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Murrieta, CA
A 34-year-old male asked:

I was prescribed lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) for opiate withdrawal. i just found out that it is technically an opiate. will it set me back in my detox?

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Dr. Sam Sugar
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Unknown: It is mild opiate with low analgesic effect, but any opiate can upset your recovrt.
Last updated Oct 17, 2016

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