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Dr. Michael Parr

Addiction Medicine
Sacramento, CA
57 years experience male

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Michael S Pare MD INC

Sacramento, CA

Address

777 Campus Commons Rd #140, Sacramento, CA
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Wednesday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
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916-456-6008

Michael s Parr Md &Associates

Sacramento, CA

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Addiction Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

36 Answers
24 Agrees
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Avoidance: It is probably best to avoid alcohol. Depending on your medical condition, and dose of prednisone, it is beat to be clear headed.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Yes: It can show up on a quantitive special urine test if your doctor orders it.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Avoid it: Many people are sensitive to Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and the side effects. Drowsiness and disorientation may be cumulative with alcohol.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Ednter an answer sum: Depending on the amount you smoked, it likely will be positive for thc.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Unlikely: Ona standard 12 panel urine drug screen, ketamine is not tested. It would require a specific chromatography test for ketamine.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Urine test: Nicotine is tested by urine gas or liquid chromatography, a specific quantitative test for nicotine.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Seek medical help: There are symptomatic meds that can help. If this is a long term problem, see a certified, experienced buprenorphine(suboxone) provider.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
NO drinking: It sounds like your anxiety is related to your drinking. Pergaps you should discuss your drinking pattern with your prescribing md.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Unlikely: This is not likely. I would recommend seeing a neurologist for evaluation.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Elnter an answer sum: High consumption of alcohol may cause live problems, including swelling. See your doctor for an exam and lab work. Let your md know about your drink... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Safe during pregnanc: If you are on Methadone and pregnant, continue taking it. Methadone under supervision is safe to take. For many patients, Methadone doses increase, ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Complicated question: There are a variety of factors. How long and how much have you smoked? Nicotine addiction and withdrawal produces a wide variety of symptoms, gener... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Look elsewhere.: Check for other reasons. See your md re: ultrasound of gallbladder and liver. Check for medicines for refluf. Give the alcohol a rest!
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Question: I would ask him if he has started to drink, and consider testing for alcohol. Are there some emotional issues causing distress ?
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
-2-3 days: Methamhetamine should be metabolized in 48-72 hours. Why would your baby be exposed? Stop now.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Small amount: This is strictly dependent on the amount, and the effects of alcohol on you. Having a beer is not a problem.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Avoid both: Both are to be avoided with ulcers. Discuss your history with your physician.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Not enough info: Delivering 9-10 weeks early, I am wondering what other pregnancy and intrauterine issues are going on, i.e.: otyher drugs, other pregnancy issues. It... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
LEnter an answer sum: It requires a specific test for buprenorphine. This drug has a long half life, and may be detectable for up to 7 days.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
NO ALCOHOL: Get some assistance to stay abstinent. The same thing is likely to happen again.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Enter an answer sump: Consider getting lab for liver tests. Take a look at the negative consequences in your life from drinking! consider going to an aa meeting.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Be very careful: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be very sedating, as can alcohol. If you are taking benadryl, (diphenhydramine) don't drink alcohol.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Get help: In general, a relationship when a partner is using, ultimately has conflict. Try to get help for this very serious problem.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Ennter an answer sum: Best to avoid alcohol with any antibiotic treatment.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Get help: See a health care professional. There are a variety of medication for short term relief of symptoms. If this is a persistent recurrent problem, consi... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Nicotine is best identified on a quantitative urine toxicology specific for nicotine.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Uncertain: You may have some GI upset that is causing diaphragmatic irritation . The nerve from the diaphragm goes to the shoulder area. Best answer-stop drinki... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Treatment center: It sounds like you need to be in a safe facility, undergoing a medically supervised detox.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Methadone is correct: The important thing is to prevent withdrawal. Pregnancy is safe to use during pregnancy, when administered properly and you are using no other drugs.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
TEnter an answer sum: Campral may be started immediately. It is used to stop drinking alcohol. If that is not your goal, do not take it. This must be done under your doct... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Taper: Patients that stop maintenance before a year have a very high rate of relapse. Time to start a slow taper. I hope you are involved in other recovery... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Marijuana toxicolgy: In regular users it can be present up to 6 weeks. Quantitative testing will show decreasing concentrations.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
See below: Blackoutt, light and noise sensitivity, anxiety, tremors are a dew.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Are you seeing your provider regularly, and getting some counselling. At a year, you maty start a slow supervised taper.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Seek help: This would be a good time to see your md for an updated evaluation, and advice regarding medication.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
Addiction Medicine 57 years experience
Seek help: Try a supervised , slow progressive taper. Consider starting attending a gender specific 12 step group. Seek an experienced addiction medicine md or... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Parr is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Parr is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thanks for the heads up!

Awards

Top Addiction Specialist , Second Place, National - Summer
2013
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