For instance, someone abusing drugs may not eat well and may suffer from weight loss, weight gain, malnutrition, or nutritional deficiencies. Sleep can also be an issue, and someone who is addicted to drugs may not get enough sleep for long periods of time, which can trigger more health problems. Drug abuse and addiction can also lead to generally poor health in indirect ways.
There are no FDA-approved medications to treat inhalant addiction. Dissociative drugs are hallucinogens that cause the user to feel detached from reality. A dissociative drug used as an anesthetic in veterinary practice. Nausea, tremors, irritability, problems sleeping, and mood changes. More research is needed to find out if behavioral therapies can be used to treat inhalant addiction.