Disease Information for Heroin/opiate withdrawal

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Paroxysmal Shivering
Rigors/Shaking chills
Teeth Chattering
Uncontrollable Shaking
High blood pressure/sign
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Axillary sweating
Diaphoresis profuse/active sweating/acute
Excess Sweating Children
Hot Flushes
Hyperhidrosis/Chronic sweating excess
Piloerection/goosebumps sign/skin
Sweating Excess Perspiration
Spontaneous ejaculation
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal pain after meals/eating food
Abdominal Pain Crampy
Anorexia Decreased appetite
Cibaphobia/Fear of Eating
Diarrhea
Diffuse Abdominal Pain
Nausea
Poorly Localized Abdominal Pain
Vomiting
Cramping in Extremities
Hypertonia
Muscle cramps/spasms
Muscle Pain
Myalgias
Tender or painful muscles/Myalgias
Twitchy/muscle spasms
Weak/Weak as a kitten (symptom)
Active reflexes
Autonomic instability/Variable BP/HR
Hypereactive/on exam
Hyperreflexia/DTRs increased
Insomnia
Irritability/short tempered
Myoclonus/Myoclonic jerks on exam
Spasms in Both Legs
Spontaneous orgasm
Tremor
Hot flashes
Bradypnea Decreased respiratory rate
Rapid Breathing
Tachypnea/Increased respiratory rate
Yawning
Short attention span
Arthralgias Polyarthralgias
Joint Pains
Rhinorrhea
Runny nose/rhinorrhea
Chills
Enervated/extreme acute fatigue
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Nervousness/excitability/hyperactive adult
Pain without findings
Pallor
Restlessness/Anxiousness
Total body pain/truncal/extremities
Weakness
Weakness non-neuromuscular/systemic
Lacrimation/excess tearing
Mydriasis/wide pupils
Tearing
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Population/Hospital patient
Status/Incarcerated patient/population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Male
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Depression
Heroin/opiate withdrawal syndrome
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Addiction/hallucinagen/street drug (category)
DRUG/Withdrawal/habituation effect
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Definition

Opiate Withdrawal syndrome from Illegal drug;Synthetic opiod narcotic; powerful addiction potential used intravenously as well as orally nasally often in combinations

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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