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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
No: There are no pharmacologic treatments for methamphetamine addiction.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Baker
13 years experience Neurology
Dopamine: I would seek out a certified addictions specialist. Some primary physicians and pain mgmt practitioners manage this.
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Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
15 years experience Psychiatry
Psychiatrist: This is mainstream psychiatry - ask your primary care doc for a referral.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Drug Withdrawal: First an addict coming off of meth and heroin needs to be observed during withdrawal. There is too much risk in detoxing without medical attention clo ... Read More
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You can try: It is best to find a treatment program that can help you and medically monitor you, involve you in a support network so you are not alone. Speak to yo ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Very difficult: This is a very difficult combination of problems, and would need a dual diagnosis program to work with both bipolar disorder and meth addiction. They ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Can be effective: Effectiveness depends on many things, including the commitment of the patient. You need a program for "dual diagnosis" -- meaning they treat both the ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
29 years experience Psychiatry
Take The First Step: Methamphetamine addiction is a formidable enemy that can be beaten, but not without hard work and dedication. Individuals using the 12-step method, a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Start w/your doctor: Meth addiction brings with it many health problems, including tooth decay, risk of hiv/aids, and hepatitis b & c. You may need an inpatient program. ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Home ket or go to: To the doctor.Crystal meth tests can be conducted with home test kits or urine and blood sample may be sent to a pathology laboratory for more accurat ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience Psychiatry
Addiction: A harmful pattern of use characterized by tolerance, withdrawal, using more of the substance than intended, persistent desire or unsuccessful attemp ... Read More
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