What is the treatment for percocet addiction?

Suboxone. Suboxone contains Buprenorphine plus a short acting opiate blocker called naloxone. Buprenorphine is a semi-synthetic partial opiate agonist. That means, it has very unique properties compared with other opiates like hydrocodone and oxycodone. Suboxone can take away the cravings for opiates so the addict can work on figuring out why he or she takes opiates in the first place. Suboxone saves lives.
Lifelong. Na or aa will help you stay clean. If this is not working, try vivitrol or revia (naltrexone). If you realized you keep relapsing, you probably need a maintenance program: Methadone or suboxone. Try also address such important issues as anxiety, depression, insomnia etc.

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What is percocet addiction?

Opioid addiction. Typically the path to dependence on an opioid involves ingestion of the drug with resultant pain relief and a heightened feelings of pleasure, then comes repeated drug use, this lead to  changes in the brain, cravings and symptoms of withdrawal then start when drug is absent, and finally inappropriate drug use follows to end withdrawal symptoms and/or to seek pleasure. Read more...
Percocet. Percocet is an opioid pain reliever. Percocet addiction is a compulsive physical or psychological need for this habit-forming substance. Read more...

What can I do for a percocet addiction?

See a doctor. Precocet withdrawal can be dangerous and you should slowly decrease dosages under the supervision of a doctor. Once you've been successfully weaned off of the drug, i highly recommend substance abuse treatment and/or na groups to help maintain sobriety if the addiction has been present for any length of time. Your doctor should help guide you on inpatient vs outpatient treatment choices. Read more...

How can I kick a percocet addiction all on my own?

Percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) addict. You should have professional help as it very difficult to kick addictions on your own. Call your family physician for help with this. Read more...
It's tough. You could first try regular attendance to narcotics anonymous meetings, 90 meetings in 90 days. In fact, there is not one single thing you can do which could be more beneficial. Then, try slowly tapering down off the percocet, less and less, little by little, each day until you have completely weaned yourself off. Then tell everyone you have quit, erase all numbers from your phone/get a new one. Read more...

What is the best way to stop a percocet addiction?

Depends. If the person is merely physically dependent on it (experiences withdrawal symptoms when they try to stop) then a slow taper should work. If they have a true addiction problem then they should be assessed by an addictionologist (http://www.Asam.Org) and follow the treatment recommendations. Addiction is a much more serious and potentially fatal problem than physical dependence. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: Percocet addiction?

Addiction. Addiction is more politically correctly called drug diversion. Any use of a medication that is sedative, analgesic or has depressive or stimulating brain effects, if used without proper indication may be called addiction. Doing unnatural activities to gain a drug is also addiction (taking a gun to doctors office, stealing drugs etc) Read more...

Can Suboxone be used for percocet addiction?

Yes. Suboxone can be used to treat Percocet and all other (pure) opioid containing medications. Read more...
Yes. The drug contained in suboxone is called Buprenorphine (bupe). Bupe is by itself an opiate and can be addictive. Bupe is used as opiate replacement therapy and is part of the harm reduction model as opposed to the abstinence model. Percocet contains oxycodone which is also an opiate and can be very addictive. Bupe is used as a replacement for the oxycodone. Bupe is not a cure but does save lives. Read more...
Absolutely! Suboxone is used a great deal for Percocet (oxycodone + tylenol) addiction. It can help prevent the physical and mental withdrawal symptoms when a person stops using medications like percocet. Remember, suboxone is meant to be a maintenance medication, not for detox. Read more...

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...

My husband is starting his withdrawl from his vicodin/percocet addiction. Any tips?

Withdrawls. First I want you to know, Opioid withdrawal is not life threatening. Option 1, " Subboxan " .One has to be in some withdrawals before you get it. Option 2. Old treatment. Catapress, a blood pressure medication is most helpful. Some aid to sleep like Trazadone, , Seroquel (quetiapine). Some times Phenobarb in decreasing doses is also used. See your MD. Don't try anything on your own . Read more...

I need some tips on how to handle percocet addiction?

Tough situation. But I am happy that you realize it is a problem and congratulations on that step! try cutting down slowly, even ten percent per week will get you down to a tolerable level to stop; cold turkey will be harder. Consider other medications as step-down medications and you can speak with your prescriber about these. Keep busy. Try to avoid benzodiazepines to cover symptoms. Good luck, you can do it! Read more...