Oxycodone Detox Types

Oxycodone detox types include out-patient, in-patient, and “at home”, with in-patient oxycodone detox typically providing the highest success rate. Oxycodone is a potent opiate used to treat moderate to severe, long-term pain. It’s the main ingredient in many prescription medications including OxyContin and Percocet. One of the risks when taking this medication is that it […]

Oxycodone Detox Possible Complications

Oxycodone detox possible complications are possible anytime a person stops taking a medication . Depending on the nature and length of the dependence, people can experience varying levels of complications. Oxycodone is a potent opiate used to treat moderate to severe, long-term pain. There are many side effects that may occur when taking this medication […]

Oxycodone Detox Myths

People who suffer with Oxycodone addiction often feel that they are alone, will suffer alone and will have to go through detox alone. The addiction experience can be an isolating one, but there is never a shortage of people who care. Getting the right treatment takes some research, but there are a number of programs […]

Oxycodone Detox and Pregnancy

Having a baby growing inside of you is one of the most beautiful experiences in life. It can also be a scary time, especially if you are worried about possible complications. Being addicted to opiates, such as Oxycodone while pregnant is risky, but there is a form of treatment that can lessen the risks for […]

Methadone Withdrawal Symptoms

Methadone withdrawal symptoms can be the most severe and lengthier then any other drug. Going through opiate withdrawal is never easy, particularly if you are trying to kick an addiction to Methadone. Trying to gradually wean or stop abruptly can be difficult and dangerous. The sickness associated with methadone withdrawal can be intense and seem […]

Methadone Dependency vs. Methadone Addiction

Methadone Hydrochloride is a synthetic opiate that German pharmaceutical companies initially synthesized during the Second World War, and it was first marketed as Dolophine. Taking any number of prescription opioid medications daily can result in physical dependency. Methadone addiction and dependence can even surface for patients with chronic pain or illnesses that have required the […]

Methadone Dependence

Methadone Dependence can be reversed  in a humane and effective manner. Methadone dependence can developed, after a short amount of a daily dose. Dependence can be noticed when withdrawal symptoms are present if the drug is discontinue. Usually methadone withdrawal takes about 4 to 12 weeks and is characterized by extreme discomfort and pain, diarrhea, […]

Methadone Addiction And Women

Methadone addiction can affect plenty of women that struggle everyday with other forms of opiate addiction, and think they’ve found a solution by taking the opiate replacement drug Methadone. What many do not realize, and often aren’t told, is that this “replacement” or “substitution” approach to treating addiction just perpetuates their dependence to opiates. Methadone […]