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Hydrocodone Withdrawal Symptoms
Hydrocodone: It differs for different people. Some folks are genetically more susceptible to get opioid addiction than others and it may only take 2-3 weeks for someone whereas in others it may take a few months. If you are having troubles weaning yourself of it, please seek help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hydrocodone or dihydrocodeinone is a semi-synthetic opioid derived from two naturally occurring opiates: Codeine or thebaine. It is an orally active narcotic analgesic and antitussive. It is available in tablet, capsule, and syrup form. It is used to treat moderate to severe pain or as an antitussive to treat cough. Hydrocodone affects pain by ...Read more
Possibly: but not likely. After only 2 weeks you should not have any difficulty. ...Read more
What is the best way to wean off of 10mg of hydrocodone a day? I have been on it for about 10 months and do not want to have any withdrawal symptoms
Take fewer per day: You can wean yourself by taking fewer pills per day and see the effect. Talk to your doctor who prescribes these meds. Most doctors would like to see their patients get off these meds... There are alternatives to opioids for pain control. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to ease withdrawal symptoms from Benzo's, Hydrocodone, Tramadol. I was stupid for 2 weeks & I learnt my lesson. Withdrawals are awful help please?
Please do this: under direct medical supervision. Doing it based just on info from on-line doctors isn't safe. Take care. ...Read more
Today finished 7.5/325 hydrocodone every four hours on RX from doctor for 18 days for shoulder pain. Withdrawal symptoms? Any recs to minimize them?
My wife was on hydrocodone for 3 weeks after a ureteroscopy and now has symptoms of withdrawal. Should we be concerned or will symptoms go away?
Yes, in about 2 days: An addiction to prescription pain killers can occur in 2 to 10 days. The body can readjust itself after the drugs are out of the system. Hydrocodone has a half life of about 4 hours, so only 6 % is left after about 16 hours. Usually, one more day later, the symptoms should abate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Professional help: Seek the help of a physician who knows how to detox people from opiates. A very good alternative is to stop the Norco ( hydrocodone/ apap), and start suboxone or subatec. These medications block the withdrawal symptoms without giving one a " high". After a period of time, one weans off the soboxone/ subatec. There are other methods, such as methadone, Norco taper, & meds that target withdrawal sx. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Help! started today tapering off ativan + lortab feel like i can't breath like some1 sitting on my chest. Had the mil$$ cardiac workup so not cardiac. It it withdrawal symptoms? How long will it last
Don't do it by self: Tapering off Lorazepam and hydrocodone, especially at the same time, requires someone with expertise to guide you as to how to do it. There is an old saying - the person who is their own doctor has a fool for a patient. Find an expert in addiction medicine (www.Asam.Org or www.Aaap.Org) who can help guide you in doing it right, not relapsing, and finding alternatives to treat pain/anxiety. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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