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Wednesday, July 21, 2010 Salg, Community Member, asks

Q: How Long Do Norco Withdrawals Last

I was in a motorcycle accident and initially was put on oxycodin for about 3 weeks then taken off of that and put on Norco for another 3 weeks for the pain. 5 days ago I went cold turkey and got off the Norco.

 

I've been experiencing withdrawal sysmtoms for the last 4 nights.  How long will this go on?

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cajuncooker, Community Member
3/11/12 11:51pm

since it has only been a short time being on these medications,you will feel restless,hard to fall asleep for about four to six days along with runny nose,chills,honestly you will feel like you have a moderate flu sickness for atleast

a week,then you should start to resting better at nights,thats the first sighns of knowing that you are getting better, but to sum it all up in days getting over every

symptom of these type of meds is about 2 to 3 weeks,that is why it is best to wing yourself off the medication,meaning,to take less of the medication than prescribed

till you are completely out of it, inform the prescribing Dr. of your intentions so if need be,he would help you if you needed more of it.!!!! hope this helps with answering your question...                                              Dan.

                                                                                             Macon,Ga.

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By Salg, Community Member— Last Modified: 03/11/12, First Published: 07/21/10