Cocaine Abuse and Dependence TreatmentThe principles of cocaine rehabilitation are similar to treatment of alcoholism or sedativism. Detoxification is a prerequisite in the treatment of this disorder.Antianxiety DrugsSevere cocaine induced agitation can be treated with diazepam (Valium) 5 to 10 mg every 3 hours IM or PO. Tachyarrhythmias can be treated with propranolol (Inderol) 10 to 20 mg PO every 4 hours.Antidepressant DrugsIn preliminary tests, imipramine and desipramine reduced cocaine euphoria and craving.LithiumLithium has been reported to block cocaine euphoric effects, though recent evidence suggests lithium is effective only in bipolar or cyclothymic patients.Other DrugsVitamin C (0.5 g PO every 6 hours) may increase urinary excretion by acidifying urine.Treatment outcome is affected more by such factors as employment status, family support, and degree of antisocial features than by initial motivation for treatment.It is likely that some heavy cocaine users, like other heavy drug users, suffer from chronic anxiety, depression, or feelings of inadequacy.
The neurologist might not want to be left behind in all of these. He’ll define success, as “the conditioning of old and/or creation of new neurological pathways in the brain, appropriate for the desired end game, as a result of the everyday messaging through one or more of the entry points.” I believe you know the entry points to the brain, otherwise known as the five (5) senses. Right?.
Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take medicines to thin your blood (anticoagulants). If you are told to stop taking a blood thinner before your XIAFLEX injection, your healthcare provider should tell you when to restart the blood thinner. Ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for a list of these medicines if you are unsure..
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