How Is Prescription Drug Abuse Treated?

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If you are indeed addicted to prescription drugs. It is treated no differently than addiction to alcohol or cocaine. Cognitive behavioral therapy or in-patient rehab are two treatment options that have been shown to be very effective. 12 step meetings and the support that you'll get from a sponsor is another thing that can help.

Talking to your prescribing professional, and being honest about your condition can help them to wean you off slowly so that you don't have to go through the pains of withdrawal.