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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Supportive: Treatment involves supportive care and medications. The most commonly used medication, clonidine, primarily reduces anxiety, agitation, muscle aches, ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lewis Margolis
47 years experience in 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
36 years experience in 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
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Various: Early symptoms of withdrawal include: •agitation •anxiety •muscle aches •increased tearing •insomnia •runny nose •sweating •yawning late ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience in Psychiatry
Not pleasant : Some of the symptoms of opiate withdrawal can include cold sweats,  diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, body aches, anxiety, cravings, cramping, chills, tr ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
29 years experience in Psychiatry
Supportive Care: Treatment of acute opiate withdrawal involves medications and supportive care. Clonidine is commonly used to reduce anxiety, agitation, muscle aches, ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience in Psychiatry
Various meds: There are many meds used to target specific withdrawal symptoms. 2 meds that can be used are Suboxone and clonidine. Suboxone should be used only afte ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
39 years experience in Anesthesiology
Opiate withdrawsigns: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.Abdominal cramping back pain bone pain goose flesh involuntary kicking cravings for the drug insomnia duration is 5 t ... Read More
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