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Old 10-19-2007, 02:58 PM   #1
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What Now?!?

Alright, I was doing well on the taper and then last night I decided to taper down another quarter (about 7.5 mgs from a 30mg Oxicodone pill) and on the way to work I hit 4 hours and I was already starting to feel a little restless. Then come 6 hours I got sweats and by 7 hours panic was kicking in! This process usually starts at 6 hours, allowing me to make it to 8 sometimes even 10 hours before I have to take my next dose. I am 30mgs away from the haflway point and I am wondering why that happened. Was it because it was too soon? (it had been 3 days from my last cut back and I usually wait 5-7 depending on how I feel) Or has anybody else found that the lower in does they are, the less time they have before WDS kick in. I hope that isn't the case, because what will I do when I come down another pill and another. I will be getting WDS at 2-3 hours?!? Please tell me that isn't the case. The schedule me and my doc worked out it for every 8-10hours. If I go every 6 hours it will be like i am adding a whole other dose. So I hope that I just cut back too soon and I will be able to continue on my scheduled taper. I wonder if I subsitute a 30mg Oxicodone for a 20mg long acting, if that might help be get the my 8 even 10 hour mark. Any thoughts?

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Old 10-20-2007, 06:01 AM   #2
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Re: What Now?!?

Just hang in there and do what your Doctor says to is not going to be easy..........but if you can stick to it soon you will be FREE.......and that is such a great feeling


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