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  1. okay TDay kinda stunk, but feel blessed anyways.
    ... depressed and had a huge urge to go and try to get some methadone . I talked himout of it. And an agrument to match that...
    ... It helps with the mental cravings and wds.I heard methadone is the hardest opiate to withdraw from. Just keep...

  2. Need Encouragment
    ... Phil, OMG! Did you go methadone or one of the subs or taper or medical detox?? And...
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  3. new person, need answers to methadone issue
    ... slow today... must be the holiday. I have heard that methadone w/d can last quite awhile and is one of the worst ... pm. You may want to talk to him about going to a methadone clinic and asking for help weaning off. They are...
    ... change our lives for the better. I agree with Tina. Methadone has a long half life. It takes alot longer to clean...
    ... Melatonin or Benadryl also if needed Methadone is tough to detox and takes a while, maybe 7-14 days ... to sleep tonight is a good sign. When detoxing off Methadone , sleep is a good thing, especially in the first 5...
    ... Hi, I am on methadone maintenance therapy for my addiction to opiates. ...
    ... Methadone is for heroin and other opiates, not methamphetamine...
    ... help, but I think sometimes the confusion between methadone and methamphetamines (which is a HUGE difference! ... because of the nickname "meth" being used for both. Methadone is a strong drug used to eliminate or reduce the feelings ... usually for people who are also chronic pain patients as methadone is a strong pain reliever. As for methamphetamines ... meth. As I understand it, it's an "upper," where methadone is a "downer." Whether it's the same as crack (or...
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  4. In desperate need of help! PLEASE
    ... At age 48, I'm what they call a "lifer" at the methadone clinic I attend (I hate that term!). But the reason...
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  5. Everybody Post 1 Thing They Are Thankful For This Thanksgiving..
    ... that awful night a year and a half ago...I'm still on methadone and dreamed about taking some percocets after my ...
    ... LOL! When last we heard, you were doing well on the Methadone , being creative with a writing exercise book....and...
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  6. Wheres my partner Tina ?
    ... here in 2 days and just anwsered your question on my Methadone thread, this is why i get frustrated with this board...
    ... his clinic the next morning. We talked about the methadone etc... I told him that I honestly felt I was better ... it didn't give me a buzz anymore (at all) where the methadone did and that was the tempataion to take more. So...
    ... edge off. I wish to god I had never started that methadone . It built my tolerance up even more. It is absolutely ... better than nothing. Or better than using up all my methadone and being out AND in pain again......
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  7. Hi every one I am new here and I have a drug problem
    ... Taper & then stop 3) Cold Turkey 4) Rehab 5) Methadone or Sub Maintenance 6) Out patient rehab and group...

  8. My hat's off to you's! I can't see myself sober :(
    ... sure what you are abusing, if it's opioids, sub or methadone ? I had to find a way that worked for me, and I'm on...

  9. Two months without coke: real emotions returning?
    ... However, I personallly don't believe in being on Sub or Methadone for years. That's not detoxing, that's substituting...

  10. How long does it take to feel normal?
    ... much and talked to my doctor about it. He put me on methadone . Which I have also had trouble with. The main reason ... is that the methadone actually gives me that buzz that the vicoidin USED ... I think my doctor has me on too low a dose of the methadone ... but I have to wait til December and my refill to ... to go... but it is hard. You could also look into methadone to get yourself off the opiates. You also may be ... able to get down to a low dose of methadone and stay on it for your legitimate pain as well. ... feeling good again. You could also check out a local methadone clinic. Check out some posts by TCHRIS. She and ... and fiancee are both on methadone maintenance for opiate addiction. They seem to be ... thing. Right now I am trying to wean waaaaay off the methadone (no choice almost out and the script isn't due til...
    ... then jump off cold turkey 4) Suboxone therapy 5) Methadone 6) Detox in-patient 7) Medical assisted detox out...
    ... down to 50mg and could not do any more, we went on Methadone and beleive me I know what everyone has to say about...
    ... Taper & then stop 3) Cold Turkey 4) Rehab 5) Methadone or Sub Maintenance 6) Out patient rehab and group...
    ... house to quit. Right now im on a week cold turkey from methadone I'm feeling somewhat relief. If i were to taper it...
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  11. New Thread..methadone Side Effects, New Ones,please Help
    ... starts. Does anyone know if you can take SOMA with Methadone ??..They have said that muscle spasms is another sid ... effect of Methadone ....they looked it up in there book :) I guess its ... ..please post all you guys can on side effects of METHADONE .......CHRISTINE Christine, I am glad that things ... answer to your question about taking Soma while on Methadone is "YES"..... as there are many pain patients who ... are prescribed Methadone and Soma in combination to control their pain. ...
    ... had any trouble with muscle twitching while on the methadone ... You said that some of your side effects are clearing...
    ... and i feel like i have had EVERY SINGLE ONE off this Methadone ...but at least I am not counting pills and I am soooooooooo ... on and on ,before you know it you are 80mg deep in Methadone , I dont want to come on here one day and not hear...
    ... guys,please keep posting about side effects or any Methadone info you have, it helsp us out a lot........CHRISTINE...
    ... description of how the two of you got involved with the methadone clinic you are in. What are the processes etc......
    ... were paying and in the meantime got involved with the Methadone clinic, lucky enogh for us we have 2 in our immediate ... addicts and if you want to go there to get high off of Methadone ,I am sure there is a way to do that also,people go ... they go and use street drugs also, that is what gives Methadone a bad name, but like i said the one i go to is pretty ... strict about drug testing and such, we plan to stay on Methadone and go right onto the Sub,and hopefully be done with...
    ... chronic bladder disorder. My dr. has prescribed me methadone for my pain management. I have read through most of ... am the person it is happening to also. 1. Does methadone cause chronic constipation? I have been feeling like ... this is an irritation to my intestines due to the methadone . 2. Does methadone cause sleep apnea or any sleep ... 4. Which medicine is better for pain oxycotin or methadone ? I was going to talk to my dr. about switching to ... afraid of the addiction level of the oxycotin. I know methadone is addictive too but I have been mentally aware of...
    ... this but here is some of my story,as for the OC vs Methadone , I am on MMT, which is Methdone Maientence to get...
    ... someone would have some info on side effects with the Methadone , my newest problem is this depression and anxiety...
    ... know the painc attatcks are NOT side effects from Methadone , there proably my brain actually feeling feelings...
    ... I have been on methadone twice and so has my husband. He used to twitch a ... doctor perscribed all kinds of stuff to people while on methadone . If the twitches don't bother him why take something...
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  12. Philster - MIA - Where are you??
    ... awake...dont really want to take anything as i am on Methadone , I had my first drug test today, they dont mess around...

  13. Buzz - New & Better Day
    ... ease it at least a little. I know not much since the methadone is so much stronger. But it might help so I am hanging...
    ... for me. Too many years on hydrocodone and now the methadone . It's like popping aspirin... no temptation to take...
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  14. Armemom And Gang..please Help...anxiety With Detoxing
    ... drugs. I guess it could be from detoxing. But with Methadone , I don't know if that would be true. I wonder if the ... Methadone itself can cause that type of side effect? How ... works if you work it. You don't have to be off the Methadone before you go. You desperately need the support that...
    ... am going to check around about anxiety attatcks and Methadone becuase TJ has been complaining about feeling different...
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  15. Bad Weekend
    ... I take 10mg of methadone a day. I'm embarassed to say how many are left. ... Ridiculous. The other thing is that I have been on the methadone for less than a month. Just under a month. But I...
    ... days a week, etc... I may need to go off of this methadone all together. Right now I just need time to think...
    ... case but it appears that it is... As for the methadone . Originally I took an extra because I truly did have ... bt pain. When I take 10mg of methadone I do NOT get a buzz. If I take more than that, I ... I had originally heard that there was no buzz with methadone as well. From my personal experience, that is not ... pills (tylenol in them mostly). When I started the methadone I was surprised at how good I felt on them. More than...
    ... I know I said it before, but you should look into methadone maintenance to get off the pills. Or like my doc ... did, put me on methadone to wean off the vic's then dropped to a lower level ... But I know others have had a lot of success with the methadone . Is that something you are interested in at all? ... couple on here, Christine and TJ that just went into methadone maintenence together....
    ... disappear for a couple of days! Have you looked in to methadone maintenance at all? I know it has worked well for...
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  16. Methadone And Small Fires
    ... Hey TJ, :) Too much Methadone my friend? My ex was on methadone for years and he...

  17. im back
    ... me but almost 2 years ago i went cold turkey off methadone it was for my degenerative disc disease well here ... i am once again weening off methadone by choice because im tired of my life being run by ... this i started a thread when does it end because methadone w/d is the gift that keeps on giving thanks for...
    ... you working a program? I know you are going off the methadone , but is that only a physical thing? I'm not sure ... this right. Is your addiction only physical to the methadone , or are mentally dependent on it as well? Does this...
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  18. Overcharging suboxone doctors
    ... and got high.............this is why i ended up on Methadone , i know the stigma,however i have yet to get high...
    ... will have a hard time gettin off it.good luck on the methadone there is nothing wrong with methadone other than havin...
    ... stiil am.I plan to go on the SUB to come off of the Methadone , I can not believe that they told me it was 2500$ ... and spark, if you could, if you have any infor on methadone , i have a thread out there, if you could anwser that ... and give me any info on Methadone that you have...........HAPPY SUNDAY TO ALL.........
    ... feel I would have been better off getting back on methadone .Going to doctors appointments weekly at 75 a pop plus ... to be to much.I am curious if this is just another methadone ??? My Dr. says no. I also realize how much better ... my health and thinking is since I have been off methadone (120mgs. a day) but I do know it is the only thing...
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  19. I'm SO TIRED of being addicted!
    ... my name is kelleigh and im physically dependant on methadone have been for 6 or so years im recently trying to...
    ... naltrexone treatment, sub treatment, and now I am on methadone , but the methadone make me feel 10 times better than...
    ... your brain to go through changes.You need to get on methadone or buprenorphene so that your brain can return to...
    ... LPierce - Did your doctor put you on methadone for the drug addiction? How many miligrams are you ... the 10mg? If so, that is an extremely low dose of methadone when being used to treat opiate addiction. Is it...
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  20. I need to understand a drug addicts mind
    ... married 9 yrs to a drug addict, he is mostly into weed, methadone , vicoden type or maybe others who knows. He can't...

  21. Injured & newly clean - SUPPORT PLEASE!
    ... Hello everyone, My night has been okay. The methadone is keeping me awake again tonight. Up much too late...

  22. Tapering off morphine, how low do I need to go?
    ... after that it was off to the races. Now I'm at a methadone clinic. Just quit cold turkey. When your truly read...
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  23. A little support please...
    ... been worrying herself to death about her so called methadone side effects. Her councelor has told her if she keeps...
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  24. day uno.
    ... have now talked to my doctor about it and started on methadone . For pain and for tapering off the opiates. If you...

  25. Buzz -checking in
    ... by. Which is what my doc is trying to do with the methadone . I'm not going to lie and say that I don't think ... it is going to be hard to control myself with the methadone . But having a small supply of those is a heck of ... which is what I did at first. I let my doc give me methadone without being honest with him about my addictive tendencies...
    ... stay on or work at tapering off later. Suboxone or Methadone may be an option to discuss. But promise me one thing...
    ... correct taper schedule OR if they are going to use methadone or something they will set you at too low of a dose...
    ... other options to manage your pain. Also Suboxone or Methadone maintenance if they think it's a viable option for...
    ... an F.Y.I. from my personal experience switching to methadone . I called the doctor and told him I was taking way ... doing to my insides and he switched me over to the methadone that very same day. I didn't have to taper down off ... s or anything. He started me at a higher dose of methadone for the first week to kill any w/d from the opiates ... and to build up the methadone in my system and then lowered the dosage. So I'm ... wait or anything Buzz if you and they decide that methadone may be the way to go. Just wanted to throw out my...
    ... One more word of advice - if they do put you on Methadone today..hand the Perc's over to the doctor while you...
    ... anyway. If you try and take them for a high while on methadone you will feel absolutely NOTHING. The methadone blocks ... anywhere else, not taking anything else while on the methadone w/out consulting them etc......
    ... help titrating down or switching to a medication like methadone that will address your pain and addiction issues. ... the future. If and when you decide to come off the methadone ..can you change to suboxone and then taper off from...
    ... can be adressed anytime in the taper. I mentioned methadone and she said she just wanted to taper me down to see...
    ... is basically what my doc is doing with me too. One methadone pill a day so that we can reassess if that is an adequate...
    ... Tina said last week...she's like Betty Crocker on Methadone . I laughed and laughed..what a picture. Dale..hang...
    ... I am doing good. Taking my methadone , one a day like a good girl. So far so good. Trying...
    ... depressed and in alot of pain.The last 3 years on methadone is like being reborn.....Dave...
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  26. I Don't Know What To Do Anymore
    ... your post. I am in the same predicament, but with methadone . This morning I made the decision to call my doctor...
    ... honesty and ability to ask for help! I agree with Dave, methadone sounds like a good option for you. As long as you ... your intake (which is what I had trouble with) so a methadone clinic would probably work best, plus as Dave said...

  27. I took the first step...wish me luck!
    ... Guys, As many of you know... I have been taking methadone for pain, and have recently had a problem of taking...
    ... would tell me his plan. I obviously can't c/t of methadone . His other concern is my legitimate pain. He doesn...
    ... Tina,you have a great doctor there.If your taking methadone for chronic pain then your on the best one.Methadone ... taking demerol,oxycontin and then morphine I found methadone .All the other pills I had such a tolerance for that ... taking 3 000mgs of morphine eeveryday when I got on methadone .Now 3 years later I don't abuse anymore all I take ... is my methadone every moring like a good boy lol........Dave :)...
    ... pick up my meds, as you all know this is day 4 of methadone c/t and things are starting to be a little icky feeling...
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  28. I Need Help.....please Read, Advice, Something!
    ... to be taken off them and and requested to be put on methadone .I have been seeing this dr. since I have been 16yrs ... for sure...anyway, he started me on taking ten, 10mg methadone a month and started weening me down one 10 mg pill ... a day. The methadone clinics never worked in my area because I am VERY ... started this past Thursday night, I did have enough methadone ....I was down to three 10 mgs a day....anyway, had ... cat jumped up, spilled my coffee all over them(the methadone was of course laying on a table to be counted) and ... if any of you have ever taken the methadone pills, you know what happens.......if not,just take ... excuse to get more.Again I was on just 30 mg's of methadone .....so friday I was not that bad, not myself of course ... a matter of fact, NO HELP AT ALL......I guess cuz Methadone is so strong......I am sure nobody on this site can ... vicoden even help towards the withdrawal of not having methadone .....just enough to get me out of bed and carrying ... vicoden(if I can even get them, will help w/these methadone withdrawals......I just cant stand this feeling and...
    ... not look like I will be able to get definatly any methadone .....as described....its some kind of controled substance...
    ... narcotic to replace and ease the withdrawals of the Methadone . The best advice i can give you is to call your doctor ... local Emergency Room? They probably wont give you the Methadone but they can give you something else to help keep...
    ... board there are very different views about being on methadone etc...lots of people feel that methadone is just treating ... its the lesser of 2 evils..have you thought about a methadone clinic? If you don't want to stay on methadone forever...
    ... Then to my surprise, they did give me a 10 mg of methadone tablet. I am used to taking atleast 40 mgs's aday ... but trust me, going so many days w/out any methadone , that one did fine. They were also able to schedule ... me an appt. to a methadone clinic tomorrow morning..which is very quick....there ... this or not. I know that in alot of people's eyes, methadone is just replacing an addictive medication w/another ... you do it right....but for me, going w/out atleast methadone seems impossible.....anyway, wish me luck tomorrow...
    ... again. Have you tried suboxone? How do you feel on methadone ? Anyway....I just wanted to let you know that I can...
    ... others looking for help. I conquered my 2nd day at the Methadone clinic. They started me at a low dose...which I am ... going the 8 days...and staying clean...well, w/just methadone only. I fear failing...again. Sometimes the withdrawals ... offers it as well..but I am going to see how well the methadone does for me. My only problem w/the clinic is finances...
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  29. Update
    ... am guessing you are talking about tapering off of Methadone ???? Good for you, and keep up the good work, if indeed ... read most of your post and see you know a bit about Methadone and I am looking for some help...sorry ti bust in ... at a time,dont use no matter what......my post is METHADONE ..PLEASE HELP...........keep posting.............CHRISTINE...

  30. Oh No..what Should We Do, Asap, We Need Help
    ... check they do etc etc...bottom line nothing leaves the Methadone plce unless it is court ordered,not a problem.......
    ... might not have. So what if they know he's in a Methadone program. If he's asked about it and confronted with...
    ... okay. Trying to stay positive and on track with this methadone plan. Trying to stay strong and to remember my goals ... Last night I passed out asleep at 10:30 pm ON my methadone ! Which was amazing because I had a full nights sleep ... Sunday and as we have talked about when I'm on the methadone I'm normally up until at least 2am and then have to...

  31. Day 9 and still jumpy/scared...
    ... stuck on the last 50mg and we ended up going to the Methadone clinic, somewhere i swore i would never go,swore i...
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  32. Buzz...new day..new chapter..new thread
    ... decided last night that I need to take a break from the methadone I have been using to treat my chronic pain condition...
    ... Any and all are possible. Have you checked out any methadone clinics? A nice slow taper?...
    ... way! Call a doctor. Get off the oxy period. Go on methadone and start tapering. I think that would be good for ... You may even be able to stay on a low dose of the methadone later on for your back pain as well! One medication...
    ... did a number on myself with the OCs, I am now on Methadone for 2 weeks, I was on a 900mg a day OC habit, titrated ... great,but do it for YOU, if you nned help, there is Methadone and Sub and there is enough info on this board on...
    ... this a holiday. I do still recommend you bringing up methadone when they call you back. It seems to work quite well...
    ... narcotic options? Maybe. Will it be necessary to go on Methadone ? Maybe. There are options - even in pain clinics....
    ... at the end of all of this which is another reason methadone may be the way to go. Taht was my doc's opinion anyway...
    ... Tina the methadone , you do not get a buzz from that....
    ... Tina may be able to answer your questions about methadone . Also I've seen it discussed on the pain management...
    ... they are all psychological. If you take enough of Methadone (abuse it), you will get a buzz. And detoxing off ... Methadone is one hell of a ride from what I hear (for those...
    ... with the other stuff. But that goes away. You take methadone EVERY day not as needed, after awhile the buzz goes ... pain and all. You do have to have self control with methadone . Which has been trouble for me. But it decreases ... your need for opiates and even for more methadone . But I would recommend having your wife dispense...
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  33. Addicted to Lortabs! Help!
    ... help you. Maybe you could go on the Suboxone or even Methadone . There are options.....seek help and go for it! Just...
    ... that I am up to almost 15 a day. He started me on methadone . It seems to be helping. Go to the doctor and get...
    ... I agree. Today is the first time I have ever taken methadone , and they make me feel better than the lortabs did...
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  34. I
    ... so i titrated down to 50nmg and had to jump on the methadone program, it is helping so far,plan to get off and ... clean each time, I am staying on a very low dose of methadone and plan to stay there even if it leaves me haging...

  35. Question about Subutex
    ... opiate withdrawal syndrome is another opiate, such as methadone and suboxone. With the exception, possibly of clonidine...
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  36. Oc Free...because Of You Guys
    ... free and 15 days for my Fiance...we chose to go the Methadone way and despite the warnings, pros and cons, it is ... again, I know a lot of people dont consider being on Methadone clean, however we all have to do what we have to do...
    ... that sounds.............I am starting week 2 on the Methadone clinic and he is on week 3, so far so good and and ... know amything good bad or otherwise about recovery, methadone , sub, whatever, just keep posting you guys keep me...
    ... route if i can, so if anyone knows how meds, and the methadone clinic work please let me know, this is just another...
    ... appointments went okay today. Let us know! It might be the methadone screwing with you sleep schedule. I am on methadone ... normal bedtime was between 10-12 before I started the methadone . Now I am lucky to be in bed by 2am!!! It's really ... sleep meds don't help that much now that I am on the methadone as well! The only time I get good sleep is after ... happened last night. I didn't even take any of my methadone . I had no pain and was just so blissfully tired....
    ... was not good how i lost it and this smoking on the methadone is out of control......beginagin my TMJ is from a...
    ... just decided the other day to go cold turkey on my methadone . I have been taking it for pain but have been taking ... that again. Well I did great up until I started the methadone three weeks ago. Now I am having the same trouble ... death. So here I am. 41 hours since my last dose of methadone . Actually feel okay physically. My mind is the trouble...
    ... just keep in mind as i am sure everyone has told you, METHADONE has a looooooooonnnnggggggg half life and people who ... you know what he says and he has been working with Methadone detoxing for 20years and he started in the prison...
    ... mentally. I was hoping since I was just 3 weeks on the methadone , that I would be okay for the most part. That the...
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  37. Here today gone tomorrow
    ... friend said “Jimmy “had taken around 10 methadone 10mg and twelve 10 mg valium as well as some hydrocodone...
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  38. I did it !!!!
    ... and we got down all the way to 50mg, we had to go on Methadone , because we could not do the last 50mg cold turkey ... theory and find out the hard way and i have ended up on Methadone , but am on a very low dose, i do crave, but dont hurt...
    ... being sick, never mind getting high...so me going the Methadone route was a lifesaver for me in more ways then one ... no one in my family knows about this OC run oer the Methadone ,just this board and the fiance, thats why i am trying ... here.........I dont care what anyone as to say about Methadone good or bad, it is what oi had to do this time......
    ... mentioning 10 and 20 mgs and I was wondering if it's methadone your taking or maybe oxycontin??????..........Dave...
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  39. Trying to taper off hydrocodone
    ... peer support standpoint..we've been there. I do agree Methadone would probably not be an option to consider..way too...
    ... titrate down to about 50mg A DAY AND I have ended up on Methadone ....everyone has there thoughts on Methadone and Sub...
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  40. new here - question on meds
    ... pain he thought it might be beneficial to switch to methadone . I picked up my prescription two weeks ago. The ... going to go into withdrawel. I have only been on the methadone for two weeks but have been on some sort of pain killer...
    ... off narcotics all together. In my humble opinion, Methadone can open up an entirely new can of worms and leave...
    ... my doctor. He at the time really wanted me to try methadone but I said (at the time) I would rather stick to what ... for how many per month etc... but said to give the methadone some thought. A couple of weeks ago I called my doctor ... stomach etc... He said he thought switching to the methadone would be beneficial. I told him I would think about...
    ... all who have beat the demon, I myslef am day 3 on Methadone and need help good or bad, I have heard sooo much...
    ... Well, successfully took just one methadone again yesterday instead of the three. I felt okay...
    ... I don't care if you are using methadone , sub, cold turkey, tapering..no matter what this is...
    ... LIE...it has kicked my butt and I have ended up on METHADONE ...but it is what I had to do, to start cleaning up...
    ... maybe my doc has teh right idea now dropping me to one methadone a day. Then I can see where I am at possibly. My...
    ... certainly think you can be in "recovery" while on Methadone or Sub...I know some hardcore folks who think you ... numbness or whatever that's one thing....if you're on Methadone , or Sub or whatever and you aren't taking them for ... recovery from people on these boards who are on Sub or on Methadone . I guess I'm saying "recovery" is about your direction...
    ... Oh yeah, I smoke SOOO much when I am on the methadone . I used to have the same problem when I took vicodin ... Crocker it for the next two weeks! (Betty Crocker on methadone ...what a picture...he he he)...
    ... Ya'll are cracking me up. Betty Crocker on Methadone . That is such a hoot!! So glad we can laugh at ourselves...
    ... of a time trying to cut out cigs when I am on this methadone . Although, it is starting to get darn cold here at...
    ... I don't know how long you've been taking methadone but your going to be in for a surprise if you miss ... taking it for more than 2 days. Methadone is nothing like any other narcotic you have taken ... killer everyday then there is no way you should be on methadone .I'm not trying to sound nasty I just don't want to ... see someone go into methadone withdrawls which believe me you wish you would die ... there is and have developed such a high tolerance that methadone is the only pain killer that will work.Be careful...
    ... the pain management doc decided that I should try methadone and that is how I ended up taking this drug. Now...
    ... I have trouble sleepin on the methadone too! Interesting......
    ... course I have heard that it takes a couple of days for methadone withdrawel to kick in... So who knows how I'll be ... . I keep hoping that maybe I haven't been on the methadone long enough to develop a real serious physical dependency...
    ... I am glad to see that on Methadone for pain or MMT it is astruggle, good for you tina...
    ... it actually will be since I have only been on the methadone for a couple of weeks. I guess we'll just have to...
    ... taken in awhile (they didn't do any good while on the methadone ) so I could take those. I knwo they work for anxiety ... want to stop so bad. But knowing how I am on the methadone , I can only imagine how hard it would be! And you...
    ... forum but if I understand right are you going ct on methadone ???If you are I would suggest you get back on it as ... methadone withdrawls are the worst you will ever experience...
    ... mine will be that bad since I have only been on the methadone for about 3 weeks? I'd really like your opinion....
    ... mine will be that bad since I have only been on the methadone for about 3 weeks? I'd really like your opinion. ... you every step of the way! Dave is right about the Methadone wd's not kicking in until a few days after taking ... your last dose as Methadone builds up in your system and is slower to leave then ... other drugs. IMO, seeing you have only been on the Methadone for a short time your wd's may not be that bad. Who...
    ... just posted a desperate post about side effects of Methadone and I wanted to post my question on your thread also ... or on mythread, please Tina any info you have about Methadone sideeffects that have would be great....ones you have ... up more room then I already am,my thread is under METHADONE ..SIDE EFFECTS or something like that,but any info...
    ... sleep at night too. I have that same problem on the methadone . I am exhausted all day at work then get this huge...
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  41. I Have My Life Back!!
    ... detox, i am doing outpt and if you have any input on methadone or sub that would be great i just need to put up...
    ... words!!! Detox was hell only because I had taken some methadone a few weeks before I went and then I took some the ... day I went to detox. They told me that the methadone stays in your body alot longer. Well that was the ... truth!! Because I had the methadone in my system they couldn't give me the newer kinds...

  42. Armemom And Co..you Rock..please Help
    ... please post me as much info as you guys can about methadone and sub, good and bad, i dont care i have to keep...
    ... those who can help you with the information on Sub and Methadone . I only know what I've read here about Sub. Methadone ... choosie. lol I know too many people who have ended up on Methadone for the rest of their life. It also is a stinker to...
    ... here on the boards...........we eneded up qat the Methadone clinic and I know everyone has there views on it, ... hear everything anyone had to say good or bad about Methadone ....it has helped me and my fiance sooooooooooo much...
    ... that you both are doing well. My opinion about the Methadone clinic is simple. If it is getting you two well, then...
    ... decided that we needed help. We started researching methadone and quickly came to the conclusion that it was our ... everyday routine of waking up early to go to the methadone clinic is really helping us to get regulated. Methadone ... Our lives are improving. We don't plan to stay on methadone for longer than a year. We will eventually get on...
    ... for my cramps. But no... just jumped right to the methadone . And I had had a pretty good day too. I took my...
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  43. Time frames? (Opiate withdrawl)
    ... and am trying desperately to quit. I have tried methadone , I have tried detoxing, I have tried going to a centre...
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  44. help
    ... ways to go about it. Taper, cold turkey, suboxone, methadone , rehab, NA meetings, and/or a combination of these...
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  45. scared
    ... could strap my latop on my hip i would......meetings, methadone , Sub, coldturkey, everybody on here is doing soemthing...

  46. nutracleanse ingredients
    ... clean of oxycodone, which i am addicted to, using methadone but i dont plan on using it forever. i wanted to use ... this NC after the methadone , but i wanna know if its going to work... i plan on...
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  47. Back to Reality
    ... a day, in the medical field and will proably go on Methadone on soon, we will see if that is the correct thing...

  48. 2nd time around...please help..
    ... give you the pros of suboxone... The downside of methadone is the w/d....many dear friends from the past who ... seem to get off it-even at low doses..im NOT anti methadone ..or any maitainence treatment.. Sub is now being ... the price for meds is way down now.. The upside of methadone ..is there is free treatment..for indignent folks....
    ... nickles to rub together...I think I am convinced of the Methadone program, stay on low dose and t/fr over to Sub and...
    ... experience strength and hope from others that have used Methadone or Sub to help, I have heard all the researched pros...
    ... so please keep posting with any info anyone has on Methadone , Sub,,anything.and one last thing, since I have been...
    ... anyone know how to go about getting sub or methadone if you're in Spain......
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  49. methadone and sex drive
    ... heres my situation my beautiful boyfriend has been on methadone now for about 4 months (80 mg) and i'm so proud of ... he can't keep it. i would much rather he be on the methadone than ever go back to heroin. and honestly there wasn ... t do much for his desire, so as long as he's using methadone . Besides Viagra, another pharmaceutical option would ... him to eventually taper down and finally get off the methadone altogether, but I realize that's easier said then ... the fact remains that eventually getting off the methadone , would be the most effective solution for your particular...
    ... this thread alive.....me and ny fiance just went on Methadone and I reaaly need some input from people whi know...
    ... I absolutely agree with all the post regarding Methadone and sex drive. My ex-boyfriend was on Methadone and ... with but eventually it did work. Also in my opinion Methadone should be used to wean folks off meds. Not to be taken...
    ... this post. My dh is in his six month of treatment w/ methadone . His sex drive has taken a nose dive. It has become ... comfort in knowing that it could possibly be the the methadone . He wants to get help, but is this something he needs...
    ... likely it is just the physical side effect of the methadone so it will fall into the lap of the clinic doctor...
    ... I am on methadone and I am POSITVE that it is not you! I have teh same...
    ... is ready is the worst possible thing he could do! Methadone withdrawel is NOT something you want to mess aroudn...
    ... if you didn't know that it was a side effect of the methadone . He probably tought something was WRONG with him...
    ... I'm on methadone and am up to 150... When your are an ex heroine addict ... fall asleep while standing up" thats not what the methadone clinic intends.. they are trying to find a maintnece ... drive yes.. it sucks.. Me and my boyfriend our on the methadone togeather and it really sucks because I still have ... sex drive (infact it seems at time methadone makes me have more of a sex drive then normal) And ... concious to! allso its a common thing for people on methadone to gain weight.. This is something I'm struggleing ... honest.. its frustrating though its the down side of methadone because we uest to have the most natural bueiatfull...
    ... ultimate answer to all this is to eventually come off the methadone . But it is not time right now. We are just dealing...
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  50. Hi Everyone
    ... before I started using. My ex was using Oxycontin, Methadone , Ativan way before the days of "Crack" use started...
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  51. overwhelmed
    ... taper program, or maybe a maintenance program like methadone or suboxone. But when you finally decide to come off...
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  52. Stupid Question
    ... Pardon my ignorance, but do subutex, suboxone and/or methadone help control pain? I have intense pain right now...
    ... Pardon my ignorance, but do subutex, suboxone and/or methadone help control pain? I have intense pain right now ... as a pain reliever and to treat opiate addiction. Methadone also has significant analgesic qualities. So, the...
    ... question. I dont know anything about sub. But with Methadone you have to use it for withdrawl use, and sometimes ... acute pain.I think they use the methadone as a very last option though....
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  53. day 2 of craving....i am weakening...
    ... please don't beat yourself up too badly. I remained on methadone back in the 70's for over 6 years cause I just couldn...
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  54. What can I expect???????????
    ... reality but true. I was a major heroin addict and methadone always made me stop. Eventually I did not care if...
    ... reality but true. I was a major heroin addict and methadone always made me stop. Eventually I did not care if...
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  55. WHAT the heck is WRONG with me????
    ... and don't beat yourself up too badly. I remained on methadone back in the 70's for over 6 years cause I just couldn...
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  56. Considering rapid detox from methodone, need info
    ... sleep while they are given a drug that will block methadone and any other opiate from being absorbed and used ... several hours. When they wake up, hey will have no methadone in their system and will be clean. The two people ... me that the way he found was successful to get off methadone is by reducing the dose by 10% every 2 to 3 weeks...

  57. methodone withdrawl info please
    ... Just hazarding a guess...it almost sounds as if the methadone is reacting negatively with the Subutex...drawing ... Or you may not be taking enough Sub to override the methadone withdrawals. There are several possibilities, and...
    ... faster because you can't get it, you need to go to a methadone clinic now and be honest with them. They are in most ... I was sent to a pain clinic and immediately put on methadone . At 30mg, I am pain free, but my ankles and lower ... bad, I thought a lot about how much I hated being on methadone . I am on an HMO, so they had in their chart that I ... am already on methadone . I don't know if that affected what they gave me or ... generic) causes severe sweating with most people. Methadone usually doesn't. They are different formulations. ... problems. When they switched me to the Roxane brand of Methadone - the sweating stopped completely. Even the pharmacist ... - so if you have a sweating problem - ask for the methadone instead of methadose and see how it helps you. If...
    ... methadone is some heavy stuff. really heavy. over years of ... what sub is like but i imagine about the same. the methadone takes about 30 days to get out of your system and...
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  58. Subutex Info Please
    ... with my G.P (thankfully) & will not be starting me on methadone . Instead they want me to begin on subutex. They want...
    ... days from Oxycontin about 200 mgs a day but was on Methadone (140mgs/day) for a year and a half up until two weeks ... Detox thats when I went to my PCP and told him of the Methadone that another doc started me on for chronic pain, he ... Then it dawned on me that I was due for a refill of Methadone from my pain doc. Appointment made, refill recieved ... , trip to the Pharmacy= 45 40mg methadone tablets. Now that I have the Methadone i dont have ... Start taking 8-10 oxys a day until gone. Start the methadone and run out just in time for my oxy refill. Go to ... and starting to worry about running out. Go for my Methadone refill and he is on Vacation. No methadone and only ... him about different options such as an outpatient methadone program with monitoring etc. He said to come in at ... Chemical dependancy detox. They kept me comfortable with Methadone /clonidine/klonipin/halcion/neurontin/librium/serequel...
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  59. P-L-E-A-S-E Help..Lortab addict and scared
    ... probably die soon only she's addicted to shooting methadone or something. I've never squabbled with that. I've...
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  60. New
    ... then relapsed in 1994 after surgery. I was put on Methadone to get off pain killers and have been on Methadone ... dealing with chronic pain issues, but feel like being on methadone is interferring with my recovery process. I have 3 ... group near me doesn't think too highly of people on methadone . I have been staying away from meetings and I know ... out of this isolation. I have been going down on the methadone and have the help and support of my counselor at the ... considering switching over when I get down to 40 mg. of the methadone . I am now down to 45mg. It's taken 2 years to get...
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  61. 2 1/2 year run on vicodin finally over
    ... I am on methadone for my vicodin and percocet addiction. I want to get...
    ... I am on methadone for my vicodin and percocet addiction. I want to get ... and give it a try. I heard that the withdrawals from methadone can be pretty nasty. Suboxone does not seem to have...
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  62. Question re: sub -- this is horrible!!!
    ... get past this addiction even if it means an in-house methadone clinic. I have heard that taking opoids after taking ... just need an adjustment in the medicine, perhaps even methadone if I'm allergic to the ingredient (Naltrezone or something...
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  63. Lortab Addiction, Anxiety and Severe Depression
    ... opiates can be done safely-painlessly-in patient w/ methadone or suboxone-and you will get some individual therapy...
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  64. Where do i go from here?
    ... doctors today who is referring me to a clinic for a methadone programme, is this really the only thing i have left...
    ... to the drug & alcohol unit before i can start the methadone programme they have recommended which is doing my ... are not sure if i can remain at work while on the methadone programme as i have overall control & maintenance ... need work to keep me mentally active. Anyway, this methadone programme is going to run for 6 months apparently...
    ... trying to find help for my husband. he resorted to a methadone program for his addiction to prescription pills and ... the methadone is worse than heroin.no one in our area would help...
    ... read your letter again and it scares me to death. methadone is not the answer you need. methadone is typically ... two years. they do not encourage you to get off of methadone , we tried many times for them to take my husband down ... when he said enough is enough they wouldnt help him. methadone is one of the worst things you could resort to for ... rapid detox and been clean in 3 days two years ago. methadone is actually a 3 year to life program. the methadone ... should have been on. you will become addicted to the methadone , thats what it does. one day without and you are going ... please please please i am begging you not to go on methadone . it destroys you as a person. makes you impotent too ... starting a web page of the dangers and effects of methadone use. i am very against anyone going to them. it has ... state of wisconsin board of liscencing against the methadone clinic who treated my husband and have been consulting...
    ... sickness is weaness leaving the body, am on day 5 from methadone wth drawl after 2 years dont let thm sucker u like...
    ... sickness is weaness leaving the body, am on day 5 from methadone wth drawl after 2 years dont let thm sucker u like...

  65. Darvocet helps withdrawals?
    ... believe Darvocets can help big-time.They surely did for methadone withdrawal.Key will be how many are needed and then...
    ... I've taken it and I was high as a kite. But then methadone makes me high too so I'm probably just odd. I imagine...

  66. Progression of this survivor
    ... without your pills? I could not do that. I am on Methadone and I have got to tell you it works wonders for me ... been taking 1 a day for about 5 months and saw my methadone dr. today and asked if I could start taking 2 and...

  67. The joys of NOT living with an addict - a message of courage
    ... one with almost four years clean off of crack and methadone and herion. the thing is that i am not the person...

  68. hydrocodone withdrawals are killing me
    ... days without them...then... my one had access to some methadone . She took it, and said that she felt normal with no ... them, like fools, in hopes that we could get some methadone too. Well, we ended up getting some and I took my...
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  69. My appt. with the "sub" Dr. - SCAM!
    ... another doctor and set up another appointment. A methadone clinic would work too, if all else fails. I know...
    ... the rehabs and the half way houses and church and methadone and all that and all at least three times for years...
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  70. Detox time line
    ... maybe someone might know (Shoreline?),if switching to Methadone for the duration of the withdrawal period (perhaps...
    ... tired of being tired and sick. I think switching to methadone will end the w/d from the oxys...and then the idea ... is to eventually taper off the methadone . I've heard methadone is a nasty withdrawal because...
    ... part of the physical withdrawl is over. As far a methadone , I have heard the same thing as dp, the withdrawl ... (one who kicked me out of her clinic) perscribe a methadone taper. I can't remember how it worked exactly now...
    ... bullet though and you have to decide you want this. Methadone may be right for some, but please do yourself a favor...
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  71. Why did I do it?
    ... almost a year. The past year I have been on and off Methadone for the addiction. Well, I got 30 lortabs last ... thing is, either I got a bad batch, or because of the methadone (I only take one a day) I did not really feel a high ... yesterday so I will see if I have w/d today. I took a methadone today and so far I am fine. Actually I did it because...
    ... methadone is way stronger and i think you will be fine. it ... heroin or more a day for over a month to mess up my methadone dose and i still did not really feel bad if i took ... my methadone . I did up my dose and stopped doing dope...
    ... julie.. you'll be fine..you didn't feel it cos of the methadone .. the methadone stops w/ds..so you are covered there...
    ... that is pretty common for me anyway. I have 6 methadone left and I go to the dr. in 8 days. That is also...
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  72. Jail: Best rehab for teens?
    ... crack and you name it and i did it with my herion or methadone on a daily basis for over five years. I am fine and...

  73. What is a "wafer"????
    ... could be methadone to detox from the drugs.. it comes in wafers too...
    ... everyone....I found out from his friend that it is methadone , but he didn't say how much they cost. Man...I...
    ... Sissypie, Yes, Methadone comes in 40mg Wafers, I know if you have a perscriptions...
    ... I was going to say methadone too. Methadone is usually not cheap but for a junky it will hold ... every day with their habit i would have chosen the methadone before anything else when i had a limited amount of...

  74. Should I call the doctor???
    ... taking at a time, but I know that he's also buying methadone on the street to supplement the other stuff....

  75. I'm a failure
    ... I have been off herion and methadone and crack sometimes for getting close to four years...


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