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... He should tell his doctor that he wants to try and get off of the Avinza and ask for help in getting off of it. ... (8 replies)
... My son, 18, is under a doctor's care and is getting off of avinza, slowly. Today he is experiencing withdrawal symptoms, and while I am not seeking medical advice (the doctor is doing a good job), I'm wondering if there are any natural remedies, home remedies, foods, drinks, etc., that can help during this process. Thank you. (3 replies)
Avinza withdrawal
May 16, 2009
... What is the best way to wean off avinza. My husband has been on Avinza for about 4 -5 mo. 90mg for the last 3 mo. due to back pain, now 4 weeks post surg.? (8 replies)

... hi i took avinza myself but no longer take it or any opiates except the occasional lortab as needed but it was horrible to come off of. ... (3 replies)
... Hello, This is a board for pain patients who need medication. The addiction board should have people who have experience with withdrawal. Perhaps they will be more help. Has his doctor prescribed Valium to help with the anxiety? If not, there is an herb which is a natural relaxant similar to valium. I found several abstracts on the Medline about the herb called... (3 replies)
... My PM doc had me half my dose each week but gave me about a three week extra supply to play with. The withdrawal didn't get horrible until I hit zero. That lasted one to two weeks. ... (8 replies)
Avinza withdrawal
May 17, 2009
... Thanks for the help. One person was on 120mg and was taken to 60mg and experienced withdrawal. (8 replies)
... There are lots of other patients in here who have experienced withdrawal, myself for one. Unfortunately I can't help with the herb part of it but I'm sure someone on here can give you some advice. Most are, but not everyone in here is, on opiates. Things are usually quieter in here on a weekend so don't lose heart if your post isn't answered right away. I hope you find... (3 replies)
Stopping Avinza
Jul 7, 2008
... rphine or that I would have to rely on someone else to give me my daily frightening! I have experienced morphine withdrawal symptoms when I forgot my Avinza when I went out of town and also a few days ago when I forgot to take my Avinza and then tried to use MSIR at a lower dose instead of the Avinza. ... (3 replies)
... Hi BP, Nobody can really say what works best, as far as discontinuing medds, Avinza would likely be easier since you can decrease the size of the steps simply by switching to a weeker opiate. ... (1 replies)
... Just an update. I did stop taking the Avinza after being on it for a little less than 3 weeks. When I said I didn't think the withdrawal was bad, my point was that my withdrawal symptoms lasted for approx. ... (5 replies)
... I used Avinza and did not like it. ... (12 replies)
... each time. Meth being 5 times stronger than that chart suggestted. Charts are simply meant to prevent withdrawal and respirtory arest. When you in that kind of pain, you have to look at the big picture. ... (7 replies)
Jun 11, 2004
... Hi Gail, Unfortunately I don't think docs understand how the 24 hour meds work. A 60 mg Avinza spread over 24 hours would be roughly the same as taking 10 mgs of regular morphine every 4 hours. ... (10 replies)
... at you haven't developed cross tolerance and hope that you respond better to the new med. There is also the better ssafe than sorry policy, people don't die from withdrawal and whena doc switches you he should expect to hear some feeedback. ... (9 replies)
... o to 30 twice a day and try to get through the weekend and then call monday to adjust the dose. The dose is actually so low I would expect you to experience some withdrawal untill you get to at least half your old dose of oxyC. ... (9 replies)
... It might have been me that you read switched from Avinza to Oxycontin. ... (4 replies)
... lortab q24hrs. and changed to Avinza. I take 480 mgs. q24hrs. now. I was started at an inappropriate dose of 120 mgs. q24hrs. causing me withdrawal and titrated up over a period of 3 weeks until I got to the appropriate dose. ... (7 replies)
... I didn't find the transition hard...I just stopped Avinza and started the Oxy. I guess if the dosage conversion wasn't right you might have withdrawal problems, but I didn't have those. Btw...I did find that in my case the Avinza took about 3 days to get to it's full effect. ... (18 replies)
... Talk to your doctor. I was told the avinza has withdrawal symptoms fairly fast. Example my dr. ... (2 replies)

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