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opiate dependence

Opioid Withdrawal

Opioid Withdrawal

December 14th, 2018

It usually takes about one week to withdraw from opioids. The detox process is accompanied by flu-like symptoms. Find out how medical treatment can help you ease withdrawal, come down off of opioids safely, and avoid side effects.

Codeine Withdrawal

Codeine Withdrawal

August 16th, 2018

Insomnia, intense drug cravings, and stomach cramps are common during codeine withdrawal. Learn more here on what to expect during codeine withdrawal and how to best prepare yourself.

Can you get addicted to opiates?

Can you get addicted to opiates?

June 14th, 2017

Yes, you can get addicted to opiates. An in-depth look at opiate drugs, their addiction potential, and ways to avoid it.

2 Physical addiction to opioids

Physical addiction to opioids

June 10th, 2017

In this article we explain how you can recognize the symptoms of physical addiction to opioids. Then, we offer adequate treatment options to help you get past physical addiction to opioids.

5 The pain meds are not working: The slippery slope of physical dependency on prescription opioids

The pain meds are not working: The slippery slope of physical dependency on prescription opioids

March 12th, 2016

An in-depth look at the difference between dependence and addiction from the perspective of Enterhealth Chief Medical Strategist and industry thought leader, Dr. Harold Clifton Urschel, M.D. More here on what’s REALLY going on when you take pain meds and how to get honest about a possible problem.

21 Does Suboxone help with opiate withdrawal?

Does Suboxone help with opiate withdrawal?

May 27th, 2015

Yes. Suboxone can treat opiate addiction by preventing symptoms of withdrawal from heroin and other opiates. More on this type of medication assisted treatment here.