What is a Rapid Percocet Detox?
Nearly six million people each year take the prescription painkiller Percocet. Most begin taking the drug legitimately, for pain due to an injury or after surgery, but continue using Percocet long after there is no longer a medical reason to continue. There are many options available to quit a Percocet addiction, among them is rapid Percocet detox. What is a rapid Percocet detox and is it the best option available? Continue reading to find out more.
Is Rapid Percocet Detox Worth the Risk?
Unlike other detox methods which usually take from a week to ten days, rapid Percocet detox is a two day process. The treatment is highly controversial, has been called a “quick fix” and there have been no clinical peer-review studies on the procedure. Furthermore, there is not enough evidence to support whether or not it successful in continued sobriety or long-term recovery. In fact, many professionals have suggested that the ultra-fast process carries a higher risk for future substance use. Not for the budget conscious, rapid detox costs as much as $10, 000 for the two day treatment and it is one of the substance abuse treatments that are NOT covered by insurance. Moreover, there have been at least six deaths linked to rapid detox. When all the facts are considered, you have to ask yourself if rapid Percocet detox is right for you.
Alternatives to Rapid Percocet Detox
Proponents of intravenous medical detox have suggested that it is a safer and more effective approach to long-term sobriety. IV therapy medical detox is the method that is most recommended by physicians. Unlike rapid detox, intravenous (IV) therapy is not a complete sedation and depending on the severity of Percocet addiction, the patient may be in the private center for a week to ten days. Also, counter to oral medications which may take much longer to become effective and able to control withdrawal; IV therapy is immediate. The patient remains comfortable throughout and is able to successfully complete the detox process. Studies have shown that individuals who are able to successfully complete Percocet detox are much more likely to be successful in recovery and avoid relapse.
After Percocet Detox
Recovery from Percocet addiction does not end with Percocet detox. Quitting an addiction is a lifestyle change and once the drugs are removed from the body during detox, the person still needs to learn how to reject old habits and learn a new way to handling the issues that led to Percocet addiction. Seeking the assistance of a rehab treatment, behavioral therapy or community support group will be very beneficial to long-term sobriety and recovery. Gallus Detox offers a safe alternative to rapid Percocet detox. Call us today at 855-338-6929 to learn more about our facility and detox method. Together we can help you beat Percocet addiction.