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this suboxene stuff your talking about, can you get it from your primary doctor? cuz thats the only dr. i have. i was taking methadone to try and ween off the norco but then i found myself taking too much of that. i didnt have to go to a clinic to get the methadone so i could take as much as i want. and my personality is i dont do anything in moderation. its all or nothing. before i started taking oxycodone and norco i'de never had a pill in my life. didnt know what they were. i drank like a fish. my brother passed away a few years ago and thats when it all started for me. i drank a fifth of vodka a day plus a twelve pack, cocaine. then i quit drinking cold turkey and jumped right on to pills. traded one vice for another.
[QUOTE=yellow pills]this suboxene stuff your talking about, can you get it from your primary doctor? cuz thats the only dr. i have. i was taking methadone to try and ween off the norco but then i found myself taking too much of that. i didnt have to go to a clinic to get the methadone so i could take as much as i want. and my personality is i dont do anything in moderation. its all or nothing. before i started taking oxycodone and norco i'de never had a pill in my life. didnt know what they were. i drank like a fish. my brother passed away a few years ago and thats when it all started for me. i drank a fifth of vodka a day plus a twelve pack, cocaine. then i quit drinking cold turkey and jumped right on to pills. traded one vice for another.
Hey YPer,
I have no idea about the sub cause I am an alchoholic. If I were into pills and wanted to get clean I would research it. Your in luck though, cause there are a lot of others here that are educated on this question. What I can tell you is to stay very far away from the drink. Its not even the lesser of two evils.
In order for a DR to be able to prescribe Sub he needs to be trained on it and take an 8 hour coarse. you can learn about that by going to there web site so its pretty doubtful that your Primary care Dr will be able to prescribe it to you. If you visit there site you will be able to get a list of Docs in your area that can prescribe it for you. It might be a good choice for you but coming off it is BIG TIME difficult unless you do a 3 week program on it, and a fast taper. if you use it for a long period of time its hard to come off of.

Did your primary care Doc give you the methadone? Just curious as Its not real common for a doc to just give out Methadone like that.


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