What Is Seconal (Secobarbital)?

Seconal, also known by its generic name secobarbital, is a short-term medication used to treat insomnia and as a sedative before patients undergo surgical procedures. Seconal is a barbiturate medication that slows activity in the brain and nervous system.

Seconal (Secobarbital) Addiction Treatment and Rehab

Less severe side effects associated with using Seconal include feeling sleepy, dizziness, headache, feeling tired or weak, dry mouth and upset stomach. More serious Seconal side effects include depression, nervousness, mood swings, anxiety, dark urine, stomach pain, vomiting, yellow skin or eyes, shortness of breath, changes in balance, feelings of confusion, bad dreams, feeling nervous, hallucinations, insomnia, slowed heartbeat and memory problems. If you recognize any of these side effects after taking Seconal, contact your doctor immediately.

Treatment Options for Seconal (Secobarbital) Addiction Symptoms

There is a high potential for patients to become dependent upon or addicted to Seconal -even when they are taking the medication exactly as their doctor prescribes. If you or someone you love begins to develop a Seconal addiction, you may recognize signs of addiction that include an obsession with finding and taking the drug, as well as losing interest in the hobbies and activities they once enjoyed. Once these Seconal addiction signs become noticeable, it is important that you get help as soon as possible.

Seconal (Secobarbital) Medical Detox

Set up a meeting with your doctor if you are interested in discontinuing your Seconal treatment. You should never adjust your medication schedule without your doctor’s supervision. Do not stop taking Seconal “cold turkey,” as this can produce unwanted withdrawal symptoms. Typically, your doctor will gradually lower your dosage over time so that your body can adjust to less of the medication. If you are experiencing severe Seconal withdrawal symptoms, it may be necessary to enter a medically-assisted detoxification program. In this type of program, patients can receive help from medical professionals while their body detoxes from the drug.

Seconal (Secobarbital) Rehabilitation Programs

The Recovery Village offers a variety of different treatment options for patients who are ready to recover from Seconal addiction. The first step in the program, regardless of which option is chosen, is to safely get the drug out of the patient’s body. Patients will have the opportunity to detox from Seconal in the care of medical professionals. After Seconal is removed from the body, patients can participate in recreational therapy and individual and group counseling while they receive treatment at The Recovery Village.

Inpatient Seconal (Secobarbital) Rehab

Inpatient Seconal rehab allows patients to live on campus at one of The Recovery Village’s designated inpatient centers while they recover from their addiction. This type of program is usually beneficial for patients with severe a Seconal addiction who may find it difficult to recover at home due to distractions and triggers from the outside world. Here, patients will learn skills to cope with their individual Seconal addiction challenges.

Outpatient Seconal (Secobarbital) Rehab

Another treatment option for patients struggling with Seconal addiction is outpatient rehab. Usually, once patients finish the inpatient Seconal rehabilitation program they will be entered the outpatient program. In the outpatient Seconal rehab program, patients live at home while they attend scheduled treatment at The Recovery Village. In some cases, patients will skip the inpatient Seconal rehab program and start with the outpatient option if they have a mild or less severe Seconal addiction.

Choosing A Seconal (Secobarbital) Rehab Center

Choosing the right Seconal rehabilitation center is an important step in living a happier, healthier drug-free life. Set up a meeting with your doctor to discuss what you are specifically looking for in a secobarbital treatment center so you can make an informed decision. You may want to consider factors such as how long you have been using Seconal as well as the dosage you have been taking.

Visit the following websites to learn about The Recovery Village’s network of rehabilitation facilities. Call today for admissions. Each center is ready to help people learn how to cope with their Ambien addiction and uncover the root causes for their substance use disorder.

  • Orlando Recovery Center: A premier rehabilitation facility in Orlando, Florida that helps individuals recover from addiction and substance use disorders. The center also offers the opportunity to treat co-occurring disorders.
  • The Recovery Village Columbus: Located in Ohio, this facility provides inpatient, outpatient and aftercare treatment for people looking to begin detox. The center provides individualized plans to help patients through recovery while addressing their unique co-occurring disorders or any setbacks that may happen during recovery.
  • The Recovery Village Palmer Lake: In Colorado, this facility offers inpatient, outpatient and intensive outpatient treatment for individuals looking to kick-start their journey to recovery.
  • The Recovery Village Ridgefield: Located right in southern Washington, this facility provides patients with outpatient and aftercare programs. Just 20 minutes outside of Portland, this facility assists individuals who are ready to begin treatment.
  • The Recovery Village: In Umatilla, Florida, this is a rehabilitation facility that provides resources for individuals seeking drug and alcohol treatment. There are inpatient, outpatient, intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization treatment programs available for those suffering from Ambien addiction.
  • IAFF Center of Excellence: Specializes in assisting firefighters who struggle with behavioral health problems and addiction. Members can enter the recovery process sooner so they can return back to work as quickly as possible. Inpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs are all available at this facility, where patients can address their Ambien addiction in a safe, supportive environment.
  • Denver Mental Health & Counseling: Denver Mental Health and Counseling by The Recovery Village is a physician-led outpatient center specializing in evidence-based addiction and mental health treatments, offering services such as TMS, IOP, and personalized care for both ongoing and new patients, dedicated to fostering long-term recovery and overall well-being.
  • The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health: The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health is a premier physician-led treatment center in South Florida, offering a comprehensive spectrum of services from medical detox to outpatient programs for alcohol, drug, and co-occurring mental health conditions, with a commitment to rejuvenating lives, families, and communities, and facilitating same-day admissions.
  • The Recovery Village Atlanta: Located in Roswell just outside downtown Atlanta, is a 62-bed physician-led treatment facility offering a comprehensive range of services, from medical detox to outpatient care, specializing in alcohol, drug, and co-occurring mental health conditions, dedicated to transforming lives, families, and communities throughout Georgia.
  • The Recovery Village Kansas City: The Recovery Village Kansas City, an 80-bed facility in Raytown just 10 miles from downtown, offers a comprehensive range of evidence-based treatments for addiction and mental health conditions, overseen by physician leaders, and is dedicated to revitalizing lives, families, and communities throughout the Midwest.
  • The Recovery Village Cherry Hill at Cooper Health: The Recovery Village Cherry Hill at Cooper, situated just 20 minutes from Philadelphia, is a leading rehab facility in South Jersey providing comprehensive, evidence-based addiction and mental health treatments, ranging from medical detox to teletherapy, with a dedicated team committed to guiding adults on their path to lifelong recovery.
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