Dr. Brian Nichol
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Time and your Doctor

Narcotic abstenence syndrome (withdrawal) symptoms, while unpleasant, are not life threatening.
They will resolve over 5-7 days. Your doctor can prescribe medications (ex. Clonidine) to help reduce these physical symptoms if he deems it appropriate.

In brief: Time and your Doctor

Narcotic abstenence syndrome (withdrawal) symptoms, while unpleasant, are not life threatening.
They will resolve over 5-7 days. Your doctor can prescribe medications (ex. Clonidine) to help reduce these physical symptoms if he deems it appropriate.
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