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If you go the traditional detox route, this is how long you can expect a detox to take on average.
Alcohol addiction can be extremely uncomfortable. The detox time starts after the last drink was taken. Around 8 hours after the last drink the begin stages of withdrawal will begin to kick in. People often experience anxiety, insomnia, and abdominal pain. Shaking is common too. 1-3 days into withdrawal, patients will experience high blood pressure and increased body temperature. About a week into detox, patients can experience hallucinations, fevers, seizures, and agitation.
On average it takes around a week to go through alcohol withdrawal, but it may take longer without professional help.
Opiate withdrawal symptoms begin showing themselves around 6-12 hours after the last dose for short-acting opioids, such as Fentanyl, heroin, and Oxycodone. It can take up to 30 hours for detox symptoms to begin showing for long-acting opioids. Symptoms peak around 72 hours after the last dose. The most common symptoms being nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, diarrhea, chills, depression, and drug cravings.
On average it takes about 72 hours for the physical symptoms of opiate withdrawal to pass, but up to a month for psychological and emotional symptoms to get better.
Cocaine withdrawal is some of the fastest to come on, only taking about 90 minutes after the last dose before symptoms begin appearing. Detox can last for around 7-10 days, but there are a number of factors that determine this. The length of use, drug purity, dosage, mental health state, and environment all impact cocaine withdrawal.
On average it takes around 7-10 days to detox from cocaine, but symptoms begin appears quickly, only about 90 minutes after the last dose.
Amphetamines are stimulants commonly used to treat ADHA, with Adderall being the most commonly abused one. Adderall withdrawal patients experience a mixture of physical and psychological symptoms. Common symptoms include insomnia, mood swings, anxiety, headaches, depression, fatigue, muscle aches, and suicidal thoughts. Symptoms peak around a week after the last dose, but can take 2-4 weeks to completely reside.
On average it takes 1 week to detox from Adderall. It can take 2-4 weeks for symptoms to completely reside.
Benzodiazephines, commonly called “benzos”, are stimulants sedatives or tranquilizers. Benzo withdrawals are one of the longest, taking nearly two weeks for symptoms to peak. Symptoms begin appears 6-12 hours after the last dose, with symptoms lasting 1-4 days. Symptoms peak about 2 weeks after the last dose, but can take several months for them to complete withdrawal.
On average it takes 2 weeks for symptoms to begin residing but can take months or even years without professional help.