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What are some tips to going through vicodin detox?

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Help & support

Craving can be intense - human support (12 step meetings, counseling, groups) is critical.
Achiness can be treated with hot packs, hot showers, tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin, diarrhea with pepto bismol or kaopectate. Avoidance of caffeine, a healthy diet also help. Sleep problems can respond to chamomille tea. Your doctor can prescribe meds to help as well that are not opiates to treat symptoms. Good luck.

In brief: Help & support

Craving can be intense - human support (12 step meetings, counseling, groups) is critical.
Achiness can be treated with hot packs, hot showers, tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin, diarrhea with pepto bismol or kaopectate. Avoidance of caffeine, a healthy diet also help. Sleep problems can respond to chamomille tea. Your doctor can prescribe meds to help as well that are not opiates to treat symptoms. Good luck.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Dr. SCOTT JAFFE
Family Medicine

In brief: Suboxone

Suboxone works well with therapy.
A physician must have a special dea license to prescribe suboxone. I have this license. My office number is (239) 498-5760. You must be off of vicodin for 18-20 hours before beginning this treatment program.

In brief: Suboxone

Suboxone works well with therapy.
A physician must have a special dea license to prescribe suboxone. I have this license. My office number is (239) 498-5760. You must be off of vicodin for 18-20 hours before beginning this treatment program.
Dr. SCOTT JAFFE
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