What is Vivitrol

What is Vivitrol? Vivitrol is an injectable time-release form of Naltrexone: that given once a month.  This drug is mainly used to help people who have alcohol or opioid use disorders get clean and sober. Why is there a need for Vivitrol? Vivitrol has been enlisted to battle U.S.A’s problem of 36,000 opioid-overdose deaths every year. […]

How long does Suboxone block opiates?

How Long does Suboxone Block Opiates? Suboxone is a drug used to aid in the medically assisted detox process.  Suboxone will block opiates, protecting the user from getting high for a 24 hour period. One of the ingredients in Suboxone is what scientists call a partial agonist.  Acting as a “key” that fits into the […]

Heroin Addiction Treatment

heroin addiction treatment

What is Heroin Addiction Treatment? Heroin Addiction Treatment consists of using medication such as Zubsolv, Suboxone, Naltrexone, and many others to aid with the opiate withdrawal symptoms. Treatment for Heroin addiction usually takes place in a Medically Assisted Treatment environment or clinical setting such as an drug rehab, substance abuse treatment center or residential treatment […]

Heroin Drug Rehab – Treatment For Heroin Addiction

Heroin Drug Rehab

Heroin addiction is a serious illness and can become fatal for you or your loved one. Some of the treatment options for heroin addiction are inpatient heroin drug rehab facility such as those that offer opiate medication assisted treatment. Heroin addiction is a disease that requires professional help. There are treatment options for heroin addiction […]

Zubsolv and Suboxone – Opiate Addiction

Zubsolv - New Drug Like Suboxone

Zubsolv is a new drug like suboxone and is a sublingual tablet that is used to treat an opioid dependence addiction. Zubsolv is the result of combining buprenorphine and naloxone, both of which are opiate treatment drugs. Zubsolv is used to treat addiction to opiates such as Heroin, Vicodin, Oxycodone, and Dilaudid. Zubsolv like all […]

New Medication for Opiate Addiction

New Medication for Opiate Addiction

New medication for opiate addiction are currently on the market. Opiate addicts now have breakthrough medications to help them with their battle with opiate addiction. FDA has approved new medication for opiate addiction that combined with medically assisted drug rehab can improve the chances of long term recovery. Many health insurance companies such as Blue […]

Defining Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS)

withdrawal-syndrome

Withdrawal refers to any prolonged symptom an individual experiences after they have ended their battle with drug addiction and may experience a series of symptoms that come and go at unexpected times. Each episode of the post acute withdrawal symptom (PAWS) may last for hours, days or even up to a year. Symptoms of withdrawal […]

Heroin Addiction Effects and Treatment

heroin addiction

Heroin has become a epidemic in the United States. Heroin addiction has skyrocket as a result of more and more people abusing prescription opiates such as Vicodin, Fentanyl, Morphine and Oxyocodone. Often the person addicted to opiates will start abusing heroin as it is cheaper and more readily available then prescription opiates. Heroin Addiction – “Dope […]