When the brain has been exposed (dependent) for such a long period, it doesn't go back to 'normal' just because you are weaned off. The fact that you are experiencing and recognizing craving demonstrates that fact; there is no 'timetable,' and symptoms (sleep, GI, etc.) may last many months, hopefully tapering down and possibly being treated with medications that help but do not cause dependence. A good group (12 Step support, etc.) with people who have had similar experiences can be very helpful.View Thread
Fioricet and Xanax are both in the same class of drugs (sedative-hypnotic) and act in the same place in the brain. They should not be stopped suddenly as serious events can occur. Your use pattern would suggest dependency, which can be treated by a professional program with tapering or switching to other medications which might also help the headaches.View Thread
Recurrent incontinence is extremely unlikely to represent a seizure disorder without other manifestations. It simply reflects the sedative effect of alcohol on the brain pathways so that he is not able to respond to normal stimuli.View Thread
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