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Doctor insights on: Medicine For Cocaine Withdrawal

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How difficult is going through cocaine withdrawal?

How difficult is going through cocaine withdrawal?

VERY!: Any withdrawal is very difficult! you should be in a rehab facility at least! as they are professionals trained to guide patients through the arduous process. ...Read more

Cocaine Withdrawal (Definition)

Occurs when someone who has used a lot of cocaine cuts down or ...Read more


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Can someone tell me the symptoms of cocaine withdrawal?

Depression: The major symptom of Cocaine withdrawal is depression (sometimes called the crash). ...Read more

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What can I take during cocaine withdrawal to help make it better?

What can I take during cocaine withdrawal to help make it better?

Cocaine withdrawal: Best to take yourself to a rehab doctor specialist. This is a dangerous situation and you need professional help. Do not try to do this without professional support. ...Read more

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Is rage a common side effect of cocaine withdrawal?

Is rage a common side effect of cocaine withdrawal?

Cocaine use: Can lead to fits of rage. Cocaine withdrawal has been associated with marked mood swings, depression, paranoia, irritability & anxiety. ...Read more

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How are cocaine and heroin withdrawal different?

How are cocaine and heroin withdrawal different?

Differences: Cocaine results in irritability, depression, anxiety. Heroin withdrawal results in anxiety, restlessness, diarrhea, muscle aches, and flu like symptoms. ...Read more

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Considering adopting a baby exposed to cocaine, heroin and methadone. What are the worst case scenarios from these exposures, besides withdrawals?

Considering adopting a baby exposed to cocaine, heroin and methadone. What are the worst case scenarios from these exposures, besides withdrawals?

Congratulations: on considering helping this child. Any parenting brings w/it a future of unknowns. The risk of negatives increases w/a history such as the one you mention. This child MAY be at risk for more behavioral and mood problems than children w/out this history. Here is a link
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/moms-meth-use-during-pregnancy-causes-kids-behavioral-problems/
Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is it possible for cocaine to stop opiate withdrawal?

No : Using Cocaine will just cause more problems and not relieve opiate withrawal. ...Read more

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A study done showing cocaine can reduce opiate withdrawal significantly. Can you tell me more about this?

Both addictions: Both are medications with extreme abuse potential, and using Cocaine for opiate withdrawal merely creates a Cocaine and opiate addict. Cocaine is not used clinically for opiate withdrawal. ...Read more

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What are the withdrawal symptoms from crack cocaine addiction?

What are the withdrawal symptoms from crack cocaine addiction?

Crack withdrawal: Involves depression, irritability, extreme fatigue, anxiety, intense craving for the substance and even paychosis. ...Read more

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What withdrawal symptoms are more extreme - in heroin, crack cocaine or alcohol, in order?

What withdrawal symptoms are more extreme - in heroin, crack cocaine or alcohol, in order?

Too subjective to do: People's reports of 'withdrawal' vs. Objective measurements (vital signs) - what a mess.
Heroin withdrawal is very painful/achy and people hate it- but it doesn't 'kill'. Yet a sudden withdrawal from alcohol could cause memory loss and seizures - far worse in my opinion. Depending on what you call extreme, i would say alcohol ! ...Read more

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Is there a way to avoid cocaine withdrawl symptoms?

Two ways.: Keep using it and die young or never use it again so you can't suffer withdrawal. ...Read more

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How difficult of a drug is cocaine?

Extremely difficult : It is a highly addictive drug which ruins countless lives daily. Despite billions of dollars spent on the war on drug, the demand remains high, reason being that the drug is addictive and hard to stop. ...Read more

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Is cocaine still a popular drug? Why?

Yes, unfortunately.: The reason is the effects of the drug. It's a real rush to feel superhuman. ...Read more

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Which drug is safer for you: mdma or cocaine?

MDMA/Cocaine: The third option (neither one) is the safer of the three. ...Read more

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How much time can drug withdrawal syndrome last?

Varies: It's a complicated answer as the drug, person, what you mean by wtihdrawal all factor into it.
1-2 weeks is a pretty safe answer.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3984058/pdf/ndt-10-587.pdf
but this answers that completely with narcotics ...Read more

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Is 109 hours enough to clean for cocaine in a drug test?

Is 109 hours enough to clean for cocaine in a drug test?

Most likely...: Most likely not. Depending on how heavy use, and other personal factors, besides of course what methods of detection are used. The best way to achieve a clean tox screen is to get clean. Do not use drugs, get detox if needed (call na hotline or 1855 detox 00, or ask your dr). Good luck. ...Read more

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Did cocaine 17 days ago. Will I pass drug test tomorrow?

Did cocaine 17 days ago. Will I pass drug test tomorrow?

Unlikely: You are sort of borderline at 17 days, and drug test can potentially detect. Bigger issue is your use of a dangerous drug which can cause heart and brain damage. Recommend counseling and a drug rehab program to stop this self-destructive pathway. ...Read more

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Is it safe to mix cocaine with ecstasy or other party drugs?

Is it safe to mix cocaine with ecstasy or other party drugs?

Very Unsafe.: Both Cocaine and ecstasy can stimulate. Too much ecstasy can cause palpitations, chest pain, heart attack, heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, stroke, be toxic to the heart, angina pectoris, destruction of blood vesselscoma, organ failure, coma and death. I wouldn't add Cocaine to that mix. All of these drugs are dangerous - in combination even worse! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Baby drug withdrawal?

What is the definition or description of: Baby drug withdrawal?

Baby Drug Withdrawal: Refers to infant withdrawing from mother's drugs . Neonatal abstinence syndrome refers to the group of behaviors associated with exposure to mother 's drugs while in utero.
Here is a useful article:
http://www.stanfordchildrens.org/en/topic/default?id=neonatal-abstinence-syndrome-90-P02387 ...Read more

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Do you always get withdrawal symptoms when stopping use of a drug?

No: Withdrawal from medications/drugs/substances results from stopping it after you have taken it long enough for your body to acknowledge that it is no longer receiving it. Different drug characteristics cause for a different required amount of time & different time frame when to expect onset and ending of withdrawal. Sporadic use often doesn't result in withdrawal; everyone doesn't withdraw the same. ...Read more

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Expensive drugs like heroin, cocaine etc are becoming too popular, why?

They've always been: There were actually a greater proportion of our population using opiates and Cocaine at the turn of the 20th century (the late 19th century and early 20th) than there are now. Actually, these drugs are much less expensive than they used to be, with heroin being available for as little as $3 a bag (about 20 mg/heroin) and Cocaine at $25/gram. Abuse of prescription opiates has increased heroin use. ...Read more

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How long will you have to take a drug for you to have withdrawal symptoms when you stop?

How long will you have to take a drug for you to have withdrawal symptoms when you stop?

The withdrawal : Symptoms vary among individuals depending upon the duration of drug intake, medication dose, your physical structure, the condition of your liver and kidneys which metabolizes and excretes the drug, interaction with other meds etc. Hope everything is fine! ...Read more

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Can a use of cocaine or any illegal drugs before 18 cause body mental development croissance problem?

Can a use of cocaine or any illegal drugs before 18 cause body mental development croissance problem?

Illegal drugs: at any age can cause physical and mental problems. The younger the developing central nervous system (brain and spinal column) the more at risk one can be. Best to avoid them all and look to healthy ways to cope and recover such as exercise, good diet, positive outlook. 12 step programs help many folks. Peace and good health. ...Read more