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What is the duration of narcotic withdrawal symptoms?

What is the duration of narcotic withdrawal symptoms?

5 days: If your medication is stopped abruptly (rather than weaned or tapered down) symptoms should last no more than 5-7 days. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Gilly
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Opiate Withdrawal (Definition)

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


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What are the usual symptoms of opiate withdrawal?

What are the usual symptoms of opiate withdrawal?

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 more

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What are the symptoms of tramadol withdrawal?

What are the symptoms of tramadol withdrawal?

Depends: Withdrawal symptoms from opioids or opioid like medications are usually flu like. Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, chills. These are temporary but can be unpleasant but rarely deadly. Seek medical care if the symptoms are not manageable. ...Read more

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What's the length of physical withdrawal symptoms from heroin, and which is worse-heroin, suboxone, of methadone-in terms of withdrawal duration and intensity?

What's the length of physical withdrawal symptoms from heroin,  and which is worse-heroin,  suboxone,  of methadone-in terms of withdrawal duration and intensity?

There is no 1 answer: because there is enormous variability between people and all of these opioids (and others). However, in general heroin and other short-acting drugs produce a 5-10 day acute withdrawal, usually worst at 24-72 hours and is VERY severe&then improves, but a post-acute withdrawal which is milder but can last months. Buprenorphine is milder than methadone;both peak at 72 hours but can last many weeks. ...Read more

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What are the withdrawl symptoms of tramadol?

What are the withdrawl symptoms of tramadol?

See your doctor: Anxiety, flu-like symptoms, nightmares and GI problems. just to name a few. However, the severity of the withdrawal symptoms depends on: length taking the drug, dosage, and the way the patient's body and brain respond. See your doctor who has more knowledge to help. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of percocet withdrawal/detox?

What are the symptoms of percocet withdrawal/detox?

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

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What are the symptoms of Suboxone withdrawal?

What are the symptoms of Suboxone withdrawal?

See below: The symptoms vary to the dosage you are taking. From mild filling badly to full blow opioid withdrawal systems. ...Read more

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What are the typical withdrawal symptoms of marijuana?

What are the typical withdrawal symptoms of marijuana?

Time and dose: Symptoms will depend on frequency and duration of use. Drop in appetite agitation may all be mild signs. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of lorazepam withdrawal and what helps ease the symptoms?

What are the symptoms of lorazepam withdrawal and what helps ease the symptoms?

Quite a few.: Sweating, stomach cramps, dizziness, blurred vision, nausea, irritability, insomnia, ringing of the ears and in severe cases , convulsions. There should be a gradual withdrawal , decreasing the medications a little bit at the time with your doctor's help. If you had been on it for a long time on a dose exceeding 3 mg. daily, it might be best to do the gradual reduction in the hospital. ...Read more

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What are the withdrawal symptoms of benzo?

What are the withdrawal symptoms of benzo?

Multiple symptoms: (not all are seen in every person) of anxiety, panic, trembling, shaking, muscle twitches/jerks, elevated blood pressure and pulse, dizziness, tingling, sensitivity to light and/or sound, feeling disconnected, sweating, insomnia, irritability, trouble concentrating, nausea/vomiting, confusion, hallucinations, seizures. Etc. ...Read more

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What are the withdrawal symptoms of clonazepam ?

What are the withdrawal symptoms of clonazepam ?

Various...: Nausea, vomiting, agitation, sweating, and the most dangerous seizures which could potentially happen if you abruptly stop medication. ...Read more

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What is symptoms of paracetamol addiction?

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What is symptoms of paracetamol addiction?

Death: Acetaminophen / paracetamol excessive use will cause liver damage, liver failure, and death. Therefore, liver / hepatitis related symptoms are possible, but by then, it may be too late to save the liver. This is the most dangerous over the counter drug. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms opiate withdrawal?

Not pleasant : Some of the symptoms of opiate withdrawal can include cold sweats,  diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, body aches, anxiety, cravings, cramping, chills, tremors, goose bumps, agitation, runny nose, yawning, and insomnia. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the withdrawl symptoms of tramadol like?

Doctors, what are the withdrawl symptoms of tramadol like?

Many: More often i see patients who have seizures from tramadol use. I tend to discuorage the use of this medication. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of withdrawl from albuterol?

What are the symptoms of withdrawl from albuterol?

No withdrawal: Albuterol can have side effects and desired therapeutic effects. Discontinuing will result in the absence of the both, not a separate withdrawal syndrome. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of xanex withdrawal seizures?

What are the symptoms of xanex withdrawal seizures?

Tonic clinic shaking: A full blown seizure from Xanax (alprazolam) withdrawal is not uncommon when doses at 3 mg daily or more are suddenly stopped. That is only 0.5 mg every four hours for a couple of weeks, then stopping it. The shaking, incontinence, loss of consciousness, and injuries from the seizure looks very similar to a seizure in someone with epilepsy, i.e. A grand mal seizure. ...Read more

Narcotic (Definition)

A natural or synthetic alkaloid compound that has morphine-like qualities. Other examples are codeine, heroin, Meperidine (demerol). They are classified based on their intrinsic activity & where they interact in the central nervous system. They are involved in pain transmission ...Read more


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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