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Oct 07, 2013
"Every person’s metabolism is different so there is really no set rule on how fast you can titrate. The easiest way we see patients proceed is by keeping their dosage balanced throughout the day. In other words, trying to cut very small..."
Oct 07, 2013
"It sounds like you are ready for this. Just remember that once the fourth day passes, the withdrawal symptoms should get easier and you will feel better faster. Please be aware that Tramadol may also be addicting so do not keep taking ..."
Oct 07, 2013
"Actually there are a few anti-depressants that can help quite a bit with withdrawals and cravings. If you have a family doctor, maybe he can assist you with a prescription for a month or so, to ease the symptoms. If not, you might have s..."
Oct 07, 2013
"He is not obligated to taper you off of the Lortab. It might be a good idea to discuss with your doctor your willingness to stop the opiate intake and to voice your concerns about having withdrawal symptoms so that he can assist you thr..."
Oct 07, 2013
"Have you looked for a Methadone clinic in your area? I understand that a doctor’s office is much more pleasant and more private than a clinic but right now, doctors are very scared of taking patients who are already physically dependent ..."
Oct 07, 2013
"Usually 4 to 5 days the most.."
Oct 07, 2013
"Soma as a muscle relaxant may help a little but please be aware that Soma can become addictive too. Instead, try to have warm baths with Epsom salts to help ease the muscle spasms. Also, eat bananas as you can for the potassium in it..."
Oct 07, 2013
"You can beat this with the support of people that has been where you are and understand what you are going through. Look for meetings in your area. You will be surprised by the amount of guidance and support you can get. You don’t have t..."
Oct 04, 2013
"Usually you could titrate down without any further complications. But because of your other medications , you should speak to your prescribing doctor first. Sometimes when you remove a drug like an opiate, the other drugs that you were p..."
Oct 02, 2013
"Binge drinking is extremely dangerous because his blood alcohol concentration may reach harmful, if not lethal, levels. Knowing his psychiatric history, combined with the binge drinking, the possible risks and negative side effects are..."