Classic Signs of Opiate Addiction

 In General

Opiate addiction is major problem with an estimated 26.4 million to 36 million people abusing opioids worldwide.

What often starts as a prescription from a doctor can develop into a full-blown addiction with dangerous side effects.

Being able to identify when proper use has evolved into misuse is key. If you believe you or a loved one is struggling with addiction it may be time you ask yourself; am I, or are they, displaying the usual signs of an opiate addict?

Classic signs of opiate addiction

The physical signs of opiate abuse are: 

  • Noticeable elation
  • Marked sedation or drowsiness
  • Confusion
  • Constricted pupils
  • Slowed breathing
  • Intermittent nodding off
  • Constipation

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Multiple pill bottles are signs of opiate abuse

Other common signs of an opiate addict can include:

  • Receiving prescriptions from multiple doctors
  • Dramatic mood changes
  • Extra pill bottles turning up
  • Social withdrawal
  • Sudden financial problems

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