Find an Inpatient Facility for Amphetamine Detox

Amphetamines are highly addictive drugs that cause serious health, legal, and societal consequences. Referred to as ‘uppers’ on the street, amphetamines can come in legal and illegal forms, such as methamphetamine, Ritalin, and Concerta. Amphetamines cause the user to feel euphoric, energetic, and focused, and can cause hallucinations, agitation and violence, and even death. It’s imperative that an amphetamine detox center is employed to get rehabilitation.

Fortunately, there are trained medical professionals and facilities available to loved ones and those suffering from amphetamine addiction. This article will discuss the withdrawal symptoms, treatment options, and why amphetamine users and their loved ones should find an amphetamine detox center and get the help they need.

Do amphetamines cause physical and psychological dependence?amphetamine detox center

Yes, amphetamines cause physical and psychological dependence.

When an amphetamine or any drug is taken repeatedly and (if it is a prescription) incorrectly, the risk of developing a habit forms. Dependence occurs when once the drug is ceased, withdrawal symptoms occur. At this point, the user is then firmly hooked on the drug, and cannot stop without experiencing unpleasant withdrawal symptoms.

How long do amphetamine withdrawal symptoms last?

Amphetamine withdrawal symptoms start as soon as the drug wears off. Symptoms last anywhere from several days to several weeks.

How painful can amphetamine withdrawal be?

The symptoms of withdrawal are painful, unpleasant, and scary.

Symptoms include the following:

  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Changes in appetite and eating habits
  • Mood swings
  • Psychotic symptoms and hallucinations

The user is at increased risk of relapse while undergoing the withdrawal phase. Users often relapse because the symptoms are so unpleasant, coupled with the usual cravings for the drug. The irritability, mood swings, and psychotic features can be terrifying for loved ones and family.  

What medications can be used to treat withdrawal symptoms?

There are no medications that can prevent the start of withdrawal symptoms, but legal medications can be administered to help the patient sleep or to lessen the severity of depression or stomach upset.

How can a medical amphetamine detox center help?

In a medical amphetamine detox facility, the patient is under the care and supervision of trained and dedicated medical staff. Medications can be administered to help the patient manage the symptoms of depression while they undergo withdrawal.

If psychotic features are present during the withdrawal phase, the individual is kept safe from harming themselves or others. Also, this lessens the blow to the family, since they will not have to see their loved one in this state or risk harm to themselves.

A medical detox facility also keeps the patient from seeking out amphetamines, thus preventing them from relapsing. Medical amphetamine detox facilities also give patients individualized on-going treatment plans, making life-long recovery possible.

Casa Capri’s medical detox facility for amphetamine addiction offers a customized plan and continuum of care for their patients. Thousands of people have been healed at Casa Capri, and continue to receive ongoing maintenance therapy in a loving, supportive, and nurturing environment. Please do not hesitate to contact Casa Capri today to begin the journey to life-long recovery in a comfortable, empowering environment.

The rehab center for Amphetamine addiction at Casa Capri delivers a step-by-step continuum of care that helps young women addicted to Amphetamines, such as Adderall® or Dexadrine®, build a life in sobriety beyond their wildest dreams. Our dedicated team of all-female doctors, therapists and counselors deliver the individualized therapies, life skills programming and structured support you’ll need heal your whole soul. Your personalized treatment program starts in our cozy, safe and comfortable prescription drug detox center. Unlike a hospital or clinical setting, our medically supervised detox feels nurturing and soothing just like home. Your journey back to life and love begins with a phone call to 855-816-8826. We are here for you 24 hours a day.

In our detox center, your safe and comfortable transition off of addictive substances is of utmost importance to us. Since withdrawals can be very intense and even dangerous at times, you’ll be under the care of a doctor for the duration of your stay. Often, we can even prescribe medication to help you find relief from uncomfortable symptoms and keep you feeling calm and comfy as you clear addictive substances from your body.

At Casa Capri, we’re passionate about empowering young women to find real, lasting, joyful recovery. We’re experts at treating the unique and complex issues that almost all women face as they recover from addiction and it’s this comprehensive approach that allows our graduates to thrive post-rehab. Most, if not all, women arrive at our accredited Amphetamine addiction rehab with multiple addiction types, sensitive co-existing mental conditions such as depression and anxiety, body image issues, eating disorders, trauma or a combination of these. Our personalized addiction treatment programs are customized to the unique needs and goals of each client in mind, replacing negative patterns with new positive ones while delivering deep wholehearted healing. There is nothing, absolutely nothing, that can’t be overcome with the right tools, support and the unconditional love you deserve. It’s time to live again; we’ll show you how. Please call us now at 855-816-8826.


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