What are things you can do to speed up an opiod detox? And how long does the detox last?
Not Medical Advice:
Buprenorphine can shorten the length of opiate detox and has been shown to work better than other medications for treating withdrawal. Enzymes, hydration, and nutrition may also help the opioid detox process.
The acute portion of opiate withdrawal typically lasts 3-5 days. Post Acute Withdrawal can last up to 6 months, but most effects dissipate after a month.
Some signs of withdrawal to opiates are: Muscle aches, Sweating, Runny nose, Diarrhea, Abdominal cramping, Nausea, and Vomiting. Symptoms usually start within 12 to 30 hours of the last opiate usage.
About 9% of the population is believed to misuse opiates over the course of their lifetime.