In addition to the aforementioned physical effects of barbiturates, there are common mental health issues associated with excessive usage of barbiturates such as depression, hallucinations, anxiety, personality disorders, loss of memory and more. Apart from the physical and mental issues barbiturates usage can severely affect the personal, professional and social life of an addict and their family members.
If you believe that your loved ones might be facing a problem such as barbiturate addiction then you should look for the following warning signs:
What are the warning signs of Barbiturate addiction?
Sedative drugs are extremely popular amongst teenagers, school going kids and even college kids. Although barbiturates prescriptions are not common anymore, accessing barbiturates on the street is not difficult. A person developing a barbiturates addiction could show the following warning signs:
A person developing a dependence on barbiturates could show extreme changes in mood such as elation, increased euphoria, frequent episodes of irritability and agitation, inability to carry out regular daily functions and generally behaving as they are high or intoxicated.
Generally, a person suffering from barbiturate addiction could show signs of disorientation, and inability to complete tasks, loss of concentration, drowsiness and extreme restlessness.
In addition to the observable changes above, barbiturate addiction can cause loss of appetite and the person suffering from the addiction could behave recklessly and uncontrollably.
What are the withdrawal symptoms?
Barbiturates are dangerous drugs and could have extreme withdrawal symptoms as well. Therefore, it is always recommended to take professional help while dealing with withdrawal symptoms from barbiturates. Some of the common withdrawal effects associated with barbiturates withdrawal are as follows: