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Home Remedies For Oxycontin Withdrawal
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
Iam a burntrauma(60%4degree)survivor, electricburn.I have oxycontin for my pain.Do you know some painrelief, medication..Treatment that can help?
Neuropathic pain: I would consider adding medications for neuropathic pain (neurontin, lyrica, (pregabalin) cymbalta). You may benefit from injections. Oxycontin (or any opioid) does nothing to address the "source" of the pain, it simply blocks the brain from feeling it. I suggest seeing apain specialist in your area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 33 and was taken off of norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10/325 and put on oxycontin 20mg for chronic pain. Can this be a successful treatment longterm?
Finally quit "Suboxone" after 10 years and the withdrawals just get worse.I did slow taper. What can help me, Rx,OTC, home remedy?Anything?! Thanks!!!
In addition to: the medications you have been prescribed please consider some mind-body medicine. A clinical psychologist can help you learn strategies such as self-hypnosis, meditation, stress management, etc. See www.relexationresponse.org for some self-help also. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best home remedy for opiate withdrawal? and if you dont 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Go very, very slowly: Xanax (alprazolam) is extremely addictive and it's half-life very short so you should decrease your dose very, very, very slowly to reduce the likelihood of experiencing withdrawal anxiety. To tide you through the difficult days/weeks ahead, try temporarily supplementing with another anti-anxiety drug (like klonopin) that has a longer half-life so that you don't then keep going into withdrawal. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rx Xanax (alprazolam) withdrawal: Better not tell you how to. See a good doctor as soon as you can. Do not try to self resolve your problem. ...Read more
Steroid withdrawal: Patients on prolonged courses of steroids have a tendency to stop making a hormone known as cortisol. This results in "steroid withdrawal" or adrenal insufficiency. The most common treatment is a very slow taper off of steroids. Infrequently, patients will require lifelong steroids as a result. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treat symptoms: Suboxone withdrawal should always be planned, managed and closely supervised by your treating physician. Medications are provided to treat the symptoms of withdrawal. Sleep meds, medication for nausea, clonidine, non opioid pain medications. To minimize risk of relapse participating in an intensive out patient treatment program should be considered. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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