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What is Fentanyl?

What is Fentanyl? Fentanyl is a potent, short-acting, rapid-onset synthetic opiate used to prevent and relieve moderate to severe pain.  It comes in a number of different forms with the following names:  Actiq, Sublimazine, Fentanyl, Fentanyl Lollipop, and Fentora.  Fentanyl acts to relieve pain by binding to the opiate receptors in the brain, which communicates …

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What is Alcohol?

What is Alcohol? Alcohol, often known as beer, wine, or hard liquor, is a is a drinkable liquid containing ethanol that is produced by means of distilling fermented, starches, grains, fruits, or vegetables. Alcohol has been used for centuries to celebrate, relax, and to provide a sense of well-being. Like many addictive drugs, Alcohol use …

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An Overview of Outpatient and Inpatient Detoxification

Alcohol detoxification can be defined as a period of medical treatment, usually including counseling, during which a person is helped to overcome physical and psychological dependence on alcohol (Chang and Kosten 1997). The immediate objectives of alcohol detoxification are to help the patient achieve a substancefree state, relieve the immediate symptoms of withdrawal, and treat …

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Outpatient Suboxone Detox Program

Subutex (Buprenorphine Sublingual Tablets) | Suboxone (Buprenorphine/Naloxone Sublingual Tablets) Outpatient Suboxone Detox Treatment Program is for individuals that are currently taking Suboxone® and have been on it for any extended period of time. Whether an individual is on a Suboxone® maintenance schedule or if Suboxone® abuse has led to Suboxone Addiction, a Suboxone Detox is …

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