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Stadol

What is Stadol?

Stadol®, generically known as butorphanol, is an opiate prescribed to manage moderate to severe pain and migraines. This drug works by changing the way the brain senses pain.

Is Stadol addicting?

Stadol® is an addictive substance and may be habit forming. Within a few weeks of consistently taking Stadol® ,the body adjusts to the presence of the drug and a tolerance develops. As a tolerance to Stadol® develops, the body requires more and more Stadol® to relieve the symptoms it was prescribed to treat. Taking higher doses of Stadol® can increase the risk of experiencing uncomfortable side effects.

While the health consequences of developing a Stadol® addiction are serious and potentially life threatening, the social consequences of the drug are equally disturbing.

Warning Signs of Stadol Addiction

  • Extreme drug seeking behaviors
  • Financial Problems
  • Increased risky behaviors
  • Appearance of withdrawal symptoms

Stadol® withdrawals are extremely uncomfortable and can start as soon as a few hours after the last dose. Without medical supervision, decreasing a dose or stopping Stadol® intake altogether may cause these initial symptoms.

Stadol Withdrawal Symptoms

  • Diarrhea
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Vomiting

 

Outpatient Stadol Detox Treatment

Under the supervision of the professionals at Outpatient Detox, patients do not need to fear experiencing stadol withdrawal symptoms. Patients can detox off of stadol in the comfort of their own homes with personalized treatment plans that allow them to remain safe, calm, comfortable and able to sleep at night throughout the detoxification period.