Codeine is an opiate drug, meaning that the whole process of leaving this addiction isn’t straightforward; there are both the mental and physical aspects of this addiction to take into consideration.
Without medical supervision, a Codeine detox is not easy due to the many side effects, these may include stomach cramps, agitation, irritability and sweating to name a few. The symptoms begin within hours of the last dose of codeine; they are at their greatest after a few days and can last as long as a few weeks.
The use of Subutex is very common in a codeine detox process; this should only be used in a medically managed environment, and is usually teamed with the tapering down process, this medication will allow users to cease their physical dependence to Codeine.
At Compare Rehab, we are able to advise and refer individuals to the most suitable codeine detox centre to deal with a codeine addiction / dependence. We are able to help individuals by also taking into account their personal circumstances.
Call us today to find the right codeine detox treatment for you.