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I've taken protonix (pantoprazole) 40 mg for couple yrs now. Will I have any withdrawal symptoms if I just stop taking them because I would like to stop.

I've taken protonix (pantoprazole) 40 mg for couple yrs now. Will I have any withdrawal symptoms if I just stop taking them because I would like to stop.

Protonix (pantoprazole): You may suffer from rebound acid reflux if you suddenly stop it, taper down to Pepcid or zantac, (ranitidine) see how it feels and then see if you can stop that without rebound symptoms. ...Read more

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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What is it like to suffer from withdrawal symptoms?

What is it like to suffer from withdrawal symptoms?

Withdrawal: Sense of discomfort with other physical symptoms depending on the substance u r withdrawing from. ...Read more

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What are some withdrawal symptoms from depressants?

Discontinuation: Withdrawal symptoms vary depending on the type of antidepressant. The ssris like Prozac and snris (effexor (venlafaxine) and cymbalta) all cause the same type: irritability, lightheadedness, strange sensations when turning one's head, malaise (like a flu without the fever) and even electric shock sensations down the neck, back and extremities. Tca's cause other effects -- diarrhea, runny nose, insomnia.... ...Read more

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What are the withdrawal symptoms after quitting weed?

Can be many: Research suggests that a cannabis withdrawal syndrome exists. Symptoms include; restlessness, anorexia, irritability and insomnia that begin less than 24 hours after discontinuation of marijuana, peak in intensity on days 2 to 4, and last for seven to 10 days. In my experience patients can also suffer from serious depression and anxiety symptoms as well, and sometimes vivid dreams. Can last longer ...Read more

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Withdrawal symptoms from depressants can include what?

Withdrawal symptoms from depressants can include what?

Withdrawal sxs occur: When sudden discontinuation of antidepressants occur. Symptoms may be physical and/or psychological and may include, dizziness, nausea, tremor, anxiety, crying, irritability, lack of focus, confusion and muscle aches to name a few. Some antidepressants cause more sxs than others and sxs can be avoided by a gradual taper. ...Read more

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Withdrawal symptoms from topomax?

See below: Topomax must be gradually stopped under a doctors supervision to avoid side effects. Some of these include:
confusion
hearing loss
vision loss
fear or panic attacks
convulsions
speech difficulties
imbalance
eye rolling or fluttering
foot stomping
lip smacking,
spontaneous grunting noises
shaking or stiffening
sweating
twitching and tremors. ...Read more

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What are the withdrawal symptoms for alcohol?

What are the withdrawal symptoms for alcohol?

See below: Shakes, anxiety, increased pulse and pressure beginning 12 hrs, maxing 24-48 hrs and resolving by 72 hrs. In more sever cases there is agitation, confusion which in the most severe case is termed dts (delerium tremens) and can be fatal. Seizures and hallucinations may also seen but are separate from dts. In more sever cases- it takes 7-10 days for symptoms to resolve. ...Read more

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What are the withdrawal symptoms of insulin?

What are the withdrawal symptoms of insulin?

Withdrawal?: Only patients with diabetes take insulin. If they stop taking it, then blood sugars go up very high and may cause a life-threatening metabolic emergency called, diabetic ketoacidosis (dka). Though patients with type 2 diabetes don't normally get dka, high blood sugars will cause other problems. ...Read more

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Spironalactone? Are there any withdrawal symptoms?

Spironalactone? Are there any withdrawal symptoms?

None likely: Withdrawal symptoms are not common with the cessation of spironolactone. You should consult your health care provider regarding any concerns or effects you may be experiencing. ...Read more

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Minor withdrawal symptoms, can you ever drink again?

Minor withdrawal symptoms, can you ever drink again?

This depends....: Your pattern of drinking and it's effects need to be evaluated by your family dr or a psychiatrist. Minor withdrawal symptoms could certainly be symptoms of dependence or abuse. If this the case you need treatment. Addiction is very treatable. Call someone, please. ...Read more

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Are there withdrawal symptoms when stopping refalen?

Are there withdrawal symptoms when stopping refalen?

Possible, not likely: Relafen (nabumetone) is a non steroidal anti -inflammatory. Stronger than Aspirin and less than cortisone products. It has many side effects. Withdrawal symptoms, meaning a consistent set of issues that arise when the drug is stopped abruptly. Thishas not been reported. However, I have had people describe a return of their original complaints when the drug is halted. This is relapse and not withdrawal. ...Read more

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Wha are the withdrawal symptoms from giving up coffee?

Wha are the withdrawal symptoms from giving up coffee?

Several, but why?: Common: headaches & lethargy! but: coffee is the most consumed pharmacologically active beverage. It now has been shown to have many previously considered unhealthy, now found to have significant health benefits. It decreases risk for stroke, heart attack, diabetes 2, cancer, alzheimer's, and parkinson's disease. Some people will experience jitters and sleeplessness. They should drink less. ...Read more

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How can you relieve amitryptiline withdrawal symptoms?

Slow taper: The dose of amitryptiline should be tapered slowly reducing the dose over a 4-6 week period until it is discontinued. ...Read more

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How long do the withdrawal symptoms from depacote last?

How long do the withdrawal symptoms from depacote last?

Depak ore: Typically there is not a withdrawal syndrome associated with the discontinuation of depakote. As the medication is used to treat such conditions as bipolar disorder, seizures, and headaches, and these conditions may recur or intensify with abrupt stopping of the drug, it is recommended to gradually lower the dose and stop in consultation with the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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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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What were your toughest withdrawal symptoms from tobacco?

First 3 Days: After 3-5 days since one's last use of nicotine, there is no more in the body. Drinking more fluids can help it flush out faster. I encourage some my patients to try switching from cigarettes to nicorette (nicotine gum) gum- 4 mg and the uncoated mint. One chews it different from real gum so read the insert. Once a smoker gets used to the gum and over the cigarettes, the gum is tapered and discontinued. ...Read more

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What are the withdrawal symptoms from cyclobenzaprine.?

Anxiety: Withdrawal from cyclobenzaprine caqn cause anxiety and insomnia akso it can cause abnormal dreams. Because it has a tricyclic structure it can cause deprssion. To avoid this is prudent to slowly decrease to avoid uncomfortable symptoms. ...Read more

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How long do pain med withdrawal symptoms generally last for?

See below: -5 days after short acting drugs
two weeks or more after a long acting drug like suboxone. And that does not include paws (post acute withdrawal syndrome) which goes on for months characterized by depression, poor motivation, low energy and increased cravings. ...Read more

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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 can I help my grandad with withdrawal symptoms from morphine?

Get help: Seek professional help. Various medications can help with withdrawal. What I don't know is he addicted to them or has he been on them for pain and now trying to get off of them but has physical dependence. The treatment will potentially be different. People with just physical dependence may be able to slowly wean off, this does not work for addiction. Bottom line, there is good professional help. ...Read more

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What are the withdrawal symptoms and results of stopping ramipril?

What are the withdrawal symptoms and results of stopping ramipril?

BP increase: Your blood pressure could rise to a dangerous degree, depending on what it was before you started taking the medication. Please discuss any potential changes in medication with your doctor before doing them. Be well. ...Read more

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Are there withdrawal symptoms from stoping daily use of 150 mg nuvigil?

Stopping nuvigil: F asks Are there withdrawal symptoms from stoping daily use of 150 mg nuvigil? ANS: only your Dr who knows you well can review the possible side effects. Please discuss with Dr. Before making any decision. ...Read more

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I'm having withdrawal symptoms from stopping smoking, what should I do?

I'm having withdrawal symptoms from stopping smoking, what should I do?

Stop: Stop and see a doctor can help you manage the withdraw symptoms and help you find the appropriate medication

a doctor can find the problem and treated it and help you there is now medication that can help ...Read more

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How will I know what does an alcoholic like me do to ease withdrawal symptoms?

How will I know what does an alcoholic like me do to ease withdrawal symptoms?

Slowly reduce: Alcohol withdrawal is one of the few withdrawals that can be life threatening. If you can't reduce the amount your drinking gradually, you may want to find a rehab or detox to assess you and keep you safe, to avoid seizures and delirium tremens. Staying in a low stimulation environment can be helpful, and trying to relax and avoid stressful situations can help. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are withdrawal symptoms when you stop taking amioderone?

Can you tell me if there are withdrawal symptoms when you stop taking amioderone?

Half life is long: The half-life of the drug is so long that withdrawal symptoms are not possible. After prolonged use the elimination half-life of this drug can be up to 100 days. That means that it could take up to 500 days completely clear your system. Any drug coming out of your body that slowly would not have any withdrawal effects whatsoever. Best wishes. ...Read more