Concerta Withdrawal and Detox

Concerta withdrawal and detox is the subject of this Special Report by Siobhan Morse, the executive director of the National Institute for Holistic Addiction Studies.

What is Concerta?

All stimulants work by increasing dopamine levels in the brain. Dopamine is a brain chemical associated with pleasure, movement, and attention.

Concerta belongs to the group of medications called central nervous system stimulants.

It is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ADHD and narcolepsy which is an uncontrollable desire for sleep or sudden attacks of deep sleep.


Concerta Withdrawal and Detox

Concerta increases attention and decreases restlessness. However, when taking in doses and routes other than those prescribed, stimulants can increase brain dopamine in a rapid and highly amplified manner as do most other drugs of abuse, disrupting normal communication between brain cells, producing euphoria and increasing the risk of addiction.

What is Concerta withdrawal?

When Concerta is used chronically and in sufficient quantities, a person will become dependent on Concerta and will experience withdrawal symptoms upon cessation of use.

The duration and intensity of withdrawal symptoms will vary depending on the length and intensity of use.

Longer use at higher doses will result in more difficult and prolonged withdrawal symptoms.

Withdrawal symptoms may dissipate in a manner of weeks or may endure for months.

What are the withdrawal symptoms of Concerta?

The withdrawal symptoms of Concerta include: tiredness, panic attacks, psychosis, irritability, crankiness, extreme hunger, depression and nightmares.

What is Concerta detox?

When Concerta use is stopped abruptly, these withdrawal symptoms can be severe.

Medically supervised gradual withdrawal is when a strict schedule is put into place to reduce Concerta dosage at a safe and steady pace.

This reduces withdrawal symptoms and ensures the safety and health of recovering users.


Concerta Withdrawal and Detox

Concerta Withdrawal and Detox



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