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Hey there,I too was on the VicodinES's for nearly 12 years, I also took Fiorinal, Percocet, and I even got Stadol,( the nasal spray that would knock a horse on his #@*)I have suffered with migranes for years, have had back surgeries, now I also have O/A, R/A, Fibromyalgia, Periformis Syndrom, and am being tested for MS, and Lupus... sounds unreal a? This is all too true. I am constantly depressed, and I have anxiety and panic disorder to deal with on top of it all. I have an 11 year old daughter, who I would be lost without. I got to the point where the pills no longer worked for me, and I graduated to Herion which needless to say, totally messed my life up. (Like it wasn't a mess before right?) Anyway, I am now off of all pills except for Vioxx, and am currently on the Methadone Clinic, which, I find to have been a great help. Now, it's time for me to get off of the methadone and I'm actually dreading the thoughts because everyone says it's worse than coming off of the Heroin,man, this really stinks,so, what I would like for you to know, is that there is hope. It may take a while to find a DR. to help you, but don't give up looking for one, I was just about to give up myself, when I got a call from my old DR's office, my old Doctor (The same one who kicked me to the curb for using her for pills) gave me a phone number to the DR. I am now seeing on a regular basis, and as long as I am honest with her, she'll help me, I had a hard time getting honest, but I did so, and fast, not only for myself, but also for my daughter, and we're going to be alright, even if coming off the methadone stinks, at least we'll be o.k. and I can finally say that I did this on my own...honestly. Good Luck and Hang tough, you're worth it...God Bless