Rapid Detox

  • Increased Use Of Pain Medication

    Information from the 2004 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) indicated significant increases in the use of pain relievers for those aged 18 to 25. Specific pain relievers in lifetime use were Vicodin, Lortab, or Lorcet (from 15.0 to 16.5 percent); Percocet, Percodan, or Tylox (from 7.8 to 8.7 percent); hydrocodone products (from 16.3 to 17.4 percent); Oxycontin (from 3.6 to 4.3 percent);…

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  • Pain Reliever Abuse

    Recently, some new information was released regarding non-medical use of pain killers for young adults, aged 18 to 25. The SAMHSA study was over a three year period. It showed that painkiller abuse is slowly rising, from 22 to 24 percent over the past three years. Vicodin, Lortab and Lorcet are some of the most commonly abused narcotics. Last year an estimated 16.5% of young adults admitted to having…

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  • Advantage of Rapid Detox

    Outpatient detox services such as Suboxone, buprenorphine and others are slowly being integrated into the treatment of opiate addiction. What are the differences between outpatient detoxification services and rapid opiate detox programs? And what are the advantages of a fast acting procedure such as rapid detox? Only time will show the benefits and drawbacks to outpatient detoxification services such…

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