DIALYSIS ACCESS MANAGEMENT AND
CAROTID ARTERY DISEASE TREATMENT
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT (PVD)
AORTIC ANEURYSM TREATMENT
ARTERY DISEASE TREATMENT
VEIN THROMBOSIS TREATMENT
966 Hwy 36
142 Hwy 35, Suite 106
Hazlet NJ 07730
Eatontown NJ 07724
Office Hours: Monday and Thursday, 8
a.m. to 5 p.m.
are drugs that have been used for decades to treat pain in patients.
Opioids interfere with the pain messages form your body to the brain and
change the sensation of pain in the brain. Therefore, they don onto take
the pain away, but they alter your perception of pain.
may hear the terms opioids and narcotics used interchangeably, but they
are not the same. The term narcotics refers to a broad range of natural
or man-made drugs that dull the senses and cause deep sleep. Opioids
accurately describes drugs that are specifically similar to opium and is
the preferred term.
are available as pills, liquids, shots, skin patches, and suppositories.
Effects depend on the dose taken at one time, how the drug is delivered,
your history with the drug, your psychological and emotional stability,
and the simultaneous use of alcohol or other drugs.
the risk is small when opioids are properly prescribed and taken by
people with no history of substance abuse, opioid use can sometimes lead
to physical dependency and addiction. Opioid dependency rarely happens
if you are under the close care of a physician. If you abruptly stop
taking opioids, you may experience withdrawal symptoms such as nausea,
sweating, chills, diarrhea, and shaking. These symptoms are not
life-threatening and can be avoided if you gradually stop taking the
opioids. Because of these reasons, opioids should never be used for
anything other than a prescribed purpose, and drug dosages should never
be altered without your physician's consent.
How can you reach us?
speak with a staff member, call between 9
a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday