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What do you suggest if i have been off methadone for three days now i'm 32 can i get off it by myself ?

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Dr. Vikram Patel answered

Specializes in Pain Management

Depends: It depends on how much methadone you were taking. If you have already been without any methadone for 3 days and not have any withdrawal symptoms, you are already off of it. Congratulations..

Answered 8/11/2014

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Dr. Samuel Bayles answered

Specializes in Child Psychiatry

W/d: if you aren't in withdrawal then go with it. if you are in withdrawal you have options: 1. medical detox 2. buprehorphine/naloxone 3. na/aa 4. other medication that might help w/d: clonidine

Answered 8/11/2014

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