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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Blaine Messing
26 years experience Addiction Medicine
Suboxone : Oxycodone withdrawal is best treated with a medicine called suboxone. It removes the feelings and symptoms of withdrawal and cravings to use oxycodone ... Read More
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Dr. Geoffrey Ndeto
45 years experience Anesthesiology
Support care + meds.: Supportive care and use of Clonidine is essential for control of acute symptoms ie anxiety, sweating , agitation etc. Use of subutex( opiate agonist/a ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
Possible withdrawal: Over 4 days without medicine, it is possible to have withdrawal symptoms. It may help if you cut your tablets in half to make them last a little long ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
47 years experience Medical Oncology
Depends: If you're taking Suboxone to treat opiod drug addiction, you should wait until you experience some signs of withdrawal, then begin it. If you're taki ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Do nothing foolish!: Ask both doctors to help with the gap - ask a pharmacist too. If you need to do it on your own, plan to have a caring person nearby - set up the most ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Specialist: Consult a pain management specialist to see if you're experiencing true withdrawal symptoms and also to get guidance on proper tapering off suboxone.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marcie Berman
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Supervision!: You need to be doing,this,under,the supervision of a doctor. If you have suboxone, you should have a doctor that prescribed it. If you don't, find o ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Shukhman
31 years experience Addiction Medicine
Most likely: officially, you need to wait at least 24 hours. Practically, many people do it and even earlier. Legally, you need to do it in the presence of your do ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Not likely: They are close cousins, but it depends on the doses of either/both drugs. If a person were taking 8 vicodin per day, and tried to replace it with 2 P ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. William Newton
19 years experience Pain Management
Potentially: Not common. Opioid withdrawal usually results in flu like symptoms that usually resolve in a few days. The symptoms are rarely life threatening.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
If addictions: Run in your family, you could be hypersensitive to drugs or alcohol and become addicted very rapidly. Every person's tolerance level to drugs is diffe ... Read More

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