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How Long Does 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
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
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
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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