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Old 01-09-2009, 11:57 AM   #1
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does suboxone make you gain weight

does suboxone make you gain weight

 
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Re: does suboxone make you gain weight

Hi. I am on suboxone and I have gained about 20 pounds in 3 months. But I also was not eating very well during my active addiction. Now I have a regular appetite, but I have been gaining.

 
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Hi. I am on suboxone and I have gained about 20 pounds in 3 months. But I also was not eating very well during my active addiction. Now I have a regular appetite, but I have been gaining.
thanks for the info. I have only been on sub a few days, do to the fact methadone made me gain alot of weight. would anyone, do u recommend sub. Is it addictive?? Like methadone? I really need to know i don't want to go down the same road I did with methadone. anyone plz???

 
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thanks for the info. I have only been on sub a few days, do to the fact methadone made me gain alot of weight. would anyone, do u recommend sub. Is it addictive?? Like methadone? I really need to know i don't want to go down the same road I did with methadone. anyone plz???


Yes suboxone can be addictive. For me it helped me transition from a life of drugs, to a life without street drugs. It has helped me stay away from illegal drugs, and get my life back in order. I do not get high from it. Suboxone is a partial opiod agonist and is a derivative of opium. This info comes staight from my sub dr. If you do not taper correctly you can go through horrible physical and mental withdrawals. I have also withdrawn from sub, due to not tapering correctly. I am back on it and getting my life back together, and when I am ready I will taper off completely. I believe it is not as "strong or bad" as methadone tho. I hope this helps. good luck.

 
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