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Detoxification is the physiological or medicinal removal of toxic substances from a living organism, including the human body.
Detoxification, detoxication or detox may also refer to:
Medicine and science
- Alcohol detoxification is the medical treatment for alcohol dependence through the abrupt cessation of alcohol intake, often coupled with substitution of cross-tolerant drugs that have effects similar that of alcohol so as to prevent alcohol withdrawal
- Drug detoxification is the intervention in a case of physical dependence to a drug; the process and experience of a withdrawal syndrome; and any of various treatments for acute drug overdose
- Heavy metal detoxification is the removal of metallic toxic substances from the body
- Chelation therapy, a form of heavy metal detoxification, is a medical technique involving the administration of chelating agents to remove heavy metals from the body
- Drug metabolism, xenobiotic metabolism or xenobiotic detoxification is the process of metabolising a toxic substance into a less toxic or more easily excreted substance within a biological organism
- Environmental remediation, detoxification of environmental pollutants, is the breaking down, removal and/or cleansing of toxic substances form the environment such as after soil or water contamination.
- Detoxification (alternative medicine) is the use of unscientific treatments purported to assist the body in removing unspecified "toxins"
- Digital detox is a period of time when an individual refrains from using electronic connecting devices such as smartphones and computers.
- Detox, the working title for Dr. Dre's album Compton
- Detox (Treble Charger album), a 2002 album released by Treble Charger
- "Detox" (song), a 2008 song by punk rock band Millencolin
- "Detox", a song released in 1997 by Canadian extreme metal band Strapping Young Lad
- "Detox" (House), a 2005 episode of the medical drama House
- Detox Icunt (born 1985), American drag queen and reality television personality
- D-Tox, a 2002 film starring Sylvester Stallone