Medication for Opiate Withdrawal

Medication for Opiate Withdrawal:  There are a number of medications used to treat opiate withdrawal symptoms. The EHD blog will list these medications with a short description of each. Buprenorphine: Buprenorphine is a long acting opiate that has a better safety profile than other opiates. There is a ceiling related to euphoria. The medications Suboxone and …

Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms

Opiate withdrawal symptoms can be unexpectedly brutal. Opiates like Heroin, Morphine, Oxycontin, Oxycodone  and others can be miracle drugs, but they can also be very difficult to stop once dependence or addiction takes place. They take unbearable pain and make it bearable. But just as they have miracle qualities, these drugs also have devilish and …