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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Oxycontin Withdrawal

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Is oxycontin withdrawal painful?

Is oxycontin withdrawal painful?

Yes: You may experience moderate to severe stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting, cold sweats, headaches. You should not stop medication cold turkey. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Oxycontin (Definition)

Treats moderate to severe pain. Rapid-release oxycodone is a narcotic that is used ...Read more


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How long will oxycontin withdrawal last?

Days: Depending on the route of use, withdrawal could start anywhere between 8 to 24 hours after last use, usually peaking 48-72 hours then subsiding, however even weeks after some symptoms remain, poor sleep, poor appetite, low energy and mood and if addicted strong cravings. If addicted to it relapse remains very high even after the acute detox process. Seek a professionls help. Meds are available. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce the withdrawal from oxycontin I was in 200 mg daily ?

Work with prescriber: Your prescriber can direct you with a tapering schedule that avoids withdrawal itself. However, you may find other problems, such as a return of the symptoms that the medicine was helping you with. And this would be a very individualized matter. ...Read more

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How long will the withdrawal of oxycontin last after the last dose ?? ( I was on 200mg daily)

Work w/ your Dr: It may depend on how long this went on. In any case - get the support of your Dr. It's important to do well since it doesn't get easier. So, find whatever help you can. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How long does it take for oxycontin to get eliminated of my system after my last dose? How long does the withdrawal last ?

Varies: Some depends on how long and how much you used it. More too on specifics about you. Ask the Dr who prescribed for help and don't give in. You're doing the right thing and can be proud. This is what matters as you go through the process. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How do I overcome this horrible withdrawal from oxycontin and oxcodone?

Time and hydration: Depending on the amount of time you have taken the medicine and the dosage, withdrawal can last for days or up to a week or so. If you have already stopped the medication, try to stay hydrated and wait it out. The symptoms are usually non-life threatening, but very uncomfortable. Consult your physician for additional advice. ...Read more

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Will Suboxone cause you to go into worse withdrawals if you take it when going through actual oxycontin withdrawals?

Will Suboxone cause you to go into worse withdrawals if you take it when going through actual oxycontin withdrawals?

No: Suboxone will help withdrawls from oxycotin. If you are not in withdrawls already and then take suboxone, it will cause what is called precipitated withdrawls. Suboxone is very helpful with relieving withdrawls and cravings for persons with an addiction to opiates such as oxycotin. However to be effective in treating opiate addiction it must be prescibed and monitored by a physician. ...Read more

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What is good timeline for withdrawal from oxycontin? Was on 120 mg for 2.5 months now need to get off the pain relievers at prescribed rate.

Get help: A very gradual taper will help minimize with drawal symptoms. 120 mg is a lot of oxycodone if you have been using that much everyday. You need to get some help through a drug rehab program. At least outpatient and possibly inpatient treatment through a good substance abuse program will give you the help you need. ...Read more

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I'm addicted to oxycontin Im trying very hard to stop it, I used to take up to 300 mg daily Does methadone works to stop the withdrawal symptoms?

I'm addicted to oxycontin Im trying very hard to stop it, I used to take up to 300 mg daily 
Does methadone works to stop the withdrawal symptoms?

Yes: Glad you recognize the addiction and seek to help. Methadone is a very long acting opioid,,so it will replace the OxyContin at the receptor, and prevent withdrawal. But see an addiction specialist to learn other ways to be treated with Meds and counseling which prevent withdrawal and help you to. It return to,OxyContin. I wish you well in this endeavor ...Read more