A 30-year-old female asked:
I'm detoxing myself from very large amount of heroin. any suggestions on how to make the withdrawals not so hellish?? and suboxone isn't a option pls
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Psychiatry 15 years experience
Why do it alone?: Opiate withdrawal is definitely one of the most painful withdrawal experiences anyone can go through. I would really recommend you go into a detox and get professional assistance. Going it alone will be uncomfortable and painful for you. If you must do it alone, prepare for nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and muscle aches. Check your vital signs regularly and please go to your nearest ER for help.
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