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Ativan helps opiate withdrawal

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Dr. Ronald Schubert MD

opiate withdrawals ( cold turkey) multiple times (very hard 5-7 days) and made it alone. I'm not saying i was that strong but i had no options & made it through some how. Will the Lexipro help me with... View answer

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Dr. Rohit Gulati MD

I have a loved one who has been on opiates for pain management for years They have fibromyalgia ... to get help for her, she refused and dissapered for 4 days. When she came home we went to her doctor ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rohit Gulati ( Pain Medicine & Palliative Care Specialist)
Dr. Matt Wachsman MD

Yes I am trying to find out if Methocarbamol will help me with opiate withdrawals, i have been ... leaving myself and many other patients going threw severe withdrawal. I have very bad disk... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Matt Wachsman ( Addiction Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Chintan Solanki MD

Can gabapentin help with the methadone withdrawal abdominal cramps? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chintan Solanki ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Chobufo Ditah MD

My finance just stopped taking opiates from a back surgery he had. He is now going through withdrawls such as RLS , joint pain, and muscle weakness . What can I get to help him? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chobufo Ditah ( General & Family Physician)

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null MD

Hi, I ve made a few mistakes. I m in the 3rd day of opiate withdrawal, those opiate were insuffilated. These opiates being probably 100mg morphine and .1pt of heroin. My duration lasted about 3... View answer

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Dr. Purva Patel MD

hi i am on ativan it was 5 mgs ive taken it down to 2mgs daily and plan to quit taking,Im also ... because of the holiday I wasnt able to pick up my scripts, so I took ativan 3 at a time visteril 3 25 mgs ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Purva Patel ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Shubham Mehta MD

Opiate addiction - Finally agreed to stop but I am concerned with withdrawals. Can they be deadly. I dont like xanax but i take for panic attacks will this help the withdrawals. Should I wean... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shubham Mehta ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.   Munish Sood MD

ativan. I have taken xanax in the past and it has worked way better at the same dosage. My opiate ...hello, I have my Dr. s appt tomorrow for my suboxone. I was an opiate user for 2 to 3 years... My ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Munish Sood ( Ayurveda Specialist)
Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu MD

Wondering how effective metoprolol is for relieving symptoms of opiate withdrawal, specifically suboxone. I take soma 250mg TID and ativan 1mg PRN, mostly at night so I can sleep. I do not, however,... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu ( Internal Medicine Specialist)

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Dr. Karen Steinberg MD

Ativan may reduce anxiety associated with opiate withdrawal, and act as a muscle spasm reducer, so in that sense may be helpful. However, Ativan itself is an addictive drug, and has its...

Dr.  Shafi Ullah Khan MD

Yes it helps.local anesthetics and muscle relaxants and pelvic floor physiotherapy helps more.