious side effects can be decrease in breathing rate which will effect heart rate which can turn in to heart attack or heart disorders and can be fatal. Serotonin syndrome, low blood pressure or addiction are the other side effects.
It is 75 times more stronger than morphine. Person gets addicted to it and cannot leave this habit or can survive without it.
It was developed for medicinal use but its nasty side effects ruin the life’s of people.
How do Opiods Work ?
Opiods slower down the activities of body.
It also slows down the breathing activity of person. It may even completely stop person’s breathing.
Misuse of opiods leads to Death
Around 20,000 people died, due to overuse of opioids, every year in USA and about 75 of them are teenagers.
It had become a serious issue in the country.
People used It without prescription and used according to own wish.
Therefore, government made many laws for these types of drugs.
People misuse the drugs i.e. they crush the drugs for quick effect, which is a very wrong method of consuming drugs. There are receptors in brain and opiods effects all the receptors.
People go in search of cheaper medicines which are available in place of prescribed one and easily available on streets, but they don’t know about the fact that local manufacturer sell the sugar coated pill for major Result and that pills aren’t FDA approved and nor Tested by WHO This pills can give adverse Side effects and Death in some cases
Ratios of Opoids users and Death ?
People even use synthesis opioids which are cheaper in price but seem to be costly on body.
It effects are worse and even person can die. Person with normal pain must not take opioids drugs. Every day the cases of misuses of opioids are increasing tremendously. About 80% of people who used heroin first, misused prescription opioids. Overdoses increased 30 % from july 2016 through September 2017 in 52 areas in 45 states. The center’s for diseases control Had prevention estimates that the total “economic burden” of prescription and misuse alone in the states of United Nation is $78.5 billion a year.