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  1. Subutex question....
    ... relatively short WD period for those who go cold turkey..... Methadone is the stickiest,oxy's probably second..Heroin,believe...

  2. Hi Dallasalice
    ... about you. How are things working out with the Methadone ? Have you found just the right dose, yet? Well...listen...
    ... addicted, single mother who is either downing her methadone , dissolving a suboxone tablet, or waiting for the...
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  3. Trivial- but a question nontheless- getting off antidep after sobriety
    ... and not chronic pain (although I have cp and take methadone and vic's for it). BE CAREFUL WITH NEURONTIN!!...
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  4. Hi, I want you to know theres hope
    ... same way. I am now three years clean off of 200mg methadone cold turkey, heroin, crack, alcohol, and pills. I...

  5. Methadone taken with other RX
    ... [url]http://www.coldwaterworld.com/ methadone .html[/url] My dr. gave me a Hydroxyzine (Vistaril ... ) boosts potency by 30-50% while I was taking 8 methadone pills a day. I would fall asleep standing up. I would...
    ... will show other scripts. that will interfere with the methadone . just trying to help. :)...
    ... Some drugs are dangerous but I do know that my old methadone doctor used to perscribe us valium, xanex, kalotipin...
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  6. Cleanstart I Am Proud Of You
    ... are doing great.. Julie..you too-you are off the methadone ..that is GREAT WORK!!! I wanted to make sure you...

  7. Help I am worried
    ... not do it on my own, so I went to the Dr. and got methadone treatment (I think you know my story?). But you see ... pharmacists. I researched on the internet more about my methadone than my dr. even knew. He would give me false information ... .(wrong explanations for my side effects of the methadone , etc) He did not even know about online pharmacies...
    ... HICleanstart; I am glad that you are well. My methadone dr lets me take 4 5mg valium a day and that helps...
    ... HICleanstart; I am glad that you are well. My methadone dr lets me take 4 5mg valium a day and that helps...
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  8. Feeling absolutely horrid
    ... easier Cody and mentally it will too! When I stopped methadone after 2 1/2 years the withdrawl was so horrid and ... day and that was horrible too but no comaprison to methadone . I am 31 years old now and I am taking about 10 mg...
    ... anyone is wondering, it has been 37 days since my last methadone pill. I am getting so much better every day and the...
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  9. My Love Affair with Hydrocodone...Please help me :(
    ... car accident several years ago. Percocet turned into Methadone 10-20mg a day for 2 1/2 years and then I was off to ... do. I went through horrible withdrawls from taking methadone a coupke years ago and let me tell you I thought I...
    ... and we went the very next day. The Dr. put me on Methadone treatment...I was able to get prescriptions and take ... be ashamed about. I am over 20 days clean of the methadone or any other narcotics. The methadone treatment is...
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  10. I feel Horrible...
    ... although the way I got off of the pain pills was with Methadone , a 3 month treatment. It was pretty hard after that ... pills alot. Its been about a month since my last methadone pill and I am doing good. If I can do it, you can...
    ... you well. I was in jail when I came off 200 mg of methadone cold turkey. After the physical pain wore off I still...
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  11. Question for long term sub users..?..?..?
    ... I am an ex opiat user of all kinds includin methadone and one quetion....what the heck is sub?...

  12. Pat 88 you there?
    ... post to me you said you went 21 days no sleep kicking methadone right? I NEED to sleep, sometimes i think you can...
    ... the worst part of narcotic withdrawl. When I kicked methadone in '88, I really started thinking I would never sleep...
    ... male chef,divorced father of two...am on 60 - 90mg of methadone for opiate addiction/chronic back pain which is resulting...
    ... I kicked 200 mg of methadone that I had been on for almost two years. You can ... if it is only vics you will make it. Don't get on methadone ....
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  13. Methadone Detox Question
    ... im on 90mg of methadone ...i was on 60mg for a year but my back finallly blew ... weeek or two to have somewhat succccesful fdetox from methadone and even then you would have to go on clonidine or ... should see a doc....but to be successful to get off the methadone it has to be done very slow,very.very slow otherwise...
    ... and I am primarily a opiate user. I was on 200mg of methadone and cocain for some reason while on that stuff was ... and eventually I messed up and got kicked out of the methadone clinic and the cocain stopped only because I had to ... it was not over there because once again I was on methadone and back on cocain. Honestly I have been in numerous ... to the addict. To this day I have seen heroin and methadone and have no turning of my stomach but I even talk...
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  14. It is me stacey!
    ... you have to deal w/ all this ****. So you are on methadone ...its helping? Did you end up getting strung out...

  15. Gabitril should I take it?
    ... have chronic pain and my main medication for it is Methadone . I haven't noticed any big changes since I started...
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  16. Question for those who have been there
    ... am NO expert at this, I am almost 2 weeks off of my methadone treatment; I took my last methadone pill 13 days ago...
    ... am NO expert at this, I am almost 2 weeks off of my methadone treatment; I took my last methadone pill 13 days ago...
    ... Still not sleeping very well either. When I stopped methadone I had the same symptoms. Took about 2 to 3 weeks for...

  17. PAT88 you there?
    ... years never posted till now and after all ive read methadone is the worst not many make it and certainly not c...
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  18. Comtrex Cold and Flu helps withdrawls:
    ... years I have taken my share of pills. I was addited to Methadone for 2 1/2 years taking 1-2 10 mg tablets a day which...
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  19. ultram questions
    ... nightmarish withdrawals in my life, from percocet, methadone , zanax, etc. That was over 16 years ago. In 1988...
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  20. ChappyBoy
    ... with her and explained the hydro. abuse, then the methadone treatment, then told her I was 8 days off and having...
    ... maybe I should try that again. I need to see my methadone dr. next week, he wanted to see me a month after my...
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  21. Support
    ... That's OK. I went 21 days without sleep when I kicked methadone . Ya don't die from lack of sleep. We have alot in...
    ... what you are going thru right now. When I came off methadone in 88 everything I did, and I mean everything felt...
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  22. oxycontin withdrawl
    ... am determined to cold turkey this...I cold turkeyed methadone 16 years ago and I am in recovery. Go to NA. Too sick...
    ... am determined to cold turkey this...I cold turkeyed methadone 16 years ago and I am in recovery. Go to NA. Too sick...
    ... years this Dec.10th. I know the pain of withdrawl.... methadone , heroin, cocaine, valium, weed.....cold turkeyed it...
    ... post to me that 16 years ago you beat an addiction to methadone .i have never had methadone but ive spent 3 years reading ... od drug addiction message boards i would say that methadone is one of the worst drugs to come off of, it seems...
    ... If you kicked methadone this will be piece of cake. You know that in your ... head. You will be fine. Methadone is the worst of the worst to kick if you ask me. ...
    ... 160 is not a light dose a day. You have kicked methadone and my guess is that this will be nothing compared ... while. It might help along with baths. How much methadone were you on?...
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  23. Rough Start
    ... That totally sucks. A couple years ago I was taking Methadone 10-20 mg= to 1-2 tablets a day for a couple of years...
    ... painful, I have been there and done that a few times. Methadone was the hardest for me and NEVER again will I put...
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  24. Hi it's Julie
    ... I wanted to let you know how my methadone treatment went. I could not find my origional post ... . I started on the methadone approx. 3 months ago, dr. started me at 8, then every...
    ... have to taper off those too. he also hung on to my methadone bless his heart)...
    ... story there. Just wanted to congratulate you. I kicked methadone 16 years ago. Was taking 85 to 100mg for ten years...
    ... your question about me having doctor's care for my methadone withdrawl....yes and no. I saw an addictionologist...
    ... HI everyone. 15 days today since my last methadone pill. Today I have 2 appts: One with my therapist ... , and one with the Dr. that prescribed the methadone for me. Interersted to know what my methadone dr ... Hard to explain this person. Anyway I ended the methadone 2 weeks early becuase I just could not handle taking...
    ... am going to go see her again next week. went to methadone dr. and he was actually really understanding and he ... information............maybe it would help him with future methadone patients to see that there are easy ways to get access...
    ... tell you what will work and what won't. I was on methadone and I personally would never recommend it to anyone ... BUT I also know from three years clean from 200mg of methadone and long time heroin use that each individual has...
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  25. Newbie - Changing my life
    ... make yourself think about. For me because I was a methadone and crack head I would think about the most awful ... and I was convinced three years ago I would be on methadone for the rest of my life. Sorry I did not mean to...

  26. pregnant & on vicodin
    ... thought I was going to have to have a child while on methadone because back then I never saw myself getting off of...

  27. Michael,goddesgirl,agentalias..sub users..Question??
    ... drop it down again. But unless you were in oxy or methadone , I don't know why you would still be feeling such...
    ... fein with three years off the crap but all we had was methadone ....
    ... Hey jess- Suboxone is similar to methadone ..replacement therapy-but it has antagonist properties...
    ... about time they came up with something other than methadone . I have seen on the boards that some people get a ... night though. Honestly I was convinced I would be on methadone for the rest of my life. I am even having my first...
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  28. Stacey/Michelle/Banker/Sammi/alices/BC-kimbee
    ... missed my old "crew." LOL...! I'm still on the methadone , and I haven't reduced or increased my dose, but I ... I hate this sweet tooth I've developed since the methadone , and I've gained 10 lbs. and I see more coming! I...
    ... lots of comfy..ness. DALLAS!..Whatsssup!! :) The methadone can have a more "jonsesy" aspect than the sub..from...
    ... , about the changes you are experiencing with the methadone ? Does he think the emotional problems you are feeling ... discussed the breakthru withdrawal with your nice methadone doctor. That's important! You've done so well and...

  29. Needing Help Please!!!! Having a breakdown!
    ... My g/f went on methadone for her pill addiction. I stopped myself. I have ... taken them hear and there since she has been on the methadone appx a month and a half. My problem is my depression ... Because addiction is hard enough. My g/f is on methadone , but if she knows I took pills she wants to even though...

  30. What is neurontin
    ... any benifit to ease pain, or is it a altewrnative to methadone without the lines, or slight buzz, thanx in advance...

  31. Need encouragement/support
    ... I was wondering why you haven't investigated Methadone or Sub? It's cheaper than buying all the Hydro...
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  32. Detox questions
    ... with hard work! First, many facilities still use methadone for detox. Heroin, oxycontin, vicodin, percocet etc ... more acceptable! it's all the same.... Detox from methadone can be very bad, but that is when someone has been ... on methadone for a longer period of time as in maintanence treatment ... that he does not become physically addicted to the methadone while they get his body off of the other pills. But ... or for maintanence. It is similiar in theory to methadone , in that it is a replacement that fills similiar receptor...
    ... so I can't say much to help. But...are you sure the Methadone is not being given for just a very short period through...
    ... to Al-Anon. I don't like the idea of him getting methadone treatment(prolonging the agony) but the docs will...
    ... where you are from however, I live in Canada and here Methadone is only used to treat Heroin addiction. It might have ... I at one time would not have encourage the use of Methadone however, after first hand experience to see it's ability ... have found from talking to addicts that withdraw from Methadone that if done properly under a Doctor's care the withdrawals...
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  33. Immediate Help!
    ... oxy's etc.The only one that will come up negative is methadone but it will be positive for meth if that is part of...
    ... expensive. I don't know about the cost of Sub, but Methadone is very inexpensive. I just read on one of the boards ... the Sub was about three to four times the cost (of Methadone ) each month....
    ... will come back negative for opiates and positive for methadone ....
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  34. Suboxone - WD please help
    ... stand the withdrawals from the buprenorphine. Even methadone does not seem to prevent the withdrawals. This drug...
    ... I have been there and still take pain meds. I take Methadone . That is why I read this message board because I...
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  35. SARANDIPTIY IS BACK FROM REHAB! Hi, Im Sara, and Im and Addict!
    ... especially when I was either heading to, or at my methadone clinic. You've given us a great insight into the...

  36. Hi Evry One
    ... asked for from the members here, I decided to go on methadone . I considered Sub, but the cost was prohibitive. ... into people who think if you're on the Sub or the Methadone , that you're just trading in one drug for anther?...
    ... to know I am 100% clean but I would not let Sub or Methadone stop me from going to meetings. I wouldn't tell them...
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  37. Sub MDs,and Mds in general..ANGRY!!! grr..
    ... But I am not very well-versed on the sub as I am on methadone for my prior 15/day vicodin habit (the 10/325s so ... around $4-500/mth for it, and I was able to go the methadone way for $180/mth. If I could have afforded it, I ... don't think my post is to encourage you to do the methadone in any way! I am writing you because I am just truly...
    ... who have some kind of taper/substitute i.e. sub or methadone seem to stay away from the pills/dope a lot better...
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  38. Addict in recovery in need of opinion about another addict still using
    ... What about Methadone ? Is this part of your recovery and do you think yours...
    ... [QUOTE=Windy 2]What about Methadone ? Is this part of your recovery and do you think yours ... benefit from this drug? I really don't like the whole Methadone idea. I just think it's like replacing one drug for...
    ... she hasn't reached that point yet. Other than the methadone , there is also a drug, Suboxone, that is fairly new...
    ... again everyone...the drug suboxone...is that like methadone ? I mean, do you have to go get it from a clinic or...
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  39. Methadone Withdrawl PLEASE HELP
    ... recovering addict. I spent the last 4 months on short term methadone maintenance. I am currently in the Detox phase, and ... of weeks. All the horror stories i've heard about Methadone withdrawl are starting to get to me. Is Methadone...
    ... calm your fears about impending w/d. I've been taking Methadone for a little over a year now for pain managment, I...
    ... actual detox your facing once you're weaned off the methadone will not be pleasant,but it's suffering for several...
    ... slight fever, I was paranoid that it was caused by the methadone but at the clinic they said its just a cold. So far...
    ... Chill! Don't walk off. Methadone is not heroin. I was on it for years. Looking back...
    ... adds to my already existent fear of the end of my methadone maintenance therapy! Mine is far away yet, though ... with it!" I am currently at 110 mgs. of liquid methadone daily, and what I've learned is that to better your...
    ... I was on Methadone treatment and it was NOT a horror story. Started ... NOT a horror story. Its 21 days today since my last methadone pill. I am not craving the hydros. I had very minimal...
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  40. Vicodin Issues
    ... which i havent bought...etc. My girlfriend went on methadone , because she couldnt get off. I can but now, because ... considered NA and im going to go b/c she has to on the methadone program. I guess we shall just see...wallowing in...
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  41. Today starts my new life
    ... fibromyalgia. I go to a pain clinic and I have been taking Methadone 10 mg. 4 times a day. I usually only take 2/day on ... is why I would take so many during the day. With Methadone I take them as prescribed. I haven't posted much and...
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  42. I'm back.........
    ... of the things that concerns me about being on the methadone ...if I have a medical procedure or have any real pain ... my primary doc (or surgeon or whoever) that I am on methadone and will require much more of whatever for pain relief ... and just leave out the part about having to use a methadone clinic in order to do so as I wasn't taking just 50...
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  43. Addicted To Everything
    ... sober awhile. Got addicted to Hydrocodone. Went on Methadone . Started smoking crack again. Got sober and stayed...
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  44. how to stop oxy?
    ... rehab(at least 28 days). My nephew kicked Oxy and Methadone in a detox then went to a 28 day rehab. He's been...
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  45. Doing Pretty Good
    ... I am doing pretty good lately. I have been on methadone for about 2 months, went to dr. a few days ago, and...

  46. Addicted to Lortab...Need Help...
    ... a MEDICAL DETOX and DON'T jump on the Suboxone or Methadone . I'm for getting the dopesickness overwith for good ... feeling like crap and trying to kick something else( methadone kick is brutal). To each his own....whatever works ... . If it is a taper, Suboxone (not Methadone !), medically-supervised detox.....hey, if it works...
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  47. For Those With "Clean Time"
    ... for three years almost off of heroin and crack and methadone . It is really hard in the beginning to not have the...
    ... Well, I went the methadone route after several failed attempts to get clean any ... one addiction for another - Yes, I am dependent on methadone , but I definately believe there is a difference between ... being dependent on something and being addicted. Methadone doesn't consume my life, there's no chase, and I definately ... But, anyway, this post is not an advertisment for methadone ...lol. I think one thing that is very important...
    ... every type of drug out there including, meth, H, methadone , pain pills (opiates), xanax, valium and booze. I...
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  48. In two hours I'll be on Methadone or Suboxone.
    ... NA for a week now every day and today I will start Methadone or Suboxone. Wife is going with me to the appointment ... will come with time. Get on Suboxone. Please. Methadone can be just as addictive as anything else. I am not ... Iwas in detox 3 of the 6 there were there because of Methadone . All I do is preach about Suboxone, but it saved me...
    ... the road to recovery. Oh, also, I've taken 20mg of methadone , and feel a barely percpeptiple buzz, but nothing...
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  49. been away, need help!
    ... slowly enough to avoid withdrawal symptoms. Unlike Methadone , you can get a prescription for Suboxone from doctors...
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  50. Happy Birthday DallasAlice!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... she's "cured." Little does he know that she is on methadone ! She waits till he's gone to work and her kids are ... you all; my sense of taste I celbrated by tasting my methadone and aknowledging its role in my new life, and later...
    ... !! How in the world is she going to cover-up this Methadone after-care program, if she has to sneak off just to...
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  51. Methadone question for anyone who has had good results with it.
    ... Hi Blue Julie: I have been on methadone maintenance treatment for quite a while now, and as ... anything but be honest). I have never really heard of methadone being given/prescribed in the manner that you've taken ... familiar with that type of treatment, as far as using methadone specifically for opiate addiction. May I ask what ... on what doctors are even allowed to prescribe it. Methadone is an extremely regulated drug, so if he is prescribing ... he doesn't have to follow the same guidelines as a methadone clinic, but then I wouldn't think he would be privy ... to the latest and newest information regarding methadone maintenance for opiate addiction. The doctors who ... until certain criteria are met. Are you getting your methadone like any other ordinary prescription? If you are, ... doctor may not be real "up to date" or knowledgable of methadone maintenance treatment. This is only a guess, and I ... I started treatment, I was always being told that methadone maintenance was considered a long term treatment, ... couple months ago who described his wife being given methadone by her doctor, and that too sounded a little strange ... doctor admitted that he wasn't real familiar with methadone , but he would try to help her. Yikes. Anyway, ... these feelings you described, anxiety, grumpy...the methadone dose being decreased is certainly not going to ease ... haven't had to take any other medications with the methadone , with the exception of Trazadone (for sleeping) in ... can find someone who is capable of prescribing the methadone in a manner that would be beneficial to you and your...
    ... right, he is NOT familiar with alot of things about methadone and is not up to date at all. Alot of side effects ... as dificulty urinating (he did not think it was the methadone ), Swelling of my feet (thought I was drinking too ... with a lower doseage, and he weaned her off of the methadone much more quickly than my dr. I have done alot of ... different dosages that drs. give their patients of methadone ....
    ... how many drugs you took has to do with the dosage of methadone they start you with..... All in all, even though ... I dont know much about methadone , I am pretty happy with the dosages he is giving...
    ... julie, i am going to make a post for you about some methadone things. im just posting this so you know that and...
    ... can answer, but I can sure share my experience with methadone with you. You are at the point of going off of it...
    ... on. I cannot believe that people would stay on methadone for longer than a few months. My understanding, ... dosage, then taper down, until completely off. methadone is a narcotic, and the whole idea is to get off of ... it. Like I said, my friend that I email, who is on methadone 's dr. pretty much is doing it like my dr. only even...
    ... there seems to be a couple of ways to treat with the methadone . Personally, even though its not easy, I think I ... am worried about "wigging out" once I take my last methadone . I am really thinking that if I have a few backups ... patch you were talking about a narcotic?? I am on 3 methadone a day for about another week and a half, then I am...
    ... has a sedating effect. Julie wrote - I am on 3 methadone a day for about another week and a half, then I am...
    ... the Clonidine and not the dr. you were getting the methadone from? just curious....
    ... tad.....(for the most part. I DO have bad days) The methadone has been very good for me, so far. I am just thinking...
    ... for julie, right now my dose is 50mg methadone every morning about 9am. it has been at 50 for several ... 140mg. this dose is where i was when i stablelized on methadone after getting in treatment. i chose to voluntarily ... my dose because i had thots of coming entirely off methadone at one point. i reduced 3mg every 3 days. i reduced ... and am confident i can handle life on my own without methadone . i wanted to comment on the dose you were started ... before i got on the program i had a connection for methadone and was taking 20-30mg each day. this was just enough ... experience in treating addiction. particularly with methadone . the other point is about the reduction. i believe...
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  52. unsure addiction vs relief
    ... no relief or very little. i have just started 20 mg methadone with hopes of tapering off oxy and finding some relief...
    ... least trying after raising oxy she says a new med methadone should be tryed. so far i only take a small dose at...
    ... Hey Amy and Painman, Methadone is not a "new" drug - it's been around for a looong ... lost my job and my insurance my doc switched me the methadone (costs pennies per day instead of dollars per dose...
    ... can live life.i dont get high i dont drink i take methadone im doing well this way.i hope just knowing were out...
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  53. Dallas.............................
    ... short time nor am I going to be able to just quit the methadone maintenance treatment overnight either. When I am ... I certainly wasn't "living" by any means.) The methadone can only do so much, though, and then the rest is...

  54. I just don't know which way would be best
    ... works. Suboxone is another drug you'll have to kick. Methadone is another gorilla on your back. Do detox/rehab and...
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  55. suboxone taper/detox-post experiences...
    ... to get hooked again I went to detox they put me on methadone I didn't want to be on that so I looked for a differen...
    ... go through all the w/d's and other things with the methadone and now your going through it with the sub. This...
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  56. Please help me Get off of the Pain Killers!
    ... work becuase the withdrawls are so bad! I brought up Methadone and she told me that she wouldn't give that to me ... . I really didn't want the Methadone , but I was desperate and just wanted something to ... or I will get fired! The only thing I know about is Methadone , but where I live that is not something a doctor will...
    ... work becuase the withdrawls are so bad! I brought up Methadone and she told me that she wouldn't give that to me ... . I really didn't want the Methadone , but I was desperate and just wanted something to ... or I will get fired! The only thing I know about is Methadone , but where I live that is not something a doctor will...
    ... something else you'll have to kick. A detox from methadone is BRUTAL and you don't want to go that route. Go...
    ... see recent threads on this Board). It is similar to Methadone ...but you can get an Rx for it...so that you do not...
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  57. Quick ? About Drug Testing
    ... had a question about pre employment drug testing a Methadone usage. I take meth for chronic pain (along with vicodin...
    ... DO require a test I will disclose the info as the Methadone WILL show up as an opiate. In this tought job...
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  58. first day at the clinic
    ... hoping there was in fact some type of buzz with the methadone . Once we make that choice to get rid of our little ... those issues in the future...WITHOUT my pills. The methadone does give you a sense of well-being, or what most...
    ... place in a matter of hours or days as it is with the methadone (and I suppose the sub, also). A whole new way of...
    ... Methadone is perhaps better than illegal street drugs but it ... legally can lead normal healthy lives (and hence that methadone users can live the same quality of lives as clean...

  59. Message to DaliceAlice
    ... young kid at that) until now, that is. Now I am on methadone for my 20+ year addiction to pain pills, and it's...

  60. I'm in serious trouble, advice from Suboxone users please and quick!
    ... get on some kind of maintenance. I am not sure that methadone is what I want, due mostly to the fact that I have ... to it as percocet. Would someone who is using methadone or suboxone please give me a personal first hand account ... are the symptoms? 3. How long have you been using methadone or suboxone? 4. Does it make you high? 5. How...
    ... on both Sub (Banker, Sammi, Godessgrl, Octomon) and Methadone (Dallas Alice and Rockingham.) I am currently looking...
    ... does not give you a high.. and you are right about Methadone . I've taken it (the pills) and all I wanted to do...
    ... Rockingham....Help MMT Questions" it has good info about methadone treatment DCV. good luck bro :)...
    ... getting off of Oxy and I knew I DID NOT want to go on Methadone . Mainly because I did not want to take the time to...
    ... recovery plan. I don't want to get into a debate about methadone (God knows we've all seen plenty of opinions on this ... influence on your choice; but it doesn't seem as though methadone got a fair shake in your thread. I have been on MMT ... ( methadone maintenance treatment) for quite some time now, and ... available to you.... 1. Does is relieve pain? Methadone is used many times as a pain medication, without using ... experience wd's from your drug of choice while taking the methadone , or do you experience wd's from methadone when it ... is time to discontinue use? As soon as you begin methadone treatment, any wd symptoms you are having will substantiall ... y subside. That is the concept of methadone treatment, it facilitates recovery by suppressing ... addiction and how to deal with "life" without the pills. Methadone isn't a quick fix, you need to seriously work on your ... recovery while taking the methadone . The clinic that I go to requires mandatory counseling ... along with the methadone treatment. Now, if you meant do you experience wd ... 's from the methadone once you decide to discontinue it, the answer SHOULD ... be no, or very little. If you are tapered off of methadone under medical supervision at a SLOW AND METHODICAL ... tapered off much too quickly. This is another reason why methadone should be considered more of a long term recovery ... everything. I am a chronic relapser which is another reason methadone was suggested by the rehab facility I was in at the ... give you a sense of well-being. You usually feel the methadone "kick in" about an hour to 2 hours after you dose ... to yourself, including overdose. You will not have methadone in your posession at the beginning of treatment ....
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  61. analize this
    ... I can't keep piling up the debt, so I just started methadone 11 weeks ago, and so far, so good--only one relapse...
    ... myself, did I turn to this board and later, to the methadone that has surely helped me in my quest to turn my life...
    ... was very happy (and relieved) when I went into the methadone program & they did a liver and kidney enzyme test ... addressing my addiction to pain pills first by going on the methadone , & next I have begun addressing my 15-yr. use of benzos...
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  62. Alice, Jen, Rockingham....HELP!?!? MMT questions
    ... weight gain, sleepiness in the evenings... BUT... IMO, Methadone does the exact same thing. I was taking over 20 lortab ... but I promise you it's a lot. I have received methadone pills before while I was withdrawing and my experience ... days of this, I found myself taking more and more of methadone to get the same high I got at first. Everyone on ... explain... Anyway, I understand if you still choose the methadone route... Apparently, the withdrawals from both are...
    ... thereafter. Now, I'll be paying $77 a week for the methadone . It may not seem like a huge difference to some, but ... is enormous. The biggest disadvantage I see to the methadone is the daily trip to the clinic. I'm not sure if or...
    ... again! So about your questions, I've learned that methadone affects everyone differently, it is metabolized differently ... )) I asked the dr. about it, & he explained that methadone is a very strong pain relief drug that it is often ... will treat the pain as he's so close to being off the methadone , that there is no reason for him to be on the 15 mgs ... this well--NOT!!! Gradually as the high from the methadone and the mental re-adapting goes down, you are then ... are some at this clinic who take over 250 mgs. of methadone a day! I can't imagine that, but then there are some...
    ... worry about not experiencing some sense of euphoria. methadone will provide a mild form of high initially. that was ... to stabilize you will not experience any high from methadone . you will be thankful for methadone on your first ... physical symptoms. no you dont withdraw each day. methadone doses last a long time. a term used for methadone ... in your body. 24-36 hours is the general range for methadone . it varies for each person. withdrawal symptoms...
    ... you are in a state of withdrawals when you start the methadone treatment on Tuesday, you will feel wonderful after ... your first dose of methadone , even at 30 mg. It's almost a "rush" when the methadone ... matching equivalent doses of narcotics between the methadone and oxy's. You will metabolize the methadone differently ... don't expect the same feeling (or euphoria) from the methadone . Yes, in the beginning of treatment, you will feel ... sense of well being, or euphoria. Some people feel the methadone kick in around an hour an a half after dosing, and ... and be honest with yourself....you're getting into methadone treatment for the wrong reason. The clinics are experts ... have any problem. I was in severe wd when I started methadone , but I felt so much better as soon as I started treatment ... truly wish you the very best in whatever you decide. Methadone treatment has worked far above and beyond anything...
    ... depressed and low then i felt ever. to me i think sub and methadone do the same basic thing. im glad i found the methadone...
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  63. Is this a crazy idea?
    ... you know your other options are rehab, suboxone, or methadone . Tapering is hard as hell coming off of oxys, i...
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  64. I had my dental procedure today!!!!
    ... to the boards. If I fall by the wayside during my methadone maintenance treatment, I hope I can be that brave...

  65. Some questions how to get started, I would really apperciate some help
    ... the treatment center where i am at now. i am in a methadone maintenance treatment program. the best idea would...
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  66. What have I done?
    ... told her I had a drs appt. an hour away and I got on methadone immediately. I never thought it would happen to...
    ... that money that i wasted away. I have been on methadone for almost 2 months; it really isn't too hard, but...
    ... braces adolescent to now, an almost-50 yr. old woman on methadone , there is so much regret over time lost and money ... then and this is now, and I am commited to making the methadone program work. I've been on it for 10 weeks, and my ... opportunity to be free of the vicodins, the best thing this methadone program has given me is the chance to be honest with ... require something more disciplined, and I chose the methadone program. I might have gone the suboxone route if ... will want, most likely) I will have to get off the methadone , too, and that will not be easy and that is when I...
    ... how are things going for you? Are you still taking methadone ? I've gotta go and run some errands, hope to...
    ... HI Sammi yes, still on the methadone , 4 a day. but I have a drs. appt tomorrow and he ... gave me some valium. that works allright. The methadone is better than going c/t of course..................
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin Percocet Vicodin suboxone Valium

  67. vicodin addiction, need help...
    ... from pills for to weeks dont go straight to sub or methadone . you will be making a minor problem into a huge one...

  68. Hey Lynn....
    ... However,I am presently considering either Sub or Methadone especially if this pain continues..I literally have...
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  69. REHAB: scariest, but BEST DECISON IVE EVER MADE: Trying not to back out
    ... people who helped me make my decision to go to the methadone clinic I'm now at? And more importantly, did you ... helping me understand, one of the side effects of the Methadone is drowsiness, and in the beginning especially, I ... in my life like I did the first month of being on methadone . Enough about me, but I hope I gave you a laugh...

  70. Ultram~ vommitting???
    ... do you know what methadose is exactly? I know what methadone is.....but I had never heard of methadose until just...
    ... have you guys been lately?...Cox as to your question- Methadone - brand .. ( name in US is Dolophine ) is manufactured ... generic manufactured by Mallinkrofdt...Cox because methadone is considered to have a " narrow therapeutic clinical ... attained in the body,etc... thus if one is rxed methadone ask your doc about this....as in pain management,detox ... ,long term tx with methadone /methadose..if you take brand or generic stick with...
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  71. Dallas Alice - MMT Stabilization
    ... can tell you that what you are experiencing with the methadone is really quite common. For some people, it can take ... off of that, it seems once I was stabilized on the methadone , I didn't need it anymore. I also had an awful time ... with very little inconvenience or hinderence from the methadone treatment. I really wanted to get into your new ... you have any questions, any at all, whether about methadone or anything else, please don't hesitate to ask me...
    ... appreciate your posts to me so much, and when you mentioned methadone to me that night I first posted when I was feeling ... wrote ("you sound like an excellent candidate for methadone ,") going round and round in my head ever since. ... thought that "I could be an excellent candidate for methadone " in my mind as I pondered the clinic from the outside ... although I haven't told them about the addiction, the methadone , or the clinic...they've noticed a change in me, and ... know what I'm talking about when I talk about the methadone , so I just hope you know how dear you've become to...
    ... know why I allow myself to place a stigma on using methadone , but I'm just not ready to tell some people about...
    ... and I know how you feel. When I first started the methadone , I was amazed at how much better I felt (I was in ... feeling SO relieved and downright grateful that the methadone seemingly is as effective as it is. Then...about a ... second blood draw. Apparently, this is about when the methadone level peaks after dosing. The doctor compares the ... bit from this test. (How you are metabolizing the methadone , how long it is staying in your system) Try to remain...
    ... lot of information about how our bodies handle the methadone , so I might still do it, I just don't know. From ... -especially after that initial period of starting methadone and being in the lower 30-50 mg. area passes and the ... truly "bumming me out, man" the most about the whole methadone program in general--so sleepy during the day :) ... knew it had to be connected to either going on the methadone or coming off the vicodin. It turned out to be a...
    ... long i had to wait to read the seldom posts about methadone on this board. i know there are some more with methadone ... interest in this board has definitely perked up with more methadone discussions. have a great day :)...
    ... through or are going through getting off the opiates via methadone on here. You were the first one to even mention it ... your words of "you are an excellent candidate for methadone " that--along with the obvious, 'you will die if you ... to go in to the clinic. I had read about this methadone /suboxone clinic in a very small independent little ... then there will be the inevitable...getting off the methadone , but if I can give 20 years of my life to drug addiction...
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  72. Does it ever end? I'm so tired and want it to end so bad!
    ... many times and ways without any luck. Then I started Methadone and could get by on 1 40mg waffer a day. After 2-3...
    ... I absolutely would not cold turkey from 40 mgs of methadone a day down from over a hundred....
    ... [SIZE=3] methadone slave when i first went off merthadone which was around ... anxiety which included panic attacks what do you take methadone for i did'nt catch it in your post i take it for chronic ... to go back on it again to alleviate my severe pain methadone sucks believe me i know i'm trying to support you ... a novel but i completly understand your situation methadone w/d is scary but consider some of my advice it really ... my prayers i know what it's like to be a slave to methadone but you can beat it the thing i found that helped ... other medications i mentioned when i went back on methadone i cried because i knew the 2nd time around would be...
    ... [SIZE=3] methadone slave your post title sounds like the first post i...
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  73. w/d's, pregnant
    ... told my husband and he thought taking a little bit of methadone would help with the wd's. So for 1 week I took a quarter...

  74. a methadone withdrawal
    ... different life now. in due time i will someday come off methadone but not until i feel more confident in my ability ... will come. Are you under a doctors care for the methadone ? I started at 80mg which I thought was kinda high ... care, then may I ask you how you are getting the methadone , and how is it that you choose your dosage and how...
    ... hi julie i am in a methadone program. there is a doctor in charge of it. i began ... slower fashion which is always your best bet with methadone . i would break your tablets in half and drop 5mg each...
    ... that you thought I'd be an excellent candidate for methadone and that you'd answer any questions I might have. ... that), and now I find myself entering my 7th week of methadone maintenance therapy (the sub was waaaay too costly ... wonderful things have happened since I started the methadone ...I got a full-time job and am still there! I no...
    ... Rockingham: Thank you so much for sharing your methadone journey and taper plan with us. I have been on methadone ... destined for a life of addiction until I was told about methadone from the med staff at one of the rehabs I was in. ... drug for another", but certainly this drug called methadone has never done anything but IMPROVE my life. The ... enough! I wish you the very best in your continued methadone maintenance treatment. Don't rush into anything.....
    ... hi julie i am in a methadone program. there is a doctor in charge of it. i began ... slower fashion which is always your best bet with methadone . i would break your tablets in half and drop 5mg each...
    ... specifically treating you for addiction or prescribing methadone for pain. ive gathered its for addiction but was not ... wasnt possible for doctors to treat addiction with methadone ...only for pain. you mentioned a appt on the 9th ... your dose at one time? :) curious bout another methadone patient:) sorry for the barrage...hehe :)...
    ... I would really appreciate your input on my current methadone maintenance program (after all, you were the first ... story about this way of getting off the pills...the methadone way. Clearly, after assessing all the parts of my...
    ... really makes me happy to see how pleased you are with methadone treatment. when you posted your story i just felt ... methadone would have a major impact on your quality of life ... important issue with MMT is controlling cravings. Methadone treatment will eliminate your cravings for opiates...
    ... specifically treating you for addiction or prescribing methadone for pain. ive gathered its for addiction but was not ... wasnt possible for doctors to treat addiction with methadone ...only for pain. you mentioned a appt on the 9th ... your dose at one time? :) curious bout another methadone patient:) sorry for the barrage...hehe :) ... that it is okay now for regular md's to prescribe methadone for withdrawl. My best friend found this dr. ... phone calls, and that is all it took. I take my methadone in doses in the morn. and afternoon; so I am doing...
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  75. Hey strangers!!!
    ... that's a compliment!) I'm starting my 7th week of methadone treatment...up to 105 mgs. a day. Went 4 straight...


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