Do Not Do Recommendation

 
Accelerated detoxification, using opioid antagonists at lower doses to shorten detoxification, should not be routinely offered. This is because of the increased severity of withdrawal symptoms and the risks associated with the increased use of adjunctive medications.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:
Accelerated detoxification, using opioid antagonists at lower doses to shorten detoxification, should not be routinely offered. This is because of the increased severity of withdrawal symptoms and the risks associated with the increased use of adjunctive medications.
Interventions:
opiod antagonists

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Drug misuse: opioid detoxification (CG52)
Published date:
July 2007
Paragraph number:
1.3.3.4
Page number:
17

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