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Oxycontin Addiction Help-Line
Oxycontin Withdrawal

OxyContin withdrawal is similar heroin withdrawal , it is almost impossible to go through alone. Withdrawal symptoms of OxyContin are worse than heroin and last longer. Professional help from a drug rehab center is the best and safest way to do this. Unfortunately, there is no known "painless" method for OxyContin withdrawal.

OxyContin withdrawal can also occur in a newborn whose mother was addicted to OxyContin during pregnancy. Withdrawal symptoms from OxyContin usually appear during the first few days of the newborns life. Symptoms exhibited from a newborn experiencing OxyContin withdrawal are: irritability, excessive crying, yawning, sneezing, increased respiratory rate, tremors, fever, vomiting, and diarrhea. The withdrawal symptoms from OxyContin are a long and painful process. Left untreated and unmonitored, OxyContin withdrawal can result in death for unhealthy patients.

Symptoms of Withdrawal include :

  • diarrhea

  • insomnia

  • cold flashes

  • muscle pain / bone pain

  • restlessness

  • involuntary leg movement

  • vomiting

  • nausea

  • severe stomach cramps

Real World Withdrawal Story - "It's pure hell. The hot and cold sweats, leg cramps, some abdominal problems, diarrhea and / or vomiting. You need not only to be de-toxed, but also treated. If you are really at your end, you will do whatever it takes to get your life back. I did. I love life today. Good Luck. The withdrawals are a long 2 to 3 weeks of no sleep. I know, I've been there. That's why it's impossible to do it out-patient or at home. You have issues to deal with, and need reinforcement."

-- Anonymous
  • Drug Facts
  • OxyContin is the brand name for the time-release tablet form of oxycondon, an opium derivative similar to codeine but more powerful and more likely to be addictive.
  • OxyContin is one of a list of products in the oxycodone category that are now being abused as substitutes for heroin.
  • OxyContin activates brain regions that produce euphoric sensations as well as physical dependence.
  • Approximately three hundred people, mainly young thrill seekers, have died from excessive dosages and experimentation with OxyContin.
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