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does meth help with opiate withdrawal

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Accupril (quinapril): This is used for high blood pressure. It will not address opioid withdrawal.
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe another BP med: Clonidine, a medication used for high blood pressure, is helpful in treating withdrawal from opiates, nicotine and marijuana. Maybe that was what you ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
40 years experience Psychiatry
No: Not credible evidence.
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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Define "help": Opiate withdrawal's tough & can be dangerous if not supervised. You'll have to be more specific on the word "help?" It can attenuate symptoms but ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fietsam
35 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Some relief.: Opiate withdrawal has anxiety, nausea, restlessness, muscle cramps, and diarrhea associated with it. Clonazepam will help reduce anxiety and restlessn ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
19 years experience Psychiatry
It can be: Clonidine is an older blood pressure medication that is used off-label for a number of other reasons, including opiate withdrawal. It is non-addictive ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Kratom: Kratom has no pain relieving effects. In low amounts it stimulates and in higher amounts it causes sedation. It will note help with opioid withdrawal ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reginald Gohh
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: Catapres (clonidine) helps with opiate withdrawal symptoms by reducing the sympathetic nervous system (which results in a rapid heart rate and elevate ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Seek help: opiod withdrawals can be very severe. Most self directed efforts at quitting cold turkey with counselling are unsuccessful. Certian meds can help cont ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lewis Margolis
48 years experience Anesthesiology
Support Group!: Most successful withdrawals involve a support group and medical assistance from an experienced M.D. With expertise in drug addiction. An inpatient s ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
37 years experience Pain Management
Opiate withdrawal: The key to avoiding severe withdrawal sympts is gradual tapering. For high dose opiates, usually reducing the dose by 25% every week would help. Drugs ... Read More

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