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no easy way to do it boss....with all opiates come the problem of your brain receptors gettin used to the good ole opiate feeling.....you will get sicker before you start healin...set yourself up at a/a or n/a mtgs to start to edify yourself about your disease...youll need support/guidance and assistance from the recovering addicts,trust me...when you got addicted to the pain meds you bought the farm for life...youll always be at your current paim med level from her on out...so if twelve a day was it a year from now,even if you quit tomoroow,your brain will reset at tewelve...i was at 50 a day...i met a guy who was at 150 a day...couldnt beleive it....this a disease that is progressive...if you do not seek the help now,it does get worse,let me tell ya......im on 60mg of methadone a day..i dont go to a clinic,i see my doc once a week ot once every two weeks....they come in 5mg increments...i do not suggest that route however...they do have bupenorphine too but they are also maintance drugs...you need to ask alot and find out a ton of info..i find this message board good therapy too......12 step programs and lots of love....you need to be tough and beat this disease before it gets any/and i stress any worse in your life........chef