Posted by fuchsia on November 6, 2005, at 22:25:37
In reply to Re: effexor is supposed to have opiod effects..., posted by Squiggles on November 6, 2005, at 21:02:24
> > I had zero problem getting off 3mg of clonazepam, but had a hell of a time getting off codiene.
> Like any addicting drug (and even ADs which
> are not said to be addicting per se but
> withdrawal brings on the notorious "discontinuation syndrome"), certain variables
> play a role in how difficult getting off
> will be:
> - time the drug has been taken
> - dose that has been taken during that time
> - abrupt or slow discontinuation from the
> - other drugs causing a cross tolerance;
Yes; I had the reverse; relatively little problem (not nothing but *relatively* little) coming off codeine but coming off clonazepam was nearly the death of me. I was on the clonazepam for 11 years though.