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How long is methadone withdrawal?

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Asked: 2018-10-14 22:58:02
I have been struggling with methadone addiction for quite some time. I want to get better, but I’m not that confident in my strength and resolve. How long will the horrible withdrawal symptoms last?


Answered: 2018-11-12 18:18:33

Giving someone methadone, is somewhat outdated now. Because methadone is just as addictive as heroin. Withdrawal symptoms can persist for up to 2 months and include some pretty intense symptoms like rapid heartbeat, paranoia, hallucinations, and depression. If you are addicted to multiple substances the withdrawal process may take even longer and be more intense. For me I found that worked best. When I discovered a drug and 12 step program free way to help get past my symptoms and focus on other more important things in my life.


Answered: 2018-11-01 17:16:07

The withdrawal process is different for everyone. The symptoms and duration of withdrawal with vary depending on the severity and length of the users addiction A users body chemistry and tolerance with also affect their symptoms and how long the withdrawal process takes. Quiting cold turkey according to will cause more sever withdrawal symptoms. Doctors usually recommend tapering of use of methadone to make the withdrawal process more bearable.


Answered: 2018-10-15 01:18:21

withdrawal symptoms normally appear around 30 hours after the last dose. Acute withdrawal symptoms usually improve around the 10th day or so, but can last for up to 2-3 weeks.


Answered: 2018-10-23 21:38:08

Methadone withdrawal is like the longest out of all withdrawals. It takes at least a month. Way longer if you were taking high doses. Like 2 months. The first week and a half is the worst of it though, it gets better after that.


Answered: 2018-10-15 07:09:47

You can plan for 2-3 weeks of acute withdrawal symptoms like runny nose, aching, nausea and vomiting. Hopefully your symptoms will improve after ten days! Good luck on your recovery.


Answered: 2018-11-11 14:13:54

My sister went from heroin to methadone. I never knew why they gave her one drug to get over another, but when she finally came off methadone it took her three weeks to get through withdrawal. It was a pretty rough first week. Now shes been sober for 9 years

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