Over The Counter Medicine Addiction

Types Of Over The Counter Medicines

Over the counter medicines are medicines that require no prescription from a doctor, and can be found at most supermarkets or drug stores. These types of medicines are safe when taking the recommended dosages. Though these types of medicines are less potent, they still have the potential to be easily abused.

Some of the types of over the counter medicines can include: Cough syrup, pain killers, diet pills, sleep aids, and allergy medicines

Signs Of OTC Abuse

OTC medicines

Some of the symptoms you’ll notice in someone using high dosages of OTC medicines are:

Breathing problems
Extreme drowsiness
Elevated body temperature
Black outs
Muscle twitching

Effects Of OTC Addiction

We know it can be hard to watch a loved one experience over the counter medicine addiction. There are some things you can remember to do when trying to help them. Remember, you cannot force them to want to get help. The first step in the right direction is when an individual acknowledges they need help and want to seek treatment.

Poor motor control
Lack of energy
Stomach pain
Vision changes
Slurred speech
Increased blood pressure
Liver damage

How Do I Get Started?

1. Speak to one of our Admissions Specialists
2. We’ll get to know your situation
3. Answer any questions you may have
4. Verify any benefits you might want to utilize

Get the treatment you deserve!

*All calls & forms are 100% confidential & HIPAA compliant

OTC Addiction Treatment Options

Formal addiction treatment, like Peaks Recovery, can help address the underlying issues driving substance abuse and addiction. Many OTC drug abuse treatment options are available, including inpatient, outpatient, and after-care rehab.

What To Look For In A OTC Rehab

We know the decision in choosing the correct treatment center is an important one. Once you have determined the level of care you or your loved one needs, there are a few factors to consider before making the final decision. With each individual and circumstances varying, consider some of the following:

Gender Specific
Dual Diagnosis
Culture & Values
Therapy Types
Budget & Insurance
Holistic Approaches

OTC Treatment At Peaks Recovery

A quality treatment center can help you assess and determine the right course of action for your loved one. A full recovery is absolutely possible with the right support system and a plan that gives the addict the tools they need to navigate life post-treatment.

All inclusive structure icon


Comprehensive assessment
Detailed treatment plan
24-hour staffing
Dedicated medical team
Psychiatric support
Medication management
Daily physician visits

All inclusive growth icon


Individual Therapy
Small-Group Sessions
Recreational Therapy
Life Skills Development
Peer Support
12 Step meetings & support
Holistic Healing

All inclusive support icon


Culinary Team
Transportation in program
Case management & discharge planning
Beautiful campus style living environment
Family support

OTC Rehab Services

detox icon

Drug & Alcohol Detox

Peaks Recovery is medically staffed by a primary care physician, a psychiatrist, and around the clock nursing. The medical team acumen provides the safest medical detox in the state of Colorado.

Residential icon

Inpatient Rehab For Men

Peaks Recovery is licensed to provide both inpatient and residential drug and alcohol treatment services to adult males. For the duration of programming, clients are in beautiful housing that provides a nurturing environment that promotes personal well-being and recovery.

Dual Diagnosis icon

Dual Diagnosis

Mental health issues or “Co-occurring Disorders” are commonly associated with Substance Abuse and Addiction. Peaks Recovery is a complete Dual Diagnosis Addiction Treatment Facility so recovery can encompass the individual as a whole.


Peaks Recovery Centers exclusive approach to inpatient treatment empowers men to leave drugs and alcohol behind them. Whether you are looking for alcohol rehab, drug rehab, our rehab program helps individuals learn and invest in new life practices, therefore they can restore and reclaim their lives.

If you are interested in Peaks Recovery Centers for yourself or a loved one, please don’t hesitate to call or fill out our form today.

Admissions Line


Or complete our Admissions Contact Form