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Xodol is another name for dihydrocodeinone. This semi-synthetic opioid is an orally active analgesic used in combination with a variety of other compounds like ibuprofen and paracetamol. It is derived from two opiates, codeine, and thebaine. This is a highly potent drug and concerns have been raised in recent years over its connection with liver problems.

For pain control, xodol targets the central nervous system and binds to pain receptors. Unfortunately, if the dosage is too high a great many side effects occur. The liver damage is serious and the drug has been involved in a number of high-profile fatalities. It has led to the development of a time-release capsule in order to control the dosage exposed to the body.

Side Effects

Most of the side effects related to use of xodol resemble those of paracetamol and other such opioids. These include constipation, dizziness, nausea, and drowsiness. This lack of coordination skills make it vital for users to avoid being out and about when under the influence.

Some serious side effects develop at higher doses. Those who take these drugs risk fainting, seizures, and shallow breathing. The symptoms of drowsiness can also spiral out of control to leave the taker having problems with waking up. Find medical attention immediately if this is the case because it could indicate serious damage.

Xodol Addiction Treatment

A xodol addiction can cause severe damage to the body. A few weeks in residential drug rehabilitation is the best answer due to the 24-hour presence of healthcare professionals. Trained counsellors work directly with patients and speak with them about the issues concerning them. Over time, they bring these problems to the surface and help them to live and cope with the trauma. This is the key step in treating an addiction because it eliminates the trigger causing the compulsive drug taking.

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