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How long does an opiate withdrawl last?
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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
8 doctors agree
In brief: Typically
1-2 weeks for most people but can extend to 3-4 weeks, depending on the medications you were on and how much.

In brief: Typically
1-2 weeks for most people but can extend to 3-4 weeks, depending on the medications you were on and how much.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. Richard Rosenthal
Pain Management
3 doctors agree
In brief: 3-14 days
The duration of withdrawal depends on the medication taken and how long it has been taken.
Once the acute withdrawal stops, there is a period of more subtle withdrawal that can last up to 6 months. The symptoms during this period are usually sleep disturbance and possibly anxiety or depression. To successfully manage getting off and staying off opiates, you need help from an addiction councilor.

In brief: 3-14 days
The duration of withdrawal depends on the medication taken and how long it has been taken.
Once the acute withdrawal stops, there is a period of more subtle withdrawal that can last up to 6 months. The symptoms during this period are usually sleep disturbance and possibly anxiety or depression. To successfully manage getting off and staying off opiates, you need help from an addiction councilor.
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
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