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Cough Medicine Rehab Centers and Detox Programs in Virginia

What are the cough medicine addiction warning signs?

Abusing cough medicine by taking higher than recommended quantities leads to addiction. Once addicted, you will experience psychological and physical signs such as:

  • Secretive behavior
  • Slurred speech
  • Confusion
  • Disorientation
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Rapid heartbeat

Drug and alcohol treatment resources throughout the state of Virginia include many different options, and this includes various forms of residential treatment, and outpatient programs or intensive outpatient services, and detox facilities, which include medical and traditional detox programs. Cough and cold medicine addiction can be treated within any type of drug and alcohol treatment program, and the first step will be a detox program where a patient will go through the initial withdrawals. The majority of the drug and alcohol treatment centers within the state are listed on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website directory. What is not necessarily listed on this website is which of these services can specifically treat a cough or cold medicine addiction.

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Compared to elicit and illegal street drugs over the counter drugs and cough medicine is very inexpensive and the habit can be extremely easy to support, and it is very common that this drug is mixed with other drugs. This is what makes this drug dangerous for adolescents and teens, because these drugs are very easily accessible, and can be found within any type of household. Cough medicine addiction is a problem that affects thousands of people throughout the United States, and families and individuals are directly impacted by this type of addiction.

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

Virginia Addiction Services by Type of Drug

Virginia Addiction Services by Type of Drug

Here is a list of the different Detox & Treatment Centers for cough medicine abuse in Virginia. 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 Virginia