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How to get through opiate withdrawal?

How to get through opiate withdrawal?

Start with this link: This is an excellent resource to start, but this also requires the help and support of your MD.

Start Here.
http://www. Addictionsandrecovery. Org/opiates-narcotics-recovery. Htm

Wish you luck with you and yours. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Alprazolam (Definition)

Alprazolam is a short acting benzodiazepine, it does not last long in the system. So when used regularly with multiple doses to treat anxiety, it is associated with inter-dose withdrawal, tolerance and a resulting increase level of baseline anxiety. So in anxiety clinics, we use it only in cases of " flight, dentist or other infrequent anxieties, ...Read more


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Any tips or help on opiate withdrawal?

Any tips or help on opiate withdrawal?

Narcotic Withdrawal: Some signs of withdrawal are:
- body aches
- shaking
- nausea/vomiting
- insomnia
- diarrhea

getting over withdrawal there is a decrease in the intensity of their signs and symptoms.

To get over the symptoms nsaids like ibuprofen/motrin can help with body aches, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can help with insomnea and nausea. Immodium helps diarrhea.

Your dr. Also help. Hospitalization sometimes is needed. ...Read more

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Any advice for heavy opiate withdrawal?

Any advice for heavy opiate withdrawal?

See below: Go to a drug addiction specialist. They are the best trained to deal with your problems. ...Read more

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What is done for heavy opiate withdrawal?

What is done for heavy opiate withdrawal?

Supportive Care: Treatment of acute opiate withdrawal involves medications and supportive care. Clonidine is commonly used to reduce anxiety, agitation, muscle aches, sweating, runny nose, and cramping associated with withdrawal. Antiemetics are used to treat vomiting and nausea. Opiate withdrawal can be extremely painful and uncomfortable but is generally not life threatening. Contact your md for help. ...Read more

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What are the usual symptoms of opiate withdrawal?

Multiple symptoms: Early symptoms of withdrawal include:

agitation
anxiety
muscle aches
increased tearing
insomnia
runny nose
sweating
yawning

late symptoms of withdrawal include:

abdominal cramping
diarrhea
dilated pupils
goose bumps
nausea
vomiting
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000949.Htm. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Opiate withdrawal?

What is the definition or description of: Opiate withdrawal?

Opioid withdrawal: Like many medications, the body becomes used to or "tolerant" opioids. Once your body is used to a medication, abruptly stopping a medication can precipitate symptoms called withdrawal. Opioid withdrawal symptoms can be flu-like symptoms, itching, nausea, diarrhea, pain, and even worse could lead to death depending on the dosage of opioid the patient was taking. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the symptoms of opiate withdrawal?

Opiate withdrawal: Symptoms of opiate withdrawal include: muscle aches, restlessness, anxiety, lacrimation, runny nose, sweating, inability to sleep, yawning frequently, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, goose bumps on the skin, rapid heartbeat, high blood pressure, etc. If having these, please get medical help in your community. ...Read more

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Does metoprolol help with opiate withdrawal?

Define "help": Opiate withdrawal's tough & can be dangerous if not supervised. You'll have to be more specific on the word "help? " It can attenuate symptoms but is no guarantee or panacea and must be used along with other measures. A novel agent that deserves attention is NAD+ I've seen remarkable results with NAD infusions compared to virtually anything else. Google it. Questions? Www. Healthtap. Com/dr-saghafi ...Read more

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Opiate withdrawal and back pain please help.?

Opiate withdrawal and back pain please help.?

Suboxone: Withdrawal and pain...Not a good combination. There is a lot of information that I would need to fully help you. Please privately message me. The withdrawal can be helped by starting on suboxone. Go to suboxone. Com. A pain specialist who does Suboxone treatment would be ideal. ...Read more

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Can you take a benzodiazepine for opiate withdrawal?

Can you take a benzodiazepine for opiate withdrawal?

Yes: I frequently give patients in withdrawal a limited quantity of Valium to help with withdrawal. Benzos can be addictive too so be careful. ...Read more

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Will opiate withdrawal symptoms return if you relapse after 7 days of detox?

Maybe: The physical withdrawal will be very mild. However the psychological withdrawal and cravings can be intense.
If this has happened to you, please get assistance so that you can go back to being sober. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will insomnia last from short term opiate withdrawal?

Can someone tell me how long will insomnia last from short term opiate withdrawal?

Thanks for asking!: Insomnia could vary. Withdrawal symptoms should be over in a week or 10 days while insomnia might improve or not depending if there are additional factors or stressors which are affecting you. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy for opiate withdrawal? And if you don't take opiates everyday will you still withdraw?

Many options: There is no single best remedy but I advise a good multivit., Vit C 1000 mg every 2-3 hours, Magnesium Taurate or Glycinate, herbs like passionflower & skullcap, lots of fluids, warm baths & moderate exercise. The homeopathic remedy Nux vomica can be very helpful as can acupuncture. See
http://www. Balancingbrainchemistry. Co.uk/72/Heroin-Addiction-Natural-Remedies. Html
Less an issue if not daily. ...Read more

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I'm currently on 18mgs of suboxone. I was wondering how bad the withdrawal from suboxone is? Compared to methadone or opiate withdrawal?

Opiate withdrawal: If you’re considering discontinuing suboxone, you’ll need to taper it. Withdrawal can include nausea, muscle cramps, anxiety, depression, diarrhea, insomnia, etc. Opiate withdrawals are generally similar in their predictable effects.
Suboxone withdrawal is treatable by tapering the medication. Please discuss a taper regimen with your prescriber if this is what you wish to do. Good luck! ...Read more

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How do I tackle opiate withdrawal?

Supportive: Treatment involves supportive care and medications. The most commonly used medication, clonidine, primarily reduces anxiety, agitation, muscle aches, sweating, runny nose, and cramping.

Other medications can treat vomiting and diarrhea.

Buprenorphine (suptex) has been shown to work better than other medications for treating withdrawal from opiates, and it can shorten the length of detox. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms opiate withdrawal?

Not pleasant: Some of the symptoms of opiate withdrawal can include cold sweats,  diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, body aches, anxiety, cravings, cramping, chills, tremors, goose bumps, agitation, runny nose, yawning, and insomnia. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Gilly
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Opiate Withdrawal (Definition)

Like many medications, the body becomes used to or "tolerant" opioids. Once your body is used to a medication, abruptly stopping a medication can precipitate symptoms called withdrawal. Opioid withdrawal symptoms can be flu-like symptoms, itching, nausea, diarrhea, pain, and even worse could lead to death depending on the dosage of opioid ...Read more


Xanax (Definition)

Alprazolam is a short-acting benzodiazepine which is a kind of sleep-inducing drug ...Read more