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A 49-year-old female asked:

How many mg of roxycodone do i decrease per day. to taper off? im 49 yrs old female been on these for 13 years n up to 8 to 9 roxys a day 3030mg ir

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Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Opioid dependence: I'm afraid yours is no easy task. IT CAN BE DONE! But it may take a medically supervised detox. There are inpatient and a few good outpatient practices that can do this. That said.... you can try reducing your dose by 10-15% every 3 days. You will need a long, multi-week taper, and the end will be difficult to do alone. Get some help- and know that life after detox is worth working 4

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