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Cough Medicine Rehab Centers and Detox Programs in Massachusetts

Cough Medicine Abuse and Addiction Treatment in Massachusetts

Drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers within the state of Massachusetts all provide different methodologies of treatment, some traditional and other non-traditional and non-conventional approaches. Some of the inpatient and outpatient programs within the state can provide more specific forms of treatment for patients, and this may include rehabilitation from cough and cold medicine. Cough and cold medicine abuse can be a dangerous addiction, and most people who use these drugs mix them with other drugs such as alcohol and marijuana, and illicit street drugs. The Substance Abuse and Mental Services Administration website offer an extensive list of services, but it does not indicate which programs provide help for a cough or cold medicine addiction.

What are some of the signs and symptoms of cough and cold medicine abuse?

There can be many different symptoms associated with cough and cold medicine abuse, and many of them are similar to drug and alcohol abuse. The physical and psychological addiction associated to cough and cold medicine abuse can include speech difficulty, pupil dilation, diarrhea, body itching, dizziness, upset stomach and vomiting, fever, and possible psychosis. Many of these symptoms can be managed within a detox program, but parents and loved ones should be aware of these in the event they know someone who may be abusing cough or cold medicine.

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Hydrocodone-based cough syrup can also be addictive, such as Hycodan,  Hycomine and Tussionex.

Massachusetts Addiction Services by Type of Drug

Massachusetts Addiction Services by Type of Drug

Here is a list of the different Detox & Treatment Centers for cough medicine abuse in Massachusetts. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our counselors at 1-800-304-2219.

List of Residential Rehabs for cough syrup Addiction in Massachusetts