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  1. Humble Pie
    ... Hey Oxy, What I did was got a script for Suboxone . Once I got the script I had about 100 pills left...
    ... see my MD on another matter and will ask him about suboxone and see if he can recommend an addiction doctor. ...

  2. Methadone saved my life
    ... got stable. I think the way things are going with Suboxone being aproved in 2002 that there will be more options ... survive. I know for sure that methadone (and I'm sure Suboxone for others) helped me get used to being "normal" and...

  3. Im in trouble again...
    ... have you ever thought about or investigated using suboxone as a maintanence measure along with a good program...

  4. started at the meth clinic today
    ... little easier than pill w/ds.ive tried to quit the suboxone cold turkey and had some pretty serious w/ds after ... you are right there are w/ds from both methadone and suboxone and i hope they are not as bad as regular pill w/ds...

  5. First Day of No Pills
    ... day without the severe withdraw. Got a script for Suboxone . Took my last pill at 6:00 pm yesterday. Was supposed...
    ... at first. If you are getting the right dose of the suboxone , your symptoms should go away within 30 minutes (mine...
    ... time next Friday I will be able to say that I'm on suboxone too. Rudder...
    ... doc tell you to divide the doses up like that? The suboxone has a very, very long half-life. Therefore, most...
    ... Congratulations! I have been on Suboxone since March. My habit was huge, 25-30 vic's a day ... now. I wish I had done this years ago. I know that Suboxone is also being looked at for depression. I have taken ... this board or one of the first to have gone on the Suboxone and now a lot of people are on it. There are so many...
    ... Terri, The suboxone should be helping with the depression. I still have...
    ... says. It's just that is unusual for someone on the suboxone to continue to have some of the symptoms of withdrawal...
    ... i have an appointment with a doc who can perscribe suboxone (which i lerned about here thanks!) i take about 500mg...
    ... Have been on suboxone 32mg since July. I had been taking 40 pills a day...
    ... saw the doc today he said the suboxone would not be right for me because of the quantity...
    ... and so they still need me to do alot for them. The Suboxone has helped tremendously. I am at 24 mg a day and have...

  6. Methedone withdrawal help
    ... may want to get down under 40mg and then switch to suboxone . If you are looking for a quick detox I would suggest...
    ... What is suboxone ? I don't have a clue. I have to lay down for just...
    ... suboxone is bupenorphine....is used to treat addiction w/opiates...

  7. Heroin Withdrawl Day 4
    ... weekend smack binge..and luckily..ive been on the suboxone treatment plan..so that helped w/ the physical pains ... started chipping/relapsed for about 4 months than onto suboxone .. You said you were clean for years..what happened...
    ... More words of encouragement from an x-junky on suboxone ! You guys are doing great!I know how hard it is..subox...

  8. recipes for tapering
    ... have in a few minutes and then I have a script for Suboxone which I will begin tomorrow afternoon which is supposed...

  9. Very Lucky~ Can I have a minute of your time?
    ... back on here as soon as I can. You can go to the suboxone website and there is quite a bit of information on ... take you to the only 2 doctors certified to prescribe suboxone here in Louis*****. Take care and check with you...
    ... relapsed once, my guess is that they would only use the suboxone to get you detoxed and thru withdrawals. I don't ... thing for you to do at this point is to get on the Suboxone website and go to the "physician locator" link and ... SMART recovery, etc.) because I really don't think the suboxone alone is enough. One thing is for sure though, the ... suboxone makes it much easier to concentrate and work on my...

  10. New Member Home Detoxing
    ... in the mood..very depressed. I do have a script for Suboxone which is to help with the withdraws and cravings....
    ... I am now at 48 hrs with no pills, but have had the Suboxone and some of the people here have suggested I was dosing...

  11. Weaning off Buprenorphine
    ... unanimous in their praise of Bup, be it subutex or suboxone or it's other names. What I HAVEN"T read is any account...
    ... Hi Linda.. I tried detoxing off the suboxone in june..id did a slow taper from 16mg-to 8mg and...

  12. For VERYLUCKY--Thanks!!
    ... sponsor and my wife. At tht point, I was put on the suboxone . It's hard to explain how the suboxone makes me feel ... lasted less than 48 hours when I first started the suboxone but have none now. I don't get any kind of high from ... to be a dream and there really isn't such a drug as suboxone and I'm going to be out there fighting the cravings ... for someone like me to turn, much less a drug like suboxone or even methadone, and I would have been left to my...

  13. DId I say friday? I meant TODAY!
    ... Once with benzos, which was better, and one with suboxone which was great. Hopefully no more! Warm baths help...
    ... withdrawals. Found a doc here in Jax, Fl that prescribed Suboxone ..new treatment for helping us with the withdrawal ... taking my last hydro tomorrow pm. Have you heard of Suboxone ? Terri...

  14. enough is enough, please help with subutex
    ... Pez- I go to the Suboxone Doc on Friday the 10th to try to get into the program ... happens after my visit. As for finding a Doc, type Suboxone into a search engine & find the SUBOXONE website....
    ... Im on the suboxone treatment and its really helped me stay away from...

  15. Suboxone appointment on 10/10
    ... right if you are in withdrawals but I started the suboxone less than 12 hours after taking some vicodin. Either ... which time they will write you a prescription for the suboxone . The suboxone has nalexone in it which is an opiate...
    ... want to use other things to get me clean instead of Suboxone , but this is REALLY the route I want to go. Lucky ... all others- Please if you have more info on how the Suboxone program begins it would be most appreciated. Thanks...
    ... Lucky- Is Subtex the same as Suboxone ? Please explain. Thanks...
    ... everything else and can't get clean. As Lucky said, Suboxone has an added antagonist ingredient (naloxone)added...
    ... the feedback. Well-- I have no intention of abusing Suboxone if I get it. Lucky for me I guess that I nearly faint ... finger. Can you tell me what the difference is between Suboxone & Subtex (SP?) Also, am I correct in understanding...
    ... answer to you last question, YES!!! The subutex or suboxone will absolutely take away your craving. That's the...
    ... I have been on Suboxone for a little over a month. I am on 4-6mg a day. I ... and was eating hydo's about 15 10's a day. Went the suboxone route before I getting too deep into insanity. Works ... very well. The transition from using to suboxone was painless. I only went about 8 hrs after last using...
    ... appropriate treatment! If you feel that you need suboxone to stay clean, definitely stick to that and be firm ... the first two days, I felt great. I moved to the suboxone (the combo with naloxone) and stayed on that for the ... us posted and good luck. I'm definitely a fan of suboxone treatment as part of a comprehensive recovery program...
    ... a day and now I take 25 a day. I got a script for Suboxone a few days ago and will be starting it on Fri afternoon...
    ... Friday can not come soon enough. I really need the suboxone program & I need it to work. I'm going to sit down...
    ... You are off & running! That's Great. So is the suboxone a tablet the goes under your tounge, or is it more...
    ... month. It was pretty painless. The transition to the suboxone was painless. I ate some hydo's on the morning and...
    ... and figured I better do something about it and fast. Suboxone gave me a chance to regroup. My history includes pushing ... t reccommend it to my friends. What was nice about suboxone was I got on it right away. You know how hard it can ... getting on a program can throw at you. None of that with suboxone . Needed to get off hydro as it was killing my liver...
    ... 15 years. I need to determine how long I'll stay on suboxone . ...

  16. i just woke up and thank you all
    ... for approx 3 years. Went to a doc that prescribed Suboxone ..have you heard of it? Read some of the threads on ... this board if you have not. I will be starting the Suboxone on Fri and it is supposed to eliminate most of the...
    ... Jackson***** where I went to the doc that gave me the Suboxone . I couldnt ween either. Why don't you call my doc...

  17. today i begin a new life ...i hope
    ... are ready to do it..you will do it! There is also suboxone ..if you can't do it cold turkey/taper..thats what...

  18. Philster- Need help w/ a plan
    ... Philster I just called an MD in my state that offers the suboxone program to find out if I can get it. Does anyone...

  19. SUBOXONE RULES!!
    ... to say but I disagree with him about the W/Ds from Suboxone being as mean as for any of the other opiates. My ... other doctors have told me that the W/Ds from the suboxone are much less severe and,if you taper properly, they ... are doing Pillhappy. How long have you been on the Suboxone ? Did you start at 32 mg? Do you plan on using it...

  20. I have a friend
    ... My sponsor, who is a doctor, recommended that I try suboxone . I did a ton of research on it and learned that it ... recent relapse occurred during the same month the suboxone was approved. Interesting). Anyway, the drug was ... found an approved doctor and I got a prescription for suboxone in early July. It's been almost 3 months now and ... now with the constant cravings being removed. The suboxone is something I highly recommend if you are a chronic ... on for days about theories, etc. behind the use of suboxone . So, if you have any questions whatsoever, please...
    ... I highly recommend using the Subutex/ Suboxone , even if only for detox purposes. Noone likes the ... tapering can be long, hard and expensive. I used suboxone for my last (and hopefully final! :) ) detox two ... to not know how to do it without feeling terrible. Suboxone really is a god-send for this. Please do this for ... wait, the worse it gets all around. But with the suboxone , this can be the start of a new life for you very ... and if I could get and so far stay clean with the suboxone , I know it's a good thing. :)...
    ... track record of relapsing, and really felt that the suboxone would be a good addition to help me with my program ... and admitting failure..." I don't agree that taking suboxone is admitting failure at all, but heck, I'd rather ... ..a couple of days of the subutex first, then the suboxone ) I came off. So far I'm hanging in there, but as...

  21. Root,Hope your still doing good!
    ... detox. I understand that tapering off subutex or suboxone is much easier than any of the others. I am so happy...
    ... difft. It would not hurt to call those docs about the Suboxone . I am starting the Sub tomorrow as I am taking my ... take the hydro that I don't care about taking the Suboxone (even though it is a partial opiate). Under the right...
    ... root with the amount you are usin,the suboxone is about the only way to go and not be sick as a horse...
    ... with a follow up appt. I actually have a refill on mu suboxone that I haven't even filled yet. He wrote the scipt ... more you feel it. There is a real ceiling effect with suboxone . The other reason that I tried to take a little less...
    ... drive 6 hours to go see a doc to get a script for the Suboxone . I have almost gone 48 hrs now. I feel ok, headache ... I wouldn't have been able to do this without the Suboxone . Terri...
    ... Hi Root, I was one of those people who suggested suboxone to you a month ago, and I remember you not being too ... this. It sounds like you are wanting to take the suboxone just for detox, and in that case, you will hardly ... withdrawal symptoms from either the orginal pills or the suboxone . At least I didn't! This way, you will have the ... it is, again I think you will be SO happy with the suboxone . Also, your liver will be very happy that you aren ... tylenol anymore! :) Please don't be scared of the suboxone . I would be more scared of continuing to try and ... taper, since that is so hard! :) The suboxone is something to feel really easy about...it almost...
    ... about this to the doc as some docs do not want to give suboxone to pain pts for some reason.tell him that you just...
    ... told me that I could consider myself clean on this Suboxone and that they(the FDA) is actually thinking about...
    ... ROOT---you're going on suboxone ?????? You lucky dog!!!! What is going on with taper...
    ... ask what they are going to use for maintanence. If suboxone is what you are looking for---then maybe you will ... only a small amount of doctors that can prescribe suboxone ...i have looked into it extensively, myself. The ... other addictionologists probably don't use suboxone as part of their therepy. I wish you the best of...
    ... click on your state and all the drs that can prescribe suboxone will come up with addresses and phine numbers.if it ... were me i would stick with the doc that will scribe suboxone for ya.it is much easier to use for a person that...
    ... and the people you talk to are who I learned about suboxone from so I looked up the doctors in my area I live...
    ... root if you cant get on the suboxone how about tryin methadone because any dr can prescribe ... and this is just a thought if you cannot get on the suboxone for a while-spark...

  22. suboxone
    ... I would be very careful about mixing the suboxone and alcohol. Suboxone has naltrexone in it and the...
    ... you are drinking "4 or 5 beers" a night while on the suboxone and, in the very next sentence, seem incredulous that ... the suboxone isn't working. I kinda get the sense you are treating ... think it is very dangerous to mix alcohol with the suboxone . I've been on the suboxone for several months and ... be made way down the line. I also don't think the suboxone , by itself, is enough for me so I still go to AA/NA...
    ... Hi..all the suboxone "kids" are here to let you know its a good thing!...
    ... of vicodin 750mg for 7 years. I am now on 32mg of SUBOXONE , and I love the pill its a miricale drug. I been on ... $5 a pill! so im glad i am going threw walgreens! SUBOXONE works!...
    ... tedious. Anyway thanks! Anyone else with tapering off suboxone stories? I feel as though 2 weeks seems pretty short...
    ... I started suboxone in june..for detox..i did a slow taper for 2 weeks...
    ... down to 30 mg. methadone and will be starting on 8 mg Suboxone after 24 hours off the Methadone. I'm really scared ... definitely saved my life, but I like the freedom that the Suboxone will give me if I can get through this first stage ... going to be rough! Oh, I also heard people say the Suboxone makes them feel "high" when they started. Is there...
    ... in 1998/2001 which was injectablwe bupenorphine... suboxone has the naloxone in it so you cant inject the pill...
    ... have 24 hours off the Methadone before starting the Suboxone . I tried a Suboxone from a friend when I couldn't...
    ... being sick changing between the Methadone and the Suboxone , but he took a lead from you and waited 58 hours between ... times a day. He was hoping to start weaning off the Suboxone in 2 months because he is getting married and wanted...
    ... Anything over 3 weeks of Suboxone will be considered maintainence therapy and will cause ... long withdrawls. Please do a search here for Suboxone /Subutex or go through to the next page and look for ... Suboxone Q & A from a poster name Ratchet. Ratchet and...
    ... this...how do I get to the "next page" to find the Suboxone Q & A from Ratchet? I'm sorry, this is totally new...
    ... was recommended. My son felt so great going on Suboxone the first couple of days, now he isn't sleeping at...
    ... Hey there Healthyg! Suboxone has saved my life! I was addicted to Vicodin (along ... worthless! I found a wonderful doctor that told me about suboxone . It really did help save my life! ( I say help b/c ... responsible for the first time in my adult life! Yes! suboxone is a stepping stone, But YOU have to be the answer ... Stay away from the alcohol it is not a good mix w/ suboxone !) p.s.s. I do continue suboxone but I am now weaning...
    ... hi i'm new on this, been on Suboxone for 3 months after having been on methadone for 2...
    ... :) Hi my name is Heather I just started to take Suboxone . I'm on 8mg twice a day. Is this a large dose? I don ... stay clean. My doctor said that he would have me on Suboxone for 2 months and ween me off of it. Is it going to ... be as hard to get off of Suboxone as it has been getting off of Oxycodone ? I was taking ... year. I'm amazed at how well I feel by taking the Suboxone . It feels to good to be true. I hope this isn't just...
    ... can do the same. i just posted something on another suboxone **** but i dont know how this works It is my first...

  23. im back and still clean
    ... So, you been staying away from everything but the suboxone ? How do you feel emotionally and physically? Your...
    ... clean since my last binge in july and still on 1mg of suboxone and doin good.why did you swith from methadone to...
    ... hear from ya,my dr. insisted that i stay on 1mg of suboxone for another month because i have tapered faster than ... how i feel.gotta tell ya you do have w/ds from the suboxone but it is not as bad as painpill w/ds imo.mostly yawnin...

  24. suboxone
    ... bad..cant believe im alive really, anyhow i staretd suboxone on july 9th and i am up to 32 mg a day. My doc just...
    ... understanding it shouldn't take so long to taper off the suboxone . I have been on higher doses of Vikes than you PH ... I tried Vicoprofen (had one last refill) while on Suboxone and got nada. It was so great because there is NO...
    ... right (as usual). If you plan on tapering off the suboxone you need to do so very, very slowly. I've seen some...
    ... was HORRIBLE! Look on the internet and search under Suboxone and there is a ton of info. There is only ONE of FOUR...
    ... addiction and is one of the docs that can prescribe Suboxone . I will take my last hydro today(I only have 8 left...
    ... Hi Root, I think that the Suboxone would be a great alternative to a very hard taper ... for you. I detoxed using Suboxone and I would recommend it to anyone. The first step ... the SAMSHA website. You can definitely take the suboxone for a short period of time and then come off of it...

  25. New,my story...Its long!
    ... relapsing disease, like my husband. He's been put on Suboxone and life is so good for all of us right now. He also...
    ... is done in the privacy of a Dr. office..its called suboxone ..its a narcotic replacement..so you do not have withdrawals...
    ... Thank You again. Heather, I have read about Suboxone . I might have to go that route. I also have the ... of feeling numb to alot of different things. Does Suboxone make you feel like that? Do you see yourself staying...

  26. Hydrocodone vs. Bupenorphine
    ... There are several people on this board who are taking Suboxone (bupenorphine with naltrexone) and may offer some...
    ... not feeling 12 vikes than i would definiely try the suboxone ..i use it for opiate addiction but it is also used...

  27. Tell me more about Subox...
    ... Is suboxone like methadone? The info I've found so far seems...
    ... at the pharmacy where you work? You can only get Suboxone through doctors who have received special training...
    ... See the " Suboxone Indecision" thread . . . it has a little info. about...
    ... I have been on SUBOXONE for 4 months, it works great! I took 40 pills a day ... years. i was a true true addict. i am on 32 mg on suboxone and i feel wonderful. what do you want to know>...

  28. Tapering off hydrocodone
    ... I, forgot to ask...I haven't heard of suboxone ...what is it and how does it work? Is schedule II...
    ... our pharmacy, and we don' t have any drug called " suboxone ". Is this something brand new or something? Again...
    ... t believe I am still alive with no liver damage! SUBOXONE is the best thing that EVER happened to me! My last ... vicodin was July 7th, I started SUBOXONE July 9th, let me tell you within 30 minutes I felt ... ok. I have gotten 4 people off vicodin and on this SUBOXONE ! :) they tapper you off adter months and months of...
    ... Pillhappy, You and I started the suboxone about the same time. I'm happy to report I've also ... any other type of program in conjunction with the suboxone ? take care, verylucky...
    ... the web for a doctor in your area who can prescribe Suboxone and talk to him/her. But you have to be totally honest...

  29. Suboxone and Indecision
    ... lady. Thanks a lot for sharing your insights about suboxone . I too take the suboxone. Most of the folks in the ... like there is a qualitative difference in taking the suboxone as opposed to the other opiates -- i.e. the consequences...
    ... me with my methadone,you guys with your suboxone ...no difference...they are both opiates,we both get...
    ... to your question is "yes" I think I would need the suboxone even if I didn't have to go thru withdrawals. I think...
    ... that's awesome news!! I thank God every day for Suboxone and the effects it's had on my husband and our lives...
    ... Hardtohandle, Suboxone is a relatively new drug (approved by the FDA last ... oxycontin. The biggest benefit I've received is that the suboxone controls the cravings and mental obsessions that I ... There are some minor side-effects when you start the suboxone -- headaches, dry mouth, etc. -- but they usually ... because I don't have any consequences from taking the suboxone other than the expense of the prescription every month ... plenty of other people on here who know a lot about the suboxone and can answer your questions. In other words, ask...

  30. Damned things quit working!
    ... amount would take forever... This last time, I used suboxone to detox. I felt almost no withdrawal symptoms aside ... withdrawals. If I hadn't been able to detox with suboxone , who knows when i would have gotten clean again? ... start making you feel worse. Definitly check out suboxone if you don't want to face the withdrawals!...

  31. suboxone issues
    ... I used suboxone for my last detox, and I highly encourage anyone who ... want to get sick. That is why I finally investigated suboxone , and it was wonderful. I really wanted to stay ... simple substitution of one addiction for another... suboxone is taking a legally prescribed medicine through the ... very likely a dysfunctional brain chemistry issue. Suboxone along won't keep you off of pills forever, I still ... some type of recovery program is essential, but the suboxone makes such a difference. We all know those feelings ... obsessions, that guilt...well, even if my short time on suboxone , those were gone. I could really go back about getting ... obstacles. Of course there are many who are against suboxone , and that's ok. If you can maintain sobriety without ... are plenty of people here who have experience with suboxone who would be glad to share....

  32. Hey Jeffie......let's talk.
    ... you really believe that as long as you are on the suboxone that you at such a great risk for relapse? Ever...
    ... very much in danger of a relapse while taking the suboxone if I don't work a program. We've seen people on this ... going out and using opiates after/during taking the suboxone . It's not a cure-all. It's a fantastic medication...

  33. methadone questions
    ... Lane . . . does your husband know anything about Suboxone ? It might be worth looking into. I know Tuesday...
    ... get you high when you first start taking it. Has suboxone been considered? I'm a chronic relapser and it has ... you said the methadone (I think it's also true for suboxone ) isn't enough by itself. You have to have more.....
    ... thanks vl and everybody! i really don't know whether suboxone has been discussed. i need to make the time to go...
    ... methadone can bring them, not potential negatives. suboxone is an opiate, just like methadone. i dont take time ... to make negative comments on suboxone and it distresses me to have methadone treated in ... this manner. to me there is only one advantage with suboxone , it can be prescribed for a month. a methadone program ... recovery and that is the end goal of all of this. suboxone is also very difficult to get involved with a doctor ... its going to take two months before they can start suboxone . i am sad when i come everynight to this board and...

  34. AA vs. RR
    ... fessionals told him to do: WORK THE 12 STEPS!! That, with Suboxone have given him the happiness that he deserves. ...

  35. methadone can bring peace and quiet
    ... Ditto on the methadone...except it's suboxone for me. For some people it's just near impossible ... like me. I'm living a normal happy life now, due to suboxone . Peace be with the still suffering addict. ...
    ... terms, and secondly there's no tolerance build up with suboxone , so I just view it as treatment, plain and simple...
    ... every morning. That is one of the reasons I think suboxone may be much more preferable to a methadone maintenance...
    ... addictionologist I see writes me a 30 day supply of the suboxone . If you have chronic pain issues, then the suboxone ... has been certified to write prescriptions for the suboxone and, typically, they won't write you a prescription ... issues. Use any search engine and type in the word " suboxone " and you should get directed to their website which...

  36. Hi i'm new. I have a pot problem
    ... relapsed for the millionth time last October, put on suboxone a couple of months ago and actually feel what I perceive...

  37. lisa whats up
    ... doing better than ive done in 5yrs.all credit goes to suboxone and im makin a plan to get off it in the near future...

  38. Question regardy Energy
    ... energy back and I was fully detoxed when I started the suboxone . I noticed this when I was on methadone a while back...

  39. First Day without!
    ... you how many different ways I tried to quit. The suboxone will help tremendously with the cravings and mental ... fought the obsession with the pills every day. The suboxone doesn't get me high and I don't get the cravings....

  40. thoughts on recovery
    ... And I'm still interested in getting back on the suboxone for maintanence measures. While my life is good....
    ... again but continued to work the steps and is also on Suboxone now and is doing quite well. My current recovery...
    ... least, AA is the only thing that works. Yes, I take suboxone but I don't get high from it and it allows me to function ... normal human being. What are your thoughts on the suboxone issue? I've had a few mixed reactions from several...
    ... "VL said" "Copy" "What are your thoughts on the suboxone issue? I've had a few mixed reactions from several...

  41. Stone Cold OUT
    ... good. Im gonna have to ditch my holding pattern of suboxone soon..(in a month or so..so i thinking of this now...

  42. Month on Sobox...anyone exp anger bursts?
    ... Hello All, I have been on Suboxone since March. When I was on the pills I had HORRIBLE ... would scream at the drop of the hat. But now, on the Suboxone , my personality has really changed for the better...
    ... unexpected outbursts of anger that they attribute to the suboxone ??? Please let us know. Thanks, verylucky...
    ... it..kind of horrified my co-worker..i do think the suboxone does have that effect..too.Although the 2 months i...

  43. Oxycotin and Methadone
    ... an inpatient facility. I've been on MMT and now on suboxone BTW. Mike, I live in the valley too so I can direct...

  44. back in the downward spiral, why's it so hard
    ... doing well, I was on methadone for 4 years and now on suboxone . I'd rather not be on these drugs but they are buying...
    ... life and you should live it how you see fit. I'm on suboxone and really am amazed because, for the first time in ... drug for another when an addict is on a methadone or suboxone maintenance program. That would be like me trading...

  45. artifical red..benzo question
    ... Hi red.. Im taking .5 ativan 3x a day and 8 mg suboxone ..i don't take the ativan till late morning 4-6 hrs ... after my suboxone and in the evening near bedtime.Whats the deal w/...
    ... i wanted off and at least i have the chance w/ the suboxone . The suboxone really is helping...i already cut down...

  46. Debcakepromed.....I Can Relate (Xanax)
    ... is very serious..im on .5 ativan 3x a day..w/8 mg. suboxone ..and worried about coming off them..i guess its a...

  47. suboxone maintenance
    ... read on another post where you are taking Valium with Suboxone . Therein lies your problem with Suboxone not working ... . Valium and Suboxone aren't supposed to be taken together. ...
    ... valium has nothin to do with suboxone ...ive takin both,xanax also.....i was on 50 mg of...
    ... you feel "a lot" better tee hee. Chef :) But with " suboxone " the naloxone should not be taken with benzo's or...
    ... dieselbang..sounds like you had a big habit..and supposedly suboxone doen't work for some people..with heavy habits.i don ... you can get off some of the psych meds and use the suboxone for depression/as well as the addiction..i hope you...
    ... Hello, I have been on 2mg of Suboxone a day since April. It works great for me! I will ... on people detoxing from Methodone and then going on Suboxone . I was on methadone twice. I hated it! Methadone ... to even work! Hang in there! I really believe in Suboxone . It saved my life. My life has changed dramatically ... since going on Suboxone . I have tons more money, I can now afford to ride...
    ... boyfriend and I are quitting and have gotten some Suboxone from a friend. I have been hearing it is not a good...
    ... This is Friday and I started taking Suboxone 4 mg.-daily, Wednesday morning at 11:48 am. It has...

  48. Question for verylucky
    ... night with my outpatient weekly rehab group about suboxone . Basically, the counselor who runs the group thought...
    ... obviously don't know a lot about. Keep in mind that Suboxone is new to a lot of people and "old schoolers" in the ... their drug? Probably not. Don't worry, though . . . Suboxone is here to stay and will only become more popular...
    ... field of addiction really don't have a grasp on what suboxone is, or what it does, and they view it as an attempt...
    ... Health supplement on Tues.,Sept.16. It dealt with suboxone maintenance and went on about the many alternatives...
    ... referring to, but I found this on a FDA site talking about Suboxone : "The approval of Suboxone and Subutex is a much...
    ... reaction was a result of his not knowing anything about suboxone , and he was going off of his first reaction to my ... was at the end of July, and I was given the subutex/ suboxone regimine for detox purposes, which is how I became ... basically knock me out, that was better. And the suboxone detox was great. After the first couple of days, ... especially since I really felt good on my short time on the suboxone , it is a viable option, if I can get the medical community...
    ... at 5 weeks now. VL is still doing so well on the Suboxone that I can't even believe it. Life is really, really...
    ... I've been on suboxone maintenance for about a month now. It's been a godsend ... for me. I'm a chronic relapser, and all the suboxone does is take the cravings almost completely away. ... no "high" with it. So if anyone is planning to use suboxone to get high, forget it. It simply allows me to function ... or it's just like using. Anyone who looks down upon suboxone therapy is simply uneducated in the matter. It's been...

  49. I am an addict
    ... help is important, doctors are there to help people. Suboxone , Buprenorphin, Subutex are presc. drugs used to help...
    ... back in 99-01 also (not through a clinic) and now on Suboxone . Best of luck and god bless :D...

  50. Morphine
    ... back problomos....tried buprenex for 4 years...see if suboxone /subutex/buprenex is available in canada...its a start...

  51. Bored wife is on doc hunt, Im trying to be clean
    ... im married/and we are both addicts.We are both on suboxone ..you mentioned you were on a list..are you going to ... forth thing addicted couples experience. Check out suboxone ..alot of people on this board seem to be trying this...

  52. help
    ... or valium or whatever, and one with subuxone. The suboxone was the best, but the benzos really helped me in terms...

  53. Vicoprophen/Antidepressant
    ... WORST WHEN I TRY TO GO TO SLEEP. HOW DO YOU GET ON THE SUBOXONE PROGRAM. I DON'T WANT TO TRADE ADDITIONS, AND KNOW ... I DON'T WANT TO GO ON METHDONE, BUT MAYBE THE SUBOXONE WOULD NOT BE AS BAD FOR MAINTAINCE. I DO WANT TO TRY...

  54. Lucky
    ... see his addictionologist again until mid-October. Suboxone has still been a miracle drug for him and those who...
    ... Hi, Yes I did mean decrease, I am currently taking suboxone for opiate dependency and I am starting to decrease...
    ... suboxone really sounds like a wonder drug....i just wish i...
    ... so good. It really is amazing the difference the suboxone has made in my life. I still have problems but ... folks may say that I'm masking my emotions with the suboxone and all I can say is that they are entitled to their ... about someone not being in recovery if they are taking suboxone -- I saw someone the other day post that you can't ... other people in my group don't even see it (my use of suboxone ) as an issue. Anyway, my point is that it is dishearteni ... ng to think that someone who may benefit from suboxone therapy would choose not to use it because of someone...
    ... those who are so convinced that someone who takes suboxone can't work a recovery program are the same ones who ... :) I for one, believe the exact opposite; that suboxone will enhance anyone's recovery program. I think that ... recovery, relapse, depression, etc. and I know that suboxone was so helpful to me, even for the short time I was...

  55. Suboxone...
    ... depression and lethargy got me everytime too. I've been on suboxone for several months now and I have not experienced ... neurotransmitters in our brain. I would recommend the suboxone for anyone who is a chronic relapser. verylucky ...
    ... I also sing the praises of suboxone ! I was on a subutex/suboxone taper for withdrawal ... doctor wouldn't keep me on. His philosophy is that suboxone is "giving up" and for people who just can't make ... I'm envious of those of you who get to remain on suboxone . I do think it is a wonderful addition to any recovery ... and I'm determined to NOT use my inability to get suboxone as an excuse, but I do wish my doctor had had a better...
    ... doctor who knows addiction and knows the affects of Suboxone on addicts! I'm sure there are others in your area ... ? VL will be on Suboxone forever and I'm sure there are several others out...
    ... long acting opiates...same thing would happen to the suboxone individual or to an unsuspecting dopie if he was to ... inject the suboxone ..thats why theres the naloxone...its only for unsuspecting...
    ... what I've read) that you are an ideal candidate for suboxone maintenance therapy. Please try and find some options...
    ... 40 for the prescriptions (my insurance DOES cover suboxone !) and while it was well worth it...again, I am paying ... if anyone in Virginia is on this board, and is on suboxone maintainence, I'd love to know which doctor you went ... didn't feel any of that for the short time I was on suboxone . I can't say enough good about that medication. ...
    ... the money on finding a doctor who will prescribe the suboxone as a maintenance therapy and deal with the financial ... at a time as they arise. You may want to go to the suboxone web site, tell them your predicament, and see if they...
    ... as it kinda boosts the effects)..but..right now the suboxone is acting like the ultimate anti-depressant..so ireally ... life becomes so chaotic..just to feel..normal? So,, Suboxone to me..is the way to get free..from the insanity of...
    ... can prescribe Subutex for PAIN (make sure it's not suboxone ). I am taking very small doses of Subutex (4 mg per...
    ... get an initial idea of whether or not they do use suboxone as a maintanence, if they themselves are in recovery...
    ... Hello, I am currently taking suboxone , and I was under the impression (I could be wrong ... ) but taking zanax, valium, diazepam, w/ suboxone could cause serious risks. You should tell your dr...
    ... about the very real danger of taking benzos while on suboxone . I was actually just tonight talking to someone who ... they commented about how the mixture of benzos and suboxone can be fatal. Even if you have taken the two in combo ... you to talk to your doctor. I'm surprised that the suboxone hasn't done a good deal to help with your anxiety ... problems. Benzo's are bad news...especially with suboxone ! I completely understand how bad anxiety can be,...
    ... certified. But the good thing is that my ppo covers the suboxone so im around the $450 mark but that's also about 1...
    ... ok(kinda).I really do have severe panic..but ythe suboxone does help w/ the depression/panic.I still get depressed ... meds then relapsed cos the depression hit hard..now suboxone ,etc.Am i really in that much danger? 2mgs. of klonopin ... dr.recommended? Im just afraid they will take thw suboxone away..maybe i should taper off the benzos..oops..all...
    ... can prescribe a drug that will work better with the suboxone . I would really think twice about self-medicating ... OK, and the pharmacist said NO WAY, do not mix it. Suboxone is a fairly new drug and I"m not sure that the drs...
    ... of the posts that they were taking klonipin w/ the suboxone ..dr. prescribed..but i would like to get off the benzos ... its supposed to be worse than opiates.. Im glad the suboxone is working for you too...i do feel like im normal...
    ... didnt feel the effects..only goes for opiate use on suboxone ..benzos.,ect,work the same,at least for me...just...
    ... type of support system in place in addition to the suboxone ? I really don't believe the suboxone, by itself,...
    ... friends in AA/NA..i can talk to..before i started suboxone i had come off a 4 month relapse..after not having ... chipping for a year..and then i was on..so now its suboxone maintainence cos i just cant deal w/ the chronic relapse ... my life..without all the substances..im trying..the suboxone has been a real miracle for me..because it really...
    ... Ignore me!! That won't happen..but thank God for the suboxone or id be in trouble. This is a constant battle.. But...

  56. other meds on suboxone
    ... cefob, sadsister, Sadsister, you're talking about suboxone which has the added naloxone in it. Does anyone know ... actually is. anyway, I'm talking about SUBUTEX not Suboxone . Any comments for me and chefob??? Thank you, Linda...
    ... i am sooooooooooo interested in suboxone or subutex(sp?) The waiting list is like 4 months ... relapsers.....i have read stuff before about xanax and suboxone ...they don't mix or something or another....please...
    ... subutex for pain. Be sure you ask for subutex and not suboxone . I almost gave up having been turned away from several...
    ... I injected 80mg of (40 and 40) oxycodone while on suboxone and got hammered. It actually intensified the effect ... might only kick in if you try to crush and inject the SUBOXONE . It is just like talwin cmpd. They dont want you ... abusing the SUBOXONE . They only made this drug to keep you out of the...
    ... asked. I was given subutex the first week before the suboxone because I was using heroin/cocaine the first 2 weeks...
    ... I had god awful w/d coming off the H..and onto the suboxone ..i waited 15 hrs..but really it was almost like a ... sketchy about taking the other anti depressants w/ the suboxone .It has that quality already. I seem to get alot done...
    ... Suboxone saved my life. I was taking 30-50 Lorcets/Vicodens ... almost everything. When I hit bottom I went and got suboxone . No withdrawls, no cravings. For the first time ... functioning like a normal person. I stopped taking Suboxone cold turkey 14 days ago. Yes I feel tired, couple ... people, if you really want to get clean you will and Suboxone is the way to go. Best of luck to you ....
    ... rytalin or diet pills (the speckled ones) with the suboxone ? I know your not supp to take benzo's but what about...
    ... to this doctor out here in Chicago, she put me on SUBOXONE . She had me take 8mg right at her office and watched...
    ... to this doctor out here in Chicago, she put me on SUBOXONE . She had me take 8mg right at her office and watched...
    ... rytalin or diet pills (the speckled ones) with the suboxone ? I know your not supp to take benzo's but what about...
    ... sarabear, how long were you on the suboxone ? I have been on two weeks and am afraid of gettng...

  57. As promised-The Promises
    ... me, substituting one drug for another (methadone, suboxone ) is not recovery - it's treatment - and a successful...
    ... My husband is on Suboxone and goes to AA and NA meetings and works the 12 steps ... topic!???) His sponsor is a doctor and recommended Suboxone for him and other sponsees as well who also are all ... since you're still using, you may want to consider Suboxone to get off the vicodin you're currently taking. It ... back, but we also owe that to the 12 steps as well. Suboxone and the 12 steps work well together. There are...

  58. Gabbi and Jeffie
    ... Hey ladies, How's the suboxone going? Are you making any meetings?I've been away...

  59. How is Everyone???
    ... have had the strength to learn this were it not for suboxone . But I'm confident that I'll never go back to active...

  60. Willow----are you out there????????
    ... make the best of it! Can you call a doctor about Suboxone ? Since you've been in treatment for alcoholism and...
    ... chat soon. I am still using and starting to consider suboxone as an alternative. I don't feel that i am out of...
    ... gonna happen once again...i was really considering suboxone , but i have some doubts now that some on the board...

  61. Help!!!!!! getting off Dilauded
    ... i think you should consider suboxone if you cannot do it any other way.it will be the easiet ... sayin it but what have you got to lose.if ya go the suboxone route you might not want to tell the dr about any ... chronic pain because some docs will not prescribe suboxone for chronic pain patients dont know why.this is just...
    ... price..w/ a severe habit/w/d..i also would suggest the suboxone route if you want off all the opiate meds..and it...

  62. W/D I can't sit still
    ... look into finding a doc that can and will prescribe Suboxone . Its a miracle lifesaver for me [img]http://www...
    ... in a few more days I would not think that you need Suboxone at all [img]http://www.healthboards.com/ubb/bang.gif ... img]http://www.healthboards.com/ubb/bang.gif[/img] Suboxone is more for folks that have used pain killers for ... they seem to fail or relaps, but even while taking Suboxone you will still have to face the withdrawals at sometime ... for a long time and have relapses over and over, the Suboxone doc. probably wont give it to you, just something...

  63. philster or any one else who's tapered or tapering
    ... I went to a doctor (after a 3 week wait) to get on Suboxone , which I thought was my slavation and was told that...
    ... and miserable off of them.....i am thinking about suboxone ...seriously thinking about it. I want my old life...

  64. Intro
    ... I'm not sure if suboxone (sp) is right for me or not. The techincal stuff...

  65. takin 1mg of suboxone
    ... cough syrup (its heavenly)was anyway,now back to the suboxone ,i started out on 16mgs and it worked like magic.i ... it messes with your brain when you use while on the suboxone and it is 10x as hard to get back to where you were ... feel bad or not.i forgot to tell ya i started the suboxone program on may 1st and was my drs 1st patient.on august ... see if i need to take the .5mg im not sure yet.this suboxone is STRONG medicine just a little pinch will take away ... i think the only way to get off the pills is with suboxone or methadone unless you can taper down and MOST cannot ... do it i couldnt.but it is a doable thing with the suboxone and you do not suffer much at all.thanks for askin...
    ... Hello. I started 2 mg of suboxone back in April. I never took more than 2mg a day. ... ways to kill myself. Keep in mind I hadn't taken any suboxone for almost a week and had been taking crumbs for a ... the rest of my life than I would. He told me the suboxone stays in your system for a long time, so even if you ... the full effect. He told me not to dilude myself, suboxone has withdrawal. I went back on suboxone, 2mg a day ... clean, I have been clean and as long as I stay on the Suboxone I'll be clean, but for me detox is not possible, at...
    ... I am on suboxone as well, after a few weeks it's doing the trick as...

  66. Abused Suboxone ~ update!
    ... insurance. Our insurance didn't cover my husband's Suboxone at first, but now it does. Good luck with your...
    ... "review" the medication in November and decide if suboxone will be covered. But did you do something like write...

  67. I need some advice
    ... One thing that helped me out so much (besides the Suboxone ) was getting my depression treated correctly. I had...

  68. Can someone tell me about this patch I'm hearing about
    ... observed the veterans talk for a while and I hear suboxone and subonex or something like that. I also hear about...
    ... I am on suboxone , IT IS A WONDER PILL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 It saved my life...
    ... Welcome to the board Pillhappy!! My husband is also on Suboxone and is extremely pleased with the results (that's...
    ... Methadone. All I know is my husband is himself on Suboxone and is happy. No more chasing that high, obsessing...
    ... for good, either option is viable. If you get the suboxone you will still have to eventually detox from that...
    ... Hey Cat, I started the Suboxone program today. For the most part, I feel ok after ... they do help as well. I hear that the w/d's from suboxone are much easier to go through rather than the painkillers ... inexpensive. I paid 200 bucks for 60 2mg. pills of Suboxone . THAT'S MORE THAN MY HABIT!!! Oh well, I'm happy...
    ... clonodine every time I need them. If you cannot get the Suboxone , definately get the Clonodine! I SWEAR, that they...
    ... read some posts that lead me to believe the other one Suboxone can lead to another addiction and w/d apon exit. Thanks...
    ... SUboxone was a miracle for me also but listen here I started...
    ... It isn't always so easy to just "choose" to go on suboxone . Linda...

  69. 10/500's (Loratab) withdrawls
    ... have a Dr. appointment for that new detox program ( suboxone ), and hopefully that will work! Has anybody tried...
    ... turkey/since you have only been usin for 3 months...the suboxone is for hard core opiate abusers who have been usin...
    ... you usin before this last 3 month episode?....the suboxone will work for you if you intend on taking it then...
    ... read the faq's and other info from the internet about suboxone , it almost makes it look like a wonder drug, but when ... might get hurt or worse.... I want to taper off and suboxone sounds like a good idea! To tell you the truth, I...
    ... Tony . . . Chef's right, Suboxone is for "hard-core" opiate abusers. My husband's on ... and NA which like Chef said, you may need because Suboxone alone may not help everyone. If you're looking for ... D I think you'll be disappointed. It sounds like Suboxone is best used over long periods of time with a very ... There are a lot of people on this board who are on the Suboxone who can offer you help! And others who have tried...
    ... you should be able to stop without having to get on suboxone , when you stop that stuff you will have withdrawals...
    ... C/t is no way to go if you have other options like suboxone . Suboxone really is a miracle drug and a good drug ... medical facilities that do detoxing generally use suboxone now. If you can do it c/t I commend you. It's tough ... to. Like I said, I'd recomend a medical detox using suboxone . I'm a chronic relapser and just got on suboxone maintenanc ... clean even in the face of horrible withdrawals. So a suboxone short term detox is the most comfortable route. If...
    ... ubb/bang.gif[/img] I have done alot of research on Suboxone and from what I've read it is better to go without...

  70. maybe a dumb question but.....
    ... appt today to try a new treatment for opiates called suboxone (buprinorphine with naloxone). It is a partial opiate...

  71. update on stacyvicter
    ... were one of the first posters on this site who tried Suboxone and glad to know it's still doing well for you. My...

  72. suboxone for depression
    ... Yeah, I've heard the same thing about suboxone . I'm going in tomorrow morning to get on suboxone ... stay clean, let alone make it through wd's. I was on suboxone a couple months back just to detox, and it works wonders ... Anyone else out there have any experiences with suboxone and being on it long term I'd love to hear some stories...
    ... It's true, Suboxone is being tested to prescribe for depression. It is...
    ... Hope, If you don't mind my asking, how much suboxone is your husband taking and what is his target dosage...
    ... Captain Jack, Congratulations on starting the suboxone tomorrow. I've been on it for a little over 2 months ... leads to mood problems, depression, etc.-- hence, the suboxone . It's very similar to a diabetic needing insulin ... as a very young child). If I have to stay on the suboxone the rest of my life it won't bother me in the least ... to prescribe large enough doses. According to the Suboxone website, the most beneficial therapeutic affects initially...
    ... As I've said on here before, I wish I could be on suboxone maintanence, but the addictionologist in my area who ... philosophy hasn't quite caught up with the whole using suboxone for maintenance theory... At any rate, obviously there ... are people who see suboxone as just another addiction, or whatever, but I know ... better father, husband, etc. It is my hope that suboxone will become more of an accepted treatment, in combination ... prescribed ones :) Whether it's Paxil, or Neurontin, or Suboxone , if it works for you to have a better quality of life...
    ... Eeyore . . . you're right, Suboxone will probably become more of an accepted treatment ... the other day that he thinks the FDA will open up Suboxone to be prescribed by all physicians pretty soon. ...
    ... for the support. Yeah, Today was my second day on Suboxone . I should be having w/d's right now, but thank god ... dose of methadone etc. made me feel bad for them. Suboxone really is a different breed from methadone. I think...
    ... Captain . . . Suboxone is expensive, but for some, the costs to NOT take ... Suboxone are even greater . . . if you know what I mean!! ...
    ... like I don't need my normal antidepressants now. The suboxone really takes care of that, as well as the extreme...
    ... and anyone else) . . . how are you guys doing on the Suboxone ? VL is still doing great and life is good . . . hope...
    ... Ive heard the same thing..about suboxone being tested for depression..but i also have read ... psych meds because i finally feel stabilized on the suboxone ..and my heavy depression has been lifted..i get things ... steadily..i can face the day..w/o panic..its a godsend.. Suboxone rules!I would suggest to anyone suffering opiate addiction...
    ... which means you can live without the "high", because suboxone will definately never get you high) then go for it...
    ... head. As long as the receptors are satisfied...im ok. Suboxone is a wonder-drug!!!...

  73. lisa
    ... now!!! Well I am really started to be interested in suboxone . i wonder if i am a good candidate, everyone seems...
    ... lisa,if you can,try to check on getting on the suboxone for detox.you can still function with everyday life ... stress it makes quitting the pills 2x as hard.with the suboxone ,you dont feel bad and can do whatever you want to...
    ... Thanks Spark----I am really interested in the suboxone ...but i also take xanax...i read something on here ... about not being on anything before taking the suboxone . I usually only take one at night...but they are...
    ... your depression lately? You might want to look into Suboxone . My husband has dealt with depression all his life ... and he says the Suboxone really helps with that. He is also on an anti-depressant ... which he's taken for years . . but knows the Suboxone has helped more than anything. Good luck to you ...
    ... place..trying to work it out!! You asked about the suboxone ..and im with spark..on the suboxone thang.Ask your...

  74. Just checking in!
    ... know that I'm doing really well. My doc lowered my Suboxone to 18mg/day seven days ago and I'm still feeling great...

  75. Lane, Gabbi, Jeffie . . . how are you guys?
    ... and finally i had enough.made the decision to try suboxone and started it on may 1st.it worked fine but messed ... up and used after being on suboxone for about a month.got over that and was doin good ... even further.i think the more you use while usin the suboxone the less it works and it really messes with the brain ... if i ever get a few months clean and i mean without suboxone i dont want to ever take another pain pill again.if ... cant handle it and it is pitiful the way i am.the suboxone has helped me alot,but after awhile you get tired...
    ... of my last few days of taking pills before going on suboxone , I ordered from an online pharmacy (I was scared to...
    ... gabbi,if you want to make the suboxone work and get off the pills,DO NOT USE ANY TYPE OF ... OPIATE.every time you use seems like the suboxone doesnt work as good and it makes it twice as hard...
    ... this mindset right now that I'm worried that if the suboxone doesn't continue to work for me that this thing is ... sponsor. I really believe that if I was only taking the suboxone that I would have some temptations to use but, for...
    ... it's so expensive, I could have used it towards my suboxone script!! Aahh, I am taking a deep breath, & I am deleting ... her pills to someone else to handle, and started the suboxone a month ago. I am on 24 mgs. And finally feeling good...
    ... path.remember what i said about usin while on the suboxone ,its all true imo,when you use while on the sub the ... it aint gonna do it again.you will get tired of the suboxone after a while but you must tough it out or you will ... are gonna use then you might just want to quit the suboxone and save your money until you are ready to quit,just...
    ... gabbi,yes im still on the 2mg suboxone -one pill per day-and have dr app.next tues and goin ... choose.there is no easy way out of this at all.but the suboxone has done wonders for me i have to say,hope they will...


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