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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
  • You can experience withdrawal symptoms after minimal use of opiates, and prolonged use can cause severe symptoms. Get the facts about treatment.
    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
  • Amnesia is a form of memory loss. Learn about the different types of amnesia, its symptoms, and more.
    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
  • 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
  • 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 decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat. It may also be known as a poor appetite or loss of appetite. A wide variety of conditions can cause your appetite to decrease, ranging from mental conditions to physical illnesses....
    Source:HLCMS
  • Aspiration pneumonia is an inflammation (usually due to an infection) of your lungs and bronchial tubes that occurs after you inhale foreign matter.
    Source:HLCMS
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