Fentanyl Withdrawal Relief

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hardrive Says:


HELP; i suffered severe spinal injuries nov 2004; first i was prescribed T3's for pain, then tramadol, oxycocet,then oxycontin, anf finally was placed on fentanyl; Due to problems with the patch I chose to start a drug reduction strategy; I went from 50 mg patch's every 48 hrs to every 3 days for a month, then to a 25mg patch every 3 days for a month; then stopped cold turkey, i have some 10 mg ihc oxycontin i take when the pain is unbearable but am having terrible insomnia and just feel like hell warmed over, chills, nausea, feeling yukky. so far i have been able to limit the 10 mgs to 3 a week, but when i take a 10 mg oxy, i feel alot better...what can i do to get off all meds?



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Verwon Says:

Well, the first thing you have to understand is that Fentanyl is a very potent narcotic, it is actually over 80 times stronger than Morphine, so even stopping the 25mcg patch, cold turkey will cause the withdrawal symptoms you are experiencing.

The withdrawal effect can also include rebound pain, which can be worse than the pain you started using it to alleviate.

How long has it been, since you stopped taking it?

These withdrawal effects will gradually taper off, as your body adjusts to no longer having the medication, but it usually takes about a month, or so, before you will start to feel more normal, again. (And this is from experience, because I quit cold turkey from very high doses of Morphine and Oxycodone, several years ago.)

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The Oxycodone is another narcotic, so while it can help stave off some of the withdrawal effects, the longer you use it, it can actually prolong them.

Have you tried getting your doctor's advice on this?

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addict Says:

You have to ride it out or take suboxone, but that is just going from one narcotic to the next!

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Sherra Says:

I have lupus and ra as well as a few other autoimmune issues I am currently on 80mg methadone and have missed my app with pain doc and he won"t be back for two weeks.I am kinda feeling liberated not by my choice I have wanted off for a long time, but what do i do foor pain. I am allergic to nsaids. I have ultram will that help with the withdrawl that is coming? Thanks in advance.

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Bon Says:
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Hi
Am going through withdrawal off of 30mg oxys alot of them for years. About how long could this last ? I throw up 24 hrs Sunday have the poops now and so week and body achs ? Thanks for answer

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