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What is the length of time expected for withdrawal from Suboxone

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Depalma
13 years experience Emergency Medicine
1 week: Symptoms usually peak around day 3, then subside until sometimes 1 week. In terms of substance, it is difficult to say. Withdrawing from a small amoun ... Read More
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
38 years experience Bariatrics
Heroin: Though people may think they get addicted to suboxone or methadone they are better than heroin . They are purer and mostly strictly prescribed and mon ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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There is no 1 answer: because there is enormous variability between people and all of these opioids (and others). However, in general heroin and other short-acting drugs p ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Lynch
37 years experience Family Medicine
Suboxone withdrawal: This is a very difficult question in my experience it varies extremely from several weeks to several months if nothing is done to lessen the symptoms ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
U can do it if U try: It's hard from 36 hrs after the last dose last for several weeks, even a few mths. Symptoms include muscle cramps and jerks, insomnia, diarrhea, swea ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Tapia
12 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: Many addiction experts would say that the length of withdrawal symptoms is correlated to the total length of opioid dependence multiplied to some exte ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience Psychiatry
About 7 -14 days: It varies. Some patients report symptoms of withdrawal lasting 3 to 4 weeks. Keep in mind that withdrawal symptoms begin from the time you start to ta ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Up to two week: For acute withdrawal but months or longer for limbic/emotional symptoms. Naltrexone shortens this time period.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Maples
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Depends: It all depends on how long you were on Methadone and what dosage you were taking. Methadone unfortunately stays in the body for a long time, so it ta ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Specializes in Addiction Medicine
Should not be: Suboxone lasts approximately 12 hours ( half-life) but it is common that we often dose thru the day mimicking the previous cycle . Urine toxicolog ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Probably never: You taper narcotics to avoid withdrawals. It sounds like if you have not had any yet, you probably will not.
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A female asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience Addiction Medicine
You need to: wait for 24 hours and you will experience the full withdrawal symptoms which will not go away no matter how much Suboxone you use, until it runs its ... Read More

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