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Can Suboxon helps in weaning off Methadone?

Can Suboxon helps in weaning off Methadone?

Yes, but...: Weaning off methadone can also be done by a patient, careful, supervised reduction in methadone alone. That's certainly a cleaner way to move off all medication assisted treatment for opioid dependence. ...Read more

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Suboxone (Definition)

Suboxone is semi-synthetic opiate compound. At higher doses, it is used to treat opioid addiction. In lower doses, suboxone can be used to control moderate acute pain in non-opioid tolerant individuals and ...Read more


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Do I wean off of avinza (morphine)?

Do I wean off of avinza (morphine)?

Wean of nardil (phenelzine): Do it under medical supervision and slowly.It also depends how long you have been taking avinza, (morphine) and what dosage.I can not advice you without knowing what dose and how many years you have been taking Avinza (morphine) and what other meds you are taking.But as a rule for weaning anypain med is to take your time and go slow and under direction of your physician it is to be done slowly and under supervision. ...Read more

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Does coming off duloxetine cause insomnia?

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Does coming off duloxetine cause insomnia?

Cymbalta (duloxetine): Yes, depending on dose and duration u been taking it. ...Read more

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Took Xanax (alprazolam) and got really agitated coming off it. Why?

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Took Xanax (alprazolam) and got really agitated coming off it. Why?

Xanax (alprazolam): Agitation is common during rebound or withdrawal from benzodiazepines such as xanax (alprazolam). Gradual tapering is recommended. ...Read more

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I'm going through Zoloft (sertraline) withdrawal and I take Vicodin. Will taking Vicodin stop or slow the recovery process from coming off of Zoloft (sertraline)?

I'm going through Zoloft (sertraline) withdrawal and I take Vicodin. Will taking Vicodin stop or slow the recovery process from coming off of Zoloft (sertraline)?

No: These two medications act on the body in separate ways, so the use of Vicodin is not recommended for symptoms of withdrawal from Zoloft (sertraline). I would recommend that you discuss this with the Doctor who prescribed the Zoloft (sertraline) so that you can be appropriately weaned off the Zoloft (sertraline), if it is indicated. ...Read more

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8 days off clonazepam and period started this caused from withdrawls?

8 days off clonazepam and period started this caused from withdrawls?

Menstruation: It is hard to answer the question because one would have to presume a great deal . For example were you not having your cycle. What were the specifics. The larger story ? Other than that benzodiazepines and hormones are related it could definitely affect your period . That is just on the neurochemical level but distress ; weight-loss all these can affect one's menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Could I have hallucinations from coming off phenobarbital,i was prescribed?

Could I have hallucinations from coming off phenobarbital,i was prescribed?

Quite possibly.: The taper may have been too rapid for you. Withdrawal from phenobarbital can cause hallucinations. Please see your prescriber immediately and let them know about it. ...Read more

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How long do aches last when coming off effexor (venlafaxine)?

How long do aches last when coming off effexor (venlafaxine)?

Depends: Abrupt stopping from a high dose can last longer. Most withdrawal symptoms last about 3 - 7 days. ...Read more

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Do you have any tips on coming off Paxil (paroxetine) withdrawal?

Do you have any tips on coming off Paxil (paroxetine) withdrawal?

Paxil (paroxetine): Gradual tapering, depending on current dose & how long u have been on it. Discuss options with your doctor. ...Read more

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Been on clonidine for 5 days to help off morphine. Do i wean off clonidine or just stop?

Been on clonidine for 5 days to help off morphine. Do i wean off clonidine or just stop?

Wean: Stopping Clonidine abruptly can result in "rebound hypertension" which means blood pressure can shoot up very high. Clonidine should always be tapered under a doctor's supervision. ...Read more

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My pet was prescribed buprenex (buprenorphine) so can I use this to ween myself off opiates?

My pet was prescribed buprenex (buprenorphine) so can I use this to ween myself off opiates?

Absolutely Not: Veterinary medicines do not have the same purity as human medicine-they are not intended for human consumption. In addition, one must never take a drug prescribed for someone else (human or animal). ...Read more

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What are the withdrawl symptoms of coming off zoloft (sertraline)?

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What are the withdrawl symptoms of coming off zoloft (sertraline)?

Zoloft (sertraline) withdrawal: Irritability, agitation, dizziness, headaches, anger, emotional lability, bad dreams, insomnia. ...Read more

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How do I wean off avinza (morphine)?

Slowly: Weaning off Avinza (morphine) has to be done slowly and under supervision of your md? You cannot just cut the tablet and take bits it's very dangerous as this will result in possible overdose. I perform dose reductions every 2 weeks until the med can be stopped. ...Read more

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Im coming off of methadone can I take soboxone to feel better? I've been away from where i live and haven't taken my methadone for 2 days

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Methadone & Suboxone: You need to stop Methadone for several days and be in full withdraw for suboxone induction. Mixing Methadone and suboxone would cause withdrawal. The dosage for suboxone will be determined by your doctor during the induction. Please see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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What is suboxone?

What is suboxone?

A great product: it is a medication that can help you abstain from illegal opiates. There are many other uses for this medication, but you need to talk to the person who can prescribe it. The best results are when this medication is used along with other treatments ...Read more

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