Percocet Withdrawal – Signs & Symptoms
Percocet withdrawal typically occurs in two distinct stages, the early stage and the late stage. During the early stage of withdrawal the symptoms are more mild, and they slowly become more and more severe before they subside entirely.
The early stage of Percocet withdrawal is typically characterized by the following symptoms:
- Excessive yawning
- Flu-like symptoms including cold sweats, chills, nausea, mild stomach cramping, runny nose, watery eyes and general aches and pains
- Sleep-related issues
- General feelings of discomfort
The late stage of Percocet withdrawal is typically characterized by the following symptoms:
- Severe stomach cramping
- Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea
- Uncontrollable shaking and body tremors
- Severe insomnia and other sleep-related issues
- Dilated pupils
- An inability to get comfortable
- Severe anxiety
If you have been abusing Percocet or any other prescription opioid, it is crucial to set up an admission into a medical detox facility very soon after the final dose is taken. Percocet has a short half-life, meaning that withdrawal symptoms begin to set in within the first 6 or 8 hours after the final dose. If you would like to end the vicious cycle of addiction and begin living an entirely new way of life, simply give us a call today.