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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Ducate
Specializes in Psychiatry
Not life threatening: Heroin withdrawal is not life threatening but extremely uncomfortable. It can cause pain, nausea, sweating, and severe anxiety. It can be treated with ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Detoxification: Is a therapeutic steps to help you withdraw from using the drug as quickly and safely as possible. Withdrawal side effects of heroin can range from r ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
27 years experience Family Medicine
Usually 72 hrs: The peak of withdraw usually occurs within the first 72 hours, gradually tapering over 5 to 7 days. A few patients withdraw over months, but this is ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
43 years experience Addiction Medicine
Days to weeks: Acute withdrawal (the flu like symptoms) last one to three days. Protracted abstinence may be accompanied by severe craving for heroin for weeks to m ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dheeraj Raina
29 years experience Psychiatry
Out of frying pan...: ...Into the fire. Roxycodone will work for heroin withdrawal because it is another opioid. However, it's kind of like using brandy to manage vodka wit ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Front
27 years experience Clinical Psychology
Worst flu x 1,000: Most people coming off opiates experience body aches, chills, nausea & cramping, & other "flu-like" symptoms, but much worse that actual flu. Leg res ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Gilly
39 years experience Addiction Medicine
There are many...: One would be an orthomolecular approach, using anti-oxidants, vitamin c, b complex, minerals, and amino acids.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Tripp
15 years experience Psychiatry
Differences: Cocaine results in irritability, depression, anxiety. Heroin withdrawal results in anxiety, restlessness, diarrhea, muscle aches, and flu like symptom ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Under: medical supervision.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Mackinnon
33 years experience Anesthesiology
Heroin withdrawal: "withdrawal" per se refers to the symptoms which occur upon abrupt removal of a chemical to which one has become "dependent" upon. In the case of her ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dheeraj Raina
29 years experience Psychiatry
2 choices: Choice is either to treat opioid withdrawal with a short taper of methadone/suboxone or to use a combination of different meds for different opioid wi ... Read More
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