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Opiod withdrawal treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can I help you?
User :   yes i am going through opiod withdrawels
User :   and wanted to know how to get prescribed methadone
Doctor :   Methadone is a scheduled drug and needs prescription .You can get it through your treating doctor
Doctor :  
Or if your not under treatment you should go to the rehabilitation centre
User :   if i go to a doctor and tell him about my withrawal symptoms should he prescribe me methadone
Doctor :  
where they will prescribe you
Doctor :  
He will examine youand find out the dose required for you and the prescribe
User :   i would prefer not to go to rehab and just handle the methadone instead
User :   on average i use to take about 80 to 180 mg of oxycontin
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
but the withdrawal symptoms if it is exacerbated
Doctor :  
It cannot be controlled
Doctor :  
and will require medical supeervision

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