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Alcohol Withdrawal Day 2
Not recommended: The best thing is to seek help for alcohol withdrawal, which can be dangerous. Check with your doctor and get her/his recommendations for withdrawal treatment. Xanax (alprazolam) doesn't last as long in the body as valium or librium, and there could be a risk of seizures if it wears off and the alcohol withdrawal breaks through. Don't try this at home! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
How frequent are alcohol withdrawal seizures for a person who drinks two times a week but gets drunk?
I'm going through alcohol withdrawal. I'm on day 8 and feel terrible. But the symptoms come and go. It seems every other day i feel ok then it's back.?
Look for help: Alcohol can be difficult to handle especially because of risk of complications in your case you can experience protracted withdrawal which is common and has same time frame you are experiencing look for help before any complication. After this you will need support systems and medical follow up to avoid relapse. ...Read more
Yes it can...: Depending on how much you drink during a "binge" and how often you have binges, you can have alcohol withdrawal symptoms starting as soon as the first day after up to several days after. That is why bingeing on a regular basis is considered a form of alcoholism. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am taking Librium for alcohol withdrawal. Prescribtion is for 25mg. take 2 capsules every 6 hrs for 1 day. 2 every 8 hours day 2. 2 every 12 hours day 3. 2 every night at bedtime day 4. I can't funtion on this stuff. Tired, dizzy and somewhat lig
I'm going through alcohol withdrawal - nausea shaking. I'm on day ten. How long will they last and will a few drinks hurt / set me back?
Alcohol withdrawal: Alcohol withdrawal symptoms usually get worse within 48-72 hours after the last drink, and can persist for 2 weeks or longer sometimes. Yes, if you have a few drinks now, it could set you back. Part of the problem with alcohol dependency is inability to control how much you drink, once you start. See your physician about this; meds may help & you may also need some thiamine shots as well. ...Read more
If I drank six beers a day on average for six months straight, should I worry seriously about alcohol withdrawal? I take klonopin (clonazepam) for anxiety.
Psychological depend: No psysical but you are in the habit of having two &ay miss it when you quit paychologically ...Read more
How would I know?: without your telling me how much your are drinking and anything about your other medical history, no doctor could tell you. I assume you are worried because you are drinking regularly. If you experience anxiety, increased sweating, and (especially) "shakes" - tremor - particularly in the morning, or find you have to wake up in the middle of the night to drink, or early in the morning, then yes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer