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Oxycodone Withdrawal Symptoms

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Oxycodone Withdrawal Symptoms and Risks

Anyone who has attempted to quit Oxycodone on their own understands how difficult getting through the withdrawal symptoms might be.  With today’s available medical advances, there is no reason why people should endure unnecessary suffering or physiological risks.

Oxycodone is a powerful opiate (narcotic) used to relieve moderate to severe pain. The powerful nature of this drug leaves it subject to abuse and it can be extremely habit forming. Patients who take this medication can quickly build a tolerance. Once this happens, more of the drug is required to achieve the desired effect. As the dosage increases, patients will likely develop a physical dependence that can cause the physical withdrawal symptoms.

The sudden interruption of oxycodone use, can disrupt vital signs and send the central nervous system into a sort of rollercoaster. Multiple side effects, both physical and psychological, can accompany oxycodone withdrawal. For that reason,  tt is not recommended to stop taking oxy “cold turkey,” without the assistance of a qualified medical professional.
Side effects of opioid withdrawal are not usually fatal; however, dangerous complications can arise at any time.

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Oxycodone Withdrawal Symptoms Duration

Withdrawal from oxycodone usually starts within 6-12 hours of the last taken dose, and it peaks in the first 72 hours. Generally, the symptoms start subsiding in five to six days, although for some people the physical discomfort and intense cravings may persist for a longer period.

The time within which withdrawal symptoms may start can depend on the formulation of the drug, method in wich was taken, and individual metabolism function.  Immediate-release  Oxycodone, have a half-life of 3-4 hours, while extended-release forms have a longer half-life of around 12 hours. The manner in which the drug is being used, may be another factor on the duration of its effects. Injecting, snorting, or smoking may send the drug more rapidly into the bloodstream, giving the user an almost instant effect that will likely last shorter, than if ingested in a pill form.  There are no exact answers to how long Oxycodone withdrawal symptoms may last; Human beings are different and complex and for that reason, the above information is merely an idea of the most common cases.

Common Symptoms of Oxycodone Withdrawal

Withdrawal can be intense and similar to having the flu. Individuals may experience muscle aches, chills, sweats, nausea, stomach cramps, fever, vomiting, diarrhea, tremors, a runny nose, and headaches. Symptoms can appear within hours of the last dose. The severity and length may vary from person to person and can be based on duration and amount of the drug used, age and health of the individual and even emotional stability. Oxycodone withdrawal is a frightening prospect for most, and this fear deters users from seeking the opiate treatment they so desperately need.

Some of the most common withdrawal symptoms are:

  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Tremors
  • Abdominal Cramps
  • Body Aches
  • Muscle Pain And Spasms
  • Body Chills
  • Dilated Pupils
  • Runny Nose And Eyes
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Paranoia
  • Depression
  • Hyperactivity
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Increased Heart Rate

Overcoming an oxycodone withdrawal is one of the most important and hardest part of the journey towards recovery. Relapse is most common during this initial withdrawal period. A medical inpatient treatment program can make detox easier and safer for the patient. It can potentially prevent a tragic relapse consequence.

Waismann Method Treatment Center has been considered the best medical opioid detoxification centers in the country. We provide our patients with a number of different Oxycodone detox options, to minimize the withdrawal symptoms risks and discomforts.

Admission counselors are available seven days a week, to answer questions and help you achieve the success you want.

Call us at 1-310-205-0808 to learn about our effective and humane solutions for Oxycodone dependence.


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While it is tempting to believe that such unscrupulous behavior is rare in the medical field, sadly, this is simply not the case. These gypsy doctors take advantage of vulnerable individuals seeking help for their health, from routine checkups and general care to highly specialized procedures and operations. To protect ourselves from these dishonest actors masquerading as medical professionals, we must stay informed about the warning signs that can distinguish legitimate doctors from scam artists.


When choosing a treatment center, we highly recommend checking licenses, certifications, and long-term reputation in the U.S.; without these items, there are more opportunities for false hope, leading to disappointment, financial loss, and bodily harm.

Waismann Method is considered the most thorough and safe sedation detox available worldwide.

We are proud to have Michael H. Lowenstein, M.D. as our medical director for over two decades. Dr. Lowenstein is a quadruple board-certified anesthesiologist and is currently the most experienced doctor in sedation-assisted detox. Although other non-licensed doctors try to affiliate their similar names to our success, Waismann Method® is not affiliated with clinics or doctors elsewhere. We have always been at the forefront of medical innovation and set quality care standards. Dr. Lowenstein’s experience and expertise are unmatched, and we are honored to have him as a part of our team. Thanks to him, we have helped thousands of people overcome addiction and start new lives.


It is widely acknowledged that an effective doctor-patient relationship is crucial to responsible medicine. According to Dr. Lowenstein, this relationship must be grounded in trust, based on the ethical principle that places the patient’s welfare above self-interest. To build this trusting relationship, both parties need to be realistic about expectations, abilities, and limitations – especially those of the treating physician.


To achieve this level of honesty and accountability, a physician must possess certain vital qualities: humility, honesty, and selflessness. These qualities allow doctors to communicate openly and honestly with their patients, putting their well-being above their interests. By fostering an environment of trust and collaboration between themselves and their patients, responsible doctors can deliver effective treatment outcomes that are ultimately in the best interests of all involved.

Despite being the premier rapid detox center globally, Waismann Method® offers much more than just rapid detox. Our approach’s core is a commitment to individualized care that fully meets each patient’s unique needs and clinical conditions. We work closely with patients and their doctors to create customized treatment protocols that consider medical history, current health status, and lifestyle preferences to achieve this goal. Additionally, our medical professionals thoroughly evaluate each patient before beginning the detox process, allowing us to identify potential risks and harms and tailor our approach accordingly. This comprehensive yet personalized approach sets Waismann Method® apart from other rapid detox centers and makes us the best choice for anyone seeking safe and effective opioid detoxification.

Despite the many claims of “overnight cures” and “miraculous reversal of time” in the health care industry, our experts recognize that reversing the effects of opioid use can be a complex and lengthy process for some patients. For those who have been using opioids for a long time or whose nervous system has been significantly impacted by these drugs, it is impossible to rapidly identify and reverse dysregulations in the body or restore function to pre-opioid use disorder states.


Nevertheless, we have helped thousands of patients achieve an opioid-free state and begin reversing the effects of chronic opioid use on their bodies. Our health care professionals work to alleviate pain and promote physical healing through targeted treatments and other supportive measures, helping patients gradually restore their nervous systems to regain health and vitality. So if you are struggling with opioid addiction, don’t hesitate to turn to our team for help. We can support you every step of your path toward recovery.

In recent years, there has been an increasing focus on personalized medicine in healthcare. This approach to medical treatment takes into account a patient’s unique characteristics, such as their genetic profile, history, and current health status. Doctors can tailor treatments to each patient by considering these factors, providing the most effective care possible. In many cases, personalized medicine can mean life and death. As our understanding of genetics and disease continues to improve, the potential for personalized medicine to transform healthcare is limitless.

Patients fly from all over the world to our exclusive Southern California location. Upon arrival, a representative greets them at the airport, where their path to recovery begins. We have become a worldwide leader in medically assisted opioid treatment by offering our services exclusively in one single location. Furthermore, spending two to three days (or whatever time is medically indicated) in a full-service JACHO-accredited hospital and recovering for a few days in a private recovery center provides patients with the time and level of care from a responsible, effective treatment program.


The Waismann Method has been operating exclusively in California for 24 years; we have put all our effort into one sing location worldwide. Our experience has taught us that it’s best to do a few things well rather than spread ourselves thin. It is difficult to replicate our medical director’s quadruple board certifications, experience in treating thousands of patients for a quarter of a decade, and specialized recovery center (Domus Retreat). Because of that commitment, we’ve built a reputation of excellence as well as a solid commitment to our patients and employees. We’re proud to be based here and look forward to continuing to serve patients from all over the world for many years to come.

* WAISMANN METHOD® treatment program has no affiliation with other doctors or centers around the world.

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* Because opiate and alcohol withdrawal can lead to medical complications, treatment by a multi board-certified M.D. is pertinent.

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