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Why Is Seroquel Used During Heroin Withdrawal
Quetiapine (brand seroquel) is classified as an atypical antipsychotic medication. It is fda approved to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and as an adjunct with antidepressants in the treatment of major depressive disorder. Serious side effects include tardive dyskinesia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, and metabolic syndrome with weight gain, risk of ...Read more
Not recommended: Haloperidol is an anti-psychotic. It helps people who are agitated from psychosis. Agitation from opioid withdrawal comes from a different source. Haloperidol will help to cloud the consciousness, but will not help symptoms of withdrawal. Clonidine, or even better, lofexidine are more appropriate choices. ...Read more
Is hydrocodone ibuprofone a narcotic in the vicoden category and is it addictive and is dangerous when used for anxiety purposes?
Having myelogram but not stopping use of tramadol due to severe withdrawals w/ drs consent. How high is seizure risk? Monitored for 6 hrs after
Hydroxyzine concern: I understand your concern. Rebound insomnia from Hydroxyzine is not documented with clinical research. For Difficulty breathing, please see Physician. Let Wise Man within you reflect: • Stresses causing Anxiety leading to Insomnia • Dependence on it for how long • Reasons to stop now • Discuss with Psychiatrist: • Therapy for stresses in life • Decrease dose weekly • Breathing Relaxation ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How come of the seizure medicines; depakote, tegretol and klonopin (clonazepam) -why is klonopin (clonazepam) only known for withdrawls?
See below;: It is important to note that discontinuing any of those medications abruptly puts a person with epilepsy at risk of increased seizure frequency. The same is only true for clonazepam in a person *without* epilepsy, and therein lies your answer: clonazepam works differently than the other two and is associated with withdrawal disorders, like alcohol and certain drugs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My doctor is weaning me off of seroquel (quetiapine) extended release and is using another medication to avoid withdrawal effects, what medication is used for this?
Seroquel (quetiapine) withdrawal?: seroquel (quetiapine) an atypical anti-psychotic is not associated w/ withdrawal.The benefits of the med will be lost when it is stopped. For this reason, doctors usually taper (or "wean") off a med. they may add a med to replace the one ur taking, 2 treat those symptoms. talk w/ ur doc about any new meds u've started, their names, indications & any questions or concerns u have. be well! ...Read more
Not usually: Temazepam (restoril) is used as a sedative-hypnotic, for people with insomnia. I've never heard of anyone using it for anxiety alone. It can act in 30-60 minutes, and if you took it in daytime you could be asleep rather than merely calm! so i wouldn't suggest doing that. There are better choices for anxiety -- especially having a good evaluation so the best choices can be made. ...Read more
What are effects of going off Abilify (aripiprazole) for biopolar imediately? Does cause anxiety, moodswings, depression? Is dangeroous just stop?
Mood stabilizers: Abrupt discontinuation of Abilify (aripiprazole) and similar medications is not advisable. If you have reason to discontinue, please seek the supervision of your healcare professional for more tolerable alternatives while tapering to discontinue abilify (aripiprazole). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Several studies have shown that Baclofen (liorisal®) can reduce or eliminate alcohol withdrawal. This is not surprising, because this drug is a direct gaba-acting agent and gaba is the neurotransmitter that is also affected by benzodiazepines like valium and librium, and work in withdrawal. However, it can cause physical dependence as well if used for prolonged periods. ...Read more
I'm on trazadone, xanax, pristiq, (desvenlafaxine) and wellbutrin after the sudden death of my child. I've eliminated alcohol, but not marijuana. Is this dangerous?
Triazolam: Coming off of Halcion (triazolam) is not very difficult. You can lower the nightly dose to 1/2 every third night for 1 week, then every 2nd. And 3rd. Night for another week, then 1/2 dose nightly for few weeks, and from then on you can skip few nights a week while taking melatonin 3-4 mg. Every night, and gradually remain on melatonin for another week before tapering. ...Read more
Is 75 mg of Zoloft (sertraline) during pregnancy a safe dose? Is it recommended to taper off during the last few months?
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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