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How long should l be expecting withdrawals from quitting caffeine?

How long should l be expecting withdrawals from quitting caffeine?

Caffeine withdrawal: Withdrawal symptoms from caffeine withdrawal may last as long as several weeks, with headaches and irritability. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What do you think, could mhmr help me with withdrawals?

What do you think, could mhmr help me with withdrawals?

Services: Are you referring to the texas department of mental health mental retardation? I doubt that they provide for detoxification but call them and find out if you are eligible for services & if this is a covered treatment.
Call 888-522-8262. ...Read more

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Could I be going through withdrawal from the ibroprophin?

Could I be going through withdrawal from the ibroprophin?

No: Ibuprofen is not physically addictive and should cause no symptoms of withdrawal when you stop taking it. ...Read more

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I have questions on post acute acute withdrawal syndrome?

I have questions on post acute acute withdrawal syndrome?

See an addiction MD: There are addiction medicine doctors that can help you with your questions.

Please check out the link for further information:

http://www. Asam. Org/for-the-public ...Read more

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Is withdrawal death always acute or can it occur a year later?

Ans: Withdrawn from what? Drug withdrawl or alcohol withdrawl. If you stopped either and do not go back on then would have no withdrawl issues a year later. So not sure what you are asking. Need a better history and specifics ...Read more

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How to remove withdrawal syndrome due to cigarette and marrrijuana?

Many approaches: Withdrawal from cigarettes tend to be intense but short- most symptoms pass within a week. Marijuana withdrawal is much more subtle/mild but can last several weeks. Certain herbs can help tobacco withdrawal, esp. Lobelia & wild oats. Vit. C 1000 mg 4x/day, b complex, lots of water, exercise, acupuncture & homeopathic nux vomica may help both withdrawals. I strongly recommend meditation. See comment:. ...Read more

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Having bad withdrawal from tabaco, how long do these symptoms last?

Having bad withdrawal from tabaco, how long do these symptoms last?

Withdraw - tobacco: Stopping smoking involves a process of withdrawing. Some people find this more intense than other and the length of time varies but progress is daily. Focus on things outside yourself. Use gum or mints to replace the oral part of your habit. B complex can be used to boost your nutritional needs. Congratulations! You are on your way to a safer and healthier life for you and your loved ones. ...Read more

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What do you good ppl know about protracted withdrawal from benzo's?

What do you good ppl know about protracted withdrawal from benzo's?

Common ; problematic: Benzodiazepines are notorious for causing prolonged and difficult withdrawal symptoms. It is crucial to taper them very slowly under the guidance of a knowledgeable doctor. Nutritional supplements, homeopathy, acupuncture and microcurrent therapy are among the many treatments that can help. See http://www. Choosehelp. Com/topics/detox/sedative-anti-convulsant-detox-ativan-ambient-benzodiazepines. ...Read more

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Short term benzo use but having long term withdrawal. What can I do?

See doctor: There is a way to slowly withdraw from these drugs with minimal side effects. You need to review this with the prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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How do aa meetings help a person deal with the symptoms of withdrawal?

How do aa meetings help a person deal with the symptoms of withdrawal?

Although Alcoholics: Anonymous supports through all - alcohol withdrawal is a medical condition that warrants medical assistance. ...Read more

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I'm on day three without loratabs. What is the general withdrawal length?

I'm on day three without loratabs. What is the general withdrawal length?

It varies...: While the withdrawal symptoms can be quite uncomfortable and unpleasant, you can be assured that unlike withdrawal from some medications, lortab withdrawal is not life threatening. ...Read more

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I am getting pain while taking pain medication, that is not withdrawal is it?

I am getting pain while taking pain medication, that is not withdrawal is it?

No: You may be developing a tolerance issue with the medication. The same dose may not provide the same relief. I would suggest seeing your doctor to discuss your options. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to know the worst of withdrawal is over?

HOW MUCH TIME?: People are different and responses to withdrawl are different. Very sensitive people mayneed to titrate off a substance very gradually for a long time. Hare to predict how long without knowing you and what you've been taking. ...Read more

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Anything that will help me get through withdrawal or do I just hve to tough it out?

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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Can you get dependent, or have withdrawal effects if you stop, on Passion Flower Extract?

Can you get dependent, or have withdrawal effects if you stop, on Passion Flower Extract?

Not reported: This is a good question, as dependency occurs with most pharmaceutical sleep aids. However, I have never heard of this happening with Passionflower and did not see this reported in many articles such as this one:
http://tinyurl. Com/hsebp2k
Thus, I believe it's safe for you to experiment with. ...Read more

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Need some help from your experience and awareness from dealing with withdrawal from benzo's?

Very general: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I have taken 5x. 5mg ativian over the course of the week- do I have withdrawal?

Can you tell me if I have taken 5x. 5mg ativian over the course of the week- do I have withdrawal?

Possibly not: First why did you take so many was ir prescribed to you that way
you should be careful about taking medication without doctor proper instruction
if you felt you are anxious and few more of a good thing is not bad you are wrong
if the medicine or the doses that it was prescribed was not enough to take care of the problem do not self treat call your doctor or go to the ER if you felt anxiety not ove ...Read more

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I am coming off perercets and feeling a little withdrawal what can I use to use to ease the the symptoms?

I am coming off perercets and feeling a little withdrawal what can I use to use to ease the the symptoms?

Ask your doctor: I cannot give you a good answer without knowing about your other medications, medical problems, dose and duration of percocets. Withdrawal can be serious. Be safe and ask your doctor for help. ...Read more

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My son is withdraws from subitex what can he take to help withdrawals thanks patsy skipper?

My son is withdraws from subitex what can he take to help withdrawals thanks patsy skipper?

Subitex Withdrawal: If your son is being withdrawn from subitex, make sure he is under the care of a physician with expertise in addiction medicine. Also important that he is involved in a peer based recovery support group such as narcotics anonymous. You can also get support via participation in alanon a fellowship for friends and family members with alcohol and drug problems. ...Read more