I never tried the Clonadine, but others have and said it was helpful. I did in the past on one of my many relapses, take Valium though and I will be completely honest. Did it help with my anxiety and help me sleep? yes, Absolutely, BUT I think it also aided in me relapsing! For me, It just let my brain hold on to a "buzz" that I was missing form opiates so when the Valium didnt work as strong, I ended up relapsing. Now This was just MY experience, but I just wanted to tell you it so you are aware to just be careful if you decide to go that route. Our Addict brains sometimes have a hard time with any mind altering meds.
Yes they will help.I took clonidine which helps with a bunch of different symptoms and a benzo as well which helps w/the awful anxiety.I did c/t used those2meds,immodium&took otc sleep aid(didnt take benzos for sleep because I didnt wanna need them to sleep if that makes any sense i took them during the day only).Those made my w/d a lot easier.I didnt realize how many more things u can use to ease w/d make sure to check out the thomas recipe for more stuff that can make it even easier
The Clonidine (catapres) will help with your wd's.
I've been taking it for 10 days ct after a taper. and it has taken most of the wd symptoms away.
I'm also using the Thomas recipe.
I was on pain meds for almost decade 8-10 norco's 10/325's
I still have not so good days. But the days are getting better.
The first 4 nights i took klonopin to help me sleep. Now i am not taking it
And i sleep about 3-4 hours at a time. But i would lose sleep for not taking the
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