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So how many days were you on the narcotics?
it sounds like you are withdrawing from the medication
do you have any more left?
no I have run out of Tramadol and stopped the codeine, the codeine I used yesterday morning but have only been taking paracetomol since.
See I thought of this but I have been on Tramadol for longer previously and had a withdrawal that was no-where near as bad or lasting as long as this has.
Sometimes people get used to opiates quickly and your symptoms are classic for withdrawal
you can take ibuprofen for the symptoms (reported to help)
and take a few codeine tablets
you will need to taper yourself off
how many were you taking before per day?
every 4 hours when awake
How many do you have left
I do have a few codeine left but no tramadol left
how many is a few
this is what I would do- you need a tapre
so take 1 3x a day for 3 days= 9
then 1 2x a day for 5 days= 10
then 1 1x a day for 5 day = 5
Would it not be wiser to just keep cold turkying it rather than taper off as I have already felt like this for a day and a half?
well, you can feel like garbage for about 4 days
totally up to you
the ibuprofen will help
I cant take it unfortunately as I have Crohn's disease
is it likely to last any further than 4 days? I appreciate this is a very hard question to answer
no, usually opiate withdrawal is 4 days
Ok cool, I think I might try to rough it then as I am signed off til Monday anyway, plenty of time to try to rough the worst of it.
make sure you are eating and drinking well
keeping well hydrated
exercise is helpful too
Well the oral surgeyr
The oral surgery has pretty much stopped me from eating, drinking is fine but I am struggling to eat
try to drink things with calories
like protein drinks, etc
I certainly will
Thanks for the help it has put my mind at ease