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I have been on mega doses of perocet and ms contin months before

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I have been on mega doses of perocet and ms contin months before my hip replacement surgery. I'm in my 5th day of cold turkey. I know this isn't the smartest way to kick the habit, but can you give some idea about how long I'm going to feel this way
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 1 year ago.
Hello
First I have to say get supervision by your doctor, or any doctor.
Secondly, acute withdrawal can take up to 2 weeks, plus or minus.
Say 1 to 3 weeks.
Your doctor can prescribe other medications that help with symptoms.
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