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withdrawal symptoms

withdrawal symptoms in Culture

withdrawal symptoms definition

A wide range of physical or emotional disorders, including nervousness, headaches, and insomnia, that occur when an individual who is addicted to a substance (such as drugs or alcohol) stops using the substance.

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  • It contained heroin cut with Suboxone, a medication used to help heroin users kick the habit by easing their withdrawal symptoms.

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