Opiate withdrawal symptoms while detoxing from heroin and other opioids are intense, physically painful, and emotionally draining. Some of these bodily ailments include abdominal pain, muscle spasms, nausea, vomiting, shaking, and sweating. Psychological symptoms like heightened anxiety and increased cravings are also present WithdrawalWithdrawal begins just a few hours after your last use and the worst of detox symptoms peak in the first few days of abstaining. Generally, the longer someone has been using heroin the sooner they will go into withdrawal and the more severe their symptoms will be. begins just a few hours after your last use and the worst of detox symptoms peak in the first few days of abstaining. At the Wellness Center NJ, we understand how difficult withdrawal from this highly addictive drug can be and utilize advances in medical detox for a safe and successful addiction recovery.
Suboxone (buprenorphine and naloxone) film – A truly outpatient heroin detox option, physicians who are certified in the prescription of the drug can send home a prescription for a month’s worth of the medication with patients who can take the drug unsupervised at home
Bunavail (buprenorphine and naloxone) buccal film
Zubsolv (buprenorphine and naloxone) sublingual tablets
Methadone – A maintenance medication that is highly regulated by the federal government. Though patients can take the drug on an outpatient basis for the treatment of heroin addiction, they will need to come to a certified clinic on a daily basis in order to ingest the liquid medication in front of a medical professional, earning “take home” doses of the drug over time
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Medically supervised detoxification decreases your chance of relapse by curbing the physical and mental effects of withdrawal. Our approach combines medical detoxification with addiction counseling and behavioral therapies for comprehensive treatment. Call us at (201) 932-1695 to find out more about our drug addiction programs.