Opiate Withdrawal Medications
Definition of Opiate Withdrawal:
Opiate withdrawal is an acute state caused by cessation or dramatic reduction of use of opiate drugs that has been heavy and prolonged (several weeks or longer).
Opiates include heroin, morphine, codeine, Oxycontin, Dilaudid, methadone, and others. The reaction frequently includes sweating, shaking, headache, drug craving, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping, diarrhea, inability to sleep, confusion, agitation, depression, anxiety, and other behavioral changes.
Drugs (by generic name) associated with Opiate Withdrawal
The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Opiate Withdrawal. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.
|Drug Name (View by: Brand | Generic )||Reviews||Ratings|
|methadone systemic (Pro, More...)|
class: narcotic analgesics
|clonidine systemic (Pro, More...)|
class: antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting
|chlordiazepoxide systemic (Pro, More...)|
|chlorpromazine systemic (Pro, More...)|
class: phenothiazine antiemetics, phenothiazine antipsychotics
|methocarbamol systemic (Pro, More...)|
class: skeletal muscle relaxants