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how long do nicotine withdrawal symptoms last?

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Dr. Charles Kaegi
Psychiatry 45 years experience
Days to weeks: Several days to several weeks depending on how much and how long the use has been and how sudden the cessation of use.

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A 24-year-old member asked:

Could I have withdrawal symptoms when I stop taking benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
No: Antihistamines are not considered addictive. Perhaps your experiencing the symptoms that you were previously treating.
A 22-year-old member asked:

Is oxycontin withdrawal painful?

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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes: You may experience moderate to severe stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting, cold sweats, headaches. You should not stop medication cold turkey.
A 34-year-old member asked:

Is it normal to have cataplexy when in withdrawal from ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate)?

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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 18 years experience
W/d from anticataple: Yes. Any anticataplectic agent when withdrawn can cause rebound cataplexy.
A 52-year-old member asked:

At what age will you see a child with autism display social withdrawal?

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Various ages: Autism is a "spectrum" disorder - that means there are various symptoms and varying times of onset and degrees of severeness that any particular child may show. Some autistic kids may present even as infants - not liking to be touched or cuddled, poor response to smiling, etc. Other kids may not be noticable until they go into society - such as daycare or school. It varies alot.
A 46-year-old female asked:

Are there difinite withdrawal symptoms when glucophage (metformin) is being weaned from the system?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
NOT REALLY: It does happen sometime when you diagnose a new patient with type 2 diabetes and start them on metformin as a first line drug as it is effective and cheap, but also advice diet and exercise and often it works and than you want to wean patients of metformin other times is when liver functions like creatinine level is high and you have to take of metformin and you stop without any ill effects.

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