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How Long Do Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms Last
Opiate withdrawal refers to the variety of signs and symptoms that occur after discontinuing or decreasing the use of opiates after a period of regular use. Withdrawal is very uncomfortable but not life threatening. Symptoms of withdrawal include dilated pupils, goose bumps, insomnia, agitation, sweating, muscle aches, increased tearing, runny nose, nausea, ...Read more
I take ativan for an anxiety disorder. I've heard it helps with some opiate withdrawal symptoms. How much should I take to relieve the symptoms?
Need to ask your Dr.: HealthTap is not used for treatment of individual patients, and something like the treatment of an addiction needs to be done through a one on one evaluation with a health care provider who you develop a relationship with. The continuity of care as well as an individual treatment plan will be developed personally for your withdraw symptoms in a well coordinated medical plan. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Catapres (clonidine) helps with opiate withdrawal symptoms by reducing the sympathetic nervous system (which results in a rapid heart rate and elevated blood pressures). Although Lisinopril is also a blood pressure medicine, it's mechanism of action is completely different. It is in a drug class called an ace inhibitor. ...Read more
Very unusual: Normally after only one opioid I would not expect much if any withdrawal form naltrexone. Even if people have been taking long acting opioids for some time I would expect the withdrawal symptoms to subside significantly over 24 hours. If withdrawal symptoms are significant professional care would help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Drug withdrawal: As a general rule the worst should be over in 5 to 10 days. That does not mean that you are going to feel perfect or even well or not have cravings. Emotional upset can make the withdrawal worse. Many say it can take up to year to feel normal whatever that is. In short it is very individual. If possible you should talk to someone in addiction treatment. ...Read more
How long does depression after opiate withdrawal last? What can help? My bf is really severely depressed.
Seek help soon: Depression is never normal. For some, withdrawing from opiates is cause for celebration. But if pain persists, it can be very discouraging and lead to depression. See a pain specialist if still in pain. Severe depression can be life-threatening; see a mental health professional for therapy and/or medications. Don't wait for it to go away on its own. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am on day six of opiate withdrawal. I was on 30 mg of hydrocodone per day. I am still sweating and freezing at night. How much longer will this last?
About down...: I am proud of you for quitting the use of opioids. You've already been through the worst and the physical withdrawal symptoms should subside very soon. Please continue with a solid support network, such as NA, for the psychological dependence issues. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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