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For what length of time before opiate withdrawal anxiety/agitation/lack of motivation wears off?

For what length of time before opiate withdrawal anxiety/agitation/lack of motivation wears off?

Every person is: Different. Some of the symptoms you are describing may have been in existence before you began abusing opiates. You need to be working with a therapist who specializes in addictions to help you learn how to handle anxiety. Aggitation and lack of motivation. Also self help support groups like aa and na will help you stay clean and sober. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Gilly
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Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome (Definition)

A set of symptoms seen when one reduces or stops alcohol consumption after prolonged periods of excessive alcohol intake. It is due to the central nervous system being ...Read more


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For what length of time do hallucinations last from alcohol detox?

For what length of time do hallucinations last from alcohol detox?

Call 911: If someone you know is hallucinating, call 911. This is very serious and they need medical attention right away. Death can ensure from alcohol withdrawal, which is more serious than narcotic withdrawal. ...Read more

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What's the length of physical withdrawal symptoms from heroin, and which is worse-heroin, suboxone, of methadone-in terms of withdrawal duration and intensity?

What's the length of physical withdrawal symptoms from heroin,  and which is worse-heroin,  suboxone,  of methadone-in terms of withdrawal duration and intensity?

There is no 1 answer: because there is enormous variability between people and all of these opioids (and others). However, in general heroin and other short-acting drugs produce a 5-10 day acute withdrawal, usually worst at 24-72 hours and is VERY severe&then improves, but a post-acute withdrawal which is milder but can last months. Buprenorphine is milder than methadone;both peak at 72 hours but can last many weeks. ...Read more

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For what length of time do caffeine withdrawal spells last?

Sev days to 2 weeks: They normally resolve within two weeks after your last significant caffeine use. ...Read more

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What is the length of time expected for withdrawal from suboxone?

What is the length of time expected for withdrawal from suboxone?

Varies: Because of a long half life of 36 hours withdrawal lasts longer than withdrawal from a full opioid agonist like heroin or hydrocodone. Most patients feel the symptoms for 7 to 14 days after stopping the drug. Keep in mind that some withdrawal symptoms can start as you begin tapering off the medication. ...Read more

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For what length of time can alcohol poisoning last?

For what length of time can alcohol poisoning last?

Until death-call 911: If you suspect someone has alcohol poisoning (not just a hangover), call 911. This is very serious and they need emergency attention right away. Do not leave an unconscious person alone. ...Read more

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For what length of time are the effects of weed and alcohol on the brain?

Cannabis & etoh: Marijuana's effects usually last from one to three 3 hours. The issues with alcohol depends on how much you drank & how quickly - because the effect drops and your blood levels drop. ...Read more

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For what length of time do the effects of weed last?

For what length of time do the effects of weed last?

Cannabis: Marijuana's effects usually last from one to three 3 hours. However, some people who get psychiatric side effects from cannabis have them for a lifetime. ...Read more

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For what length of time do Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) withdrawal symptoms last?

For what length of time do Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) withdrawal symptoms last?

Wean off: Wean off vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) by 10 mg every third day until the dose goes down the lowest (20mg?). This will prevent the withdrawal. ...Read more

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Will the effects of overdose of progesterone gradually decrease with time?

Will the effects of overdose of progesterone gradually decrease with time?

Yes: You'd have to take a lot of Progesterone to overdose, as high doses are frequently given for patients undergoing chemotherapy, etc. But to answer your question, yes over time the effects of Progesterone do diminish. ...Read more

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What are the potential risks of taking high doses of tramadol in short periods of time 1-2 hours?

What are the potential risks of taking high doses of tramadol in short periods of time 1-2 hours?

Tramadol: Is a rather unique analgesic drug that is indicated for moderate to moderately severe pain. Although it binds to mu receptors, tramadol is not technically classified as an opioid analgesic. If abused, a medicine may cause some serious side effects and overdose. The symptoms are: loss of consciousness, difficulty breathing, slow-irregular heartbeat. Rec.: if concerned, check with your physician. ...Read more

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For what length of time do the harsh side effects of celexa (citalopram) persist?

For what length of time do the harsh side effects of celexa (citalopram) persist?

Weeks: The nausea and diarrhea often seen generally fade away in about 2 weeks. Overall when Celexa is compared with prozac, paxil, (paroxetine) and zoloft the winner is celexa. Fewer specific side effects, less interaction with other medications. ...Read more

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Can one-time usage of mdma cause social anxiety for extended periods of time?

Can one-time usage of mdma cause social anxiety for extended periods of time?

Yes, in some: Mdma affects serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine, leading to other effects as well. The surge of serotonin can deplete the brain of serotonin -- resulting in negative after-effects like confusion, anxiety, depression, sleep problems, etc. These may last for days or weeks afterwards. It's impossible to know the true or complete contents of what you took, making results more unpredictable. ...Read more

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What length of time does cocaine last in your system?

What length of time does cocaine last in your system?

Long enough: Long enough for you to test positive on a urine drug screen and lose your job leading to more Cocaine use. Stay away from drugs. Go to na or aa. ...Read more

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What are the health effects of drinking alcohol every day?

What are the health effects of drinking alcohol every day?

In Limited Quanity: Red wine is known for its beneficial effects on heart and vascular functioning. A 4 ounce glass a day is quite adequate to achieve this goal. There are calming effects of alcohol in general in small amounts, but more larger amounts and frequency can be deadly. ...Read more

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For what length of time can withdrawal syptoms from percocet last?

For what length of time can withdrawal syptoms from percocet last?

Time: It depends on how long you were taking them , and the dose you were taking. Withdrawl , if you are "cold turkey" without any drug, is severe for 1-2 weeks , and diminishes after that. If you were on a high dose, or experience severe symptoms such as confusion, high fever, convulsions, rapid heartbeat, fainting, diarrhea- get to er. Suboxone may help you get off meds safely. ...Read more

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What is the statistical distribution of time of human birth (time of day, not weeks)?

What is the statistical distribution of time of human birth (time of day, not weeks)?

Interesting: It seems to be 12am-6am but that is anecdotal. There is research from the 1980s which shows increase in spontaneous labor as well as ruptured membranes during the full moon. Not sure if this statistic has been done as far as the bell curve for time of delivery in spontaneous labor. ...Read more

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What are normal after effects of mixing alcohol and weed for the first time?

What are normal after effects of mixing alcohol and weed for the first time?

Not recommended: Per Drugs.Com drug interaction checker, mixing alcohol and cannabis "can increase nervous system side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment." ...Read more

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What're the effects of alcohol during your menstrual cycle?

What're the effects of alcohol during your menstrual cycle?

Varies: Our reproductive system is controlled by a delicately balanced mechanism called the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis. The hypothalamus, which is part of the brain, the anterior pituitary gland and the testes in men or ovaries in women all produce hormones that we need for reproduction. Alcohol can interfere with the working of all three areas. It has also been linked to infertility. ...Read more