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Dr. Stuart Wasser
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Withdrawal Symptoms (Definition)

Withdrawal symptoms are physical or psychological sx's which can occur when a person ceases to use a substance that they are addicted to. Possible examples might include: nausea, vomiting, anxiety, insomnia, ...Read more


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I am just curious what are the withdrawal symptoms from alcohol?

I am just curious what are the withdrawal symptoms from alcohol?

Withdrawal sxs: There are far too many alcohol withdrawal symptoms for me to come close to listing them in 400 words or less. See: http://www.Alcoholwithdrawalsymptoms.Org/ . Please be aware that death is a possible outcome from withdrawal.
Please look into alcoholics anonymous if you are asking this question out of personal concern. ...Read more

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How do i lessen the withdrawal symptoms of doxepin?

How do i lessen the withdrawal symptoms of doxepin?

Slow taper: I would suggest using 1/2 dose for 2 weeks and then 1/4 tab for one week, every other day for 1 week and then off. ...Read more

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What can I do to alleviate nicotine withdrawal symptoms?

What can I do to alleviate nicotine withdrawal symptoms?

Many things: A formal support program helps reduce anxiety and alleviates withdrawal just by taking your mind off it, and focusing on other things. Exercise and other healthful activities can do the same. If moderate to severe, nicotine replacement (patches, gum, lozenges etc.) help, as do the prescription medications bupropion (Zyban) and varenicline (Chantix). Acupuncture&hypnosis help some people. ...Read more

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How can I help withdrawal symptoms with a herniated disk?

How can I help withdrawal symptoms with a herniated disk?

Not sure: I dont understand what you mean by "withdrawl symptoms" due to a disc? Do you mean narcotic withdrawl symptoms? ...Read more

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Can i get withdrawal symptoms from venlafaxine after 10 days?

Can i get withdrawal symptoms from venlafaxine after 10 days?

Highly unlikely: the discontinuation syndrome after stopping SSRI/SNRI drugs generally happens in people who are taking them for months, if not years. However, all things are possible. If the symptoms are distressing or impairing your activities, talk to your doctor about a brief taper of the dose. ...Read more

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I am taking citalopram 20mg for 4 days, then quit. Withdrawal symptoms?

I am taking citalopram 20mg for 4 days, then quit. Withdrawal symptoms?

Celexa (citalopram): If you only took Celexa (citalopram) for four days you should not experience a discontinuation syndrome. ...Read more

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I have bad withdrawal symptoms from Effexor (venlafaxine) xr, what to do?

I have bad withdrawal symptoms from Effexor (venlafaxine) xr, what to do?

Talk to prescriber: Antidepressants like venlafaxine should be tapered rather than abruptly discontinued. Your doctor has the option of tapering it gradually, or replacing it with another ssri or snri drug, if you were stopped because it was causing problems or was not working. I have sometimes given a single dose of very long-acting fluoxetine (prozac) once a week for 2 weeks and that fized it. See your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I handle severe withdrawal symptoms from pristiq (desvenlafaxine)?

How can I handle severe withdrawal symptoms from pristiq (desvenlafaxine)?

Taper slowly: You should reduce the dose slowly. Decrease by 1/4 of your dose weekly. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can do to make the caffeine withdrawal symptoms easier?

Is there anything i can do to make the caffeine withdrawal symptoms easier?

Caffeine taper: I never recommend abrupt cessation of caffeine, because the headaches can be very severe and impair normal function. Cutting back on caffeine gradually, by eliminating one serving a day every 3-4 days, so if you drink 6 cups of coffee (week 1 - 5 cups for 3 days, 4 cups for 4 days, week 2 - 3 cups for 3 days, 2 cups for 4 days) etc. Will taper you off over a couple of weeks, and that is best way. ...Read more

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Will there be withdrawal symptoms if I stop taking hytrin (terazosin) suddenly?

Will there be withdrawal symptoms if I stop taking hytrin (terazosin) suddenly?

Not really: If you have prostatism that it was treating , then the symptoms will get worse and if you have hypertension , it will go higher , but these are not really withdrawal symptoms. ...Read more

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Which are the withdrawal symptoms if i stop taking hytrin (terazosin) suddenly?

Which are the withdrawal symptoms if i stop taking hytrin (terazosin) suddenly?

Hytrin (terazosin): Withdrawal of terazosin therapy is associated with an increase in supine diastolic blood pressure, often to hypertensive levels, without signs of a withdrawal syndrome. Also associated with significant weightloss - 3 to 4 pounds in 6 to 8 weeks. ...Read more

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Could I have withdrawal symptoms after only taking ativan (lorazepam) for 3 days?

Could I have withdrawal symptoms after only taking ativan (lorazepam) for 3 days?

Not likely: It usually takes longer than 3 days to build up a physical dependence to Ativan (lorazepam) and have physical withdrawal symptoms when it is stopped. ...Read more

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.25mg Xanax once per day for 2 months. Can I get withdrawal symptoms from stopping?

Yes: 2 months from even a short acting drug like Xanax will make your body somewhat dependent on it. And it won’t be able differentiate real withdrawal vs worry. Discuss this with your HCP and set up,a realistic weaning process to stop use safely and without the stress. ...Read more

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How long will I go through withdrawal symptoms after stopping Lexapro (escitalopram) ?

How long will I go through withdrawal symptoms after stopping Lexapro (escitalopram) ?

Depends on symptoms: Earlier question souonds like good taper from that class of drugs as sudden withdrawal can cause many symptoms including dizziness and headache. Why you still have a symtpoms depends on making a good diagnosis. It may relate to the med or an underlying problem, so the cause may still be present. Issues weeks later are unlikely to still be from stopping the med unless other meds are involved. ...Read more

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I have been off opiates for two weeks, for how long am i going to feel withdrawal symptoms?

I have been off opiates for two weeks, for how long am i going to feel withdrawal symptoms?

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

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How long should I expect to be feeling nicotine withdrawal symptoms if I quit three weeks ago?

How long should I expect to be feeling nicotine withdrawal symptoms if I quit three weeks ago?

Usually about 3 wks: Nicotine withdrawal symptoms can be diminished by using nicotine replacement drugs (gum, patch, inhaler, nasal spray) and/or other pills (bupropion, varenicline). Talk to your doctor, get a date on the calendar, alert your friends & family that you need their support, and do yourself the biggest favor of your life and quit (if you have not already). Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I have withdrawal symptoms just from reducing my Citalopram from 40mg to 30mg for 6 weeks?

Can I have withdrawal symptoms just from reducing my Citalopram from 40mg to 30mg for 6 weeks?

Cipramil Depression: I understand your concern about withdrawal symptoms.
Cipramil 30mg /day is adequate Maintenance dose for Depression.
Some patients need Cipramil 30mg /day as Maintenance dose for Depression.
Do not think a lot about withdrawal symptoms.
Focus on improvement in sadness, withdrawal, energy, appetite, interest, brooding, and sleep.
Continue follow up with your Psychiatrist for Cipramil, have Therapy ...Read more

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I did not make it to my clinic over this weekend I have started withdrawal symptoms what can I do ?

I did not make it to my clinic over this weekend I have started withdrawal symptoms what can I do ?

"did not make it"??: If you didn't show up to get your medicine this weekend, you'll need to follow whatever the clinic's procedure is for such events. You can give them a call -- they probably have an off-hours number. Most likely they'll be open early in the morning and you can be seen then. It could be an uncomfortable night though, if you're withdrawing from opiates. ...Read more

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How long do Paxil (paroxetine) withdrawal symptoms last? I was on Paxil (paroxetine) 5mg for two months.

Usually 5-7 days: Or even less especially on a dose of only 5 mg. However, there have been case reports of much longer withdrawal reactions reactions, but i suspect that many of those been been upon immediate withdrawal from much higher doses. ...Read more

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I'm having major withdrawal symptoms from tramadol what do I do I have had the symptoms for nearly 3 weeks?

I'm having major withdrawal symptoms from tramadol what do I do I have had the symptoms for nearly 3 weeks?

Withdrawal: The half life of tramadol is 7-9 hours so after 3 weeks any withdrawal should be over you may want to see your provider do a check upto preclude any other problems ...Read more

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I was on lexapro (escitalopram). How long do these withdrawal symptoms last and will I ever feel happy again?

I was on lexapro (escitalopram). How long do these withdrawal symptoms last and will I ever feel happy again?

Drugs like lexapro (escitalopram): should generally not be stopped abruptly, but should be tapered over several weeks. If you were on 20 mg per day, it should be reduced to 10 mg/day for a week, then 10 mg every other day - that usually will stop the withdrawal symptoms. Depression can be a lifelong disease, and both psychotherapy and medication may be helpful. Many people achieve remission, but it takes work and expert help. ...Read more

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If I want to stop taking Effexor, (venlafaxine) how can I do it without experiencing the withdrawal symptoms?

Speak to your doc: Effexor (venlafaxine) is not a simple drug. In some cases it might be detrimental to your health to stop it abruptly. Your physician will take into consideration the reason you were prescribed this medication and decide if you need continuation of Effexor (venlafaxine). If he/she decides that it is OK to discontinue Effexor (venlafaxine) then a planned reduction in the dose over one or two weeks would be warranted. ...Read more

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I've been off the tramadol for 5-6 days now, am I going through withdrawal symptoms and how long do they last?

I've been off the tramadol for 5-6 days now, am I going through withdrawal symptoms and how long do they last?

Should be over: very soon. Tramadol is short-acting, and compared to most other opioid drugs, rarely causes very severe withdrawal. The most acute symptoms are usually getting better by day 5, and almost always by days 7-10. Post-acute withdrawal symptoms, like irritability, poor appetite, aches and pains, insomnia may persist for several more weeks. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will withdrawal symptoms from geodon (ziprasidone) last if i've been on it for 3 years?

Very variable : The withdrawal from medicines in general is very variable and has multiple factors . Half life of Geodon (ziprasidone) is 7 hrs so technically it would be eliminated fairly quickly . Compounding factor would be " why were you taking Geodon (ziprasidone) and why are you stopping and to differentiate recurrence of sx from withdrawal sx. ...Read more

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