Drug withdrawal


Drug withdrawal involves the physical and mental symptoms that occur after stopping or reducing intake of a drug.


p>Signs and symptoms depend on the drug being discontinued. They may include anxiety, fatigue, sweating, vomiting, depression, seizures, and hallucinations.


Treatment includes supportive care and medications to address symptoms.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017

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