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Finding the Right Methadone Withdrawal Treatment
It is important to note that a successful Methadone withdrawal treatment, starts with a comprehensive inpatient medical detoxification. In fact, the initial period of Methadone withdrawal period can be quite intense, and a hospital can provide the necessary support to get through it. Additionally, no matter the dose or how long the individual has been using, detoxing at a medical facility is always the safest option. Methadone withdrawal can lead to complications and severe health issues which can require immediate medical attention. For this reason, admission in an inpatient, medical Methadone withdrawal treatment program is a wise choice. Detoxing in a fully accredited medical hospital such as Waismann Method treatment, provides patients with 24-hour medical assistance, ongoing monitoring, and vital signs management.
Methadone is a highly potent and addictive opioid drug. If you have become dependent and need help overcoming the withdrawal symptoms, contact us now for a confidential assessment.
Detoxing, Tapering and Weaning off
The process to get off Methadone could be one of the hardest things to physically and emotionally one can endure. People dependent on prescription painkillers and other opiates may use methadone to help in the weaning process. Methadone is an opioid replacement drug to treat addiction, or in some instances, also to control pain. Regardless of the real reasons one decides to use Methadone, the drug is an opioid as well, meaning, it also has a high potential to be habit-forming.
Methadone is a Schedule II Controlled Substance and heavily regulated. The drug is supposed to be available only through licensed methadone clinics or at a doctors office, but it also widely found on the black market. Often opioid users acquire the drug by illegally purchasing off someone with a prescription.
Many Methadone clinics and detox facilities offer this drug to maintain people from withdrawing from other opiates. It was initially introduced to the market to keep heroin users from resorting to crime to get high. Methadone is a potent narcotic, and maintenance therapy can be a lengthy process. Many people who desired to be free of opiate dependence find themselves becoming addicted. These people may need medical help to get off methadone because of how painful, and lengthy methadone withdrawal is. Trying to wean from methadone gradually may work for some people, but most, find the process extremely difficult and painful.
Medical Detox Help People Get off Methadone
For many, opiate addiction is replaced by a methadone addiction, and patients feel trapped in the same cycle. People that genuinely desire to be opiate free, medical detoxification is usually the best option. Using a cold-turkey approach to getting off methadone, can be painful and difficult, regardless of what dosage you are taking. It some cases, withdrawing on your own, can also be dangerous.
A rapid detox for methadone is an option that has shown to be much more effective than other treatments. The Waismann Institute, based in So. California has one of the highest success with rapid methadone detoxification treatment. Specific medications can address particular withdrawal symptoms while controlling vitals. The Waismann staff goes above and beyond what other non-hospital-based programs can offer. Furthermore, the extensive safety protocol we provide ensures the best chances of a complete methadone detox success and procedure comfort. The focus of the Waismann Method is to help patients get off Methadone as quickly and as comfortable as possible.
Methadone Detox can Minimize Withdrawal
The cornerstone of the Waismann Method treatment is withdrawal management. Being able to skip weeks of suffering through a Methadone withdrawal essentially, gives patients hope. A medical detox It also eliminates a lot of the anxiety and fear that keeps so many from getting the help they need. Waismann treatment, ensures patients are as comfortable as possible during the acute detox phase. The rapid detox occurs while patients are sleeping under sedation, which usually takes less than two hours. Patients awake without the awareness of the rapid detox procedure and embark on the road to recovery. The program requires an inpatient stay of 10 days, between the hospital and our private recovery retreat.
Call us today at 310-205-0808 and speak to a specialist about our available medical options to get off Methadone.