Druglink article 2006 – Rapid detox under fire by Sam Hart

With its use of a short, sharp bombardment of drugs on patients, rapid opiate detoxification – which sparked fierce debate when it was used to treat three opiate users for a reality TV show – is the heavy artillery of the opiate treatment arsenal. Sam Hart reports on a quick fix for heroin addiction.

Rapid detox under fire (PDF)

Additional keywords: naltrexone