After the completion of medication,intended for the relief of various conditions, the symptoms may return to the patient. In this case, they are manifested with greater force. As a result, the patient's condition deteriorates significantly, and he may fall into a coma. A similar manifestation is called withdrawal syndrome. This phenomenon was first discovered by doctors when using hormone therapy.
The most common drugs and substances that cause dependence and can lead to the development of withdrawal syndrome in refusing to admit them are:
Each provocateur listed in the list,has a different degree of addiction. Therefore, dependence on them develops in a person for a different period of time. For example, addiction develops much more quickly to narcotic substances than to nicotine or alcohol. The most dangerous thing is that such dependence has a detrimental effect on the body. In some cases, there may even be a lethal outcome.
A frequent picture is withdrawal syndromehormonal ointments, which are widely used in gynecology for the treatment of various diseases. The abolition of their application leads to hormonal failure, and consequently, to abstinence.
The main symptoms of withdrawal syndrome are:
Throughout the symptom of withdrawal, the patient is almost nothing else to think about.
All of the above manifestations indicate that the patient has developed a withdrawal syndrome. The signs can be both pronounced and less obvious.
In most cases, abstinence manifests itself in such terms as:
It is worth noting that when the onset of withdrawal symptoms are manifested not immediately, but gradually.
Many people are interested in the question of how muchthe withdrawal syndrome lasts. Is it dangerous or not? However, there is no unequivocal answer, since each organism is individual and differently tolerates a refusal to accept substances that caused dependence. The duration of the syndrome is also affected by the time that the body needs to remove toxins.
Despite the fact that there are no exact figures, nevertheless, scientists were able to calculate the approximate duration of abstinence.
The results of the observations are as follows:
According to the doctors, the abstinence significantlyeasier to tolerate with the support of the family. The substituted shoulder of close people adds determination and increases the strength of the patient's will. Therefore, the probability of complete elimination of the dependence increases.
Refusal of alcohol after a long receptioncreates a large load on the nervous system, so the patient begins to tremble hands, there may be convulsions and pseudoparalities. Because of the increased sensitivity of the skin, the patient is sweating, not related to the temperature indoors or outdoors.
It should be noted that the use of alcohol onFor a long time, it causes physiological changes in the myocardium. As a result, a sharp refusal of alcohol can lead to cardiac arrest.
Sharply stopping the use of medicinesdrugs of the hormonal group causes the manifestation of withdrawal syndrome, which can be accompanied by various symptoms, depending on the principle of the effect of the drug on the body. First of all, the disease, which was treated with hormonal drugs, makes itself felt in a more severe form. In addition, the patient may develop adrenal insufficiency syndrome, progressing very quickly and often leading to cardiac arrest.
This kind of abstinence is very rare, because doctors prescribe to their patients a phased withdrawal from taking hormonal drugs, gradually reducing the dosage.
Antidepressants are widely used in psychiatryfor the treatment of various disorders. However, they have a strong influence on the nervous system. Therefore, the withdrawal syndrome of "phenazepam" or any other similar drug leads to a sharp deterioration in well-being and various problems throughout the body.
To cope with the melancholy mood, you cantake various herbal remedies and preparations of the normotonic group. It is very important that the reception of any medication is carried out exclusively under the supervision of a qualified specialist, as self-medication can lead to dangerous complications.
Symptoms of withdrawal when taking antidepressants are:
Patient's state of health and clinical manifestationswithdrawal syndrome may be exacerbated by various medications. Therefore, it is not recommended to take any medications on your own to fight a depressed mood.
The flow of withdrawal syndrome when quitting smokingvery much resembles a similar one that occurs when you refrain from drinking alcohol. But his clinical manifestations are milder, despite the psychological dependence. Experts note that in medicine, there is no abstinence in quitting smoking, but the smoker acquires it on their own.
The withdrawal syndrome is a phenomenon that canhappen to everyone. No matter how strong the dependence on the drug or any substance that is addictive, and no matter how strongly the withdrawal syndrome is manifested, the patient will be able to cope with everything. Especially if he is serious about getting rid of the habit, and also if he feels constant support from close people. But do not rely only on relatives and self-medication, as withdrawal is a very serious manifestation that can be a threat to human health, and also lead to death.