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Suggest remedy for opiate withdrawal symptoms

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Dr. Chintan Solanki

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Posted on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 in Mental Health
Question: What can I take for opiate withdrawls. Is there some thing Home remedy.
The drug in question is "Norco" I went cold turkey and 30 hours ago. I have been on this med for close 11 years for chronic lumbar pain from 3 low back pain.
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Answered by Dr. Chintan Solanki 38 minutes later
Brief Answer:
no home remedy is there

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXX,

Norco (acetaminophen and hydrocodone) contains opiate. After 11 years of long intake of opiate withdrawals are likely there. Unfortunately no home remedy will help in this case.

At present you can restart narco if you have and gradually taper the dose after consulting your doctor. Or your doctor can prescribe you tramadol.

Hope I have answered your query, I will be happy to help further.
Regards,
Dr.Chintan Solanki.

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