Many people turn to Suboxone to help them overcome prescription painkiller abuse and heroin addiction. Unfortunately, a large number of them are left dealing with Suboxone dependency after opiate detox treatment. Individuals discover themselves struggling to overcome something intended to help. Because it is an awkward and unexpected situation, Suboxone dependency needs special attention. Therefore, Gallus Detox provides the care and attention need through its detox services.
Opioid and Opiate Treatments at Gallus Detox
Before people develop Suboxone dependency, many first undergo treatment for addiction to other opioids and opiates. If you or a loved one are struggling with an addiction to one of the following substances, Gallus Detox can help. We offer recovery to users of all kinds of substances through a variety of addiction therapy services. Substance addictions treated at Gallus Detox include but are not limited to:
Suboxone in Detox Treatment and How It Works
Suboxone belongs to the opiate class of drugs. But it works differently from other opiates because it is an opioid blocker and opiate agonist. Suboxone is a partial opiate which means that it works to prevent other opiates such as Vicodin, OxyContin, and Percocet, as well as heroin from becoming effective. In detox treatment, Suboxone is available from a physician or through an outpatient clinic that is authorized to prescribe the drug. The benefit of taking Suboxone is that it allows the individual to detox at home while still attending to their responsibilities. In some cases, the drug is given to patients on a short-term basis after medical detox to help with any lingering withdrawal symptoms.
How Suboxone Dependency Occurs
Your risk for developing a Suboxone dependency is minimal. But only when you take it as directed, for a limited time. The problem lies in the fact as with most other prescription drug dependencies, many people do not stop taking the medication when there is no longer a reason to continue. The result is the development of tolerance and dependence. In the event Suboxone dependency occurs, the best course of action is to seek assistance. Our professional inpatient medical detox facility is the best option to detox safely.
Inpatient Suboxone Detox Treatment
Depending on the severity of your Suboxone dependency, it is likely that you will begin to experience withdrawal symptoms within a few hours after you stop taking the drug. However, withdrawal symptoms can range from moderate to painfully uncomfortable. For instance, some symptoms may include the following:
- Flu-like symptoms
- Muscle/joint pain
- Suicidal thoughts
Also, an inpatient medical detox treatment can safely remove the toxins from the system as a result of excessive Suboxone use. Suboxone detox treatment will take from seven to ten days. Further, one of the most recommended methods for medical detox treatment is IV therapy medical detox.
The Importance of After Care for Suboxone Dependency
After you have successfully completed medical detox it is a good idea to continue your recovery. A 12-Step program, behavioral therapy, or holistic group can all help. Creating a lasting recovery means building or becoming part of a community or support group. Do you have questions about Suboxone dependency after opiate detox treatment? Contact us online or call Gallus Detox Centers today at 888.228.9114 to learn more about how IV therapy medical detox can help you quit Suboxone abuse.