Addiction Medication

Medications and devices can help reduce withdrawal from drug addiction symptoms during detoxification. Detoxification is not in itself as treatment, but only the beginning of the process. Person who do not receive any further treatment after detoxification usually resume their drug abuse habits. Medications are available for treatment of heroin and other prescribes pain relievers, nicotine and alcohol addiction. Scientists are developing other medications to treat stimulant such cocaine, methamphetamine and cannabis addiction. Person who use more than one drug, which is very common need treatment for all of the substances they use.