Opioids are a family of compounds which creates morphine like effects. With its regular use, they can create highly addictive symptoms. Medicinally, the opioids are available in all forms including tablets, capsules, syrups, suppositories and solutions. When taken with physician’s advice, these drugs can be used to treat moderate to chronic pain.
Unfortunately, there are patients who have misused these prescription opioids to enjoy a greater euphoric effect. A huge part of the population injects opioids just for the fun of it and the damages done are often irreversible. The opioid lawsuit has thus become popular amongst the victims of the drug and it states how the fatalities numbers are increasing gradually.
Lawsuits against opioid manufacturers claim that they did not disclose about the risk of addiction, overdose and other injuries related to the prescription opioids. With the increase in the opioid sales, the number of opioid-related deaths also saw a rise. Despite the effort from the government, the graph indicating the rise in the opioid addiction kept on increasing.
Prescription opioids when taken in uncontrolled doses can lead to the following:
- physical agitation -depression or irritability
- nausea, vomiting and constipation
- poor body and mind coordination
- decreased or slow breathing rate
- constant drowsiness
- anxiety and panic attacks
Medically, any form of addiction is a form of chronic condition as it has both physical and emotional side effects. Medical detoxification is the first step towards recovery. However, addicted victims should be dealt very carefully about the reversion of the condition. Taking fatal overdose is a risk and has been one of the major causes of untimely and injury deaths in America. Counseling, education, individual as well as family therapy can help to preventing the overuse of the drugs.
The Bramzon Law Firm PLLC expert legal team has been helping thousands of patients to claim for their justice. Millions of Americans have been hurt by the wrongful use of the opioids and their loved ones can claim for the damage awards.
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