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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Nicotine Withdrawal

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Doctors, what are the effects of nicotine withdrawal?

Doctors, what are the effects of nicotine withdrawal?

They vary a lot: But most people get some version of "nicotine fits" - anxiety, agitation, short-temper, difficulty concentrating and strong cravings for a cigarette. Sleep may be adversely impacted, and there may be decreased mood to the point of clinical depression. Nicotine replacement therapy or Chantix (varenicline) can signicantly decrease these symptoms, as can bupropion (zyban, wellbutrin). Support help! ...Read more

Nicotine Withdrawal/Cessation Of Smoking (Definition)

The set of distressing physical symptoms that occur when you stop using an addictive substance like cigarettes (which contain nicotine). ...Read more


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What are symptoms of alcohol withdrawal?

What are symptoms of alcohol withdrawal?

The 'shakes': Or tremor, increased sweating, high pulse rate and blood pressure, anxiety, insomnia, headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, shaking chills and/or sweats, perceptual distortions (hallucinations) involving sight, sound and smell (and touch), seizures and a profound delirium involving all the above symptoms put together, combined with agitation, global confusion and fused hallucinations(dt's).Enough? ...Read more

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Can nicotine withdrawal cause dizziness?

Definitely: Nicotine is a potent drug. Chronic abuse of cigarettes cause addition to nicotine. Stopping smoking will produce withdrawal effects. Anxiety, dizziness, and agitation can be signs of withdrawal. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of alcohol withdrawal?

What are the main symptoms of alcohol withdrawal?

See below: Tromors and irritability, high blood pressure and pulse, nasea and vomiting. When extreme- hallucinations , confusion, seizures. ...Read more

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What are typical symptoms of nicotine addiction?

What are typical symptoms of nicotine addiction?

Lots: First, if you find a cigarette in your hands, that is a good sign ;-) seriously, nicotine withdrawal causes irritability, strong cravings, high blood pressure, and rapid heart rate. If you wake up in the morning craving a cig, the addiction is stronger. Smoking cessation requires beating both the addiction and the habit. They are different, and both can be hard to break, but it can be done. ...Read more

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Symptoms of tobacco overdose?

Symptoms of tobacco overdose?

SERIOUS STUFF: Symptoms of a nicotine overdose can include: headache, vomiting, agitation, rapid respiration or respiratory arrest, muscle twitching, drooling, fainting, tachycardia followed by bradycardia, increased blood pressure followed by drop in blood pressure, seizures & coma. ...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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What are the causes of addiction from tobacco?

What are the causes of addiction from tobacco?

RECEPTOR ATTACHMENT: The drugs that can lead to addiction and abuse are the ones that have a very immediate effect on how you feel. So there is a link between the drug and euphoria or sedation or relaxation etc. The quicker this happens the more potential for addiction like smoking is very rapid absorption into the bloodstream through the lungs. The effects are short lasting however and so you have to smoke again. ...Read more

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What are the effects of smoking Suboxone or methadone?

What are the effects of smoking Suboxone or methadone?

Don't: Neither substance should have a high effect when smoked/burned. On the other hand, the things that go to make a pill aren't meant to be inhaled and are liable to cause irritation to mouth, throat and lungs. ...Read more

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What are common signs of alcohol withdrawal?

What are common signs of alcohol withdrawal?

See below: Blackoutt, light and noise sensitivity, anxiety, tremors are a dew. ...Read more

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What causes nicotine addiction?

What causes nicotine addiction?

RECEPTOR ATTACHMENT: The drugs that can lead to addiction and abuse are the ones that have a very immediate effect on how you feel. So there is a link between the drug and euphoria or sedation or relaxation etc. The quicker this happens the more potential for addiction like smoking is very rapid absorption into the bloodstream through the lungs. The effects are short lasting however and so you have to smoke again. ...Read more

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Can pain relievers reduce some of the symptoms of withdrawal from nicotine?

Can pain relievers reduce some of the symptoms of withdrawal from nicotine?

No : Opioids should not be use for nicotine withdrawal. You can try reducing your bodies dependence on nicotine by using smaller amounts of nicotine in patches or gum. Chantix works wonders for patients highly dependent on nicotine. It is available with a prescription from your doctor. Some patients don't tolerate it well but the ones that do are amazed at the results. ...Read more

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Can caffeine withdrawal cause shortness of breath?

Can caffeine withdrawal cause shortness of breath?

Caffeine withdrawal: Caffeine withdrawal can often lead to feelings of sluggishness, headache, aches and pains like the flu, difficulty concentrating, etc. Also it can lead to anxiety, which can cause sensations of being short of breath. Caffeine is legal, but is still a habituating drug -- meaning it does cause a withdrawal syndrome when stopped suddenly. http://tinyurl.com/cdeupo. ...Read more

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What are withdrawal effects of clonazepam?

What are withdrawal effects of clonazepam?

Mild to serious ....: If you been user of Clonazepam for while - should not stop abruptly but rather taper off . Sudden withdraw can cause agitation, dysphoria, confusion, hallucinations, psychoss, sensory disturbances or seizures, muscle twitching, stomach upset, rapid heartbeat.... Consult your doc how to do it safely ...Read more

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What are the day-by-day quitting smoking withdrawal symptoms?

Headaches/nausea: Firs few days you may feel hedache and anxiety tingling in hands&feet sweating cold symptoms irritability nasea insomnia mental confusion depression craving for nicotine helplesness. ...Read more

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What are the possible side effects of caffeine addiction?

What are the possible side effects of caffeine addiction?

As any other...: Caffeine addiction brings dependence problems as any other addiction. If it does affect your life- address this issue asap. Decrease the amount slowly over the course of several weeks( depends on the amount you are consuming now), in order to avoid caffeine withdrawal symptoms- headaches, irritability, low energy, poor concentration. ...Read more

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What are the withdrawal symptoms from crack cocaine addiction?

Crack withdrawal: Involves depression, irritability, extreme fatigue, anxiety, intense craving for the substance and even paychosis. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of alcohol dependence?

Step One of AA: We admitted we were powerless over alcohol— that our lives had become unmanageable. To learn more, you might consider attending a meeting of aa. ...Read more

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Nicotine (Definition)

Nicotine is a stimulant drug found in cigarettes and is the ...Read more