Treatment for OxyContin Addiction

Finding Treatment for OxyContin Addiction

Receive Help and Treatment for OxyContin Addiction and Dependency Oxycodone has been a go-to pain reliever for medical practitioners for a hundred years.  First created in 1918 as an alternative to the highly addictive analgesics morphine and heroin during World War I, oxycodone was considered a safe alternative. While early use for the oxycodone was […]

Withdrawal Symptoms from Heroin

Managing the Withdrawal Symptoms from Heroin for a Safe Detox

Managing Withdrawal Symptoms from Heroin Heroin.  Who knew that this powerful opiate would rise from the ashes of the 1970s urban street scene to a resurgence in use and popularity among all walks of U.S. life, especially in white suburbia?  Shockingly, this deadly drug claimed approximately 13,000 lives in 2015 according to the most recent […]

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What is the Xanax Rehab Length of Time?

What You Need to Know about Xanax Rehab and Recovery from Xanax Dependency Xanax is the most prescribed psychiatric drug in the U.S. with over 47 million prescriptions written for it in 2011.  Xanax (alprazolam, in the benzodiazepine family) is a depressant that acts on the central nervous system, and is used to treat a […]

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Suboxone Detoxification Explained

What is Suboxone Detoxification and How to Detox Suboxone is an opiate that is comprised of two opioid antagonists, buprenorphine and naloxone.  Suboxone is a popular component of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for overcoming an opioid addiction (heroin, fentanyl, oxycodone, hydrocodone, meperidine, methadone, hydromorphine, and codeine), prescribed for a set period of time before the patient […]

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How Rapid Opiate Detox Under Anesthesia Works

Understanding Rapid Opiate Detox Under Anesthesia The time has arrived to pursue addiction treatment for a serious opiate addiction, but fear of opiate withdrawal and detox may feel so overwhelming that you hesitate.  You know the addiction is destroying your life and impacting everyone you care for, so why is it so difficult to pull […]

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The Mental & Physical Symptoms of Drug Withdrawal

Symptoms of Drug Withdrawal As important as it is to make the life-changing decision to get clean and sober, knowing what to expect during detox and withdrawal will prepare you to enter treatment fully armed.  Too often addicts impulsively undertake a cold turkey approach to ending their drug use without understanding the importance of a […]

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Heroin Withdrawal and Detox

What to Expect in Treatment for Heroin Withdrawal Heroin is a powerful and addictive drug which attaches itself to the pleasure centers of the body and creates a wave of immediate euphoria for the user. Heroin also blocks the body’s reaction and response to pain, creating an ideal situation for addiction. Heroin can be smoked or snorted, but […]