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.
To help someone quit opiates, you need to understand the mechanics of addiction. We cover the basics here.
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.
Yes, you can get addicted to opiates. An in-depth look at opiate drugs, their addiction potential, and ways to avoid it.
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.
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.
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.