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Taking gabapentin-morphine sul-fioricet-flexeril-tramadol-clonazapam. Decided to stop. Withdrawal symptoms?

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my wife has been taking prescription med for years now. the recent ones gabapentin-morphine sul-fioricet-flexeril-tramadol-clonazapam. about 3 weeks ago she decided to stop taking all of them, after 1 day or so she was showing signs of paranoia. after a week she was paraniod , dillusional, hearing voices , and ultimately violent and hospitalized forcefully. having never seen anything like this , my question is : are these withdrawal symptoms from the drugs listed, 2:if so how long will they last( its been three wks now and shes made progress, but still hearing voices etc. 3: will she fully recover
Posted Tue, 15 Oct 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Srikanth Reddy 2 hours later
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Thanks for using health care magic for posting your query.

I have gone through your question in detail and I can understand what you are going through.

However I would require a couple of more details to help you in answering your query in a better justified way.

1. For what reason was she on these meds before
2. Did she have any past psychiatric history
3. Does she have any family history?

Hope to hear from you at your earliest convenience.

Regards and wish you good health,

Dr. Srikanth Reddy MD

Neuro-Psychiatrist and Sexologist
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Follow-up: Taking gabapentin-morphine sul-fioricet-flexeril-tramadol-clonazapam. Decided to stop. Withdrawal symptoms? 14 hours later
1: she was on meds for back pain , bipolar dis. , blood pressure . 2: she has no psychiatric history. 3: no family history that im aware of ( weve been together 16 yrs now ).
Answered by Dr. Srikanth Reddy 55 minutes later
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Seems to be protracted delirium

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Thanks for the add on details
Yes, they seem to the withdrawal symptoms of the medications that she was on and this seems to be a protracted delirium.
Normally it doesn't take this long and she should have recovered by now.
She should be on antipsychotics preferable on risperidone or olanzapine by now.
Yes, she will fully recover even though it is taking time.
Hope I am able to answer your concerns.
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Dr. Srikanth Reddy M.D.
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