Skip to content

    Announcements

    Attention All WebMD Community Members:

    These message boards are closed to posting. Please head on over to our new WebMD Message Boards to check out and participate in the great conversations taking place: https://messageboards.webmd.com/

    Your new WebMD Message Boards are now open!

    Making the move is as easy as 1-2-3.

    1. Head over to this page: https://messageboards.webmd.com/health-conditions/f/pain-management/

    2. Choose the tag from the drop-down menu that clicks most with you (and add it to any posts you create so others can easily find and sort through posts)

    3. Start posting

    Have questions? Email us anytime at CommunityManagement@webmd.net

    Side Effects?
    avatar
    2honest83 posted:
    After detoxing myself i noticed 4 things.Both feet go numb. I have a hard time when speaking and get short of breath. It takes me 2 hours to get ready to go anywhere. Very hard time concentrating.... ideas?
     
    avatar
    2honest83 responded:
    dont know its called "detoxing myself"....the pain is totally different without opiates. Almost like I'm being electricuted.
     
    avatar
    broice1947 responded:
    From experience. if you are trying to detox yourself, do it slowly mg by mg 1week and so on.

    I wish you luck
    Broice
     
    avatar
    2honest83 replied to broice1947's response:
    unfortunatly i was cut off. luckily i had 4 days left of meds when i found out and cut down everyday...still bad. A"nurse" at the office sabatoged Luckily they realized I was telling the truth and reinstated me.....OH, and since this has happened i have lost 15 pounds


    Featuring Experts

    Peter Abaci, MD , is certified in anesthesia and pain management by the American Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Abaci received his undergraduate educat...More

    Helpful Tips

    Judging people with or without chronic pain
    I try not to judge people by anything they do if they aren't hurting themselves or someone else. Unfortunately, I know that I've been judge ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    1 of 8 found this helpful

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.