Why does a long half-life mean a long withdrawal? Xanax and Oxycodone have short HLs but W/D can last months. Why would suboxone. be longer?

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Time Dependency

Oxycodone
Narcotic withdrawal times and severity are complex phenomena and not easy to summarize. The time it takes the body to get rid of narcotics (half-lives) may have far more to do with length and severity of dependence, malnutrition, sleep deprivation and kidney and liver function than the pharmacokinetic profile of the drug. Please speak with your pain management specialist for specific advice.
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7 days

Oxycodone
Suboxone withdrawal is usually over in 7 days however some symptoms may persist for a month or two. Physician supervision during this process is essential.
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