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hey, i have been on methadone almost 2 years, im down from 75mg to 2mg next week ill be at 1mg. if anyones reading this i was wondering if it makes a difference if i wait till im at zero mg or is it the same to discontinue taking the methadone at 1mg. also i was wondering about clonidne should i...
by Guest over a year ago
a month ago
To start out my question I will provide you with a little history. I started out using herion for about 9 months. After that I was put on Methadone for 2 months. After the Methadone I was put on Fentanol for 1 month and finally I was put on Suboxone for 1 month. I tapered off the Suboxone within a 3...
by Liv_172290172290 over a year ago
:twisted: i was put on suboxone 16 mg. daily by a certified addictionist for Barbiturate addiction. i have never taken an opiate in my life. he apparently thought sub. would manage my chronic headaches and i would not resort back to the fioricet however it did nothing for the pain and now i am...
over a month ago
I have tried everything to get off EXCEPT what worked. Best advice I've had in 10yrs. I was a very heavy Opiod user 50 plus pills a day. I got on 3 8-12 strips of Suboxone a day then tapered to 1 only to after 5yrs going back up to 2 strips a day and I had a...
by Guest 2 months ago
2 months ago
Hello Everyone I wanted to post my story to you guys in hopes of really making steps to not fall into my addiction , you see i had a great childhood, family everything. But of course being a human being I am not perfect when I was in my first year of college me and my boyfriend of 5 years were...
by Hope over 2 months ago
over 2 months ago
First, I want to say thanks to everyone who has shared. I've been reading for awhile and just joined. So my story is I have been on pain meds steady for 6 years. Prescribed by doctors for legitimate reasons in beginning but became clear that over time it was more about being afraid to come off...
by Victory 5 months ago
5 months ago
WISHING YOU A HEALTHIER, PAIN-FREE 2013...
I would appreciate your input in this matter...I have been on 30mg Morphine IRC for acute and severe chronic pain,due to multiple spine/neck fractures....i have been on Morphine for 3 yrs..
Now, i have asked my Pain Dr, for a change to...
by SLAVE-2-PAIN over a year ago
6 months ago
Was addicted to Heroin from the age of 17 aswell as speed untill ICE came into the picture.. I am now 34, clean from intravenous use for 3years yet I have been on Methadone since then! (This drug is going to be the hardest to free myself from, might even take years) Stopped smoking pot EASILY,...
by KATLYNN349822 over a year ago
over a year ago
I just recently tried loperamide as a way to manage opiate withdrawal, and to my surprise it worked! I wasn't expecting it to work at all, but I took some and within about an hour or so, I felt better... The only drawback was that initially it felt pretty strong, like how dilaudid gives you that...
by MistyBlu over a year ago
over a year ago
hi I WAS ON SUBOXONE FOR 9 MONTHS. MY DOCTOR GOT ARRESTED AND I HAD TO SEE A NEW DOCTOR EVERYTIME I WENT AND THEY SAID THEY'D CALL ME ABOUT MY NEXT APPT. SO THEY GAVE ME APPT AND DIDNT TELL ME ABOUT IT SO THEY KICKED ME OFF THE PROGRAM. I TAPERED MYSELF TO A 2 MG PILL. MY LAST DOSE WAS EXACTLY 7...
over a year ago