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Halcion

What is Halcion?

Halcion®, which is also known as triazolam, is a short acting benzodiazepine that is normally prescribed to treat:

  • Acute Insomnia
  • Jet Lag

Halcion® works by slowing activity in the brain to allow sleep.

Why is Halcion addicting?

Halcion® is a highly addictive substance and may be habit forming. Halcion® is meant for short term use and is normally taken for less than 7 to 10 days. Halcion® should not be taken for more than 2-3 weeks without close doctor supervision. Within a few weeks of consistently taking Halcion®, the body adjusts to the presence of the drug and a tolerance develops. As a tolerance to Halcion® develops, the body requires more and more Halcion® to achieve relieve the symptoms the drug was prescribed to treat.

Halcion Withdrawal Symptoms

  • Diarrhea
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Fever
  • Vomiting
  • Seizures

 

Warning Signs of Halcion Addiction

  • Overwhelming desire to take halcion at a specific time or several times a day
  • Attempting to stop using halcion and failing
  • Needing higher and more frequent doses of halcion to receive the same effect
  • Symptoms of withdrawal from halcion if a dose is missed or reduced

Outpatient Detox Halcion Withdrawal Treatment

Under the supervision of the professionals at Outpatient Detox, patients do not need to fear experiencing withdrawal symptoms. Patients can detox off of Halcion® in the comfort of their own homes with personalized treatment plans designed to ensure that each patient is safe, calm, and able to sleep at night throughout the detoxification period.