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I am trying to quick alcohol cold turkey It has been 3 days.

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Customer: I am trying to quick alcohol cold turkey It has been 3 days. I have been a chronic user. I am going on probation. I know that some people may experience harsher withdraws, etc. My name is ***** *****
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Customer: Now I have anxiety issues which I expected. I have been taking gabapentine but does not seem to work. I really tired all the time butI believied that is one of the systoms. They have a gtc test that can detect alcohol in your system for 80 hours. It is going to be a miracle but I don't want to go to jail. Thanks
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


The ETG test does not typically work up to 80 hours.

In studies, it is 25 to 50 hours on average.

You should not be going cold turkey without doctor supervision, as it can be dangerous.

Not sure what else you question is. let me know if there are still questions.

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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.

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let me know if you have more questions.

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