Rapid Opiate Detox FAQ

Questions and Answers on Rapid Heroin (Methadone and other opioids) Detox

What does a pain free and comfortable opiate detoxification mean?

According to the questionnaire results, 96% of our patients don't experience any withdrawal symptoms. The patients go through an easy and comfortable transition to a drug free state within their body. The other 4% might be mildly indisposed and may feel insignificant symptoms of chills and cold. We don't allow patients to suffer pain, nausea, vomiting or diarrhoea. The patients receive anti depression and anti-insomnia therapy as well.

What am I going to feel during and after the detox procedure?

You will be sleeping for several hours during the heroin detox process, and you won't feel any withdrawal symptoms. When you wake up, you will be feeling relaxed and sleepy. Within only a few hours, you will be fully functional and you will be able to eat. In the evening, you will receive a night therapy to be able to sleep normally.

What happens over the following days?

Although the body will continue cleansing itself from the insignificant remains of drugs molecules, you will be receiving a prophylactic therapy and you will feel comfortable. Should you feel the smallest signs of discomfort, inform the doctor and you will receive adequate medical assistance.
Afterwards, you'll take the drug tests to make sure that your body is 100% drug free. That will be the end of your opiate detox and the beginning of abstinence. In case you would like to make use of relapse protection, you can start with Naltrexone maintenance.

What does an uncomfortable opiate detox mean and what could cause it? How to avoid it?

Mild withdrawal symptoms might occur in cases when a patient says that their daily drug intake is lower than it really is as such incorrect information results in planning insufficient prophylactic therapy during the detoxification process.
This can also happen in cases where a patient keeps to themselves about some other substance intake (such as methadone, suboxone, morphine sulphates, benzodiazepines, cocaine etc.). In such cases, it is necessary to modify and intensify the treatment.
Please report all health issues during preliminary diagnostic before coming to the Opiate Detox Clinic.

What does a safe rapid heroin detox mean? What kind of risks are involved and how can they be avoided?

A safe opioid detoxification is not only a comfortable treatment, but it provides adequate protection of the brain and other organs from overpressure during the rapid detoxification from opiate and opioid drugs. To avoid the risks, it is necessary to plan in detail, make all necessary preparations and carry out the whole detoxification programme accurately. The medical team must be experienced and specialized in this area of medicine. Modern pharmacological technologies and the right strategy will not allow development of some risks during the Heroin Detox. We protect you from hard palpitation, high blood pressure, vomiting, and respiration problems during the detoxification process

How can you check that the body is fully clean and ready for Naltrexone induction? Will I be feeling ill after Naltrexone implant insertion?

The screening of the detoxification process results takes place several times at the end of the treatment programme. After the programme is finished, the doctor will make sure that the body is 100% drugs free, and that there aren't any reactions to Naltrexone. Only then it is possible to insert a Naltrexone depot pellet under the skin or to give an intramuscular Naltrexone depot injection, or to take Naltrexone orally on daily basis. The psychosomatic condition of the patient will then stay good and stable.

What is the difference between heroin and methadone detox?

Opioid detoxification lasts longer: detox from methadone, buprenorphine, (subutex, suboxone), morphine sulphate (substitol, compensan etc.) is a more demanding treatment program. Comfortable methadone detoxification takes not less than 9 days.

What happens when Naltrexone implant insertion takes place?

A Naltrexone depot pellet is best inserted immediately after the painless opiate detoxification and the detox results tests.

What difficulties can I expect after the detox?

Firstly, intensification and manifestation of the latent physical and psychological disorders, which used to be concealed by drugs (toothache, heart and lungs condition, depression etc.)
Secondly, psychological withdrawal symptoms: sleeplessness, blues, irritability, aggressiveness, transit, mental pains, drug cravings.
To avoid sleeplessness, mood swings etc. in the early period of adaptation; we offer you a supply of follow-up medications.

What does a detoxification from other substances look like?

It's a rather complex and delicate process. Heroin, methadone, valium, alcohol, cocaine etc. might cause specific problems, in different combinations, during the detox. We requires exact and precise information about the daily substance intake. Additional medical procedures and medicines will be required as necessary.

What is the difference between your detox methods and others?

We offer a totally painless detox, tailor-made for each patient individually and provided by a team of medical doctors who specialise in different medical areas. The programme is provided at the lowest cost available in Europe.

How much does heroin detox cost?

From 999 pounds (including 24h medical monitoring, 3 meals a day, medications, doctors' fees.

Is it possible to get a refund for medical services?

Yes, this can be done prior to the beginning of the medical procedure (if client changes their mind, cancels the procedure or decides to postpone it). However, after the medical detox process had already started, no refund is possible.