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3 years ago
My roommate in engg college is addicted to taking Corex and Spasmo Proxyvon from the year 1994.He is taking 2 capsule S.P and half bottle corex in the 1st half and again 2 capsule and the rest half bottle of Corex in the evening. Ironically he never takes anything else no alcohol. His dosage remained same for the past 22 yrs it neither increased not decreased. What are the ill efects of taking these medicines and how to get rid of this please help me so that i can save my room mates life . He himself is also mentally prepared to give up these bad habits
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Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
3 years ago
Corex and Spasmoproxyvon contain opiates which is addictive drug. The effects are similar to heroine/ morphine. It's a strong addiction and over a period of time affects cognitive abilitiesand pain perception. Treatment requires detoxification for withdrawal symptoms and later rehabilitation to prevent relapse. It's a process and is better done under a specialist's supervision.
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