Drug detoxification

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Drug detoxification is variously the intervention in a case of physical dependence to a drug; the process and experience of a withdrawal syndrome; and any of various treatments for acute drug overdose.wikipedia
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Drug rehabilitation

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In addition, medically assisted drug detoxification or alcohol detoxification alone is ineffective as a treatment for addiction.

Drug withdrawal

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Drug detoxification is variously the intervention in a case of physical dependence to a drug; the process and experience of a withdrawal syndrome; and any of various treatments for acute drug overdose.

Addiction

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A detoxification program for physical dependence does not necessarily address the precedents of addiction, social factors, psychological addiction, or the often-complex behavioral issues that intermingle with addiction.
Some studies show the interconnection between opioid drug detoxification and overdose mortality.

Alcohol detoxification

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*Alcohol detoxification

Physical dependence

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Drug detoxification is variously the intervention in a case of physical dependence to a drug; the process and experience of a withdrawal syndrome; and any of various treatments for acute drug overdose.

Drug

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Drug detoxification is variously the intervention in a case of physical dependence to a drug; the process and experience of a withdrawal syndrome; and any of various treatments for acute drug overdose.

Drug overdose

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Drug detoxification is variously the intervention in a case of physical dependence to a drug; the process and experience of a withdrawal syndrome; and any of various treatments for acute drug overdose. Some researchers say, that relapses to injection use of illicit opioids during or following repeated detoxification episodes carry the substantial potential for injury associated with uncontrolled drug use and include drug overdose, infections, and death.

United States Department of Health and Human Services

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The United States Department of Health and Human Services acknowledges three steps in a drug detoxification process:

Dual diagnosis

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Receptor antagonist

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The principle of rapid detoxification is to use heavy sedation alongside dosing with opioid antagonists.

David F. Musto

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David F. Musto says that "according to Pettey, opiates stimulated the production of toxins in the intestines, which had the physiological effect associated with withdrawal phenomena... Therefore treatment would consist of purging the body of toxins and any lurking morphine that might remain to stimulate toxin production in the future."

Infection

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Some researchers say, that relapses to injection use of illicit opioids during or following repeated detoxification episodes carry the substantial potential for injury associated with uncontrolled drug use and include drug overdose, infections, and death.

Lincoln Detox

Lincoln Detox was a drug detoxification clinic in Lincoln Hospital.

Lofexidine

When these two drugs are paired, naltrexone is administered to induce an opioid-receptor blockade sending the subject into immediate withdrawal and accelerating the detoxification process, while lofexidine is given to relieve the symptoms associated with the withdrawal including chills, sweating, stomach cramps, muscle pain, and runny nose.

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Eventually, Dr. Cuddy sides with Wilson and refuses House any Vicodin, forcing him to detox, and removes him from his team's case: a 15-year-old girl suffering from a collapsed lung and anemia.

List of Orange Is the New Black characters

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After Piper broke up with her, Alex began using heroin, but cleaned up in prison.

Intervention (TV series)

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Patients with addictions that could cause serious risk to their health upon cessation of the substance abuse usually spend time in a detox facility before entering rehab.

Lo Kauppi

She suffered from drug addictions and an eating disorder in her early 20s but after undergoing treatment recovered and went on to forge a successful career in theater, including performances at the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm.

Methadone maintenance

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Methadone maintenance treatment is the use of methadone, administered over a prolonged period of time, as treatment for someone who is addicted to opioids such as heroin, where detoxification has been unsuccessful and/or admittance to a substance abuse treatment facility requires complete abstinence.

Jenna Jameson

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She weighed 76 lb when a friend put her in a wheelchair and sent her to her father, who was then living in Redding, California, in order to detox; her father did not recognize her when she got off the plane.

Death of Marilyn Monroe

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During the filming of the latter she had had to spend a week detoxing in a hospital.

Addiction medicine

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Incorporated within the specialty are the processes of detoxification, rehabilitation, harm reduction, abstinence-based treatment, individual and group therapies, oversight of halfway houses, treatment of withdrawal-related symptoms, acute intervention, and long term therapies designed to reduce likelihood of relapse.

Insite

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The research indicates an array of benefits, including reductions in public injecting and syringe sharing and increases in the use of detoxification services and addiction treatment among patients.