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im on 60mg of methadone for chronic pain/addiction...i have a bad back too....didnt want to go thru w/d's and had to deal with tthe pain...alternatives....chemical maintance,last resort...methadone,suboxone,subutex,buprenex,nalaxtrone,the last not being maintance but a blocker of opiates....or you can cold turkey and try to beat the w/d's but you sound weak like me.....seek support/guidance from a/a or n/a...seek advice from long term recovering addicts....w/d's are different for everyone...expect a month of uncomfortableness......one to two weeeks of straight insommnia,diahrea,restless legs,flu like symptoms if you cold turkey.....then couple weeks of tired,ect...clonidine could help...trazadone for sleep...both non narcotics but youll need a script....seek a drs advice,one that deals with addiction....chef