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We know about opiates and opioids. We know that once someone has experienced their power to address physical or psychological pain, there is no way back. We know that the road from addiction to sobriety is difficult and long, whereas the road leading to addiction is quick and simple. We know that maintenance drugs, particularly buprenorphine, have some advantages over street opiates in terms of overdose risk. We also know that they are the same in terms of side effects and they keep an individual firmly positioned in the opiate world, a world where oxycodone and heroin still rule. But we have a way out.
Naltrexone is an opiate antagonist, meaning that it completely blocks the effects of opiates and opioids and it has even proven effective for treating alcohol and methamphetamine addictions. There are a number of naltrexone options available in the United States, but none last longer than two months. Two months is often not enough time for an addict to make the necessary psychological, lifestyle, and emotional changes for long term recovery.
The O’Neil Long Acting Naltrexone Implant (OLANI) is the solution. At the Naltrexone Implant Center our physicians and staff members are all highly experienced, trained, and knowledgeable in addiction recovery and in our implant process. Our staff prides itself on ensuring our patients receive the highest quality of care to ensure the highest success rate possible. Our physicians are ready and willing to provide you with any answers you might need, as well as to help prepare you for the implant process. We will take care of your physical and emotional health to ensure that your road to recovery goes as smoothly as possible. Once you leave the Naltrexone Implant Center, our counselors are always available via Facebook, WhatsApp, and Skype to offer you support and guidance.
The Naltrexone Implant Center, located in the beautiful Bahamas, is a safe haven to our patients. We believe that in order to break free from your addiction, you must first break free of the environment in which your drug and alcohol use took place. Our center is the perfect setting to reset your life and focus on your recovery. Our treatment facility is designed to provide you with a safe and comfortable setting tobegin your journey to recovery.
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The OLANI has been shown to last over five times longer than other implants that are on the market. Dr. O’Neil’s implant has now been used by over 8,000 patients to help combat opiate, opioid, alcohol, methamphetamine, and poly-drug addictions.
While the patient is under a local anesthetic, the physician makes a small incision below the beltline of each patient and carefully place an OLANI beneath the skin. Once implanted, the OLANI will begin to break down naltrexone, releasing a steady and accurate low dosage into the body for plus or minus one year. Naltrexone is effective in preventing relapses by binding to the opiate receptors and blocking opiates from having an effect. The implant reduces drug cravings drastically, while making drug usage unfulfilling by omitting the effects of the particular drug(s).
The O’Neil Long Acting Naltrexone Implant, otherwise known as the OLANI, was initially developed by Dr. George O’Neil. Dr. O’Neil recognized that in Australia, like in the United States, there were only two common treatments available for people who wished to be free of opiate addictions. One involved the use of methadone or buprenorphine, drugs which helped people “manage” their addictions through a regular dose of a synthetic opioid, keeping them dependent. The other was to go “cold turkey”, i.e. to abstain. He wasn’t comfortable with either approach.
When Dr. O’Neil began his search for alternatives the only form of naltrexone available was the daily dose. He witnessed the benefits that drug and alcohol addicts received when taking a regular dosage of naltrexone, however he sought a solution to the problems associated with patients failing to take their daily oral naltrexone pills. Daily oral naltrexone worked well as an opiate antagonist (though at a higher dose than is necessary), but relapses were still common because it was too easy to simply quit taking it.
When Dr. O’Neil first began his research, implants had already been developed in both Russia and the United States that released doses of Naltrexone over a sixty day period. The variability of the amount of naltrexone can create negative side effects, such as anxiety and depression. While Dr. O’Neil admired these innovative implants, he believed that for recovering addicts to be successful, the implant would need to last longer than sixty days and he wanted to find a way to eliminate those side effects. This is why Dr. O’Neil developed the OLANI.
Working with the same polymers used to make biodegradable surgical screws, Dr. O’Neil made an implant that offers a much steadier low dose for five times longer than other implants available on the market.
What Our Clients Say
We love all of our customers and are so proud of the progress and effort they are putting into recovering from their addictions. At the Naltrexone Implant Center we are dedicating to helping our clients reach their goals and beat their addictions, which is why we love hearing their positive feedback! Here are just a few of the things our customers are saying about us.
My first year with the O’ Neil implant.
Coming to find out about Dr. O’Neils implant was the result of total desperation. I was using 2+ grams of heroin daily and every second of my life was miserable. I didn’t look forward to anything, my entire existence revolved around my dealer.
I had tried oral naltrexone in the past but I simply diverted it and lacked the motivation and will power at the time to take my medication instead of using. Later, I tried vivitrol with some success but quickly discovered it wore off about a week to a week and a half early. My cravings would return and during that last week I would end up on a bender of sorts. I decided after several months to try the two month implant. My initial response was positive but again, the medication did not last two months and several weeks prior to my next appointment cravings would return and relapse would follow.
I started doing research with my mom and we found out about Dr. O’Neil. I read about his implant, called the Olani that claimed to last a year. This seemed to be the best option for me. I wanted to feel protected for more then 6 weeks. I also didn’t want to keep having outpatient surgery every other month and having to take strong antibiotics was seriously disrupting my system.
Much to our disappointment we found out that the Olani implant was not available in the USA. My mom found a number for The Naltrexone Implant Center, located in Nassau, Bahamas. The next week we were on a plane. We met Ian at the airport and I had my implant the following day. Within 24 hours I noticed that I had absolutely zero cravings. The doctor who performed the procedure was very skilled and I healed very quickly. I returned home and started to rebuild my life. With every other implant or shot or pill I had taken in the past I would end up using, successfully, about halfway through. I really expected to experience a recurrence in cravings after 6 months based on my experience with other naltrexone products. However, that was not the case.
I celebrated a year of sobriety with a second implant from Nassau. I have noticed so many positive effects that I can’t attribute to anything other then the implant. My mood was uplifted, I didn’t have that deep sense of longing for opiates anymore. I truly felt free, and I felt hope. There was no clinic to visit every day, week or month. I was simply just ok. I was and still am happy. I am now two years out from using heroin. I feel stronger then I’ve felt in the past and I’ve been able to make progress in my life and pursue my goals. I believe in this product and I wish it was easier to access in the United States. Currently clinical trials are taking place, which is great but I can’t help but wonder how many people will loose their battle with addiction while those trials are being completed.