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I congratulate you on your decision; both medications often lead to dead ends, where the person is tolerant and crav...
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The next few weeks will likely have bad days and less-bad days superimposed on slow, gradual improvement. Yes-- you ...
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The dose of opioids that you were taking is actually quite low compared to the average opioid addict, but opioid with...
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There are specific criteria for alcohol dependence that you can find easy enough through Googling 'DSM criteria for a...
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Yes, of course you are addicted-- although the psych term would be 'substance dependence.' Taking a substance to avo...
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Thankfully, your dose is low-- and so stopping will be much less of a problem than for the typical opioid addict. Yo...
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Please understand that I can't give advice counter to your neurologist in the case of an AVM-- which as you know is a...
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There is little that a person can do during detox except wait. My own was very miserable about ten years ago; the w...
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I am not aware of such a law. President Obama has called for a federal database, though, that would follow all peopl...
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This is a very complicated question, and your doctor's actions are a bit confusing. buprenorphine has a 'ceiling' to...
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