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How long can the withdrawal symptoms last for percocets?

How long can the withdrawal symptoms last for percocets?

Depends: Depends on how much you are taking before you stop taking anymore. If your taking a lot and stop, the withdrawal symptoms will be much more intense and longer than someone taking a very small amount. ...Read more

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How much time to percocet/oxy withdrawals last for?

How much time to percocet/oxy withdrawals last for?

Percoset withdrawals: This can be highly variable depending on how much of the medicine you have been taking, how long and your tolerance for the medicine. The time can be several hours so several weeks but usually only several days. The cravings for the medicine may from weeks to a lifetime but this is not withdrawals. Some may need Methadone or suboxone for the rest of their lives. ...Read more

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For what length of time can withdrawal syptoms from percocet last?

For what length of time can withdrawal syptoms from percocet last?

Time: It depends on how long you were taking them , and the dose you were taking. Withdrawl , if you are "cold turkey" without any drug, is severe for 1-2 weeks , and diminishes after that. If you were on a high dose, or experience severe symptoms such as confusion, high fever, convulsions, rapid heartbeat, fainting, diarrhea- get to er. Suboxone may help you get off meds safely. ...Read more

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What to take OTC for percocet withdrawal symtoms?

Withdrawal: I have heard that some patients do better at night during withdrawal by taking melatonin. Aches and pains can be treated with tylenol, (acetaminophen) being careful to not exceed 4, 000 mg per day. ...Read more

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How can I best deal with percocet/oxy withdrawals?

How can I best deal with percocet/oxy withdrawals?

Get help!!!!: The first 24-72 hours are the worst, but if you were using long-acting oxycodone (oxycontin etc) the withdrawal may be much more protracted. The success rate of people trying to self-detox is not high. There are a variety of medications that can help, including some non-narcotic meds like Clonidine and drugs to treat the symptoms. See a doctor experienced in treating it. www.asam.org or aaap.Org. ...Read more

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If one has percocet withdrawal what is there to do?

Narcotic addiction: Please see your doctor asap. He/she can help you going through the withdrawal period. Some medication like Clonidine might help with anxiety. Supportive care will help you getting through the withdrawal time. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you suggest tips and ways to deal with oxy/percocet withdrawal?

See below: Oxycontin detox is accomplished similarly to other drug detoxification and there is no standard protocol for facilitating patient's Oxycontin withdrawal symptoms. Medical Oxycontin withdrawal approaches may include decreasing Oxycontin doses rather than stopping. ...Read more

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What are percocet withdrawal/detox symptoms?

What are percocet withdrawal/detox symptoms?

Kind of the opposite: of what opioids do. They treat pain and relax muscles, in withdrawal there is more pain and muscle spasm. They slow down the bowel and are constipating - in withdrawal there is abdominal over-activity, cramps and diarrhea. They reduce sweating, in withdrawal there is excess sweating. They relax the body/brain and cause sleep, in withdrawal anxiety, muscle overactivity and insomnia. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of percocet withdrawal/detox?

What are the symptoms of percocet withdrawal/detox?

Kind of the opposite: of what opioids do. They treat pain and relax muscles, in withdrawal there is more pain and muscle spasm. They slow down the bowel and are constipating - in withdrawal there is abdominal over-activity, cramps and diarrhea. They reduce sweating, in withdrawal there is excess sweating. They relax the body/brain and cause sleep, in withdrawal anxiety, muscle overactivity and insomnia. ...Read more

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What are effective treatments for withdrawal of percocet?

What are effective treatments for withdrawal of percocet?

Seek help: Suboxone is an excellent medication to help prevent withdrawal. Go to a na meeting. Talk to your priest or other spiritual leader. ...Read more

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I am in day 2 of detoxing from 45-60 mg of percocet a day for 3.5 years, the withdrawal is the worst! help?

I am in day 2 of detoxing from 45-60 mg of percocet a day for 3.5 years, the withdrawal is the worst! help?

Acute withdrawal : Many family practice physicians, internists, addiction medicine specialists, psychiatrists, neurologists & pain management specialists feel comfortable treating this illness by prescribing medications to help manage acute withdrawal symptoms & connect you to non-medicinal resources at the same time. First few weeks are the hardest and you must believe in yourself that it will get better. ...Read more

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I've been on 6 weeks of vicodin/percocet - what withdrawal time should I expect?

I've been on 6 weeks of vicodin/percocet - what withdrawal time should I expect?

Depends: It depends upon the frequency, strength of the medications.......Mostly hyperalgesia for few days....But not much. Vocidin is not a strong narcotic but Percocet can cause withdrawl but again total dosage during 6 weeks is the important factor to decide whether you can have withdrawl or not. ...Read more

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Can I hav withdrawal from 10 days use of percocet 10? Took every 6-8 hrs after surgery.

Can I hav withdrawal from 10 days use of percocet 10? Took every 6-8 hrs after surgery.

Cold turkey!: You will be able to stop it abruptly. Ten days isn't a long enough time that you need to taper or take any precautions. ...Read more

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My best friend may have a percocet addiction. Any suggestions on how to get withdrawal?

Easy: Stop the pills. However, i think you were asking for treatment. Find a clinic or a detox or a doc who prescribes suboxone. ...Read more