A 60-year-old man taking opium for 20 years stops its consumption suddenly and presents after 2 days. Which of the following is likely to occur due to withdrawal? (LQ)
a. Opiate abstinence syndrome is the group of symptoms that the opiate-dependent individual will experience upon withdrawal of the drug.
b. The withdrawal symptoms include nausea and diarrhea, coughing, lacrimation, mydriasis, rhinorrhea, profuse sweating, twitching muscles, and piloerection, or "goose bumps"; mild elevations in body temperature, respiratory rate, and blood pressure are also observed.
c. In addition, sensations of diffuse body pain, insomnia, and yawning occur, along with intense drug craving.