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  1. I found an old journal from 1997
    ... who are less than a month clean whether it be Sub, Methadone , or nothing at all and those wanting to know how long...
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  2. help
    ... But Sub is a good option for many people. That and methadone . Like you mention, I "functioned normally," too...

  3. MUST READ "MY FIANCE IS PREGNANT AND TAKING SUBOXONE" PLEASE HELP US
    ... a miscarrage OR -Let the doctor put her on Methadone and let the baby suffer with the addiction. We...
    ... vicodin (norcos) a day, I finally sought the help of a methadone clinic. At first it amazed me to see pregnant women ... at the methadone clinic, but after just talking to my counselor about ... talking about opiate addicts who get pregnant and what methadone can do for them...) From what I understand, the ... mother starts methadone at about 30 mgs. a day, and goes up or stays level ... baby is born as the baby will be born addicted to methadone . There is something called tincture of methadone ... after they're born...taper if you will, off of the methadone . It takes approximately two weeks for the baby to ... withdraw from the methadone my counselor said. If you found out early on, ... and will work on your behalf if you choose to go the methadone route. I have been going to this clinic 7 months ... pregnant women there continuing their treatment with the methadone . The theory, of course, is that methadone is somehow ... information available to help get the babies off the methadone as they will be born addicted to it, there is no getting ... than being addicted to heroin or other opiates? The methadone clinic says 'yes.' I wish I knew something about ... whatsoever. As I did just have this "pregnant and on methadone " conversation with my counselor very recently, though...
    ... to tell you what the effects might be on the baby. Methadone they do have experience with and I know many people ... who had healthy babies and were on methadone the whole time. I am pregnant to but have been clean ... for three years. I was pregnant on methadone but was in full active addiction and lost the baby ... . Crack, alcohol, pills, dope and methadone . I did not know i was prego. In comparison to methadone ... of sub? If you had to put it into bag comparison or methadone comparison what would you say it is? One thing i ... would think about would be definatly going on methadone and if it is a low enough dose then you should be ... ok. The only thing with methadone babies is they like to be wrapped tight in their blankets...
    ... belive in this method. I Know many people belive methadone might be a better way to go but i cant do that. I...
    ... not hesitate to get assistance rather it be sub or methadone . (For instance, use the subs you have now to taper ... ) Methadone is proven safe, my understanding. And I have read...
    ... baby is doubtful to be born addicted, as opposed to methadone , because you will have been off of the drug for awhile...
    ... fine, and the baby will be happy, and heathly. Methadone addicted babies are miserable, of course depending...
    ... doses. So they sent me to a Pain Clinic. he put me on Methadone 10mg 5 x daily. Well I ended up unresponsive in the...
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  4. Pain from getting off Methodone.
    ... Sky, Methadone withdrawal can be really bad if it is not done right ... heroin is usually over within a week or two...whereas methadone withdrawal can last a few weeks and even months, peaking ... at the third day without it. How many Mgs. of methadone was your brother on? The only way to detox off of ... methadone and not be miserable is by going SLOW SLOW SLOW all ... heroin and detoxing slow...or depending on the dose if methadone he may be able to do suboxone, which is something ... new and easier than the methadone to come off of. Sue...
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  5. First post
    ... with how we use the word "clean." I have been on methadone for the past four years and I consider myself to be ... someone is able to get off opiates without the use of methadone or suboxone. I am not a big fan of AA or NA for my ... a lot of people. In fact, it has been shown that methadone is one of the most successful treatments for opiate ... endorphins, or natural opiates. I think one benefit of methadone and suboxone is that they give the body time to heal...
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  6. Away on Business - Cold Turkey again
    ... on some type of withdrawl plan....... me, I was on methadone and I am 3 months free of narcotics. But if this...
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  7. how long does it take?
    ... to or withdrawl from your baby does too. I was on methadone and they were not going to let me get off of it while ... have a few friends that have kids where they were on methadone the hole time they were pregnant. The babies were...

  8. My addiction,my recovery,my Buprenex Q.?
    ... Weather you go cold turkey, taper, use Bupe or use Methadone you WILL go through withdrawal. For you to start...
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  9. Dallas A. - Sub Dr. Appt. You Asked Me About
    ... about it?! I drive myself crazy...either it's me, the methadone & recovery, or my dang hormones! Seriously, both...

  10. Diphenhydramine abuse/addiction (benadryl)
    ... understand. What makes this worse is that he is already on methadone for his addiction to pain killers. He takes 54 mg ... of methadone daily and has done so for 2 years now. Isn't it dangerous...
    ... I don't know about mixing methadone with the OTC's your husband is taking. I did want...
    ... and respiratory depression in combination with his Methadone ....
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  11. I relapsed...feeling bad
    ... and some of us relapse. I have been off of my methadone treatment for almost 3 months without relapsing. ... mind. It has been a real struggle for me, but the Methadone treatment worked for me.... Surprisingly. I think ... hide the pill bottle. He did that for me with my methadone . Hey, hang in there, it seems that you are trying...
    ... is true. I was sober for nine months off of heavy methadone and relapsed and now have three years. I think somewhere...

  12. Lisa, Michie, The Twins, C-Mom, Dallas.....everyone-
    ... didn't really discuss Sub w/me, it was right to the methadone . Please let us know. I've read your posts when you ... yourself the best. I am doing so much better on my methadone since they tweaked my doseage up & it's given me the...
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  13. Cleaning the Opiate Receptors
    ... Does anybody know if Methadone is an opiate antagonist or agonist. Meaning, does ... oxycontin and want to quit, if I take a tapering dose of methadone for a couple of days, are those couple of days wasted ... because I am still taking the methadone ? Meaning is the Methadone like taking the Oxy's but ... without the high? Since my body has never had methadone then taking that specific drug for a few days won ... but will I experience withdrawl effects once the methadone is out of my body? Aslo, does anybody know about...
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  14. Visualization
    ... method to getting of drugs (CT or taper or Suboxone or Methadone ) there were a few thing I used outside of medical...
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  15. im haveing issues, dont know what to do
    ... snort it that the potential was there, so I went to a methadone clinic. I am certainly not telling you to go that ... the point that I was doing heroin and ended up in a methadone clinic where I am still at four years later. I guess...
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  16. Just can't believe this!!!
    ... quitting. When I decided to quit (with the help of methadone about 3 months ago) there is no way I would take pain...
    ... find out what your options are. Like I said, the methadone really worked for me, but I am not trying to push...
    ... vicodin! I didn't know what to do...I have been on methadone maintenance therapy since July, was clean for 5 months ... other script (my primary doctor doesn't know I am on methadone ...yet, he's been my dr. for so long and I am finding ... obvious--NO way I would even feel them at the level of methadone I'm on, and that's part of the blessing of the meth ... Fortunately there's the pain-killing benefit of the methadone , as I was again, so, so sick. My body hurt so much...
    ... I was on methadone for a few years and I had to come off of that! That...
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  17. Meth addiction
    ... are you talking about meth or methadone ?...
    ... Now theres a scary thought. Alice, I am on methadone , too. Hey, don't worry so much about getting off ... me like you are doing really well. For many of us, methadone can be a life saver...I know it was for me because ... any other way. Grant it, we are dependent on the methadone , but diabetics are dependent on their medication and ... difference between addiction and being dependent on methadone . You said youself that you are a changed person and ... and someday if you decide that you want to get off methadone deal with it than. Take care. Sue...
    ... came to the end of my addiction in 2002. I was in a methadone program for about 1 year. It saved my life and made ... side effects for me were horrible. With the wd of methadone was the closest I have ever come to want to die. ...
    ... sobriety tools is the main priority for the "clean time" methadone gives a person, and I even worry that I am not using ... mention about yourself delving into alcohol after your methadone treatment. You know, Ell, I'm not sure I really knew ... that you did a long-term methadone treatment. You are once again so right about the ... bad rap associated with not just the withdrawals of methadone , but just the methadone treatment in general I'm learning ... being ready to start tapering! Is that typical for methadone treatment I wonder? I appreciate having a voice in ... I don't, and it's become more noticeable with the methadone . Hmmmmm, maybe I need to keep a check on myself a ... there...I have a lot I'd like to discuss about the methadone , and there aren't too many on here to talk to about ... feelings I get from the little meetings I go to at the methadone clinic, I am finding myself more open and more curious...
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  18. Question for Everyone: How do you act on Pain Pills?
    ... what I'd spilled to the board here. I went to a methadone clinic and took my first dose on July 13, 2004, and...
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  19. Methadone Detox
    ... year now. Stupidly enough, I made the choice to go on Methadone Short Term Maintenance, after failed attempts of quitting ... using after rehab. Anyway, i've been on methadone for 6 months, from 55mg, then to 25mg for prolly about ... Anthony Hey Ant thanks for posting. I never took methadone but I do know about withdrawal. Meth has a long half...
    ... I am so sorry you are miserable. I went through methadone detox many many times since it became my drug of choice...
    ... just yet, but its only been a day completley off the methadone . If I go to the doctor will it be a problem since ... they didn't monitor my methadone ?...
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  20. Getting to know you
    ... to be found, in-between surgeries, etc. Started Methadone Maintenance Therapy July '04 after peaking at an avg...
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  21. Weight Gain while on Pain Pills????
    ... switched from oxycontin 20mg 3 times a day to 30mg of methadone 2 times a day (for cost reasons as I lost my ins. ... and methadone is waaay cheaper than oxy). I gained weight. It ... could be the methadone but it could also be that I was laid off my job about...
    ... weight from them....only started gaining with the methadone (and the lack of desire to do anything since losing...
    ... weight from them....only started gaining with the methadone (and the lack of desire to do anything since losing ... . Good luck :) Angela HI Angela The methadone did just the opposite for me..............I lost my ... appitite/ How long have you been on the methadone ?...
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  22. Can I do this on my own?
    ... place is pretty hot tho. i think you should use those methadone pills to get yourself off, gradually...take them when ... have you been on these opiates? percs is easier and methadone gets harder, etc. but helps a lot of people out in...
    ... year so it should not take all that long. Flush the methadone . That is the true poison. I came off 200mg cold...
    ... it but afterwards I thanked her. The thing about methadone is exactly what you said. I have a million friends ... bunch of energy everyday on getting my stuff and the methadone made me content everyday. The thing about that is ... just postponing the enebadable. And the thing about methadone is your with drawl can get winged down so you don...
    ... heard good things about it. It has to be better than methadone . I am due on May 7th. It is our first. My husband ... the day is what we used. We were both on a lot of methadone . I actually met him at the methadone clinic. I know...
    ... huge change that will come with the baby. I was on methadone twice. Once I was on 80 mg for like 9 months and ... half. I landed in jail where they did not give me methadone or anything. You really don't want to know what that ... me. You just get so drained from all that. With methadone or sub you don't have to worry about it for a while...
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  23. Big Ups!
    ... same as Suboxone), last month. Amazing drug. Unlike Methadone , it can be privately prescribed. Your dr. will advise...
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  24. No choice but to be clean at least a month.
    ... toothache for several days after dental work. My methadone dr. prescribed the tramadol for me. After being clean...
    ... toothache for several days after dental work. My methadone dr. prescribed the tramadol for me. After being clean...
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  25. vicodin addiction and your mind
    ... pretty much everything....when I finally did get into a methadone clinic I would have done just about anything to stop ... remember the first couple days after I was on the methadone how happy I felt...I took my kids to the park and...
    ... like you're doing quite well with it. I've been in a methadone maintenance program for four years now for my addiction ... offering subutex to patients who want to get off the methadone . I tried many, many times unsuccessfully to quit ... using before deciding to go to the methadone clinic and I was apprehensive about going the methadone ... I knew that I was going to become dependent on the methadone . However, there is a difference between being dependent...
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  26. Hey Ya'll!!!
    ... well soon. You wanted an update: I went through methadone treatement and I am almost 3 months clean. WOW!...

  27. once i start i cannot stop
    ... problem was with the opiates, which landed me in a methadone clinic and I've been there for four years. Even though...
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  28. Too much Ultram or Lortab wd? I feel so sick. Please help.
    ... pills which eventually led to heroin. I've been on methadone for the past four years and I'm doing well. I hope...
    ... you think this is legitamate? Do you take the methadone for pain or only to wean off of the heroin?...
    ... Hi again, and thank you. I'm not on methadone for pain, but I do know people who are. If you have...
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  29. Goddessgirl it's Stacey
    ... drop. I remember only too well, when I was coming off methadone (at least a million years ago!), how hard some days...

  30. Managed addiction
    ... taking a pill to feel good.' Your time on Sub (or Methadone ) allows you to let go of those old feelings. It's...

  31. hello my friend philster2003
    ... lurking, you might know I relapsed after being on the methadone since July. It was in December, and I knew something ... it was a message from my body to my brain to get my methadone dose adjusted. In hindsight, though, it actually...
    ... were able to deduct that you needed to readjust the methadone so that you weren’t getting those visions of sugar...
    ... oxycodone and Valium or a combination of Percocet and methadone . Is that legitimate? It's very hard for me to...
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  32. Addicted? Need help.
    ... are having this problem. My addiction led me to a methadone program where I am still at four years later . . ...
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  33. hello
    ... diarreah. The writer billed immodium as "over the counter methadone ". I was skeptical, and it suggested taking a double...
    ... went on for five years. I eventually ended up in a methadone maintenence program but I was doing oxys and heroin ... immodium . . . it is definately not the same thing as methadone . But, it may help with the nausea. Anyway, good...
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  34. Start of 2nd week / Cold Turkey from Oxycontin
    ... me, i have 3 kids and also I babysit. I did the methadone thing and so far its working for me; over 2 months...

  35. Hydrocondone
    ... time before I was doing that too...so I went to a methadone clinic and I've been there in a maintence program...
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  36. Advice about methadone?
    ... that was the hardest. Anyway, I have been on a methadone maintence program for 4 years. I don't know much ... about methadone detox programs...but I can tell you that methadone...
    ... love. i believe you are on the right track with the methadone . i started at a meth. clinic locally over a year ago ... him that he could begin maintenance treatment at the methadone clinic. its cost should be $77.00 a week for treatment ... continued to see a psychiatrist in addition to the methadone . opiate addiction and depression go hand in hand....
    ... could do to help him help himself. Did you ever try methadone ? If so, did it help? Thanks again!...
    ... though, to be responding to your post. Yes, I am on a methadone maintenance therapy program, but it is long-term, ... meetings I go to are held on Saturday mornings at my methadone clinic, so it's all people who are either getting ... unemployed and ready to end it all, and thanks to methadone ...I now have time and a clear head to go to meetings ... me with my life after pain pills. I am in the methadone program for the long haul, though, as compared to ... adjustment of my doseage corrected that. One thing about methadone is that it is so very different as to how it works ... just say "hey, I feel normal." I truly think that methadone --like Suboxone--can be a lifesaver for many who simply ... the cost was the deciding factor for me to go the Methadone route. I find this to be a safe, and highly effective ... everyone is different. That is also a key point of methadone and/or Suboxone therapy. I can tell you love your...
    ... Yep ... I have been on methadone for 4 years now. I editied my first post to you because ... medication. Also, an addictionologist will know more about methadone . Unfortunately, there are many psychologists and ... psychiatists that just do not know enough about methadone and often times they give people the wrong information ... against it. Everything has it's good and bad and methadone is no exception but for me the good outweighs the...
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  37. Anyone take suboxone longterm for pain?
    ... Methadone can be used for pain, but i didn't think suboxone...
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  38. Oxycontin Nightmare
    ... Im on my own with three kids now. I have been in a methadone clinic for the past four years and I have managed...
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  39. Struggling
    ... and rehab. I didn't get clean until I got into a methadone program. I am still there four years later but I ... coming from whether it be heroin or pills...for me methadone was the only thing that worked. But, It's not for...
    ... soooooo much, I thought it was a miracle. As far as methadone , I'm hoping it doesn't come to that. While it seems...
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  40. I've had enough!!!!
    ... herself into rehab for two weeks. The doctor put her on methadone to wean her from the hydros, but it is now as big...
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  41. Buprenorphine Detoxification (Is this a helpful procedure?)
    ... that more people end up "maintaining" on it, like methadone , than actually stopping narcotics. Which is really...
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  42. Help!New here, long user of norco, taper needed
    ... rehab, go to an MD. Thats what I did and he put me on methadone the same day, and it worked for me. I am 2 months...
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  43. Can something as simple as seeing something on t.v. make you crave again?
    ... Ok, this may sound silly. I have been clean off methadone for w/d for a little over 2 months. I can go all...
    ... can't and won't do it anymore. thank goodness my methadone dr. allows me to take 4 valium a day. they arent...
    ... the Sub? I know nothing about the sub cause I was on methadone (3 months). Nice to know that other people feel the...
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  44. Scared of the Sub.
    ... and the guilt we carry as active addicts. I was on methadone maintence for 6 years, with 4 of those years tapering...
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  45. Seems like nobody gets to the "punch"...
    ... car many times. For me after a million rehabs and methadone , and counseling and meetings, eventually I just decided...

  46. GoddessGirl - Thanks for book recommendation!
    ... (And for Dallas Alice for her inspiration re. how methadone helped her recovery.) And..I am just grateful to everyone...
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  47. Suboxone--No day at the beach!
    ... or 50mg per day. Really nothing! I was on 100mg of methadone for almost a decade. But I didn't make the move. I...

  48. hello to everyone
    ... back seeing her again. Well, she did. He put her on Methadone this time. I told her that I have heard that it is...
    ... regular meds again, except the oxys, he put her on methadone instead. I've heard that methadone is 10 times harder...
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  49. Admitting problem; first time
    ... but again be careful about opiod treatments like methadone , you don't want to substitute one physically addictive...
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  50. Vicodin & Pregnant
    ... appt with a pain specialist in Jan. to possibly go on Methadone . I'm not sure I like the idea though. I've heard...
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  51. Craving Please Help
    ... down before, i was up to 20+ pills a day, then on methadone treatment. I have been free from my pills for almost...
    ... Well the dr. that gave me the script. is not my methadone dr. so she did not know about my addictive background...
    ... gonna be ok-you've gone thru soo much-and did the methadone treatment-came thru like a trooper! So-please hold...
    ... what I had to break out of. I have been off 200mg of methadone and heroin and crack for almost three years now. ...

  52. New on Suboxone--Lots of ????'s
    ... prescribe it. I go to a clinic that is actually a methadone clinic that also does suboxone. I haven't earned...
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  53. To ChristianMom...some info you might like...
    ... moving a bit further forward and seeking out this methadone clinic I now go to 5 days a week and which has become ... hopefully celebrate my first anniversay on July 13 of my methadone treatment, I will lose 15 lbs., I will write just ... kicked suicide and vicodin with the help of you all and methadone ! Twins, you've made a choice to give up the oxy's...
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  54. GoddessGirl and every one eles
    ... you know Right now just a lot of pain and since the methadone is not helping with the pain and I can't take any...

  55. Will SUB work to get off Duragesic Patches (Fentanyl)?
    ... What did your doctor say? I can't see why sub/or methadone short term-would be a problem..talk to him/her..about...

  56. Long-time lurker-FNALLY posting!
    ... Congrats on your recovery. That is awesome. Methadone is what worked for me. I am 40+ days off of the pills...

  57. I Need Someone To Talk To...i Need Support
    ... if you weere taking oxycontin or a high dosage of methadone . I would try to call in sick for work for about three...
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  58. My father is a new person.
    ... He went to one of those rehab places and got on methadone until he finally didn't need it anymore. Now he is...

  59. "Dallas Alice...Take a Bow!"
    ... remember how excited you felt when you realized the Methadone was 'doing its thing' and you were starting to see...
    ... kilter. One thing I vowed to do when I started the methadone was to be honest, and although I've always been brutally ... cravings. More so than I've felt since I started the methadone in July. I had no idea this could happen, especially ... very, very scared. So I put in a request for a methadone increase, and today I met with the dr. and he approved...
    ... cravings--there was something not right with your Methadone dosage. And it gets so hard to distinguish between...
    ... again!" So I showed them and blasted them with more methadone , which really did help me so much, and I'm pretty ... better tonight..." The amazing thing about this methadone is what a difference 5-10 mgs. can make. I am so...

  60. I failed
    ... addiction tendencies, have you talked to anyone about methadone ? Many of the people in treatment at my clinic are ... also chronic pain patients yet the methadone stabilizes them so that it works effectively on their ... strange, CM, but the immediate relief I felt from the methadone shocked the heck out of me! I slept, I didn't have ... pain pt. also, but abused his meds. He went on the methadone for both addiction and pain relief, and he was up ... disability and who come there for their pain med, the methadone . So maybe it could be an option that might provide...
    ... issues-which is an entirely differant matter-possibly methadone would be a better option-works both on pain/addiction...
    ... had above...and evaluate them all (from rehab, to Methadone , to another try with the Sub with another doctor,...

  61. The Dreadful company Christmas party is tonight
    ... ended up having a good time. I am 40+ days clean off methadone , so I am not w/d ing or even craving the pills. Its...

  62. Afraid to quit...
    ... to 20+ a day. I got help from an MD who put me on methadone treatment for 3 months and now I am over 40 days free...
    ... taking the pills. It was hard when I took that last methadone pill. It just takes time to get back to normal again...
    ... 4/day went to 5-7, and eventually when I turned to methadone maintenance therapy, I was at 12-15/day. Yikes! ... the Suboxone, the fact that there is pain relief in Methadone is the primary reason I chose that route. But in...
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  63. ChristianMom, PLEASE check in...just a quick line so we know you're okay
    ... down. In reading your post, I recalled day 3 of my methadone treatment, and I was only at 40 mgs. at that point ... that I was now in fullblown benzo w/d. He upped my methadone to 45 mgs. (I'm now on 110...that's how different ... allow myself to be open to letting this w/d drug--my methadone --do its job in freeing the rest of me up. You know...
    ... going to help you get off the pills! I was on the methadone for 3 months and I am narcotic free now for over 40...
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  64. Miserable..can't do it anymore...
    ... a coupla years back. (having also quit opiates and methadone years before). Having the willingness to go through...
    ... eventually go off of it. As you know, I'm on the methadone , and I was surprised to read you wake up with tingly...
    ... point that I stayed off the drugs. I was on 200 mg of methadone which is a huge dose for a 120 pound chick. I was...
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  65. percs and bad teeth?
    ... been on Hydrocodone, Percosett, Oxycontin, and now Methadone . I think they all do a number on your teeth....
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  66. anyone have a new problem with coke once you r on methadone
    ... sorry cant help you there. I was on methadone from hydrocodone addiction and was told NOT to take...
    ... know wound up on crack or cocain heavily while on methadone . I think we were still looking to get high and found ... that doing H while on methadone was not cutting it....
    ... Pearce, When I finally got off methadone (it took me almost 6 years!) I started to drink like ... totally cross addicted and watched as I went lower on my methadone dose, I just replaced it with booze. I think it's...
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  67. Two Months No Pills
    ... years...20+ a day. Then I got help; went to a Dr. for Methadone treatment the end of july; and I am now 42 days off ... day and I am sure that helps with my depression. My methadone dr. lets me take a small amount of valium a day for...
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  68. Another hurdle; Company Christmas party tonight; no drugs
    ... HI :) Almost 40 days, no methadone pill or any other type of narcotic. dr. does let ... valium or 2 before I go though!!!!!! Dont worry, my methadone dr. allows me to take them and is keeping a close...
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  69. Day 2...fighting the good fight
    ... little of the edge off. Tommorow I'm going to take one methadone 10 in the morning and see how it goes from there....

  70. marijuana/pregnant
    ... in detox-there were several women who were now on methadone and pregnant..they used up until the 5/7th months ... ..not good. But-were there to get on methadone and complete their prenancys w/o dope. My sis-smoked...

  71. 3 years off heroin and no longer an athiest
    ... happy story...Three years clean off heroin and massive methadone among other things and I finally can see the really...

  72. Allmost Giving up.
    ... tried doing the same this time a 3 weeks ago by taking methadone for the seven days to avoid the sickness. Two weeks ... because im ready to give up. Please remember I only took methadone for 7 days....
    ... Methadone is the purest opiate you can put in your body. I...
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  73. difference between meth and sub???????
    ... be physically addicting. I don't get it. I know methadone kicked my butt addiction wise. Eventually I got where ... I would have rather had methadone cuz it was purer and stronger. Anyone tried both...

  74. KICKIN' EASILY! who'd have thought
    ... Have u ever tried methadone ? I don't suggest it but I am wondering. I have been ... tell me what you know about this sub and compare to methadone if you can. It was not around when I quit. Go girl...
    ... agonist(properties that make youo painfree and high). methadone , is a complete agonist. created by the germans in ... and the Oxy family as well.) well, the advantage of methadone , is its half life, which has to be more than 24hrs ... long half life. i've heard many times in my life that methadone is much harder to kick than any other opiate.. most ... think they called it OrLAAM, brand name which was like methadone in the same family as levorphanol.. anyhow, this alternativ ... e lasted 3 DAYS! instead of 1 day like methadone does.. so youo only had to take your drugs once every ... its half life is just as long if not longer than methadone , something like 24 to 36 hrs. and its receptor specific ... having natural pain killers, youve been making them. methadone fills all the receptors, so when you stop taking methadone ... titrate down (not sure what word to use), you taper down methadone slowly.. very slowly, trying to make the pain as bearable...
    ... would be less damaging to the liver? She mentioned methadone , but also said that if anything should happen, a screw ... life. I couldn't begin to list the losses. Would methadone allow me some energy, free from pain? Or does it cause ... even more weakness? Would it be possible to be on methadone for the rest of my life? To anyone who has had the...
    ... time, just screwed up later. As far as being on methadone forever, It is a very good long lasting pain killer ... benefited many many people. The only bad thing about methadone is long term withdrawel. Other than that, it won't...
    ... or its lesson(s). I take it, from your reply, that Methadone is less damaging on the liver and I will of course ... there will be problems getting a month's worth of methadone at once, let alone bring it overseas. Thanks so ... Blurayne, you helped me with something more than just the methadone -forever question........ it's time I took care of...
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  75. The Twins --with hope, relief--and some fear--have a Suboxone Doctor's Appt. Tuesday
    ... all, please keep posting!! And, Dallas, how is the Methadone dosage working for you--do you feel stablized, yet...
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