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opiate detox

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.

10 How to help an opiate addict?

How to help an opiate addict?

April 17th, 2017

Are you or a loved one ready and willing to quit opiates, change the addictive behavior, and live a normal life again. Learn how you can assist yourself or a friend in the process of curing opiate addiction. More here.

5 How to stop taking opiates?

How to stop taking opiates?

January 16th, 2017

Learn the safest ways to stop taking opiates and avoid relapse, here.

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.

4 What is rapid opiate detox? Does it work and is it safe?

What is rapid opiate detox? Does it work and is it safe?

February 17th, 2015

An interview with practitioners of The Waismann Method® about how rapid opiate detox works, its safety, and what to expect during the procedure.

2 How to treat opiate addiction

How to treat opiate addiction

September 28th, 2013

Treating opiate addiction includes behavioral, physical, and psychological treatment options. More here on specific ways to treat opiate addiction, with a section at the end for your questions.

8 Help for opiate addiction

Help for opiate addiction

July 12th, 2013

Getting help for opiate addiction involves a strong support system and the proper medical treatment: withdrawal, stabilization, and psychotherapy. Read here for more on opiate addiction and where you can get help.

1 Signs and symptoms of opiate addiction

Signs and symptoms of opiate addiction

April 10th, 2013

One important sign of opiate addiction is unsuccessful attempts to quit. The prescence of paraphanalia, or physical signs – such as needle marks – is also common. More criteria and symptoms of opiate addiction here.

85 Medications for opioid withdrawal

Medications for opioid withdrawal

November 5th, 2011

Medications for opioid withdrawal such as clonidine, promethazine and loperamide can control withdrawal symptoms during detox. Buprenorphine, methadone, LAAM and naltrexone are used in longer term care for opioid addiction. A comprehensive list of pharmaceutical interventions that can help support opioid withdrawal here.

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