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Fairly quick taper. From a stable dose of methadone, reduce by 5mg a day until you stop. From 20mg down use alpha-2-adrenergics (preferably...
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If you wish to switch to buprenorphine, reduce as above (if necessary) until you hit 20 mg, then after 5 days of methadone 20mg, wait between 36...
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From a stable dose of methadone, reduce by 5 mg every 5 days until you hit 20mg. Then reduce by 2.5mg every 5 days and then stop. Although adding...
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Chances are you're going to resort to more conventional means. The fact that there are so many tapering strategies rather than one definitive...
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The final minority detox is the rapid/ultra-rapid opiate detox; known as the Asturian method, UROD, Detox 5 or the Waissmann Method. This is in...
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The latest "miracle cure" added to the pantheon is ibogaine. I have provided what I consider the most important information from what seems a...
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I shall now outline a list of the more common and a couple of less common detox methods. Please bear in mind that there is no "one size fits all"...
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If you have clear answers to these questions then skip this section. Otherwise, seriously addressing these issues can make a huge difference to...
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Addiction, mental disorder and families
In the past, substance use disorders have been considered a reflection of the sufferers’ lack of willpower (Vaughn & Perron, 2012). This...
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