International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Science | India | Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019


Opioid Withdrawal Delirium - A Case Study

Dr. Binita Talukdar | Dr. Kunal Deb


Abstract: Opioid is a psychoactive substance which have been used for analgesic and other medicinal purposes. Continued use of opioid can cause syndromes of abuse and dependence and withdrawal symptoms. Opioid withdrawal symptoms includes muscle cramps, bodyache, rhinorrhea, watering of eye, decrease sleep, Yawing, fever, diarrhea. Opioid withdrawal delirium is rare condition though it is more common in alcohol. Here we are presenting a case of “opioid withdrawal delirium”.


Keywords: DEPENDENCE, SUBSTANCE, SYMPTOMS


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019,


Pages: 16 - 17


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