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What are the most common addiction withdrawal symptoms for alcoholics?

What are the most common addiction withdrawal symptoms for alcoholics?

Many: Mild sxs of withdrawal can include feeling anxious, irritable, depressed or volatile emotions & fatigue as well as experiencing nightmares. More serious sxs can include tremor, headache, sweating with clamminess of skin, loss of appetite, rapid heart rate, nausea vomiting & inability to sleep. Confusion, marked agitation, convulsions, high temperature & hallucinations are quite serious. ...Read more

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Addiction (Definition)

Addiction is a condition in which a person has a strong, persistent physical and psychological need for a habit-forming substance (such as alcohol, cigarettes, or cocaine) or an activity (such as gambling). The person usually suffers physical or psychological withdrawal symptoms if he is unable to continue getting what ...Read more


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What sort of psychological disorder or drug addiction/withdrawal leads to unreasonable anger in people?

What sort of psychological disorder or drug addiction/withdrawal leads to unreasonable anger in people?

Many disorders: Many psychological disorders can have anger as a symptom. Careful evaluation is needed. For instance bipolar disorder and add can both have anger manifestation but are treated with very different medications. Most additive drugs can cause anger during the withdrawal period and thus slow .Withdrawal is needed. ...Read more

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Taking .25mg of Xanax per day(as prescribed by my pcp). It's only been about a couple of weeks. What is the likelihood of addiction/withdrawal?

Taking .25mg of Xanax per day(as prescribed by my pcp). It's only been about a couple of weeks. What is the likelihood of addiction/withdrawal?

Addiction and Xanax: If you are taking this daily more than seven days in a row there is a very high likelihood that you are or will be addicted to it. This medication does not prevent anxiety. It does not cure anxiety. It is thought of as a pill form or alcohol. It temporarily allows the patient to be sedated. One should think of it as the "mommies happy little pills' from the 1950s. We should be preventing anxiety. ...Read more

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What can cause painful muscle contractions & feeling electricity running through body, that is reduced by oxycodone. addiction& Withdrawal ruled out.

What can cause painful muscle contractions & feeling electricity running through body, that is reduced by oxycodone. addiction& Withdrawal ruled out.

Pain & tingling: There are a variety of possible causes, including fibromyalgia, cervical or spinal stenosis affecting nerves, and anxiety/panic disorder. I advise seeing a neurologist for a physical workup. How much oxycodone are you taking? If you have recovered from bariatric surgery, I would taper off oxycodone and see what happens to your symptoms. Intensive running can create orthopedic or spinal injuries ...Read more

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Is it possible to have an addiction to video games and a withdrawal?

Is it possible to have an addiction to video games and a withdrawal?

Addiction: An addiction is an addiction is a habit. All habits have dependence, behavioral changes, and withdrawal, at least for the most part. ...Read more

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I am prescribed hydrocodone10mg one every 4 hours, am scared of addiction and withdrawal, articles say taking one a day is bad and habit forming?

I am prescribed hydrocodone10mg one every 4 hours, am scared of addiction and withdrawal, articles say taking one a day is bad and habit forming?

Hydrocodone: Is this a short term medication or a chronic medication? Do you have problems with other substances (illicit drugs, prescription medications or alcohol)? Everything is relative regarding development of tolerance. ...Read more

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Adderall addiction and withdrawal. How long would withdrawal last?

Adderall addiction and withdrawal. How long would withdrawal last?

Varies: Adderall (combo of 2 kinds amphetamines) works by increasing norepinephrine & dopamine. The 1/2 life is 12 hours, which means that in 60 hours most of it is gone from the serum. W/drawal symptoms include changes in mood, thinking, blood pressure, GI finctions, and eeg. Taking the right dose and gradually tapering off reduces w/drawal symptoms. High doses/shooting may require medical detox. ...Read more

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Hi, I have an addiction to coke can you suggest some relievers to help with withdrawal symptoms?

See your doctor: There are some medications that can help with Cocaine addiction, but no magic bullet, a few studies have seen some benefit with antibuse, the same drug used for alcohol problems but works in by different mechanism for cocaine, perhaps some benefit with wellbutrin and some stimulants, however none of these are fda approved. But along with meetings or counseling may help if very motivated. ...Read more

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Anything to ease Adderall withdrawals and help with the addiction?

Anything to ease Adderall withdrawals and help with the addiction?

Call 1-888-859-5709: Adderall withdrawal can be extremely unpleasant.In order to limit withdrawal, you should not stop taking it suddenly or without your healthcare provider’s approval and supervision. Adderall can cause physical and psychological dependence. Your healthcare provider can slowly decrease your dose a rate that you can tolerate. See: www.Adderallabusetreatment.Com/adderall-withdrawal. ...Read more

Withdrawal (Definition)

Symptoms upon abrupt discontinuation or decrease in intake of substances such as ...Read more