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Pain medication? what are some ways to cut back on taking pain medication without feeling excessive withdrawl symptoms?

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Dr. Marshall Bedder answered

Specializes in Pain Management

Gradual: You should try and wean yourself by 20% a week which is very gradual, and should help to limit severity of withdrawal. You may need the assistance of your pcp who can prescribe non addictive medication to decrease any withdrawal symptoms as well.

Answered 10/4/2016

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