ALCOHOL ADDICTION TREATMENT

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Dr. Patil DeAddiction center takes the following care for your treatment against

Addiction and its surgery

1.  MEDICATIONS

  • In the first phase, Oral Medications is given by doctor for few days and then patient is admitted in the hospital

2.  DETOXIFICATION

  • Detoxification is the second step towards the treatment
  • Detoxification is done in the hospital under supervision of  specialist doctor
  • The Process by which an alcohol or drug dependent person is helped to stop the use of the alcohol in a supervised manner
  • Detoxification is done in few days, depending on the predominant substance used and the severity of dependence.

3. OPERATIVE IMPLANT TREATMENT

  • In Third Phase Small operative procedure is done on the addict in where a implant is kept in the body which will release the drug for certain period.
  • An implant produces sensitivity to alcohol that results in a highly unpleasant reaction and may be life threatening some times when the patient under treatment ingests even small amounts of alcohol.

Procedure of operative implant

  • It is usually done with the help of our anesthetic and surgeon team. Implant is inserted through a 1 cm incision on the lower abdomen. Then implant is inserted 1 cm deep under the skin in abdomen muscles and wound is closed.

Advantages of Implants

  • Makes relapse almost impossible while the implant is effective.
  • Avoids the need to supervise makes it impossible to ‘forget’ to take Drug.
  • Reduces craving because there is no point in craving for what you can’t have.

Disadvantages of Implants

  • Involves (minor) surgery and a small scar with temporary tenderness and bruising.
  • Occasional local infection or inflammation of implant site, usually responding to antibiotics.
  • Initially more expensive than oral medicines.
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4. Counseling and psychotherapy

  • Patient and his family members counselling is done by our trained counselor and if required by psychiatrist.

5. Follow Up

  • At least one year follow up is required for complete cessation of alcohol. The success rate depends upon the patient and follow up.

Locate Us

Mumbai-Agra national Highway,Opp. Jatra Hotel,Uddhav Memorial Hospital Compound,Adgaon,Nasik-03