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Opioid Dependence complications
Opioid Dependence

Complications could include:

  • Opioid Withdrawal
  • Sleeplessness
  • Dementia
  • Constipation
  • Coma
  • Anorexia
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Aspiration Pneumonia
  • Opioid intoxication delirium
  • Opioid-Induced Psychotic Disorder
  • Opioid-Induced Sexual Dysfunction
  • Opioid-Induced Mood Disorder
  • Opioid-Induced Sleep Disorder
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Insomnia is a sleep disorder. Individuals who suffer from insomnia find it difficult to fall asleep, stay asleep, or both. They don't feel refreshed when they wake up from sleeping. This can lead to fatigue and other symptoms. Insomnia can be diag...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Memory change, or memory loss, is partial or complete loss of memory caused by a physical or psychological condition.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Dementia is a condition that affects the brain. A person with dementia displays diminished mental capabilities. These can include problems with memory, speaking and understanding speech (aphasia), planning, and performing other complex behaviors. ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The risk of developing Alzheimer's disease and forms of dementia increases as you age. Read our tips for preventing the onset of these conditions.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Aphasia is a communication disorder that occurs due to brain damage in one or more areas that control language. It can interfere with your verbal communication, written communication, or both. It can cause problems with your ability to:
    Source:HLCMS
  • Apathy is a lack of interest in life activities and/or interacting with others. It can affect your ability to keep a job, maintain personal relationships, and enjoy life.

    Everybody experiences apathy from time to time. You may occasion...

    Source:HLCMS
  • Dementia can't be cured, but several medications can help control some of its symptoms. Learn what these drugs are and what they can do.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A coma is a prolonged state of unconsciousness. A coma occurs when a part of the brain is damaged, either temporarily or permanently. This damage results in unconsciousness, an inability to awake, and unresponsiveness to stimuli such as pain, soun...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat. It may also be known as a poor appetite or loss of appetite. The medical term for this is anorexia.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Anorexia is the abnormal loss of appetite for food. It can be a symptom of diseases such as cancer, AIDS, and some neurological conditions.
    Source:HLCMS
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