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how do i tackle opiate withdrawal?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
Supportive: Treatment involves supportive care and medications. The most commonly used medication, clonidine, primarily reduces anxiety, agitation, muscle aches, sweating, runny nose, and cramping. Other medications can treat vomiting and diarrhea. Buprenorphine (suptex) has been shown to work better than other medications for treating withdrawal from opiates, and it can shorten the length of detox.

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How can I cope with nicotine withdrawal?

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Replacement: There are a number o nicotine replacement products on the market. Talk to your doctor and figur out what is best for you.
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Does aromasin (exemestane) have any withdrawal effects?

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No: Aromasin (exemestane) is not a habit-forming drug. Therefore it typically does not have withdrawal effects.
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How can I reduce my withdrawal symptoms when I stop taking hydrocodone?

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Supportive Drugs: There are a variety of medications that can help with withdrawl symptoms such as Zofran (ondansetron) for nausea and Clonidine for agitation/irriation.
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Are there withdrawal effects from stopping prozac (fluoxetine)?

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Possibly: In theory Prozac (fluoxetine) is a long acting medication that takes weeks to completely get out of the body so that would make one less likely to experience withdrawal compared to other medications in its class. That being said, anything can happen to anyone.
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Can one experience withdrawal from an anti-biotic?

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Antibiotic: No - withdrawal is usually seen with opioid or illicit substance use.

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