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Cocaine Withdrawal In Children
VERY!: Any withdrawal is very difficult! You should be in a rehab facility at least! As they are professionals trained to guide patients through the arduous process. ...Read more
Cocaine withdrawal: Best to take yourself to a rehab doctor specialist. This is a dangerous situation and you need professional help. Do not try to do this without professional support. ...Read more
Considering adopting a baby exposed to cocaine, heroin and methadone. What are the worst case scenarios from these exposures, besides withdrawals?
On considering helping this child. Any parenting brings w/it a future of unknowns. The risk of negatives increases w/a history such as the one you mention. This child MAY be at risk for more behavioral and mood problems than children w/out this history. Here is a link
http://www. Cbsnews. Com/news/moms-meth-use-during-pregnancy-causes-kids-behavioral-problems/
Peace and good health. ...Read more
No: Using Cocaine will just cause more problems and not relieve opiate withrawal. ...Read more
A study done showing cocaine can reduce opiate withdrawal significantly. Can you tell me more about this?
Too subjective to do:
People's reports of 'withdrawal' vs. Objective measurements (vital signs) - what a mess.
Heroin withdrawal is very painful/achy and people hate it- but it doesn't 'kill'. Yet a sudden withdrawal from alcohol could cause memory loss and seizures - far worse in my opinion. Depending on what you call extreme, I would say alcohol! ...Read more
Two ways.: Keep using it and die young or never use it again so you can't suffer withdrawal. ...Read more
I am adopting 2 children that were displaced by social services ages 3 and 4. They tested positive for cocaine. What should I watch for? Need any info
Two adoptees with dr: Get them help right away, to avoid future consequences such as health, social and legal ramifications. ...Read more
Is there tapering off procedure when stopping 6 mg of Prozac (fluoxetine) in Children if he took it for 3 weeks only. Any withdrawal symptoms?
I have had 4 back surgeries 3 on l-4 l-5 and one on c-4-7. I have been on pain meds for 3 yrs. What kind of withdrawal will I go through and what can I do to alleviate the symptoms of the withdrawal?
More info needed: You are wise to be concerned about withdrawal effects when on chronic pain medications. However, specific concerns and specific advise will depend on which pain medication or medications you are taking, as well as dosage and frequency. Best to see a physician who specializes in pain management. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Withdrawal bleeding or early pregnancy bleeding can be brown or red in color. If it has been 3 weeks since you took the ECP, then please do a pregnancy test if you have not gotten a normal period. ...Read more
Can be VERY: There are thousands of deaths per year secondary to the health effects of Cocaine abuse, and death is generally seen as pretty bad for health. Heart problems, stroke, high blood pressure, depression, psychosis, severe infection, aggression, paranoia and permanent brain damage have all been reported. A cutting agent (levamisole) found in lots of Cocaine mixtures can cause even nastier problems. ...Read more
Extremely difficult: It is a highly addictive drug which ruins countless lives daily. Despite billions of dollars spent on the war on drug, the demand remains high, reason being that the drug is addictive and hard to stop. ...Read more
It can screw you up:
Pretty bad. Cocaine prevents Dopamine in the brain from being recycled. So Dopamine builds up at the synapse (between two neurons). This can cause a person to feel “high”.
Cocaine can ^ heart rate, ^ blood pressure, ^ temperature, v appetite, cause nausea, abdominal pain, nausea & constriction of blood vessels. It can also lead to heart attacks or strokes. ...Read more
Cocaine: Cocaine has been used as a topical anesthetic on mouth, nose, and throat before medical procedures. It works quickly -- and it also constricts blood vessels. This can decrease bleeding and swelling from procedures like biopsies, stitches, and wound cleaning. Before its addictive qualities became known, it was also used as a mood elevator -- but the addiction produced much greater problems. ...Read more