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My best friend just went into a detox facility to get off of

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My best friend just went into a detox facility to get off of the following prescribed meds: psychotropics (5), amphetamine, fioricet, and 8mg a day doses of Xanax. They D/C all meds (with the exception of thyroid med) with no titration schedule! Then when she keeps having seizures they send her to the ER. Why?! I am very worried for her.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 1 year ago.

Hi I'm Dr Chaithanya attending you

This is in rare cases, that withdrawl symptoms happen like seizures

Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 1 year ago.

When you wean of so many drugs at a time, sometimes body reacts and can show withdrawl symptoms

Though detox helps in avoiding withdrawl symptoms.

In case seizures happen, very rare case, they might have advised her to go to ER

Hope this helps

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Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 1 year ago.

Hi, Did you happen to see the answer, if so can I request for a positive rating, so that I'm compensated for the time.

Thanks for that!