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What Are Common Opiate Withdrawal Signs
Like many medications, the body becomes used to or "tolerant" opioids. Once your body is used to a medication, abruptly stopping a medication can precipitate symptoms called withdrawal. Opioid withdrawal symptoms can be flu-like symptoms, itching, nausea, diarrhea, pain, and even worse could lead to death depending on the dosage of opioid ...Read more
Most are common: Early symptoms of withdrawal include: agitation anxiety muscle aches increased tearing insomnia runny nose sweating yawning late symptoms of withdrawal include: abdominal cramping diarrhea dilated pupils goose bumps nausea vomiting http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000949.Htm. ...Read more
The 'shakes': Or tremor, increased sweating, high pulse rate and blood pressure, anxiety, insomnia, headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, shaking chills and/or sweats, perceptual distortions (hallucinations) involving sight, sound and smell (and touch), seizures and a profound delirium involving all the above symptoms put together, combined with agitation, global confusion and fused hallucinations(dt's). ...Read more
Methamphetamine: Methamphetamine, commonly known simply as meth, is a highly addictive psycho-stimulant. The most common symptoms of meth withdrawal include fatigue, depression and increased appetite. Other symptoms include anxiety, irritability, agitation, restlessness, and excessive sleeping. Symptoms can last for days to weeks depending on the length of time and amount of methamphetamine used. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: Mild sxs of withdrawal can include feeling anxious, irritable, depressed or volatile emotions & fatigue as well as experiencing nightmares. More serious sxs can include tremor, headache, sweating with clamminess of skin, loss of appetite, rapid heart rate, nausea vomiting & inability to sleep. Confusion, marked agitation, convulsions, high temperature & hallucinations are quite serious. ...Read more
Multiple symptoms: Early symptoms of withdrawal include: agitation anxiety muscle aches increased tearing insomnia runny nose sweating yawning late symptoms of withdrawal include: abdominal cramping diarrhea dilated pupils goose bumps nausea vomiting http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000949.Htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Using Medications: when not in pain, but just because. Enjoy the feeling of the med, Slurred speech, unable to hold conversation, sedated a lot, stealing meds, seeing lots of different doctors and ERs for meds because of fear of withdrawal, and on and on. If you are worried suggest a formal detox program. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Lots: First, if you find a cigarette in your hands, that is a good sign ;-) seriously, nicotine withdrawal causes irritability, strong cravings, high blood pressure, and rapid heart rate. If you wake up in the morning craving a cig, the addiction is stronger. Smoking cessation requires beating both the addiction and the habit. They are different, and both can be hard to break, but it can be done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Maybe severe: Withdrawal can start with tremors, but also could usher in with a generalized convulsion, followed by delirium tremens, which is a critical medical complication, with delirium, hallucinations, agitation, etc. So, in short, if one goes off alcohol, in presence of alcoholism, do it slowly under supervision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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