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  1. Clonidine Advice
    ... read your other post, when i was talking about the methadone .....I think the reason, I dont want to do it, is because...

  2. please help with cravings
    ... a taporing process with close medical assistance, methadone for six months then made the jump to suboxone. I...
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  3. [b]ok, Please Read, Slight Change Of Plans[/b]
    ... PLEASE HELP ME. I have to get through this, without the methadone . I know that the methadone, can really help, but for ... clonidine, everything, you think you would need, to avoid methadone , and relapse. and the hatred, that Lisa talks about...
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  4. Out of detox....feeling lost
    ... use them as much as possible. Good luck. I was a methadone , heroin, any kind of opiate addict. I eventually...

  5. Lisa.......i Have A Question...
    ... been following your story a little. I have been on methadone a ton and for a long time dude. Don't lie to the ... happen), but more because you need to see how the methadone works. If in three hours you feel like it did not ... and need a higher dose. Keep doing that untill the methadone does it for you. I promise you that the methadone ... than any oxy's. That is just the truth of it. What methadone does is take away the worries of getting drugs because ... addiction and still have meth. Still have the drug. Methadone is a very good and strong form of opiates. It is ... will have already gotten them for the day. As far as methadone being bad and a trap.... as long as you know that...
    ... jessy, thanks for the info. I guess, i am doubting the methadone , becuase, the low dose i am on, is not cutting it...
    ... respond. What the hell were you taking the oxy and the METHADONE for??? No wonder why it didn't work....you stop the...
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  6. Omg, I Am In Real Trouble......
    ... without. I cant seem to get even 1 day in. I went on the methadone , program, but i cant seem to even stick to that. I...
    ... the top of my head. Anyway, you said you are in a Methadone treatment? So are you saying that you take a dailey ... dose of Methadone and also take the Oxy's too? If so, what dose of Methadone...
    ... them and what they turned me into.... Stick with the methadone clinic for now and GO TO A NA MEETING....you can just ... follow thru with my plan. What happened with the methadone ? Did they kick you out? How about suboxone??? maybe...
    ... If you are already on the methadone program and you plan on going that route then YOU ... the first one to tell people to try to not go the methadone route but sometimes it seems to be the only option ... want any more oxys. Take it from my experience, the methadone , when at the right dose will totally satisfy you all ... comes you have to find some way to keep your sanity. Methadone is some powerful stuff, but so are the drugs, and...
    ... maintain on any less. So at that point she put me on methadone and it worked, it kept me from craving the percocet ... didn't have it in their formulary. So while I was on methadone , about 50mg per day she fought, and fought, and fought ... and I didn't feel any effects of withdrawl from the methadone . I had just about 24 hours of discomfort as my body...
    ... perhaps you do get on a good maintenance program. Methadone worked for me fine, no cravings for opiates what so ... seem to be doing fine. Whatever you do, don't take methadone or suboxone and opiates together, thats playing with ... fire because the methadone /suboxone blocks the receptors in the brain that opiates...
    ... Your addiction is making you second-guess the methadone .... Go TOMORROW and get your dose and get it upped ... heavily into oxy and has successfully kicked using methadone . he has almost a year in now.... And believe me...
    ... a brake dude. Don't take your pills and let the methadone kick in. From a addicts stand point methadone is ... a break from all the craziness and need to go the methadone route. A month from now you will be on here saying ... you love your methadone and dont crave the pills anymore and your whole life...
    ... I don't have any personal experience with the methadone or the sub, all I know is pretty much what I've read ... able to make you more comfortable about taking the methadone . Heck, I'd be scared of it too.......and if you do ... maybe you could find someone who has traveled the methadone route and they would be more familiar with the what...
    ... and you will not want any other substance. I was on methadone two different times and am not now. I have been off ... everything for three years. The first time i was on methadone i went up to 70mg eventually through time. I was ... on like 50 or 60 and then went up. My methadone did not do much in the beginning but as they increased ... to quit so I just did dope. The next time i was on methadone i stabalized at 100mg and was fine untill i took a ... increase to 200mg. I wound up on crack on top of the methadone and wound up in jail kicking cold turkey....
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  7. Oxycontin Rules My Life Help
    ... the "craziness" of it all.! They weaned me down on Methadone , along with some other stuff (Blood-Pressure patch...
    ... is possible to kick the habit. I did it. I got on Methadone and it worked for 3 months then I relapsed and I ... am back on the Methadone . Only take one a day but it keeps the cravings away...
    ... come up with every other option we can, doctors, sub, methadone , ect... and all that happens is we postpone what will...
    ... come up with every other option we can, doctors, sub, methadone , ect... and all that happens is we postpone what will...
    ... had no choice but to go cold turkey off of 200mg of methadone . I had been in rehabs and tried meetings and clinics...
    ... have been hell for you. Cold Turkey off 200mg of methadone a day?How long did it take for you to feel "normal...
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  8. Methadone questions
    ... But, my main question, is if there is anyone with methadone expeirences, doses, stabalizing all that. I can ... wishing anecdotal experiences relayed here concerning methadone but I STILL say that batting around dose info, etc ... still alive to wish. I hope anyone here sharing their methadone info keeps it to exactly "how it helped me" or "how...
    ... How long is the half life? < Half life of methadone can be anywhere from 15-55 hrs. >Also, what makes...
    ... Being addicted to oxy is no joke. Methadone is used by lots of people to kick oxy. A good friend...
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  9. How Long Does Oxycontin Stay In Your System?.
    ... I was told by a lab that most narcotics excluding methadone , will exit the system in a week and perhaps less by...
    ... you should not need anything for pain. I have tried methadone and other substances to quit this and subutex is the...
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  10. ggrl65.......
    ... I still remember my very last miniscule dose of methadone (so many, many years ago, like 1976! - G-d I'm so...
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  11. Hows EVERYONE doing?
    ... just cant anymore. i need some type of help, like Methadone , Vicodin's...tampering off. Ive been good at just ... taking 1 10mg methadone every 24hours, except for about half hour ago when ... again. I dont wanna screw up again, I have only 6 10mg methadone pills and want to do the next 6 days...then not go...
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  12. Going to in-house detox in a few days and don't know what to expect!!! Help!
    ... in and I'm assessed, and placed in treatment. NO methadone ... :) I DO NOT want to trade one addiction for another...

  13. Does Methadone really help?
    ... i say if you think you cant stop any other way, do methadone or suboxone. i was looking into methadone myself. ... to get off of? if its heroin or oxycontin, i'd say methadone is def. the safest way off of it, if youre going to...
    ... knows how long. But have been wondering about the Methadone . Also wondered if doctors even like prescribing it...
    ... Hi there, My husband has been on Methadone for 6 weeks now (to get off Codeine). His addiction ... them a dozen times. Finally he made the decision that Methadone is his only choice. He was taking between 60-80 Tylonol ... feeling great. My advice to you is that even though Methadone is looked down apon, and is sterotyped, is that if ... you want to get clean, and you are serious, methadone is a good way to to do it. It is not for everyone...
    ... It worked for me. While I was on methadone , I didn't crave or obsess over perocets. But will ... the tough road ahead. I'm all for short term use of methadone or suboxone if one cannot handle going CT....
    ... I've been on methadone 2 different times in the last several years. Both ... obsessive/compulsive addiction. Also, the w/d's from methadone is the worst hell I've ever been through in my life...
    ... Methadone can very much do good. It can also make you worse ... with it. Pain managment is whole different story. Methadone is just legal dope that is regulated by a doctor....
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  14. lil sister following my path, frustrated!
    ... choice, but percs led me to sniffing heroin and then to methadone , homeless, jail, should be dead. It's been 7 years...
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  15. Here we go...
    ... twice over the weekend. not doing them today, got a methadone or 2 biscuit (40mg) is that what your saying a clout...

  16. Getting of OC's what dose of Methadone
    ... DARE self medicate with anything but especially with methadone ..you can off yourself. GET A DR., call a crisis line...
    ... I have to agree although I know little about methadone . I do know people on MMT who get take home and take ... street. Several people have died of overdoses. So methadone is no drug to play around with. Go to a methadone ... If you attempt this yourself, you might just OD. Methadone at the proper level is not supposed to give you a...
    ... BE CAREFUL. Methadone is really potent dude. I once gave a friend of mine ... thing is your plan and you some how have aquired some methadone I would say be real careful and it could be dangerous ... . Methadone is stronger than oc's. I am sure we all have have ... been taking? What mg? How often? Every day? With Methadone two drops is way more than you think it is. They...
    ... im not sure about anything other then methadone pills (40mg) i know they help people come off of oxys ... a whole day, for no more then 5-6 days (the whole methadone taking) you could get addicted to it real quick, its...
    ... Hi All, Just a few questions about the Methadone . What makes the methadone so dangerous for someone...
    ... Hey guys, i havent taken any methadone . Yesterday I did a 40.. i know i know. Im stupid....
    ... Valley, The only thing is that methadone is really potent and people o d on it because they ... bla bla morphine ect.... and if you are not used to methadone you still have to watch how much you take. It totally ... half of mine that is a huge difference. As far as methadone staying in your system a long time, it totally does...
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  17. Help with Oxy
    ... used anything yet but I think I am going to get some methadone tonight. I keep having to remind myself that this...
    ... bathroom or writhing around in my chair. :) Re the methadone - I hope you didn't find any. You need to be medically...
    ... sucks, cuz im back in the withdrawl boat. i have a 7 methadone 10mg pills, im taking only one a day...for one week...

  18. Relapse
    ... started. My dr. put me back on a very small dosage of methadone . he is letting me take 1 a day but I have been taking ... 1/2 because I know how hard it is to get off of methadone , too. well, hang in there.DONT FEEL LIKE A LOSER...
    ... Tiff, I just read your post about methadone and responded. I understand completely, having gone ... through OC wd. I never considered methadone myself. I just wanted off the drugs too bad and I...

  19. Here I am, back again...
    ... anything, not to feel that way. I looked into the methadone , but I dont think its for me, unless i cant quit....
    ... to truly make is all. And you are right about the methadone option. It is that way. You do the methadone thing ... and you might as well be ready to be on opiates ( methadone ) for the next few years at a minimuim. It is so much...
    ... way, I am looking forward to the pain. As for the methadone , I dont want a quick fix, and I will not get those...
    ... and i need to get back off of them. i got about 2 methadone pills, im going to try to ease off with that -- for...
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  20. Detox home remedy?
    ... and how terribly sick i feel today. what about methadone ?...
    ... more professional) insight? maybe i should go to a methadone clinic........
    ... more professional) insight? maybe i should go to a methadone clinic..... the reason i said it was in the herion...
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  21. Cold Turkey a Badge of Honor?
    ... suffer pretty bad comming off of the sub. I went on methadone to get off heroin and it was the worst mistake I ever ... so I would be afraid. but hey, some people swear by methadone . so whatever works. It's better than taking the risk...
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  22. Goddessgurl? How's Your Taper Coming?
    ... have gone through my fair share of detoxes, including methadone and zanax~also up there on the same scale as sub I...
    ... the person but my doc and everyone I know that takes methadone gains weight... just goes with the territory. But...
    ... get over this addiction. Ive been taking a little methadone to get off of the Oxys - then Ive "relapsed" and taken...
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  23. painkiller addiction
    ... from 20+ percocets a day to six. Then she put me on methadone for about six months. I'm now on suboxone and just...
    ... They Wouldn't Admit Him. So He Took They Next Step. Methadone . He Has Been Clean For 6 Weeks Now And Feels Great...
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  24. Suboxone + Sex??
    ... with you. I have the same concerns, when I was on methadone , my sex drive went into the dirt. Maybe you could...
    ... about subox, but everything else: percs, vics, oxys, methadone , etc. good luck though, i hope your wife has something...
    ... about subox, but everything else: percs, vics, oxys, methadone , etc. good luck though, i hope your wife has something...
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  25. OB appt. in one hour! (Pregnant & addicted to hydro)
    ... to pain management, but that dr wanted me to go on methadone , which I refused. I don't want to trade one problem...
    ... good luck with everything. even if they put you on methadone , you'd do fine, gettin off wise. its much easier. ... im 22, getting off oxys using methadone , working ok i guess... good luck tho, keep us posted...
    ... If you have to go on methadone then go! This one is for the baby honey. I am not ... a big fan of methadone . I have been on it twice. But if you have to then...
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  26. Enough is Enough
    ... in touch with someone, im going to get 2-3 (40mg) methadone pills. ill break them up into 1/4's cuz theyre big ... 5- days..maybe 6. would i be able to stop talking methadone and be fine? would i be able to go to classes and...

  27. Meth Question - A Quickie
    ... my PMD let me go. Shocker! Anyway, he gave me 60 methadone pills and pretty much said "Good Luck". I managed...
    ... I was on methadone for about six months. Only complaint is that it killed...
    ... level that way? Also, when the doctor gave you the Methadone , what dose did he start you out at and what type of ... dosing schedule did he give you for it? Does the Methadone help the pain that you suffer from? I suffer from...

  28. Going to try again
    ... u gotta keep tryin tho. anyway, ive grabbed some methadone 40mg pills and am gettin off of oxys. its working...
    ... bad, tomorrow is a new day...i have about 6 days of Methadone (10mg/24 hours) i didnt want to get more, i wanna...

  29. Scared
    ... anymore buying illegal drugs............. he is now on methadone (or sub) and so under control! Often too they add...

  30. Here's a question... Re: Methadone
    ... yes, valleygurl you can go to a methadone clinic for methadone treatment. the clinic is for any opiate addiction...

  31. How do you know if you're addicted?
    ... has been prescribed Norco, Vicodan, opiate patch, methadone , and is now on a daily dose of Dilaudid (4 mgs 6/x...
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  32. Please tell me this is a LIE!!!!
    ... DCV, Ive had some experience with NA while I was on methadone a few times here and there and never was really welcomed...
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  33. questions regarding suboxone.
    ... more pain than I've felt in years! When I was on methadone , at least it helped the pain. But suboxone doesn...
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  34. I just started suboxone yesterday, and so far.....
    ... Since it had only been 24 hrs since I had stopped methadone I was worrying about a drug interaction, and I'm not...
    ... I don't have any knowledge of switching from Methadone , though. So...as I said...just keep checking with...
    ... basically every option-from alternative therapys-to methadone detoxs-in patient-out patient-counceling-i opted for...
    ... get a pt. off? It seems similar to the for-profit methadone clinics. Why would they want any of their clients...
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  35. Newcome needs advice
    ... wouldnt ever do coldturkey! i should be using a few methadone pills and hopefully ill be done with it! no more....

  36. Whats the truth about suboxone?
    ... to a doctor it is not all that much different from methadone . I have been on methadone a few different times. ... the cravings no matter what. Good luck. I loved methadone a ton and thought of it as a life saver but in the...

  37. DallasAlice....
    ... too. And my vacationing sister... (Btw, Lots of Methadone threads looking for ya lately) luv ya and hope you...

  38. No Sub since Thurs PM..update
    ... Does the sub effect your sex drive? I've been on methadone , and it just snuffed my sex drive altogether. I'm...
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  39. Back in the same spot... help
    ... anything yesterday, except some vicodin and a 1/4 of methadone ... slept fine. today, nose is runnning and i feel...
    ... .. what about muscle relaxers like flexrill? or a methadone biscuit? ive tried it once, it was great, 1/2 at a...
    ... a drop down, like you did with the vikes. That or methadone . I used to do the exact same as you, on and off ... not seek some sort of maintenance drug, suboxone or methadone ??? I really think us oxy abusers are at a different...
    ... anything yesterday, except some vicodin and a 1/4 of methadone ... slept fine. today, nose is runnning and i feel...
    ... reduce the Oxy. the good news is, i didnt use that methadone (40mg) i saved that for today! today is the day i ... anymore time! i dont know anything bein as strong as Methadone - when trying to kick oxy's... it keeps me from going...
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  40. Getting addicted to my meds
    ... no longer take percocets at all, I am on 40 mgs of methadone , and on March 9th I'm switching to suboxone, and from...
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  41. success stories or positive words about METHADONE
    ... Dallas Alice has some very postive things to say about methadone . I have seen it help SO many of my very good friends ... posts, do a search under her name, or even a search on methadone . Everything has a positive and negative side. If...
    ... the codeine, but he needs to stop worrying about the methadone and start worrying about all the acetaminophen,that...
    ... I was on methadone . I will say that it is a lot stronger than any other ... that you will have to face eventually. i loved my methadone but your body still has to recover afterwards and...
    ... codeine. After a month or two going cold turkey on the methadone wont be an option. All I am saying is he wouldve been ... have been and know many people who have went through methadone programs and they either stay on it indefinitely or ... go back to their drug of choice or go back to the methadone clinic. But I would have to say that he is better ... off on the methadone than eating all that codeine but in my opinion if...
    ... RIGHT. Anyhow, I was looking for positive words about methadone , not someone telling me that my husband doesnt have...
    ... took that the wrong way just wait a year from now on methadone maintenance and you tell me something positive besides ... off codeine, just said it would be easier than the methadone . WAY EASIER. I would just like to know where I said...
    ... argument I am sure they are success stories about methadone as they are subutex. They are also many negatives ... on both. I've been to 3 methadone clinics in my life and every time within a month I...
    ... be must better just detoxing off that then going on methadone . That is crazy to act like methadone is needed to...
    ... be must better just detoxing off that then going on methadone . That is crazy to act like methadone is needed to...
    ... you both Tracy and Jon, I have also been to a few methadone clinics and was always worse then when I came in. ... pretty. That one did me in. The first time i got on methadone i went thinking it was some program that would get ... me off the dope but once i did methadone for a little while i realized i liked the methadone ... but wanted to get high i went and signed up at the methadone clinic. sad and pathetic, I know , but methadone ... It is way easier to just quit the drug instead of methadone . it is sooo pure and strong. at the time it is great...
    ... I never even considered methadone . The only people I know on MMT, bitched and moaned ... doses. As a result, there were several deaths from methadone overdoses by people not used to it. This told me that ... methadone is one *** kicking narcotic. I have taken lots of ... close to ODing. OTOH, another friend decided to use methadone to taper off OC. We all begged him not to. He was ... habit. Also, there are people in chronic pain and methadone is supposed to work for that too. As for codeine...
    ... Bentwood, Methadone does get you high. It was better than a lot of the ... dope I was getting. I could always count on the methadone to be the same level of potency every day and it was ... high on the scale of good dope. I loved my methadone because I could just be high and nobody said anything ... spending all your energy and time doing that then methadone is not a bad thing. If that is what you want and...
    ... Tracy, To me the methadone was the same as dope. It was way better than a lot ... and no longer wanted to be one. How hooked i was on methadone and the intense cold turkey with drawls i had off...
    ... thought that was bad untill I detoxed off 200mg of methadone . It hurt me pretty bad and after the full month of...
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  42. Another DCV update, seeing the doctor in a hour
    ... see the doctor in an hour. This is my last week on methadone before making the switch to suboxone. I have basically ... experience. First, will me sex drive wake up? While on methadone my sex drive has plummeted into the dirt big time...
    ... DOPE COMPLETELY(that includes maintenance dope like methadone and suboxone)....
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  43. cost of methadone clinic??
    ... then usually about $75-85 a week and I dont know ANY methadone clinic that does credit. Everyone I have seen you...

  44. Sex and intimacy issues during recovery.....
    ... pills became unbearable for my wife. And I was put on methadone , which really helped the opiate cravings but wreaked ... quite unremarkable. So, in a week I'm coming off the methadone and am going on suboxone. Has anyone been in this ... I get my sex drive back? Is there sex after using methadone ? I hope so, as my wife and I were very sexual people...
    ... Methadone and any opiate makes a lot of people lose their sex...
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  45. Info And Advice On Methadone
    ... detox where they put him to sleep for a few days, or Methadone . Methadone is the road we took. We were't offered...
    ... well then, I would certainly not reccomend methadone for codeine addiction I bet his liver is in some...
    ... Well on second thought methadone may be the way to go for him seeing he has such a ... dangerous habit. I have just had bad experiences with methadone and I wouldnt wish those w/ds on my worst enemy....
    ... While I have to agree with you Jon that Methadone may not be the best option for a codeine addiction ... I totally disagree when you say that methadone is best short term. As a matter of fact, in studies ... that have been done on methadone , doctors have actually found that people do better ... the longer they remain in treatment and methadone is not impossible to get off of if done right - at ... slow taper. I know people who have tapered off of methadone and the only way to do it is slow - but done slowly ... it can be virtually pain free. Methadone is one of the best treatments for heroin/opiate addiction ... much they were doing. If the sub doesn't work than methadone is always an option as it is stronger. Sue...
    ... addiction Doctor is great, supportive and suggests that Methadone is the best route for him. So far so good. They uped...
    ... wrote earlier, but I just wanted to jump in here about Methadone . For some people it isn't right, but for me it's ... compared to other opiates. I think if Denis just gives Methadone a little time it will even out for him and work a ... tell him I wrote in and I take 180 mg a day of the Methadone and for him to stick with it and hopefully it will...
    ... Methadone pros and cons. For me, methadone has controlled both my cravings for percocet as well ... the time and the quality of my erection suffered on methadone as well. But I am to the point now, that I'm ready ... worse than it is) I only hope that by switching from methadone to suboxone my sex drive will return and I can start ... shape again. Also, I've actually gained weight on methadone ! Can you beleive it?! I was starving on percocet ... , I lost about 25 lbs, and since being on methadone , I've put the 25lbs and more back on! Anyone have ... experience coming back to life sexaully after being on methadone long term? I'm worried about how much my sex drive...
    ... was only stating my opinion on the detox/main. with methadone you may be right but I have never known anybody to...
    ... the relapse rates so a lot of people who do get off methadone unfortunately end up using opiates again and end up ... or not there have been people on over 300 mgs. of methadone a day...I personally, would probably be in a coma...
    ... effected in both my husband and I when we were on it. Methadone is stronger than most pills or street drugs that any ... it for a very long time. It got to where I wanted methadone before anything else....
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  46. Looking for a holistic, alternative detox program. Any suggestions?
    ... I just don't want to get on anti-depressents or methadone type drugs to get me off another drug. Thats what...
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  47. More morphine butt kicking
    ... morphine withdrawls are the worst next to heroin. Sure methadone w/ds are bad but they are prolonged, Morphine w/ds...
    ... for the most part. Don't even think about going on methadone or suboxone. For the most part, you've licked the...
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  48. Why does it have to be so complicated?
    ... you I'd tell that doc that you are taking morphine, methadone , snorting oxys, etc; Just whatever it takes to get ... sorry to hear about that. Whatever you do, dont go the methadone route, you will be much worse off and it is much more...
    ... You need to find a different med like subutex or methadone . I know how it is, its like after you take one or...
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  49. Happy Trails on your trip, Ellen
    ... imagined you! You are so smart not to let those Methadone stories disturb you. My addictionologist said that ... weren't around, I certainly would have asked about Methadone for my own addiction. This is not a drug you're abusing...
    ... phone rang. I just loved what Lynn said about the methadone being a drug you are NOT abusing, but using to bring ... you closer to the freedom you so yearn for. Methadone did the same for me, gave me a chance to function...
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  50. Suboxone and sleeping?
    ... woke up every hour to smoke like I did on morphine or methadone when I was using. I am on 20mg a day and the first...
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  51. Hello to everyone --- I'm sorry it's been so long!
    ... you've seen any of my posts, but I ended up going on Methadone , and it totally changed my life around. The clinic ... terrible horror stories on here and other places about methadone treatment ...the usual "it's just trading one drug ... in for another," and the " methadone is harder to withdraw from than heroin," and many ... too, Banker. I have experienced the same thing with Methadone . There is a direct connection with opiate useage...

  52. I really need help!!
    ... it may have to do with my experience with being on methadone years ago to get out of my addiction. It turned out...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ultram

  53. Old addiction...new pain
    ... I was a major methadone and heroin junky and two years clean i was able to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  54. This blasted ultram
    ... sick hardly any drug could help besides morphine and methadone . Oxy would help for about 4 hrs than Id be sick again...
    ... from some heavy duty drugs in my time, (including methadone , zanax, opiates) but find there is something about...
    ... been in WD's from some serious heavy duty opiates and methadone . These are no picnick! I have had real bad WD symptoms...
    ... As I said, I have come off of many hard opiates and methadone and this has been a *****!! Now I lost my job because...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Morphine Tramadol Ultram suboxone Tylenol

  55. my dads an alcholic
    ... and a neighbouring town every couple of days to get methadone to help him off of the drugs). my dad hates dustin...

  56. Bad News
    ... craving ever since my slip up. I went and saw my methadone Dr. today, and he prescribed me some methadone (only...

  57. Hey all!
    ... a good drug and it has helped me a lot better than methadone did. I think meth is too close to a real drug to do...
    ... drug you have ever taken as directed, comparing it to methadone being close to a "REAL" drug. I had severe abdominal...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  58. Just found out I am pregnant w/ Hydro addiction.
    ... specialty in Maternal Medicine (he was also head of the methadone clinic in DC for 10 years seeing drug addicted pregnant...
    ... this time I did not have this to deal with. I was on methadone one time when I got pregnant. I did not know and ... the baby. That is when i found out. I was around a methadone clinic for about 3 years total during my using years ... seeing as it is a new drug and will probably recommend methadone . I know many people who were on methadone during...
    ... Methadone is way stronger than hydrocodone. The doctore might...
    ... me like scum. I am seriously considering going the methadone route and was curious as to how that works. Do you ... I am pretty indecisive about which way to go, the methadone taper or to continue tapering off of Hydro. I am scared...
    ... Usually with methadone you have to go every day at first. If you drop clean ... and have a high tolerance then i would go for the methadone for the baby's sake. You don't want your baby possibly ... doctor but i have been around the block a time or two. Methadone is a very hard drug to kick. they do give it to you ... good things but seriously i was worse off after the methadone than i ever was before it on herion. It is really...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone

  59. how do i find a sub doctor?
    ... whole let better than the aggravation of going to a methadone clinic everyday and if you live in a rural are like...

  60. Suboxone Question
    ... decided that I needed to go off this med. He gave me methadone , and a taper schedule to last a week. I take 2 5 ... you can take it and wouldn't the slow taper off the Methadone prevent that? Please let me know, I am trying to...
    ... think you will still be withdrawing after a week of methadone tapering, which is why your doctor wants to see you ... then. i dont know how much the methadone tapering will help for only a week, but i'm sure it...
    ... taper he gave me would put me on the last dose of methadone (1/2 pill in the evening) on Sunday. That would leave...
    ... will still be feeling rough, even with a taper on the methadone ? This totally sucks. What have I done to myself ... feeling half way decent on Sunday, seeing that all the methadone I get is 1/2 a tablet at bedtime....
    ... switched with no problem at all. If that is all the methadone you are taking the sub will be a big relief. I saw ... she hardly had any problems at all. Her last dose of methadone was the day before. They are gobs of info on the web...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin suboxone

  61. GOing off OC w Methadone
    ... youre luck you got Methadone , it's stronger then Vicodin (which i got) and hasnt...
    ... Momof4, Methadone will get you through if you have enough and follow ... One thing you will find is that 20 to 40 mg of Methadone will take the place of extremely high OC doses. Methadone ... long halflife is what allows one daily dose at the methadone clinics every 24 hours. Let us know what the directions...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  62. goin nuts
    ... tried many times uuntil I finally ended up on MMT. ( methadone maintenance program) I'm not at all saying that is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax

  63. Not an addict
    ... much they want to. But, anyway, I have been on a methadone maintenance program for the last four years...and ... stayed clean. Some day I would like to get off the methadone too but for now it has helped me get my life back...
    ... thought about ending the marriage. My hus. is new to methadone treatment but believe me when I tell you, this is...
    ... much they want to. But, anyway, I have been on a methadone maintenance program for the last four years...and ... stayed clean. Some day I would like to get off the methadone too but for now it has helped me get my life back...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin Vicodin

  64. Suboxone Maintenance
    ... without any help but did not work. I have also tried methadone which was a problem for me since the clinic was 70 ... miles away and costed a fortune. I also think methadone has way too many side effects and is too close to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine Oxycontin suboxone

  65. Methadone side effects
    ... My ex-girlfriend has been on methadone for several years straight. They let her take the ... hides behind the fact that some doctors prescribed the methadone to her, but in reality over time there is no difference ... between taking methadone and pure heroin other than the fact that one is legal ... these are all things to consider on down the line. Methadone can be a bridge between street narcotics and getting ... a neverending trap. The physical problems with methadone -- they will fade. The spiritual, the mental, never...
    ... Narine, It takes two or three weeks to adjust to methadone and stabalize on the right dose. Most clinics will ... the mental and emotional aspects you speak about and methadone . I think that too many times whenever anyone is having ... first thing that we want to do is blame it on the methadone when actually it could be a problem that has absolutely ... nothing to do with the methadone at all. It could be your wife is depressed and needs ... If she has not used any drugs since she has been on methadone than she absoutely has clean and sobor time. If your ... is because it probably has nothing to do with the methadone at all. I think it is very unfortunate that so many ... people have this idea that methadone is trading one drug addiction for another when in ... fact methadone has been proven to be one of the most effective treatments...
    ... Any drug can be abused but when methadone is taken correctly you dont get high like you would ... that it is very helpful to most,the main draw back to methadone is when it's time to stop taking it. Methadone is ... physical withdrawls last for about 7 days at the most, methadone will take you through that awful,awful time for around...

  66. another methadone question
    ... into detox then treatment for the hydro addiction. Methadone treatment for Vidodin addiction sounds like overkill ... to me. I've seen people detox from methadone and believe me, it is not a pretty sight....

  67. just looking for support
    ... weeks later or even a few months later. I went the methadone route because I just couldn't seem to stay clean any...

  68. methadone and hydro
    ... my doctor prescribed me methadone and hydro for pain. i thought methadone was to help ... couldn't go at all. question is. should i save the methadone for when i stop taking the hydro's. ive been taking ... because i'm tolerant i guess. what do you think. Methadone is nothing to fool arounnd with - it is an extremely ... shouldn't save it. It is very easy to over dose on methadone b/c it is a long acting medication and if you take...
    ... he got a big wide eyed look on his face and said methadone is by far the hardest- and I was the hydro is the...
    ... with all opiate drugs you just have to come off the methadone very SLOW when you do decide to stop taking them....
    ... my doctor prescribed me methadone and hydro for pain. i thought methadone was to help ... couldn't go at all. question is. should i save the methadone for when i stop taking the hydro's. ive been taking ... am surprised that your Dr. would prescribe you both methadone and hydro at the same time. I am even more surprised ... anything?? :) Very Odd. You are not supposed to take methadone and hydros. at the same time....
    ... hit w/'ds after two to three days after stopping methadone ....you will be searching for phsco releive..........
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  69. Please help me to understand Vicodin addiction
    ... vicodin, oxycontins and heroin). I finally went the methadone route after many failed attempts to get clean. I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin Vicodin

  70. Update on DCV
    ... for awhile, but I had a relapse. Well, I've been on Methadone for awhile now I was up to 70MG per day and am now ... about switching me to MS Contin and getting me off the methadone , because it has just killed my libido. Has anyone...
    ... familiar with what is and what is not a high dose of methadone . But, I can clearly understand your coming off methadone ... strategy of putting you on MS contin to get you off methadone . :) Methadone is used to get people off of drugs ... seriously question your doctor's reasoning. I mean, methadone is used as maitenance program for drug abusers/addicts...
    ... taking 25-30 percs a day) at that point she put me on methadone , first I was getting 40mgs (10mg tablets) a day and ... So, since they don't have suboxone and since the methadone has too many side effects for me, mostly the snuffing ... which is good news. So, we decided to keep me on the methadone at 50mgs a day and hopefully in two weeks I'll be...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet suboxone Morphine

  71. Just need to vent...
    ... s a combination of both. The Sub (probably like Methadone , taken by others, here) allows you to slip back into...

  72. Seeking support
    ... problem a while back, 20+ hydros. a day. I got on methadone treatment, and I am now over 3 months clean ;) ...

  73. Lynn, Did you get "The Craving Brain" ?
    ... reading "The craving brain" and I found this: Methadone maintenance is based on the hypothesis that, as a ... only be relieved by opiods. By providing the opioid- methadone -under controlled conditions, many patients report...

  74. Withdrawals coming off Suboxone Cold Turkey?
    ... one. She tried to go cold turkey because going on Methadone which was recommended by our doctor was out of the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin suboxone

  75. 28 Days in rehab TV show


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