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Opiate Detox


Opiates and opioids, whether prescribed or bought illicitly, are taking lives all too often. For those that want to stop the dependence on these drugs, there is a safe, effective and comfortable way off these – under medically-managed withdrawal at Novus.

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Opiates are today’s hidden danger, a drug that creeps up on the user and goes beyond dependency to the horrors of full-blown addiction. Derived from the opium plant, offshoots of this most dangerous drug include morphine, codeine and heroin. Opioids are the synthetic sister which forms the narcotic ingredients of drugs like OxyContin, Vicodin and Percocet.

These drugs are all a form of anesthetic — drugs that desensitize pain. Obviously there are valuable uses, especially when one is in for surgery or after a painful accident. While these should be short-term solutions, practitioners dispense them much too readily and patients can abuse them to the point of addiction.


Unfortunately, opiate/opioid users find that they continually have to increase the dosage to handle the pain and get any sort of relief. Regrettably this occurs more often than you would think.

  • What happens is that the opioid receptors became less sensitive to the opioids, and larger doses are required to achieve the same stimulation of the receptors which will then produce enough endorphins to control the pain.
  • This drug tolerance is a common occurrence with certain types of drugs especially opiates/opioids.
  • Additionally, there is a growing consensus among medical professionals that continued use of opioids like OxyContin will actually increase the pain. Learn more.


Fortunately, opiate abuse can be effectively treated, safely and comfortably with Novus Medical Detox® innovative and proven procedures.

  • We don’t treat you like an addict
  • Our innovative proprietary opiate detox protocols provide the most comfortable, safe and effective detox available
  • Our state-of-the-art Medical Detox facilities and experienced medical staff have the highest success rate obtainable

There is hope for a new life. Call to speak to one of our experienced & caring detox advisors today!
Why Novus? Novus Medical Detox® Center, because we truly understand drug and alcohol addiction, we employ the latest technology with true compassion to help every patient get through their drug or alcohol withdrawal more painlessly than they ever imagined. Learn more.
Opiate Detox Success Find out what others have experienced while detoxing from Opiate at Novus Medical Detox® Center. “I am so glad I made the decision to come here. I feel so much better about myself. I look better and it also makes my family happy. But, I did this for me…” Learn more.

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