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Doctor insights on: Withdrawal

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What is withdrawal?

What is withdrawal?

Withdrawal: Is group of symptoms that occur upon sudden discontinuation or decrease in dose of medication or recreational drugs. The symptoms vary with the type of drug, how long u have been on it, its half-life, and whether other drugs are taken at same time. ...Read more

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Piate withdrawal help?

Opioid withdrawl hel: I assume you want to stop taking opioids. If you have been on these for a long time then have an md taper you off slowly. Alternatively if you have problems you may be a candidate for suboxone. Talk to your md. ...Read more

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How effective is withdrawal?

Clarify: What type of withdrawal? For what purpose? ...Read more

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How much time will the withdrawal last?

Depends on drug.: What are you withdrawing from? Different types of drugs have different lengths of withdrawal periods. It also depends on how much you used daily and for how long. Ask again and clarify. There's a 150 character limit for your question, inc. spaces and punctuation, so keep it brief but complete. It's excellent that you're trying to get clean! Good luck! ...Read more

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What medications can help for withdrawal.?

What medications can help for withdrawal.?

From what?: Naltrexone is often employed for help in quitting opioids and alcohol. It depends on what you arewithdrawing from. ...Read more

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For how long does lithium withdrawal last?

Withdrawal?: Lithium is out of the body in about 3 days if stopped completely, but there usually aren't withdrawal symptoms from stopping. Of course, the original problem (the reason for taking it in the first place) could come back. Anyone stopping lithium should work closely with their prescribing doctor (psychiatrist), and contact them if they experience any symptoms. ...Read more

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What are they effects of heroine withdrawal?

Heroin Withdrawal: My heart goes out to you for needing to ask this valuable question. Withdrawal, which can include severe nausea, vomiting, shakes, seizures, sweating and shivers can be deadly at its worst. It is always best to have an addict in a medical setting if they may go into withdrawal as the detox from their drug of choice. ...Read more

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What remedies help with severe luprron withdrawal?

Lupron (leuprolide): An lh-rh analog, leuprolide is used in treatment of hormone-responsive cancers such as prostate or breast cancer, estrogen-dependent conditions (such as endometriosis or uterine fibroids, to treat precocious puberty and to control ovarian stimulation in in vitro fertilization. Withdrawal has been reported to cause leg cramps, sleeplessness and anxiety. All can be treated symptomatically. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: withdrawal?

Withdrawal: Symptoms upon abrupt discontinuation or decrease in intake of substances such as medications or illicit substances. ...Read more