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Will stopping alcohol cold turkey give me dts?

Will stopping alcohol cold turkey give me dts?

It could.: Alcohol withdrawal could be deadly. Delirium tremens (dts) can start 3 days after your last drink, last up to 7-10 days. It's not guaranteed that you'll get dts after stopping alcohol cold turkey, but the risk is high enough that you should definitely seek professional help before you do. In some select cases, you can work with your doctor to do a detox outpatient regimen. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you tell me symptoms of quitting hydrocodone cold turkey?

Can you tell me symptoms of quitting hydrocodone cold turkey?

Symptoms vary: It depends on how long and how high a dose you have been on and how frequent you have been taking it. Narcotic withdrawal symptoms vary but restlessness, jitteriness, insomnia , pain, agitation, abdominal pain, heart beating rapidly, headaches may all be signs of withdrawal. ...Read more

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How do alcoholics quit drinking cold turkey?

How do alcoholics quit drinking cold turkey?

Alcoholic: Consult your pcp. There are medications for detox & relapse prevention, along with aa meetings & rehab. ...Read more

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Can you quit 10 mg Escitalophram cold turkey after 1 month use without worrying about the effects of withdrawal?

Can you quit 10 mg Escitalophram cold turkey after 1 month use without worrying about the effects of withdrawal?

Depends: Depends on the reason you want to discontinue Lexapro (escitalopram) ... Always best to discuss with your doctor. If it's related to some side effect, maybe an alternative medication is appropriate. That said, in general, I always recommend tapering over a 2-4 week period so that you don't experience any adverse effects. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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How can I quit antipsychotics cold turkey?

How can I quit antipsychotics cold turkey?

Antipsychotics : Antipsychotic treatment should be monitored by an specialist on a regular basis, due to the risk of short and long term side effects. Starting and stopping treatment could be safely done if doses are modified little by little over time. Titration of the medications is the best way to find the appropriate amount which will produce the least side effects and most effective results. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can quitting sugar intake cold turkey harm your health?

Help plz! Can quitting sugar intake cold turkey harm your health?

Unlikely. : You may feel sluggish for a while but that should resolve. You should be consuming some carbohydrates that are converted to sugar in the body. Some fad diets have you stopping all carbohydrates. Your body is smart enough to get around it but will take several days and you may feel very fatigued. See your local dietician if you want to diet. Get smart ideas from the experts. ...Read more

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How long does it take withdrawals from stopping oxycodone to go away when you quit cold turkey 5 days now?

How long does it take withdrawals from stopping oxycodone to go away when you quit cold turkey  5 days now?

Days to weeks: The physical symptoms rarely last longer than a week, but the cravings may last much longer. Consider attending a meeting of narcotics anonymous. If you are at risk for relapse, you might consult an addiction specialist about using buprenorphine (suboxone). ...Read more

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Is it better to taper down off of lortab or quit cold turkey?

Is it better to taper down off of lortab or quit cold turkey?

Depends: If you are not addicted but your body is just dependent on it, it may be possible to slowly wean down. For someone addicted this is almost an impossible goal because addicts have lost the ability to control the dose. Talk to your doctor, there maybe meds that can help for either case. ...Read more

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How can a heavy opiate addict of 9 years quit cold turkey?

How can a heavy opiate addict of 9 years quit cold turkey?

YOU CAN;'T: You need to be weaned from your opiate slowly. If you quit cold turkey you can go through opiate withdrawl which can be quite unpleasant. Sometimes some medications can be used to help with opiate cravings. In any case, your body needs to slowly get used to not having the opiate in your system, the same way it would if you were trying to no longer use nicotine or caffeine. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would tramadol help me get off smokeless tobacco cold turkey?

Hi docs, would tramadol help me get off smokeless tobacco cold turkey?

No: Not particularly. The effects of sudden tobacco cessation - irritability, anxiety, craving - would not be effected by a relatively weak opioid drug like tramadol. This drug also has mild antidepressant-like effects, but that is not likely to help much either. Cold turkey cessation has the lowest success rates of all the means of stopping, and I do not recommend it. Seek help and a support system. ...Read more

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Can you tell me when do emotional nicotine withdrawal symptoms start after you've quit smoking?

Can you tell me when do emotional nicotine withdrawal symptoms start after you've quit smoking?

Immediately: People begin to experience craving, anxiety and irritability almost the moment they make the decision to stop, and the symptoms escalate about the time they are due for their next cigarette. If withdrawal symptoms are severe enough to cause problems with daily life, or if you are close to relapsing to tobacco, consider treatment with patches, lozenges etc, or Chantix or zyban (bupropion).Support programs help. ...Read more

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Can you advise me on going cold turkey off clozapine?

Can you advise me on going cold turkey off clozapine?

Stopping Clonazepam: Depends upon the dose used. However, it is recommended that the medicine be weaned off as abrupt stoppage can lead to a seizure spell. Check with your physician. ...Read more

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If I try to quit, will the alcohol withdrawal symptoms kill me?

Possibly: Severe alcohol withdrawal sometimes called delerium tremens can cause death. The vast majority of people who stop drinking do not risk death however. If you have any concerns about your health when you stop drinking, consult your physician who can assist you in a plan for safely detoxifying from alcohol. ...Read more

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Quitting alcohol cold turkey - is it okay?

Quitting alcohol cold turkey - is it okay?

Quitting alcohol: It can be a problem quitting alcohol cold turkey, if you have built up a tolerance. WDRL symptoms from alcohol occur 24-72 hours after the last drink. If you start to feel shaky without alcohol, that is a sign that you could have more severe WDRL symptoms. A person needs to drink at least one pint per day for 30 days to have WDRL symptoms can consist of seizures requiring medical attention. ...Read more

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How can I quit percocets and skip withdraws?

How can I quit percocets and skip withdraws?

Detox: See a detox specialist who can ease you down off of the meds. Slow is key. There are other medications to take on a short term basis to allow you to he relatively symptom free during the process. ...Read more

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How long will it take before i getting widtrawal symptoms from cold turkey Abilify (aripiprazole) 7 mg? A month?

Consult your doctor: Do not stop a medication without checking with your doctor first. It depends on how long you have been on it, what it is used for, as well as your symptoms. Without knowing all this, we cannot advise you better than the person who started you on it. ...Read more

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Can you experience withdrawl symptoms after quitting hydroxyzine "cold turkey" ?

What kind of symptom: Although not usually encountered, I suppose that there can be some withdrawal symptoms if one has been taking a high-dose (>50 mg) of this medication regularly for a long time. However we do need to know what kind of symptoms you are thinking about since most will likely be unnoticeable. ...Read more

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Finally quit "Suboxone" after 10 years and the withdrawals just get worse.I did slow taper. What can help me, Rx,OTC, home remedy?Anything?! Thanks!!!

Finally quit "Suboxone" after 10 years and the withdrawals just get worse.I did slow taper. What can help me, Rx,OTC, home remedy?Anything?! Thanks!!!

In addition to: the medications you have been prescribed please consider some mind-body medicine. A clinical psychologist can help you learn strategies such as self-hypnosis, meditation, stress management, etc. See www.relexationresponse.org for some self-help also. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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