Top
10
Doctor insights on: What Is The Best Way To Withdraw From Opiates

Share
1

1
What is the best way to withdraw from opiates?

What is the best way to withdraw from opiates?

Continued: Naltrexone can help with this. Counseling also provides benefits that are hide to quantify but patients tend to do better when in counseling. If there has been a history of failure with prior treatments, more prolonged therapy with subuxone should be considered. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Richard Pollard
426 doctors shared insights

Opiates (Definition)

Opiates are a type of drug including pain medicines like morphine and ...Read more


2

2
I need to know what is the best way to get off of opiate within a week?

I need to know what is the best way to get off of opiate within a week?

Seek medical help.: It depends on how long you have been on opiates, for what ailment , which opiates and on what dosages. Thus it is difficult to put a time frame until you have been evaluated by an appropriate health care specialist and the above questions answered. Would thus seek appropriates help and a good start would be with an appointment with your pcp. Be well. ...Read more

3

3
What is the best way to relieve the symptoms of opiate withdrawal?

What is the best way to relieve the symptoms of opiate withdrawal?

Time: Opiate withdrawal symptoms will lessen over time. Certain medications taken during discontinuation such as Clonidine or Clonazepam can minimize the unpleasant effects of medication withdrawal. Also, a physician certified in its use can prescribe buprenorphine(suboxone sublingual). ...Read more

4

4
What is the best way to aquire a perscription for oxycodone or another similar opiate?

What is the best way to aquire a perscription for oxycodone or another similar opiate?

You need to: See a pain specialist who will discuss the right drug for your condition. If you have not seem that doctor before, bring all your record with prior diagnosis and treatment modalities attempted by prior physicians. Also all procedures, if any done, to treat the cause of your pain. If this is just to treat an acute episode of pain consult with your primary care doctor. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
What's the best way to treat an opiate addiction?

What's the best way to treat an opiate addiction?

By a specialist: This is a sophisticated specialty that is always advancing with newer drugs to help with withdrawal. Your local er or narcotics anonymous should be able to guide you--and your family doctor might be a good resource too. ...Read more

6

6
I was wondering the best way to go about opiate withdrawl. Going to a clinic is MY LAST OPTION. I would rather deal with this myself.

Detox: Carol, while exceedingly uncomfortable and painful, narcotic withdrawal is usually not life threatening! nausea, vomiting, shivering, abdominal pain + diarrhea are all components. There are medications that can help with this. Often people will end up in the ER after attempting home detox for dehydration from vomiting/diarrhea. I recommend you come off your meds under MD supervision. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
8

8
What is the best home remedy for opiate withdrawal? and if you dont take opiates everyday will you still withdraw?

Many options: There is no single best remedy but I advise a good multivit., Vit C 1000 mg every 2-3 hours, Magnesium Taurate or Glycinate, herbs like passionflower & skullcap, lots of fluids, warm baths & moderate exercise. The homeopathic remedy Nux vomica can be very helpful as can acupuncture. See http://www.balancingbrainchemistry.co.uk/72/Heroin-Addiction-Natural-Remedies.html Less an issue if not daily. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
Taken recreationally, opiates give me one of the best buzz. Is there anything that give a better buzz than opiates?

Taken recreationally, opiates give me one of the best buzz. Is there anything that give a better buzz than opiates?

Oh boy!: No one here will given you that info. Unfortunately we only dispense medical advice and only advocate for medical uses for any medications. ...Read more

10

10
I've been an opiate addict for six years. Quitting cold turkey scares me, but i don't want to be stuck on Suboxone forever. What's the best choice?

Suboxone: This is the proverbial rock and a hard place. Not a lot of options. If you can stick with it. If you have the time and the money and support that's the best. There is a cocktail of no opiate medicines that will help you through much of this including Clonidine and sedatives .Otherwise suboxone is an excellent choice and it helps stabilize you and keep you from using again. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers