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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Rankin
24 years experience in ADHD and Autism
May take some time: Long term use of that med, and I would presume narcotics prior to that, can cause disruption to normal sleep cycle. You do not want to jump back into ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Tricky.: I see this a lot. Mostly what people refer to as withdrawal is not nausea/sweats/disabling cramps/diarrhea but very very slight versions of these with ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Quiting Opiates: Suboxone is used to help with addiction to opiates like oxycodone. Maybe you need to get yourself on a maintenance dose of Suboxone which you can then ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Suboxone & Psyche: Please see a doctor who specializes in additions. Guidance will help and also keep you safe. Later a clinical psychologist can help w/mental/emotion ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience in Pain Management
Depends: There is no answer. This is variable from patient to patient. Suboxone is used to help detox from opioid dependence and addiction. If successful, w ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Lynch
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Multiple addictions: To begin with you mentioned two legitimate therapeutic drugs and then two social drugs that you're addicted to. Booze ; nicotine are both serious add ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Yes: Do you think that if it didn't, anybody would go to it? However, unlike other medical treatments where success depends on the skill of the doctors/nu ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: It just is!
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
12 years experience in Psychiatry
Common: commonly can cause discontinuation syndrome. best to come off of it slowly. discuss this option with your physician as stopping it abruptly can lead t ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
See a specialist: In addiction treatment. The alcohol and Alprazolam need specialized treatment in order for you to safely withdraw. Adderal can simply be stopped, an ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Shukhman
30 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Yes: Sure, it is (was) a very common medication. If you are in il, call me. Most of the times, however, I use wellbutrin (bupropion) - less side effects, a ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
38 years experience in Neurology
No so fast: May be Methadone can get the person off heroin, which decrease mortality of street drug--but getting off Methadone is even more difficult and still hi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Because of the short half life and rapid onset, this particular drug is more reinforcing than the other benzos. If you are on Xanax (alprazolam) and ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Smoking: Not advised. Too many side effects.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Suppress withdrawl: The principal effects of Methadone maintenance are to relieve narcotic craving, suppress the abstinence syndrome, and block the euphoric effects assoc ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
34 years experience in Psychiatry
No research: There is no research Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) helping quitting Methadone see addiction counselor and psychiatrist.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Yes: the smoking ritual itself, whether cigarettes, pipes or tobacco produces a psychological dependency, and the nicotine is absorbed through the mucous m ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Slowly: Tapering off suboxone(a combination of 2 potent medicine in and of themselves) is something that should be done slowly; and under the guidance of an a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
42 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Buprenorphine helps: Cold turkey is the difficult path which may only result in relapse. Consult your physician about using Buprenorphine for detoxification and/or mainte ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Van norman
33 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes, but...: Weaning off methadone can also be done by a patient, careful, supervised reduction in methadone alone. That's certainly a cleaner way to move off all ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marthalee Walden
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Both!: It depends on what your body responds to the most. Both drugs are highly addictive and both are extremely difficult to stop using. One body may respon ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Many methods: The most important thing is a strong desire to quit. There are many strategies to help, from nicotine patches/gum & various pharmaceutical meds to ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Slowly: 1st of all - congratulations on quitting! Finding a good doctor to guide you thru it is best but if you need to do it on your own, go slowly. However ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Alcoholic: Consult your pcp. There are medications for detox & relapse prevention, along with aa meetings & rehab.

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