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withdrawal

the period a drug addict goes through following abrupt termination in the use of narcotics, usually characterized by physical and mental symptoms (withdrawal symptoms)

Withdrawal

 

troop actions undertaken in order to lead units away from enemy strikes and to occupy favorable lines for defense, to conduct a counterattack, to shorten the front, or to gain time.

A withdrawal may be accompanied by a disengagement or be carried out deliberately without contact with the enemy. A withdrawal accompanied by a disengagement is carried out under the cover of specially assigned subunits, which, by actively engaging the enemy, ensure the secrecy and successful execution of the withdrawal. A withdrawal of the main forces is covered by rear guards and rear and flank march security detachments, as well as by laying ambushes, setting up obstacles, and carrying out demolition work. A withdrawal may be executed only by order of a senior commander.

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5) In uncontrolled studies of patients withdrawing from opioids, supplementation with large doses of vitamin C in combination with other nutrients decreased the severity of withdrawal symptoms or eliminated them entirely, and frequently reduced cravings for the drug.
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Heavy users were most susceptible to finding difficulty quitting and struggling with worsened withdrawal symptoms.
The ruling clearly states that nicotine patches are permissible to avert withdrawal symptoms but not if they induce harmful effects.
Repeated observations were performed during midazolam/opioid weaning with a checklist of 24 withdrawal symptoms documented in the literature.
Based on the same pharmacologic rationale behind the treatment of newborns in opiate withdrawal with small doses of narcotics, it would make sense to treat the baby with antidepressant withdrawal symptoms with small amounts of the antidepressant.
Moreover, if the health care providers who prescribe the drugs are not familiar with the significant withdrawal symptoms associated with the medications, misdiagnosis and unnecessary testing are likely and they will be unable to reassure and advise their patients about the best course of action to treat discontinuation syndrome.
Currently, there are no official protocols on how to manage babies with these withdrawal symptoms, and neonates are most commonly managed with phenobarbital, which, after many years of use in this age group, has a strong safety record.
Marijuana-dependent patients often report that withdrawal symptoms hinder their attempts to quit and trigger relapse.
FANS of House (Five, Thursday) will be in need of medical attention to get us over the withdrawal symptoms when our favourite doctor is off air.
People trying to quit smoking have withdrawal symptoms.
Smokers typically undergo well-characterized emotional and physical withdrawal symptoms that make quitting extremely difficult However, N.