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Medication Assisted Heroin Addiction Treatment | Florida Drug Rehab

A variety of effective treatments are available for heroin addiction, including both behavioral and pharmacological (medications). Both approaches help to restore a degree of normalcy to brain function and behavior, resulting in increased employment rates and lower risk of HIV and other diseases and criminal behavior. Although behavioral and medication-assisted [...]

2018-06-28T16:02:36+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Addiction, Controlled Substances, Detox, Drug Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Heroin Detox Symptoms | What to Look For

While heroin detox symptoms are not lethal, they can be quite unpleasant and can trigger a relapse. That is why it is crucial to endure this period if one is determined to quit abusing the drug. Read More: Heroin Detox Medications Withdrawal often brings the following heroin detox symptoms anxiety [...]

2018-06-28T15:49:57+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Heroin Detox Medications

The U.S. Food and Drug administration approved buprenorphine (branded drugs include Suboxone and Subutex) as heroin detox medications for the use of opioid withdrawal and as a maintenance therapy. Learn More: Introduction to the Heroin Detox Process How do heroin detox medications work? In terms of the withdrawal process, these [...]

2017-06-25T13:19:20+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, Prescription Drugs, Rehabilitation|

The process of heroin detox | Introduction

Heroin detox is a very difficult process to endure for many. This country is currently engulfed in a heroin epidemic, as millions of people are abusing the drug. Heroin is an opiate drug that suppresses some of the functions of the central nervous system, like heart rate, blood pressure, respiration, [...]

2017-06-25T12:58:18+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, Rehabilitation|

Seeking Treatment for Oxycodone Addiction

Many Americans have developed an oxycodone addiction - or at bare minimum, a dependency, on the prescription pain medication. If you think you or a loved one may be struggling with oxycodone addiction, read on to help in determining what the best course of action may be in order to [...]

Preparing for addiction treatment? Here’s what you’ll need…

Going in to an addiction treatment program or a medical detox can be very overwhelming, especially if you are traveling out of state. For some, it may be the first time on a plane, being out of state, and seeking help for the first time. Listed below is a general [...]

2017-06-14T15:11:47+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Why heroin detox is crucial to a successful recovery

It is no secret that this country is plagued with an opiate epidemic. Over dose deaths are steadily increasing, and treatment centers all over are full. Heroin abuse is killing millions of our loved ones. Treatment for heroin addiction is strongly recommended. Overcoming drug addiction is not simply a matter [...]

2017-06-13T23:24:43+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, Drug Information, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

What is cotton fever and what causes it?

By nature, recreational substance abuse is inherently dangerous for a number of reasons. Depending on the substance in question, the direct health effects of substance abuse can be quite profound, resulting in conditions such as undernourishment, emaciation, or even any of a variety of infectious diseases. Since the effects and [...]

2017-06-09T17:37:29+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, Drug Information, Rehabilitation|

Detox medications for opiate withdrawal

After the extensive or heavy abuse of opioids like heroin, Percocet, Oxycodone, and Vicodin, stopping that usage can result in a period of opiate withdrawal. These symptoms. especially those associated with heroin withdrawal, can make the simplest daily functions become extremely uncomfortable. Taking opiate withdrawal medication can help reduce these painful symptoms significantly. [...]

Why a drug detox is necessary to recover from addiction

Why a drug detox is necessary to recover from addiction Detox is short for detoxification. Detoxification is the removing of toxins (poisons or harmful things) from the body. Medical detox means that the detoxification process is done under medical supervision. However, the product of a successful medical detox is not [...]