Coping With Opioid Use Disorder
Information about Coping With Opioid Use Disorder
6. Explore medication with your doctor.
Effective medicines are available to support opioid misuse recovery. Methadone and buprenorphine are prescribed to ease withdrawal symptoms like pain and diarrhea and lessen cravings. They make it easier to go about life without opioids, participate in treatment, and stay committed to your treatment plan. Naltrexone is prescribed to prevent the euphoric feeling from taking opiates, so there’s less incentive to relapse. Some people take both types of medications, and they are available in one combination. There are different dosing options available, so work with your doctor to find what works best for your lifestyle, schedule, and needs.