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Narcotics Addiction Explained

Narcotics are opioid drugs to treat severe pain causing drowsiness and sleep. It also relieves anxiety, acts as anesthesia, suppresses cough and controls severe diarrhea. But, it is illegally taken for recreational use worldwide.


narcotics addictionNarcotics directly takes effect on the central nervous system and should not be used with other painkiller drugs. Prescriptively, narcotics are very effective in handling pain; otherwise, it would cause coma and death.


Short-term effects:

  • Drowsiness
  • Impaired judgment
  • Slowed breathing
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Itching
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Sedation
  • Dry mouth


Long-term effects:

  • Physical dependence
  • Restlessness
  • Muscle and bone pain
  • Insomnia
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Hostility
  • Paranoia
  • High body temperatures
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Cold turkey
  • Headache
  • Tolerance


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