Top
20
Doctor insights on: Home Remedy To Help An Addict On Heroin

Share
1

1
Home remedies to help fight oxy withdraw?

Home remedies to help fight oxy withdraw?

Go see your doctor: There are no home remedies to help you withdraw from narcotics. Go see your doctor or addiction specialist to help you taper off safely under medical supervision. ...Read more

2

2
If someone was trying to quit an addiction to methamphetamine would prescribing phentermine help them. Sorta like oxey cottons help hurroin addicts?

If someone was trying to quit an addiction to methamphetamine would prescribing phentermine help them. Sorta like oxey  cottons help hurroin addicts?

NO to rare : Methamphetamine addiction should not be treated by substitution with Phentermine or other CNS stimulants. In certain circumstances and refractory cases the addiction specialist may have to employ the harm reduction model and do what he or she feels is best for all. This approach should not be the norm, rare, and only considered on a case by case basis. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
What's the government trying to do to stop prescription painkiller abuse?

What's the government trying to do to stop prescription painkiller abuse?

Looks for diversion: The government collects data about unusual drug use patterns across the country. It uses this to identify patterns that suggest possible diversion ( prescription meds being diverted or sold to others for profit) the dea can show up unannounced at a physician's office to review physician's practice regarding the prescription record-keeping and storage/dispensing of controlled substances. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
What's the best way to go through withdrawls without substituting it for a different drug . Like a home remedy?

What's the best way to go through withdrawls without substituting it for a different drug . Like a home remedy?

Withdrawal: It depends on what substance(s) you are withdrawing from. I suggest you consult your family doctor for assistance in managing any chemical dependency, and withdrawing from it. ...Read more

6

6
What are some self improvement techniques that a drug/alcohol addict can try on his own to overcome addiction? Without rehab

What are some self improvement techniques that a drug/alcohol addict can try on his own to overcome addiction? Without rehab

Alcohol and Drugs: I commend you for wanting to be sober and drug free. Be honest with yourself: what Alcohol and Drugs (Marijuana, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Narcotics) have done to your Emotional, Intellectual, Physical, Social, Financial and Spiritual health. Do not be victim of your impulse, urge and cravings to use Alcohol and Drugs. Attend AA and NA Meetings, have a Sponsor See Psychiatrist for Therapy, Relaxation ...Read more

7

7
Is there a way to help my brothers meth addiction?

Is there a way to help my brothers meth addiction?

Help yourself: This is a very difficult thing for people with addiction and those who care about them. You need to emotionally protect yourself, and allow them to make their own choices, but to provide opportunities for rehab or 12 step programs like aa or na. ...Read more

8

8
I'm having really want to help him. Any ideas on how to find a good substance abuse treatment center?

I'm having really want to help him. Any ideas on how to find a good substance abuse treatment center?

Clarity: There are many treatment centers, one I have found to be most effective is the clarity program which is an intensive outpatient opioid treatment program (ioot). The program is run by the eagle advancement institute in farmington, mi. ...Read more

9

9
What is the best way to help get free from a meth addiction?

What is the best way to help get free from a meth addiction?

Mutual support helps: You might consider attending a meeting of narcotics anonymous or Cocaine anonymous. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Can someone overcome drug addiction at home without going to rehab?

Can someone overcome drug addiction at home without going to rehab?

Mutual support helps: If you are concerned about being an addict, you might want to consider attending a meeting of narcotics anonymous. Find a meeting at their web site: http://www.Na.Org/. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
My mom is addicted and consuming 11 prescription pills a day what is the best way to approach an intervention when dealing with addiction?

My mom is addicted and consuming 11 prescription pills a day what is the best way to approach an intervention when dealing with addiction?

Intervention Rx: Intervention is a treatment, and quite powerful. This site is well known to publish some excellent resources that I use in my practice. I am not sure what are of the country you live in, so it is hard for me to recommend specific folks to you, but usually your local mental health facility or your primary care physician can point you in the right direction. http://tinyurl.com/87jpk47. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
13

13
How can i clean opiate out my system is there a home remedy?

How can i clean opiate out my system is there a home remedy?

Can not.: No home remedies. Your liver and kidneys will clear it with time. Usually a few days to undetectable quantities. Hair will contain opiod traces for a long time. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
Can you please tell me some good ways to get someone to intervene in a drug addict's addiction?

Addiction: Go to an al-anon meeting for support and guidance in how to intervene. Also consider being direct in a caring manner with the person you are concerned with and tell him how much you are worried about him or her and ask him to go for treatment. If he is resistant talk of attending an aa or na meeting. Best. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
What happens if i go to rehab for a opiate addiction will they try take me off of my other meds?

What happens if i go to rehab for a opiate addiction will they try take me off of my other meds?

Detox vs rehab: Depends on program. Some will want to detox you from all addicting meds, most will appreciate that meds like Klonopin (clonazepam) need more gradual taper. You should ask first. Most programs recognize the need to treat coexisting depression, bipolar and anxiety disorders, but would select meds that are less prone to abuse. Discuss with rehab program and ask if they have a consulting psychiatrist. Rehab is mostly done outpt now and realize pts can't stop all meds. ...Read more

17

17
What's the best way to get over a nicotine addiction without any drugs?

What's the best way to get over a nicotine addiction without any drugs?

Nicotine addiction: People have found many methods helpful, including acupuncture, hypnosis, support groups, and relaxation training. You may have to try various methods and combinations, but all seem to require a sincere desire to stop the addiction. Some people just decide to quit and do so. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
Help, what to do on a possible drug overdose?

Help, what to do on a possible drug overdose?

Possible drug OD: You can call 1-800-222-1222 (poison hotline) 24/7 from anywhere in the us if you have questions about poisoning or poison prevention. Your emergency room is an other option. ...Read more

19

19
How can I support a loved one who is addicted to pain medication?

How can I support a loved one who is addicted to pain medication?

Addiction: Help includes medications, exercise, counseling, obtaining support from those around them including friends and family, clergy, yoga. Time. We fail more than we suceed. For each sucess we fail 100 time, but one sucessful event prevents a thousand failures. Allow time. May need to talk to many people in order to find help your loved one. Good luck. ...Read more

20

20
My best friend may have a percocet addiction. Any suggestions on how to get withdrawal?

Easy: Stop the pills. However, i think you were asking for treatment. Find a clinic or a detox or a doc who prescribes suboxone. ...Read more