Bromazepam is a type of medication used to treat severe cases of anxiety and panic disorders. This drug is a long-acting benzodiazepine with sedative and muscle relaxant properties. It isn’t highly sedative like other drugs, but can be addictive if it is misused or used for recreational purposes.
This article provides an overview of the effects and symptoms of Bromazepam addiction and how it can be treated.
What Is Bromazepam
Bromazepam is a benzodiazepine that relieves agitation and tension. The drug also relaxes skeletal muscles because of its relaxing properties.
It is also used to treat insomnia and to relieve anxiety. This drug calms the brain by reducing blood pressure and inducing the nerves in the brain to produce a calming effect.
Indications for Use
Bromazepam is used to treat cases of anxiety. During treatment, a doctor will recommend a short 7-day course. The drug can only be obtained with a prescription because it can lead to addiction if misused. Doctors also prescribe it to patients before surgery.
Bromazepam has several brand names depending on the manufacturers of the drug:
It belongs to the drug class triazolobenzodiazepine.
The Effects of Bromazepam Abuse
Bromazepam abuse can lead to unpleasant short- and long-term side effects, such as:
- Short-term memory loss
- Motor coordination impairment
- Dry mouth
- Mood swings
- Mental confusion
- Nausea and vomiting
- Breathing issues
- Loss of appetite
- Blurry vision
- Memory problems
- Learning difficulties
- Reduced processing speed
Symptoms and Signs of Bromazepam Use
Bromazepam can lead to unwanted behavioral, physical, and psychological symptoms if abused.
- Eye problems
- Breathing difficulties
- Excessive sweating
- Motor coordination impairment
- Slurred speech
- Reduced libido
- Mood swings
- Memory issues
- Poor judgement
- Severe withdrawal symptoms
- Strong urge to take the medication
- Constant use of the drug despite the side effects
- Reduced productivity at work or performance in school
- Taking higher doses of the drug
Bromazepam Addiction Treatment Options
Patients who are addicted to Bromazepam and want to quit or are unsuccessful in trying to stop, should seek medical assistance.
Medical Treatment for Bromazepam Addiction
Treatment of Bromazepam addiction should only be done in specialized clinics. Withdrawal symptoms can be unpleasant and potentially life threatening. It is important to be under the supervision of specialists during this period. Medication will help relieve unpleasant withdrawal symptoms and provide support during rehabilitation.
Doctors will run complete diagnostic tests to assess the patient’s condition.
In this stage, patients go through a detoxification program. The entire process is painless and clears the drug from their body while relieving the withdrawal symptoms.
Working with a psychologist helps the patient to identify the cause of their addiction and return to a healthy and normal life.
When they are discharged from the hospital, the patient continues with treatment at home. This helps maintain the treatment’s effectiveness and the patient’s sobriety, free from addiction.
Inpatient Treatment Vs. Outpatient Treatment for Bromazepam Addiction
Both outpatient and inpatient treatments are effective in treating Bromazepam addiction. However, inpatient treatment is more successful because it offers more support and comfort in beating the addiction.
Process and Stages of Bromazepam Addiction Treatment at Dr.Vorobjev Clinic
Treatment for Bromazepam abuse is done in stages. Here’s an overview of how the treatment is done:
Diagnosis of Bromazepam Addiction
Diagnosis is the initial phase of treatment where our healthcare team at Dr.Vorobjev Clinic run tests on the patient to assess their condition.
Bromazepam Detoxification Treatment
During the detoxification process, patients are given infusion drugs that speeds up the purification process in their bodies to remove the addictive substances.
Ultra-rapid Detoxification (UROD)
This method accelerates body cleansing while reducing and shortening the intensity of the unpleasant Bromazepam side effects.
Pharmacotherapy involves a combination of drugs to eliminate the primary Bromazepam addiction symptoms. It also helps remove the effects of drug use.
Psychotherapy and Aftercare
Working with a team of psychologists allows our patients to break free from addiction, physically and emotionally, creating a strong foundation for a healthy, clean life.
Average Length of Bromazepam Addiction Treatment
The average length of treatment depends on the severity of the addiction and withdrawal symptoms. Treatment can last a few weeks or months and comes with a 12-month follow-up to ensure successful treatment.
Effectiveness of Treatment for Bromazepam Addiction
The treatment methods yield great results, and help the patient get their health back and restart their life while completely addiction-free.
Cost of Bromazepam Addiction Treatment
The cost of treatment at Dr.Vorobjev Clinic depends on the treatment plan and whether it is inpatient or outpatient treatment. The cost starts from 2,700 € and our healthcare team can develop a treatment plan that suits your budget.
Our team of health experts has over 20 years of experience in the treatment of addiction. We help our patients recover and return to their normal, everyday lives.
Patents and Certificates
We are Drug, Alcohol and Addiction Counselor Certification (DAACC) certified and registered addiction specialists. At Dr.Vorobjev’s Clinic, we help patients recover from drug abuse and live an addiction-free lifestyle.