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  1. What is Suboxone
    ... my insurance told the pharmacist that I could take methadone pills instead. They are very concerned with only...
    ... my insurance told the pharmacist that I could take methadone pills instead. They are very concerned with only...
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  2. Need opinions - very long - sorry!
    ... anything. It was coke in college, then vikes, then methadone . I still have a drinking problem and can’t quit ... smoking, but I have been off the methadone for three weeks and I am feeling fine, no desires...
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  3. How long in your system?
    ... Tony_b What is the suboxone program? Is it like the methadone program?...
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  4. Days 30 Clean!
    ... bay. I was not sure if it would work. I've been on methadone before and I went back out ever single time. The difference...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  5. I hate methadone clinics
    ... through this; I found a MD that would just prescribe methadone to me and let me take it at home daily. I only take ... I don't know what it is like to go cold turkey off methadone but i have heard that it is awful. How many a...
    ... I personally ahve never been to a methadone clinic, but I have heard, the rules are strict and...

  6. Does the depression ever go???
    ... and it makes the depression even worse. My doc is methadone (where the withdrawls last weeks) but it used to by...

  7. It's me (Tonnie.) The terrible truth of Me.
    ... finacial option, but at the very least, look into a methadone clinic in your area, I know they will work with any...

  8. Ultram withdrawal
    ... Hi hon, :) Was it perhaps methadone or suboxone? Was it offered by a medical person or...
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  9. 1st post....and my 13th day C/T from hydro addiction
    ... addict who had been clean for over 15 years. Herion and methadone were my demons. I went cold turkey and went thru the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  10. Sorry I've been gone awhile...life sucks right now
    ... withdrawls but i want my back pain to go away as well. Will Methadone treat both symptoms? I wanted to ask anyone on here...
    ... physical pain as well-(neck/back issues) and arthritis.. Methadone is a good pain medicine..but i would be very careful...
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  11. 4 am -- Someone Please Hear Me
    ... detoxed at least 30x..5 in patient-and c/t at home..and methadone detoxs- At one point-i would go into the hospital...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  12. I'm scared of being sober
    ... to quit, you would not be on this board. Does the methadone make you high? If so, you need to get off of it and ... cheerleader for Suboxone, you can switch to it from Methadone after you have tapered down to a certain amount. ... addiction. I would not go where they give you the methadone because you need a one on one doctor who can hopefully...
    ... you just want to feel NORMAL again. I never took methadone , but I hear the withdrawl is much longer than my DOC...
    ... on day 8, and yes as Angel said – withdrawls from methadone last a lot longer unfortunately. I’m sweating, not...
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  13. Hydrocodone Problem
    ... down to about 4 5/325 percs a day and then I went on methadone for about six months. I'm now taking suboxone and...
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  14. Hey Y'all, its about that time.
    ... taking 10 demerol a day and no telling how many methadone , percs, vics. i didn't tell anyone about my addiction...
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  15. Suboxone tapering........
    ... was reading the threads on sub. tapering. I am in a methadone program in my area and was wondering if the sub. was...
    ... years, and then the last 3 years. I've never been on methadone but have been on buprenorphine before but was making...
    ... Suboxone which is bup + naloxone. It's like watered down methadone -- I would not recommend. It is basically no easier...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone Hydrocodone

  16. A Taper Question I AM DESPERATE please help
    ... cold turkey. i had to taper him off of 350 mg. of methadone which is more addictive than heroin. i am telling...

  17. Please Help, I'm Desperate
    ... My wife has been on methadone for the last 10 months due to an addiction to vicodin...
    ... Methadone is a long-acting drug which has an effect for up to ... anyway, as it'll still be in her system. After the methadone leaves her body, however, she will most definitely ... stop using. How long does your wife plan on using methadone ? I'm not sure if you realize this, but methadone in...
    ... ithdrawals until her regular clinic dose on Tues. Though methadone is a long acting drug with a long half life she can ... uncomfortable) 24-36 hours after her last dose. (I was on methadone years ago in the 70's for over 5 years) so I'm speaking ... go to the emergency room with proof that she is a methadone patient at the clinic. Unfortunately, they may need...
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  18. In desperate need of help......please...
    ... but I am ready to do something....I also considered methadone but I know very little about it. What should I expect...

  19. Day 40: What I would've done different
    ... luck to all those beginning their detox (CT, SUB, Methadone , Inpatient) etc. I wish you well and hope and pray...

  20. 17,200 Lortabs
    ... narcotic free and had a small relapse, now I am on one methadone a day. it is a long hard road and I wish you all...
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  21. can he "just quit" meth after 3 years
    ... katie is talking about Methamphetamine as opposed to Methadone . Weight gain would be a sign that he is OFF methamphetamine...
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  22. How to get off Methadone?
    ... ago, (geese! I'm the old timer here!) I came off of methadone down from 100 mg. daily. I did it EXTREMELY slowly ... even 2 1/2mg if you can break it down that small. Methadone is a difficult drug to kick, but it can and has been...

  23. Sara (Sarandipity) = 8 MONTHS SOBER !!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... awesome. i am three years off of heroin and eventually methadone and a ton of crack and who even knows what else. ...

  24. A little Medadone advice please?
    ... far have been about my situation. I’ve been taking Methadone from a little over 2 years now and want it out of...
    ... As you may know Methadone is used as a detox drug for heroin addicts and also ... people who are addicted to Hydro's, when Methadone is used as a detox it works wonders unfortunately ... friend of mine who was addicted to Lortab 10.500 used Methadone for 2 weeks to help him with the wd's when coming ... Lortab and he did fine, doc told him not to stay on the Methadone for more than two weeks which he was told that this ... Not sure if you know that it isn't safe to stop the Methadone all at once because it isn't safe to do so, if I were...
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  25. Sleep: Natures Reset Button
    ... When I came off methadone it took a while to sleep right again. That stuff ... I am over three years clean. i was on 200mg of methadone , wound up on crack with the methadone, and pills,...

  26. 16 days today
    ... remember my two week clean time. Well acually I'm on methadone , but it's been 7 weeks since I last used H. Right...

  27. Is anyone else tapering from Suboxone??
    ... vicodins a day and I did it for 5 years! I have been on methadone and hated it. I wish everyone well with their tappers...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin suboxone

  28. Something I have been pondering. Whats your take?
    ... Right now I'm almost 7 weeks clean. I've been on methadone for 4 months now and have been weaning off of that...

  29. Round Three
    ... s like taking a vicodin addict and putting him on methadone (longer withdrawal in the long run), right? Any...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Vicodin suboxone

  30. methadone rages?
    ... I have been on methadone twice. I am not sure what your question really is...
    ... Hi Laney...I have been on Methadone for Chronic Pain for a little over two years. I have...
    ... Hi! I am trying to think if I had mood swings on methadone . It was really not a lot different from when I was...
    ... one addiction for another. A indicator of that is methadone alone. From my experience on methadone I found that ... on a daily basis. Some people combine program with methadone and might get some good results but for real the real...
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  31. To young to be addicted
    ... now I'm 6 and a half weeks clean, with the help of methadone . Lots of people don't consider me clean cause I take ... methadone. But I'm not going to stay on methadone for life, right now I'm weaning off of that so I can...

  32. questions about tramadol
    ... DON:T FORGET ABOUT IMMODIUM, that seems to be a OTC methadone of some sort. Don't over-do-it on that, but it does...
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  33. 10 days no sub, BUT... taking something to help me.
    ... away. For about 6 days after that, I took 20 mgs of methadone to help me and that was just barely keeping them away...
    ... are absolutely a walk in the park compared to Sub, Methadone or any other long acting drug. It's odd too, ... this but it's all I can do. And I still have a few methadone to take which is what I used to do to handle lortab...
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  34. Short Term Memory Question
    ... that time I was coming off a lot of booze, crack, and methadone ....

  35. Day 15.........getting there!
    ... insurance does not cover it (they wanted me to use Methadone instead because it's cheaper) Well I had many slips...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  36. codine
    ... the cough syrup and then start on the suboxone or methadone ....check into this but definetly if you are ready...
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  37. Support for family members
    ... ketamine, a horse-tranquilizer) then Ecstasy, crystal methadone and crack cocaine. As most of you have done,...
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  38. I need answers regarding what I just did
    ... on pain pills for 3 years. I just recently was on methadone and decided it cost to much money;therefore, I just ... it(shame on me) Anyway, I am not feeling better. Is methadone stronger than percocet? Why didn't it relieve these...
    ... it(shame on me) Anyway, I am not feeling better. Is methadone stronger than percocet? Why didn't it relieve these ... things simply, even though you are having w/ds from methadone , you still probably have enough in your system to ... if he or she will assist you on a proper detox from methadone . That is what I would do. Don't just suffer in silence ... discomfort and assist you on your journey getting off methadone and hopefully any drugs you specifically do not need...
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  39. Help
    ... that’s just a reality. Before I thought about methadone which has a huge half life and has some administrative...
    ... was my saving grace. I believe it saved my life. Methadone is another route, but it's just as addictive and just...
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  40. My first day and I am READY to give up!
    ... all! Today is the first day that I have not taken a methadone or anyother type of narcotic and I feel like I am...
    ... How much methadone were you on that you are trying to quit cold turkey ... ? Here is the thing that I found with methadone ....the withdrawls take longer than any pills or dope ... find a doctor locally, look on the internet. Look up methadone or sub and then just look up your area. Methadone...
    ... post was right. If you are trying to withdraw from methadone , it's going to take longer than it would a short acting...

  41. Desperate for Help
    ... I cant help you with a taper schedule. I just quit methadone cold turkey. I was given methadone for being addicted ... the past 15 years. I still felt like an abuser using methadone so I just quit cold turkey. Its only my first day ... to consider being honest w/your dr. and ask about a methadone maintenance program.......its all up to you. Atleast...
    ... I would not try any methadone or anything. Try your taper plan. The thing is,...

  42. Meth, Crys, that Dirty B...............
    ... Stop while you can. Meth: meaning cystal meth or methadone ? It's sound like your talking about crystal meth....

  43. Clonidin
    ... Clonidine patch to help with my withdrawl from my last med methadone . Clonidine may work for some but it completely disabled...
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  44. Somebody Change My Mind Quick...
    ... my doctor to take me off the patch and prescribe me methadone , which he did. He prescribed ten 10mgs pills daily ... so I started out taking 100 mgs of methadone a day....I weened myself down to where I am now, which ... is one 10 mg methadone daily or everyother day. I canceled my appointment ... there anything I can do about it. The reason I am on methadone in the first place is to help me come off all the ... other narcotics so why am I missing them so much? Methadone has never given me that euphoria feeling that the ... never bothered me until this evening. I have been on methadone since Feb 15th and have been doing so well. Why all...
    ... situation on the 'Need legal advice'. Right now I'm on methadone too and I just started to taper off of that crap. ... Methadone when used correctly, it's not suppost to give you...
    ... .. That is called "craving" and i wonder why the methadone isn't taking care of that symptom? Maybe you should...
    ... am not there yet. Afterall, I am still on 10mgs of methadone a day-but I am much better than I have been in a while ... canceled my dr. appointment and I have only 2 more methadone left. I know when I start withdrawling, me wanting ... really don't have a choice right now. I am out of methadone and am new to the area so its not like I can just ... As I said, I am terrified of withdrawling from the methadone and even more terrified to be clean. I don't like ... in life!!!!!! If anybody knows how to cope w/these methadone withdrawls, please let me know. I have had withdrawls ... from other narcotics but never methadone , should I expect the same type of hell......the suicide...
    ... solution to the addiction. Afterall, if you are on methadone or suboxone at least you are a step closer to normalcy ... who will get you on a maintenance drug. I was on methadone for six months but I didn't want to tolerate the supression...
    ... go undone who cares! I can't help you with the methadone WDs, I just went CT. But I can be here for you to...
    ... and helpful advice. Here I am, the beginning of my methadone withdrawls and I am pretty much hating life. I realize ... methadone stays in your system for a while so I can only imagine...
    ... completely relate! I am on day 24 of my recovery from Methadone . I had been taking PK's for upwards of 12 years. I...
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  45. A legal question
    ... I go to the clinic everyday for my dose without my methadone I'll get really sick. And I know that I'll not get...
    ... which has been almost 3 yrs ago, they do not give methadone to anyone unless that they are pregnant. But back...
    ... unhandled. I have done just that and I too was on methadone . Take care of the warrant and get a new court date ... . That way you won't have to kick methadone in jail. Call the court house and they will tell...

  46. This is what I "think" I am going to do........
    ... anything i could get my hands on. but my choice was methadone (opiates), a little crack, pills if i could get my...
    ... anything i could get my hands on. but my choice was methadone (opiates), a little crack, pills if i could get my...
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  47. Sharing My Good News
    ... strong person. Me: I finally got help and got on methadone last july. Was on the meth about 3 1/2 mos. ... the sink. So, I told my dr. and I am back on the methadone ; only one a day though. Just enough to keep the cravings...

  48. Suboxone vs Methodone
    ... Diva78 I'll try to explain what lttle I know...... Methadone is a synthetic opiate, in the past I have used it ... to get high. Addicts who are on methadone are "maintained" at a level just under what would ... what I have heard its very difficult to get off of methadone . Now for sub, PILLZRME posted a very good definition...
    ... I was on a methadone clinic for a few years and the WD's were complete ... works best for you. I have been through the long term methadone and have friends who have tried an easier way out ... Although I went through HELL comming off of a long term methadone plan and ended up back on pain pills to get rid of ... the methadone WD since it was so much worse, I have gone into a ... detox and used short term methadone once and buperoperone (spelling?) short term once...
    ... to 4 and was feeling it really bad then switched to methadone . My doctor would have prefered suboxone but my VA ... hospital didn't have it in thier formulary. So, I used methadone for 6 months while my docotr fought to get suboxone ... a slow taper. The only problem I had really with methadone was that it absolutely killed my sex drive. And I...
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  49. I'm Sooo ashamed!
    ... lot worse than you ever even started off as , like methadone or sub ect... kick the habit now. it is much easier...

  50. Mrgrateful, Suz, Goddess and all trying to quit sub
    ... are less than those of full agonists like heroin and methadone . At low doses, buprenorphine produces sufficient agonist...

  51. Suboxone
    ... is the ideal. The only drug that causes a mix-up is methadone . Methadone is a sticky drug and it's really best to ... try and get off methadone and onto a fast acting narcotic to detox with Sub ... an opiate and addictive and is very "sticky" like methadone . It is unfortunate that many of the early people taking...
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  52. Going to an addictionologist
    ... you will be you again. One more thing I would avoid methadone and opt for suboxone, it really helps get things straight...
    ... also puts you on Suboxone, it is much better than Methadone .....it does not mess with your head....let us know...
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  53. Momof4Va-READ THIS IF YOU READ ANYTHING
    ... program after completeing in-patient detox-for 7 day methadone w/d.. You'd be better off-to go to a 5-7 day detox...

  54. How long does suboxone stay in your system?
    ... are less than those of full agonists like heroin and methadone . At low doses, buprenorphine produces sufficient agonist...

  55. My taper is working!
    ... I was up to about 380 mgs a day. I did it with Methadone . I was down to 5 mgs of meth a day and rigth before...
    ... do it that extream. I'm doing a slow taper off of methadone . I started methadone about three months ago to get ... off of heroin. When i first went on methadone they put me at 25mls then they upped me untill I was...
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  56. Withdrawal: How I got here
    ... withdrawl and get over it. instead i wound up on methadone a few times, went to meetings, rehabs ect.... all...

  57. Have I done any damage?
    ... been 4 weeks since I last used heroin and been on methadone for over 3 months now. Did you quit C/T or are you ... on methadone or subs? It's good to know that you stopped yourself...

  58. Hydrocodone arrest
    ... Methadone or suboxone. These are typically referred to as maintenanc...
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  59. Went to my first NA meeting
    ... and I just started my recovery. Right now I'm taking methadone , I go twice a day cause I'm on a split dose. I've ... for a blind drop. Hopefully soon I would be off of methadone . Sure the methadone has help to keep me clean, but...

  60. Whats the pupose of Methadone
    ... Hi, Welcome to the boards...the purpose of methadone , for me anyway, is to get off the opiates I was addicted ... to eventually taper vveerrryyy slloowwwllyy off the methadone . Yes, I too have heard one horror story for every ... ten successful weaning or tapering off methadone stories. It's all in how you do it from what I've ... for horrific withdrawals. When I committed to the methadone maintenance treatment, I went in knowing that due ... program for the long haul. For me, to face 2-3 years of methadone maintenance is a welcome break and intervention into ... pill abuse or take the chance at normalizing with methadone and learn some things so I can better deal with my ... ever. The money - $500/mth on pills vs. $180/mth for methadone ; employment - unemployed or sporadically employed ... normal while under the treatment of 120 mgs. of liquid methadone per day. I don't know, but I see so many posters ... who could benefit from methadone who skip ahead the light years to the eventual withdrawal ... Suboxone isn't doled out on a sliding pay scale like methadone is, I would have probably gone that route, but it ... just didn't have to spend, and so by a vote of one, methadone won this addict's way out, and I can't express enough ... and how very much I've learned while going through methadone maintenane therapy that I know I can fall back on ... in your post. Thank you for the chance to be a pro- methadone voice as I've seen some hardcore posts against it ... Good luck, and if you have any questions about methadone maintenance, I'd be happy to help... Dallas Alice...
    ... BRAVO...BRAVO...BRAVO... You have explained the whole methadone thing soooo well! Do you realize how many people on...
    ... so long ago when I very first joined. As for the methadone , I know that what works for some doesn't work for ... sensed, however, that there are probably "closet" methadone maintenance treatment patients on here who are reluctant ... see the title of this thread "What is the purpose of Methadone ?" well, it was the perfect opening for me to write...
    ... havent talked much, i see you though... "closet" methadone , etc. i felt i had to ask real quick and see if it ... think the w/ds gonna be sooo bad... so i take a 40mg methadone pill, i dont take it for fun or anythin like that...
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  61. Tapering schedule ideas for pregnant addict?
    ... pychiatrist on Monday and have been considering doing Methadone Maintanence and tapering down from that by the time ... pregnancy but I have also seen how terrible w/d is from Methadone . This leads me to stick with the original plan and ... again, and make it work before subjecting them to the methadone which because of it's strength is dangerous to taper...
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  62. methadone question
    ... Methadone sticks to your receptors so you won't feel other opiates ... because a lot of people end up overdosing after taking methadone trying to get that high they had before but they can ... 't feel it for several days. How many mgs of methadone were you taking? Do you have chronic pain or what...
    ... have been to detox a bunch of times where they use methadone to get you off opiates and at higher doses for a week ... always felt good by the time I left. You have to be on methadone for at least 3 weeks to get hooked and on higher doses ... . I was on a methadone clinic and it was pure hell!! but a week shouldn't...
    ... methadone is wayyyyyyy stronger than any percocet. you did ... downgrading to the pills. you might as well look at methadone as just another drug. i took it for years. i was ... on 70 mg of methadone for a while and when i tried to quit cold turkey and...
    ... it. Then eventually went to heroin. He tried taking Methadone several weeks to get off the heroin. He became addicted ... to Methadone . A very vicious cycle and a sad one to see someone...
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  63. methadone (i know, probably asked 1000 times)
    ... truthful, and he felt that you were a candidate for the methadone and of course, the most important thing......IF YOU ... You said that it will be expensive to be on the methadone ................and you cant afford it............ ... compared to what it will cost you to get clean on the Methadone . Really think about it, if you want out.....get ... out now while you have the chance and can get on the methadone . I live in a really rural area and around here there ... is no such thing as Methadone Clinics, Sub doctors are few and far between and most...
    ... but is it necessary? i've heard that methadone is pretty hard to get off once you're on it. i don...
    ... physical WD sucks but only lasts a week. I went on a methadone clinic for a while, I was on methadone maitnence and ... to open their presents til mom gets home from the methadone clinic, then if your car breaks down and you can't ... tell you first hand because I have done this!!! The methadone WD is 1000 times worse than the H WD's. It seeps into ... your bones and it takes 6 months to detox from methadone !! I couldn't sleep for 6 months and ended up having ... to take some kind of opiate to get off of methadone because it is the mother of all WD's!! I would rather ... kick 10 hard core H habits than methadone !! I felt so so so sick I wanted to die! If a serial ... were going into a detox where they were giving you methadone only for a week or so that is one thing, but don't ... Can you go into a detox place where they give you methadone only for a week?? or if your doctor would prescribe ... are taking, no way should you jump on any kind of methadone , or even sub I hear is pretty bad. think about it ... . Look up on the computer for " methadone withdrawel symptoms forum" and you can read others...
    ... thank you for the reply. i'm not going on methadone . seemed like they just wanted to make another sale ... mental for me. i kinda feel the way you do, about methadone being a drastic method, and a mistake for someone...
    ... my suggestion is absolutely do not get on methadone with no real habit and just because you know you want ... three years. i did all of it, the counseling, the methadone , the tapering , the meeting thing, treatment centers ... i am at peace. i was lucky to make it out alive. methadone is best form of H or opiates i ever had. if you do ... now and are not getting sick , then if you get on methadone , with as strong as any little amount of it is, you...
    ... DONT get on Methadone unless you absolutly have to. I ran out of my Meth ... could have it all to do over I would never ever take Methadone . Thats my 1 1/2 cents...
    ... but is it necessary? i've heard that methadone is pretty hard to get off once you're on it. i don ... headed in the right direction. please be careful with methadone . you're right. it is hard to get off of methadone ... . if you can do it with out methadone , then please do. if you aren't getting sick yet, please ... back and do it again i would have toughed it out. methadone was just another addiction for me and it took over ... kept paying. don't get me wrong, i'm not badmouthing methadone . i think it serves it's purpose for a lot of people...
    ... Blurayne is soooo right about the methadone . I have been on it for 4 yrs. for chronic pain. Ran ... mildly. In fact--I am considering getting off the methadone because I had back surgery,and I want to see if I...
    ... do this on your own & didn't decide to get on the Methadone . It sounds to me like this was the better way to...
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  64. What is Suboxone Withdrawl Like?
    ... prenorphine. When they withdrow, they say it is easyer than methadone , even easier than tramadol. you could compare that...
    ... worth it. I havent taken any Oxy today... just a 10mg Methadone , so Im not feeling terrible. Tmw i'll take another...
    ... All I know is methadone was definatly trading an already very bad habit for ... one. And I do know that the two times i came off methadone it hurt and lasted for a very long time....
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  65. please, I need advice!
    ... decided to do may be a miracle! he is giving me only 10 methadone pills a month! Not enough to get addicted, but enough ... at that time" once a month, but If I take one 5 mg methadone for only 7-10 days, it will help me kick the ultram ... as well. I have been in detox before where they use methadone for a week and higher doses of it. So one small 5 ... prayers. I have something to help. Ironic how he chose methadone instead of more pain pills which if I take will dig ... myself deeper into WD's and addiction. If I only get 10 methadone pills a month, and nothing else, I will get the help...
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  66. On Friendship and Computers and what it's like to be without one for 5 weeks...
    ... long way. I do feel I have journeyed, and I have my methadone , my counselor at the clinic, my kids and my friends ... and the fear of recovery. My test involved my methadone and a mistake that one of the nurses made upon giving ... nurse, however, gave me 4 instead of 3 bottles of methadone to take home. I didn't know it until I opened my ... Fortunately, I know only enough about my dose of methadone , and I would have been too scared of what my lack...
    ... you are well-and passed the temptation test w/ the methadone ..You good girl you!!The love o' DA.. More later....

  67. wife gave me ultimatum
    ... detox facilitys-5-7 days weaning you from hydro w/ methadone or sub-and of course c/t- more to come- let me know...
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  68. 42 days clean. Baby here the 6th.
    ... boy. Congradulations. My husband and I met at a methadone clinic almost 5 years ago. We went through hell and...

  69. OXYHELP- new member
    ... have been down the path i am starting on- as far as methadone goes- if i just show up at the er, how can they get ... help without $$? i need something to maintain- and methadone sounds like it can help. if i just show up, say i...

  70. Cousin is off Crack but taking so much other pills.....
    ... When I finally got clean from Crack and methadone I was hungry all of the time and totally craved sweets...

  71. I lived through w/drawals...day 5
    ... with some kind illaborate plan to get off the stuff. Methadone , rehabs, the pill method, tapering, moving to another...

  72. Methadone for hydro addiction and withdrawals
    ... pretty low dose. I think you can kick it without methadone ....
    ... i haven't taken hydro in 4 days but i have to methadone a day. am i going through the process of getting ... of my system. will there be withdrawals or is the methadone helping....
    ... No, you shouldn't feel any withdrawls if your on methadone now....
    ... Jayboy, If you arent planning on taking the Methadone long term and are only taking it so you dont feel ... w/d of not taking the hydro, I would start a slow methadone taper tomorrow. The sooner you can get off of that ... addicted to that as well. I would just take 1 10mg. methadone tomorrow and see how you feel. If you dont have any ... withdrawal stay at the 10mg. for another day or two as the methadone builds up in your system and takes awhile to leave ... or two later you feel some minor withdrawal as the methadone levels are coming down. Good luck to you! ValleyGurl...

  73. Methadone......
    ... you might want to say he has pain issues and takes methadone for that reason . he will get treated different...
    ... have put out a few posts about my husband being of METHADONE (thank you everyone who replyed!!), and now 6 weeks ... disrespect as soon as they found out that he was on methadone . They assumed that he was ODing or WDing from it. ... the ones deturing you from staying clean and using methadone to better your life. Any advice or stories are welcomed ... go see them and tell them what happened. I was on Methadone and relapsed after 3 months now am on it again, only...
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  74. Help.......
    ... ..well this choice is yours.....at least with the methadone , it is a lifetime maintenance thing.... But on the...
    ... it will be like if you keep using. As far as the Methadone , that is a choice that only you can make. If you think...
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  75. Sub. users~ questions (Lisa, ggrl, twins, BANKER, etc.)
    ... tapor (percocets) for almost a year. Then switched to methadone for about six months. My doc wanted me to go straight ... she got them to stock it. So, after six months of methadone , I'm on suboxone and have been for almost a month...
    ... you guys think. And what if I take about 20 mgs of methadone for the first week??? Let me know your thoughts....
    ... doctors prescribe a short course (like 4-7 days) of methadone to keep the pains of w/d at bay. Only taking the methadone...
    ... people will use it incorrectly??? Also, I've taken methadone before and it gave me a nice little high that was ... high since they started on it... if they start on methadone , they will get that feeling again and it may jump...
    ... Banker.......man i'm glad you didn't go the methadone route, I believe the sub and methadone would "fight...
    ... You sound like i felt on methadone exactly!!!!!!the first time i got on it i hated it...
    ... long term addiction issues-this is the alternative to methadone .. Addiction is a chronic relapsing disease..if you ... medications to deal w/ controlling the abuse..(i.e. methadone /and now sub..) I have never abused this medication...
    ... was out there bad, stealing, smoking crack with my methadone , shooting dope, robbing, running the streets, with ... to go. i landed in jail kicking c/t off 200mg of methadone . that started the process of me getting better and ... of us have looked back. By the way, we met at the methadone clinic. Sad but true and we are happy now and clean...
    ... Honestly, methadone , (which is not much different from sub), just allowed...
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