You Are Not Alone.
Alcohol and Opioid Dependency is a Disease, We Can Help.
Treatment is critical.
Patient First Medical Clinic works with recovery programs and patients across Wayne County to assess and provide a medication treatment plan customized to stabilize and then prevent relapse for patients with a history of Alcohol or Opiate Dependency.
For patients with an alcohol abuse problem or those who have successfully completed a recovery or detox program for opioid dependence, Dr. Saad can supervise a treatment program with Vivitrol, which is an effective medication that can dramatically reduce cravings and prevent relapse. to learn more click here > VIVITROL
For patients with an active opiate problem, Dr. Saad can provide a supervised Buprenorphine medication therapy. This is a stabilizing medication prescribed only by Physicians registered through the DEA’s DATA 2000 program.
for more information on buprenorphine medication click here > ZUBSOLV
Common Opioid-Based Drugs Include The Following:
What are Symptoms of Opioid Addiction & Dependency?
Recognizing the signs and symptoms of addiction is the first step toward treatment. Signs and symptoms can be physical, behavioral, and psychological. The most noticeable sign of dependency and addiction to opioids is the inability to limit the use of the medication beyond what is clinically recommended.
Other signs and symptoms of opioid addiction, abuse and dependency include:
- Poor Coordination
- Shallow/Slow Breathing Rate
- Physical Agitation
- Poor Decision Making
- Abandoning Responsibilities
- Slurred Speech
- Sleep Irregularities
- Mood Swings
- Euphoria (feeling high)
- Lowered Motivation
- Anxiety attacks
Are you or a family member in need of help?
Call us to schedule a consultation.