Understanding Heroin Withdrawal Symptoms – What to Expect and How to Manage

What is Heroin?

Overview of Heroin Withdrawal Symptoms 

  • addiction
  • abscesses and infections
  • endocarditis (inflammation of the heart)
  • pneumonia
  • collapsed veins

Signs and Symptoms of Heroin Withdrawal

How to Manage Heroin Withdrawal Symptoms 

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

What medications?

For use during opiate detoxification, long-acting intramuscular depot naltrexone (Vivitrol) is potentially a possibility.

Treatment for Heroin Addiction

In terms of treating addiction, there is no one size fits all solution. Optimizing your chances of long-term recovery requires individualized care. It takes into account a lot of the issues that can affect your ability to recover from addiction, such as your ethnicity, gender, age and culture. It also considers your medical, psychological, social, vocational and legal issues.

Behavioral Therapies

Get Help for Heroin Addiction

If you or a loved one are struggling with heroin addiction, you should seek professional help straight away. Give Luxe Recovery a call to discuss the situation and the treatment options available. 

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