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Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
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Hydrocodone Detox (Overview)

Hydro is slang for hydrocodone. It is an opioid pain medication. Detoxification in this context can either refer to relieving withdrawal symptoms in individuals dependent on hydrocodone or to correcting an overdose of the medication.


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How do I help my bf through hydrocodone detox?

How do I help my bf through hydrocodone detox?

Codependency: Learn as much about drug addition as you can. Attend a self-help support group such as ala-non. Understand the concept of co-dependency and work to make sure you don't get caught up in this negative and destructive cycle. Let your boyfriend work their own recovery program, don't try to work it for them. ...Read more

Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
8 doctors shared insights

Hydrocodone Detox (Overview)

Hydro is slang for hydrocodone. It is an opioid pain medication. Detoxification in this context can either refer to relieving withdrawal symptoms in individuals dependent on hydrocodone or to correcting an overdose of the medication.


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How can I help someone through hydrocodone detox?

How can I help someone through hydrocodone detox?

Be supportive: Seriously! that's how you help anyone thru detox. Provide emotional support and environmental support. They'll need it. As for the detox program itself, that's really up to the medical profession to work w/that person and get them safely thru withdrawal. But friends & family can help by being there to meet all the non-medical needs. ...Read more

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What do detox pills do?

What do detox pills do?

Take your money: What ever you do do not buy a detox product. Your liver and kidneys do an excellent job of clearing most toxins . U just need to be well hydrated (drink water) there are some toxins like heavy metals (lead) etc which may not come out and you should see your md if those are an issue. Those detox products just make you poor-er. ...Read more

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Which is a good detox!?

Which is a good detox!?

Detox for what?: If you are talking about colon cleanses they are a waste of money. There is no medical indication to do a colon cleanse. ...Read more

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Whats a good detox diet?

Whats a good detox diet?

Detox?: What are you trying to detox? Alcohol? Drugs? Caffeine? There is no medically valid "detox diet". Eating a well balanced diet rich in fresh vegetable and fruits and low in meats and fats; and exercise are important for healthy living. ...Read more

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How can I detox my system?

How can I detox my system?

Real science: You're young and trusting. There are plenty of people who will tell you that your body is laden with toxic chemicals from the modern world. You'll need to decide whether this is true, but someone pretending to offer a remedy to remove them by making you sweat, urinate, have diarrhea or otherwise get sick is scamming you. Get with a holistically-savvy scientific physician & talk lifestyle. ...Read more

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What exactly is a detox diet?

What exactly is a detox diet?

A waste of money: You'll find lots of snake oil salesmen pushing this. It has no medical basis. ...Read more

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I am looking to do a detox/cleanse?

I am looking to do a detox/cleanse?

Many approaches: Everyone has hundreds of toxins in them ; millions have benefited from internal cleanses. Research shows that a careful cleanse reduces many chronic symptoms ; improves liver function. A good cleanse involves eating a hypoallergenic diet rich in organic fruits ; vegies, lots of water, fiber ; supplements/herbs to support detox. Such a program is perfectly safe. Please see my comment for more info:. ...Read more

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Is the 14 day "cleanse" detox a scam.

Is the 14 day "cleanse" detox a scam.

Define "cleanse": I'M ALL FOR IT IF by "cleanse" you mean adopting a healthy lifestyle with routine exercise, cutting out tobacco, reducing alcohol & sugary drinks, minimizing highly processed foods & fats, & adding in lean proteins, whole fruits, vegetables, & nuts. DON'T DO IT IF instead you mean taking some fad diet, enema, colonic, or purgative to lose weight or supposedly rid your body of unspecified "toxins." ...Read more

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