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Old 01-06-2013, 02:22 PM   #3
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Re: Abt to stop an 8 year run of Vicodin; need some advice

Hi, my advice would be to wean off slowly. You should eliminate that third dose you take right away. You may be more psychologically addicted as well so the slower your withdrawal the better your chances are for complete success. Since you have been taking this medication for 8 years, a good withdrawal period could be a year. If at first you are curious, go cold turkey and see what you experience. Everybody is different and I have known people that just stopped, went through 3 or 4 weeks of discomfort and then they were clean, it depends on you. The only problem with a fast withdrawal period is that you may seek relief by taking a dose, thereby defeating the purpose. Take care......lenvegas