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  1. Hydros and Zoloft
    ... Keith no its not to soon iwas on ssris while taking methadone and started a new one lexapro during the last of my ... comes with withdrawals imy withdrawal was 5 weeks from methadone if you don't mind my asking how long do physical w...
    ... thats why i posted you because of the post you wrote methadone to klonopin thats like jumping from the frying pan...
    ... sounds to me like your depresseed (this is before methadone ) i didnt really feel depressed at all he said it was...
    ... suppose to be alleviated with in 2 to 3 weeks of the methadone w/d and it just would'nt go away by 2 months i was ... it anymore i don't know if you know any thing about methadone w/d but is it normal to still have severe depression ... backwoods massachussetts drs know only the basics about methadone i found out i know more than them so any answers they...
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  2. checking in on deeanndees
    ... nothing more then to feel normal. I hope that since methadone , was the only thing I was taking that I get back to...

  3. why was my hell so long
    ... Gothic]i read some posts and info on the net about methadone withdrawal being 2 to 3 weeks does any one know why...

  4. Mood swings
    ... brain to start working the way it should i stopped methadone about 3 months ago and had to start taking lexapro...
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  5. 7 days and counting without methadone
    ... a high dose is still very hard to come off of. My methadone experiences are all derived from clinics for long...
    ... are they young or school age? I've heard that with methadone it takes about two weeks and then you will start to...
    ... hello i have chronic back pain also thats why i was on methadone to read my post to you on when does it end my heart...
    ... i am in a methadone maintenance program. and constipation is the number ... one side effect for methadone use. no matter your dose you will be constipated. ... the ordinary. you are a victim of inexperience with methadone , thats all. constipation is treated quite easily with ... problem for you and avoided what you are now going thru. methadone clinics send home a paper specifically on constipation...
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  6. refill on my hydro
    ... thanks for letting me vent bluejulie before i was on methadone i also took hydros ant where from 10 to12 a day and ... you'll do the right thing in my situation being on methadone i ran out early called my doc and he wouldnt fill...
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  7. have a question
    ... Try WATCH DOG.com, that is mostly a Methadone message board. Lots of good info there. I hope I can...
    ... np...you have been off the methadone for two months now...it is out of your system...your...
    ... np...you have been off the methadone for two months now...it is out of your system...your...
    ... Try WATCH DOG.com, that is mostly a Methadone message board. Lots of good info there. I hope I can...
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  8. The addict within...
    ... prescribed to the inmates. We had one inmate that was on methadone , and I would drink his medicine, it was in a bottle ... man got arrested, becuase I knew that there would be methadone in the med room!! Well Yesterday, he got arrested ... yesterday, and his mother brought up his methadone . She handed it to me and asked me to give it to the ... here and looked at the bag that had 6 full bottles of methadone in it.....I knew that it would be pointless for me ... would happen if someone who was on Naltrexone took methadone , she informed me that the Naltrexone would counteract...
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  9. My story-getting off hydro and sub..
    ... patient rehab was impossible. I contemplated even Methadone as outpatient, but I couldn't fathom myself going...
    ... the warm definitly would of helped the chills from methadone w/d a little bit easier now that i have back pain...
    ... which I know is good for certain situations (heroin, methadone ), but I am seeing an ever increasing attitude that...
    ... good enough reason. I'm not talking about heroin or methadone users, just hydro, and I want people to know that...
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  10. Is It Me?? It Must Be. Please. I Need You.
    ... MONTHS NOT LONG BUT STILL LONG ENOUGH I DETOXED OFF METHADONE WHICH YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO BE WEANED OFF OF SLOWLY...
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  11. farm boy 7
    ... fb7 you posted me a few days ago about weaning off methadone just curious how it was going i posted you in when...
    ... to cut down my oxycodone use inbetween lowering the methadone because I don't want to end up just replacing one...
    ... to cut down my oxycodone use inbetween lowering the methadone because I don't want to end up just replacing one...
    ... wow im sorry to here that just one question does the methadone help your pain if so why do you want to wean off it...
    ... because of the pain and all the pills. I now think methadone is very strong and has a lot of side effects that...
    ... because of the pain and all the pills. I now think methadone is very strong and has a lot of side effects that ... i wish i could say the same for my self i stopped methadone and i have my pain back but then again everyone is...
    ... AM and he said I'm doing good on the taper down of methadone . I'm also getting ready to drop another 1/2 pill per...
    ... AM and he said I'm doing good on the taper down of methadone . I'm also getting ready to drop another 1/2 pill per...
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  12. wish i had a time machine
    ... vicodin also tons of vitamins all this for giving up methadone it is so discouraging because when i was on methadone...
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  13. PainPill Tolerance Question
    ... about 2 1/2 years ago because they switched me to methadone and ive been off that for almost 3 months now im...
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  14. chefob need you help
    ... chefob i wrote apost about questions about methadone could you read it and offer me some help if you dont...
    ... post...do you see it as yellow also?....yes,im on methadone 60mg,20mg 3 times a day....been on it since june ... agree with a reply that said i dont think its the methadone two months later giving you concern...i too,think...
    ... post...do you see it as yellow also?....yes,im on methadone 60mg,20mg 3 times a day....been on it since june ... agree with a reply that said i dont think its the methadone two months later giving you concern...i too,think ... chef chefob i posted you in the questions about methadone about all the questions you asked read them please...
    ... I was on long term methadone several times during my life. I was first on a program...
    ... I was on long term methadone several times during my life. I was first on a program ... mbackwoods massachussetts doctors know nothing about methadone thanx again kelleigh...
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  15. Started Suboxone Today
    ... chronic back along with addicition so i am back on methadone for maintance until i can afford to have a neuro deal...
    ... you're in withdrawal (in my case 30 hours since last methadone dose)... I waited until I felt uncomfortable, but...
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  16. need some info on methadone?
    ... patience how old are you?....how long were you on 30mg of methadone and what drugs didi you take before the methadone...
    ... patience how old are you?....how long were you on 30mg of methadone and what drugs didi you take before the methadone ... pain,touch,noise,ect...chef chefob im 32 and was on methadone for about 2 1/2 years i was on vicodin before that ... or so i just feel like crap still almost like the methadone took something away from me thanks reply soon kelleigh...
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  17. opiate addict and medication regiment
    ... things and found a new drug called suboxone. Unlike methadone , there is no high and not addicting like such. ... opiates. Its a god send drug for addicts that dont want methadone , but want to get off opiates. I totally wipes out...
    ... when coming off opiates. I thought id be ending up on methadone . But suboxone totally eliminates withdrawls, and sometimes...
    ... Some may argue that you are still on opiates/like methadone this is in a sense a 'holding pattern' in your road...
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  18. Recovery...ultimate goal or no..thoughts
    ... think/do about our lives?....i mean,here i am on my methadone today and im hurtin pretty good with my back/plus...

  19. has this ever happened to anyone?
    ... process it really did frighten me i thought missing a methadone was bad this was like my worst nightmare thanks for...
    ... but they are trying to determine if it coming off methadone or the fact i was on effexor paxil and trazadone all...
    ... angry i went to so many doctors while detoxing off methadone and i swear they have n f-ing clue what its like my...
    ... STARTED KLONOPIN I LOST 20 LBS WHEN I WAS DETOXING OF METHADONE AND NOW I'VE GAINED IT ALL BACK IT IS REALLY DEPRESSING...
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  20. howard 678
    ... im only on them 4 to5 wks im so scared now because methadone withdrawal was a living nightmare and i dont think...
    ... your hands as well. Not so sure if it's from the methadone or if you had it prior to the drug use and just didn ... said before - it can be addicting. When you were on methadone , how frequently did your doctor give you your script ... m just wondering how you were able to control your methadone use. Let me give you a real life situation. ...
    ... your hands as well. Not so sure if it's from the methadone or if you had it prior to the drug use and just didn ... said before - it can be addicting. When you were on methadone , how frequently did your doctor give you your script ... m just wondering how you were able to control your methadone use. Let me give you a real life situation. ...
    ... patience...if i may ask.......why was your detox off methadone so bad?.....how did you wean down,mg.'s and relate ... your experience if you will....back in 1984 i was on methadone ...32mg and when i detoxed,i did it 2mg a day and then...
    ... your hands as well. Not so sure if it's from the methadone or if you had it prior to the drug use and just didn ... said before - it can be addicting. When you were on methadone , how frequently did your doctor give you your script ... m just wondering how you were able to control your methadone use. Let me give you a real life situation. ...
    ... patience...if i may ask.......why was your detox off methadone so bad?.....how did you wean down,mg.'s and relate ... your experience if you will....back in 1984 i was on methadone ...32mg and when i detoxed,i did it 2mg a day and then ... totally different person i liked myself better on methadone than off i know that sounds bad but i cant help it...
    ... guess that can happen in certain people and me be on methadone at the same time they figured the methadone was kind...
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  21. Lost.???????
    ... 120hrs a week runnin my own restaurant.....on 60mg of methadone for chronic pain/addiction.....workin on my recovery...

  22. So SCARED and So SAD
    ... mother father on christmas mother on easter i was on methadone for pain but it definitly drowned out the hurt when ... i stopped methadone it hit me like a tone of bricks my councelor has been...
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  23. benzo questions help
    ... confused i wish i could understand now that im off methadone i feel compelled to find out what makes every prescription ... just need to know research has helped me through my methadone thing and made me very curious if any one has info...
    ... prescription drugs for some reason after getting off methadone i just need to know everything about prescription...
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  24. A detox story..
    ... incrediable women who was HIV+..we became pals-got our methadone together/had lunch..took meetings at the same time ... girls were hanging out-we all felt better-now that the methadone was in our system-we smoked/talked about our addictions ... always tried-i kicked 20x in one year.Using out patient methadone -i did finally get 2 yrs sober-in june of 2000-and...
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  25. Somebody Tell ME!
    ... ITS NOT THE SAME DRUG BUT I REMEMBER DETOXING OFF METHADONE AND I WOKE UP AND SAID WOW THIS ISNT SO BAD I CAN...

  26. klonopin need info
    ... :) i just got a reply that going from methadone to klonopin was not the greatest thing to be doing ... ease them through the after affects of getting off methadone that post really scared me if anyone has any info ... please help ive already been through a nightmare with methadone i dont need another one please help thanx kelleigh...
    ... My boyfriend was on methadone for approx. 2 years after a year long heroin habit ... . He would have gotten off the methadone sooner but he heard horror stories about how he would ... t get a script for either. He's now been off methadone for almost 4 months and no longer needs to take benzos ... a strong willed person who truly wants to get off methadone and are willing to suffer through some crappy days...
    ... klonopin? Thanks for the information. banker i was on methadone for about 2 to3 yr and before that 180 vicodin every ... 2wks for about a year thats why iwent to methadone because the vicodin just wasnt doing its job so now ... ive been off methadone lets just say gong on 3 months physical withdrawals...
    ... My boyfriend was on methadone for approx. 2 years after a year long heroin habit ... . He would have gotten off the methadone sooner but he heard horror stories about how he would ... t get a script for either. He's now been off methadone for almost 4 months and no longer needs to take benzos ... a strong willed person who truly wants to get off methadone and are willing to suffer through some crappy days ... betachi angel ive already been through the hell of methadone detox its been almost 3 months but i was still suffering...
    ... m proud of you for getting through withdrawals of methadone . I'm on Suboxone and have to go through withdrawals...
    ... m proud of you for getting through withdrawals of methadone . I'm on Suboxone and have to go through withdrawals...
    ... Hey - I do have one question. Now that you are off methadone , how is your craving for opiates? Do you suffer hourly...
    ... Hey - I do have one question. Now that you are off methadone , how is your craving for opiates? Do you suffer hourly...
    ... So were you ever a real addict or were you just on methadone for true pain? Sounds like that is the case to me...
    ... So were you ever a real addict or were you just on methadone for true pain? Sounds like that is the case to me ... it yeah right im in aphyschological nightmare this methadone has f-ed me up so bad and my doc said id be fine after...
    ... how to do that... Also, why did they ever put you on methadone for pain? Why didn't they put you on oxycontin or...
    ... how to do that... Also, why did they ever put you on methadone for pain? Why didn't they put you on oxycontin or ... computer is my life now i dont know why they put me on methadone my loser of a dr just said it was the longest acting...
    ... how to do that... Also, why did they ever put you on methadone for pain? Why didn't they put you on oxycontin or...
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  27. hopefully i didnt set myself back too much
    ... tempted to call my doc and just say put me back on methadone this is one of the hardest things ive ever had to...
    ... tempted to call my doc and just say put me back on methadone this is one of the hardest things ive ever had to...

  28. Back on Vicodin need help
    ... back pain then they switched me to the drug from hell methadone please stop in the early stage love and hugs kelleigh...
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  29. chef i was told to talk to you
    ... posts but banker suggested talking to you about my methadone situation that maybe you would have some good info...
    ... like anything in life, it is hard though, i was on methadone from 1996-1999 80 mgs a day, i was sick of going to...
    ... like anything in life, it is hard though, i was on methadone from 1996-1999 80 mgs a day, i was sick of going to ... hard but you will get there! ive actually been off methadone for going on 3 months im the type of person that wants ... 50 thousand other drugs to compensate for 30 mgs of methadone im trying to concentrare on other things but its so...
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  30. "Everyday"
    ... anything stronger than hydro, nor take any benzo drugs, methadone , suboxone, oxycontin, or any of the other drugs with...
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  31. thanx everyone...day 4, clean, got question...help
    ... got it.....on the sleep issue back in 1984 i was on methadone for 9 months at 32mg and when i quit it i tailored ... off the methadone at 2mg a day.....the last day i did 2 mg and i slept ... could bet anyone a million bucks by gettin hooked on methadone again that i could stay awake for 11 days strait. ... again..that was in 1984....since last june im back on methadone ,60mg,for chronic pain in my back...plus ive been takin ... wher i live...anyways he told me that detoxin from methadone at 2mg a day aint right...have to do it lot slower ... together and there is where he writes me a script for my methadone ......chef...
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  32. Effexor for depression and withdrawal??
    ... detoxing now from oxycontin...a few years back i was on methadone and was prescribed effexor for depression, i then...
    ... I AM ON 60MG OF METHADONE FOR CHRONIC PAIN AND OPIATE ADDICTION...was prescribed...
    ... I AM ON 60MG OF METHADONE FOR CHRONIC PAIN AND OPIATE ADDICTION...was prescribed ... ANYTHING TO HELP.... i was on effexor while taking methadone when i stopped the effexor didnt do a thing for me...
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  33. Long time addiction. HELP!!
    ... im on 60mg of methadone for chronic pain/addiction...i have a bad back too ... .alternatives....chemical maintance,last resort... methadone ,suboxone,subutex,buprenex,nalaxtrone,the last not...
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  34. suboxone withdrawal
    ... been using opiates for 16 years. I have been on the methadone program for 12 years. I was started on Suboxone 12 ... failed in the past when attempting detox from both methadone and buprenorphine. I know the experience is different...
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  35. I Thank God I found the Board,
    ... injectable form of bupenorphine)am now back on 60mg of methadone ...keep up the positive thoughts,seek advice from other...
    ... injectable form of bupenorphine)am now back on 60mg of methadone ...keep up the positive thoughts,seek advice from other...
    ... i have to do 60mg of methadone a day to keep my pain in check and my addiction in ... suboxone..its just another form of maintance,same as methadone except methadone deals with pain better...they are...
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  36. Michelle
    ... somwthing I was going through. Ya know when I was on Methadone it made me nod off just like this. That was one of...

  37. dont know what to do
    ... of ruining what ive accomplished i never abused my methadone but i was definitly dependant on it im so scared someone...
    ... about any other alternatives? If you didn't abuse the methadone maybe you will be ok w/ the hydrocodone. Its a tough...
    ... about any other alternatives? If you didn't abuse the methadone maybe you will be ok w/ the hydrocodone. Its a tough...
    ... Kelleigh, Why did you get off of methadone and why were you on it? I'm assuming you were/are ... controlled by a non narcotic end up having to take methadone . So I'm confused about your situation and why you ... some advice. Chef is another poster here that takes methadone for chronic pain and he's a recovering addict as well...
    ... of ruining what ive accomplished i never abused my methadone but i was definitly dependant on it im so scared someone ... reliever and highly addictive). My understanding is that methadone is often used to control pain; and is a good long ... option. So, is there a reason you are no longer on the methadone ? With chronic pain; that may be the best option. ... friend with severe chronic pain due to fibromyalgia and methadone has given her back her life. Just a thought. I hope...
    ... Kelleigh, Why did you get off of methadone and why were you on it? I'm assuming you were/are ... controlled by a non narcotic end up having to take methadone . So I'm confused about your situation and why you ... some advice. Chef is another poster here that takes methadone for chronic pain and he's a recovering addict as well ... However, is surgery an option? banker i got off methadone because i felt like it was taking over my life not...
    ... reliever and highly addictive). My understanding is that methadone is often used to control pain; and is a good long ... option. So, is there a reason you are no longer on the methadone ? With chronic pain; that may be the best option. ... friend with severe chronic pain due to fibromyalgia and methadone has given her back her life. Just a thought. I hope...
    ... just out of curiosity, how does anyone abuse methadone ...i was on methadone years ago and had to go to the ... ahhh...then they would let me go...just wondering how methadone could be abused, unless they let you take it home...
    ... just out of curiosity, how does anyone abuse methadone ...i was on methadone years ago and had to go to the ... ahhh...then they would let me go...just wondering how methadone could be abused, unless they let you take it home...
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  38. 24 hour Detox? Has any of you seen or heard about this ?
    ... assistance of Suboxone. Why do you think they have had methadone clinics for years? There are addicts in this world...
    ... was designed for herion addicts as an alternative to methadone , due to meth's excruciating withdrawal. The drug...
    ... do need them for chronic back pain...im on 60mg of methadone ...thers pros and cons to everything and just do your...
    ... hey, i did rapid detox in 99 to get off methadone ...did it in maryland dr lance gooberman, he was awesome...
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  39. Went to first NA meeting tonight...
    ... This Is Why I Don't Go Now Becaus Ei Am Still Taking Methadone , And Of Course With The Fellowship This Is A No No...
    ... sober. Billiejean - you can't go because your on methadone ? Have you tried and if so, what did they say? I ... attends meetings regularly. How long have you been on methadone and what mg? Do you have chronic pain or is it for...
    ... Thanks everyone! Also why can't you go if you that methadone treatment? I don't get that! Jenny...

  40. when does it end
    ... :) it has been 2 months i have been off methadone thanks to all of the messages ive read on health boards ... situation the reason im writing is because ive been off methadone 3o mgs for chronic back pain and decided it was consuming...
    ... antidepressent to also help. Good luck in staying of the methadone ....
    ... kicked much higher doses several times. Most of my methadone detoxes were courtesy of the state. No weaning, no...
    ... wondering because I am considering weaning off of methadone that I take for my chronic back pain. I tried a quick...
    ... hey whats up it is so hard to switch from methadone to another opiate because the withdrawals from the...
    ... attacks i was having also for the 2 1/2 months i was off methadone i felt a constant prickly pins and needles feeling ... violent person but let me tell it was coming to it this methadone thing really messed me up physical addiction to me...
    ... story of what you went through i thought my detox from methadone was bad im so glad to hear that part of your hell...
    ... kicked much higher doses several times. Most of my methadone detoxes were courtesy of the state. No weaning, no...
    ... pain doc both said after 2wks from withdrawaling from methadone i'd be fine look at me almost 3 months later still ... to tell you the consequences i knew nothing about methadone when i started taking it if i was more informed of...
    ... farmboy 7 you posted me a few days ago about weaning off methadone just wondered how it was going and if you made your...
    ... taking it i woke up every hour i even took it during methadone w/ds and slept the whole night never had insomnia...
    ... patience, I have just stopped taking methadone hours short of 8 days..could you tell me when I can...
    ... patience, I have just stopped taking methadone hours short of 8 days..could you tell me when I can ... telling you i really feel for you did you wean off the methadone or go cold turkey please keep in touch im proud of...
    ... symptoms i hear their worse than what i went through with methadone thanks kelleigh...
    ... howard i completly understand your story iknow methadone and benzos are 2 different things but when i went...
    ... still going to have w/ds i'm just scared now and my methadone w/d was a nightmare and i don't want another w/d in...
    ... really having a hard time with coping with life after methadone it's like i'm learning certain things over again and ... all the stuff i avoided or delt with on methadone is hitting me like a ton of bricks and now i'm just ... these meds were so bad i was nieve just like with methadone thank you jennita i'm glad i have you and howard for...
    ... do what she feels is best and she was also battling methadone problems. At least she has the information she needs...
    ... really was i would have been nieve to it just like to methadone i can't wait to go to my prescriber tuesday and see ... anxiety disorder because tomorrow will be 3 months off methadone and i still have aniexty symptoms which some say is ... say is not i've reasearched and reasearched about methadone w/d and anxiety and all i find is conflicting research ... disorder or is it still from the physchological w/d of methadone you 2 are so well educated if you could help me in...
    ... really was i would have been nieve to it just like to methadone i can't wait to go to my prescriber tuesday and see ... anxiety disorder because tomorrow will be 3 months off methadone and i still have aniexty symptoms which some say is ... say is not i've reasearched and reasearched about methadone w/d and anxiety and all i find is conflicting research ... disorder or is it still from the physchological w/d of methadone you 2 are so well educated if you could help me in ... simple. If you did not have anxiety before any drugs, methadone or whatever, it's not underlying because it never...
    ... appointment I thought hey it might help me with the methadone also, I never thought I would be off of it before...
    ... appointment I thought hey it might help me with the methadone also, I never thought I would be off of it before ... danndees my panic was everyday from feb 3 (when i quit methadone ) until april 5 i was having attacks all the time i ... tomorrow if i need them long term if this is from the methadone i think i may have a few choice words for my primary...
    ... howard i also wanted you to know that today is 90 days methadone free got rid of one med hopefully soon the rest will...
    ... appointment I thought hey it might help me with the methadone also, I never thought I would be off of it before...
    ... not a doctoe but how do they know its not from the methadone the told me it's social anxiety disorder and i'm asking...
    ... not a doctoe but how do they know its not from the methadone the told me it's social anxiety disorder and i'm asking ... did you have the same problems/symptoms before the methadone ? I mean actual symptoms, not life/emotional issues...
    ... and howard i did have a social thing before i was on methadone could never be around to many people i moved around ... and make every excuse not to go but then i went on methadone lets just say it made me a totally different person ... i was'nt so nieve to all them when ifirst started methadone for my chronic pain :blob_fire...
    ... Kelligh, you can't beat yourself up about the methadone because physical pain is something that needs to be...
    ... Kelligh, you can't beat yourself up about the methadone because physical pain is something that needs to be ... know that's alot of the reason i'm still so messed up methadone w/d is pretty severe and you're right about the higher ... strongly believe if some one is one a high dose of methadone (which 50 is not high compared to what the methadone ... feel normal anymore and 3 months later i feel like methadone w/d took apart of me with it i know i'm going on and ... guess that's why i do beat myself up alot because methadone w/d has put so much fear in me i don't know what my...
    ... some people can't taper i didn't off of 50 mgs of methadone but i really wish they had because now i'm all screwed...
    ... some people can't taper i didn't off of 50 mgs of methadone but i really wish they had because now i'm all screwed ... net here, and as I told you, as someone that kicked methadone you`d be right at home in NA. Seizures? More...
    ... i pick up any medication because i was so nieve to methadone i don't sign the little slip of paper and ask every...
    ... net here, and as I told you, as someone that kicked methadone you`d be right at home in NA. Seizures? More ... something i did'nt realize could be so harmful i thought methadone was a bad one but reading all this is making me realize...
    ... something i did'nt realize could be so harmful i thought methadone was a bad one but reading all this is making me realize...
    ... good people thanks again mise nice meetin ya 97 days methadone free kelleigh...
    ... wasn't so. i went with a friend when i first got off methadone and her and a bunch of people offered i wasn't saying ... are required to take one .when i looked up info on methadone you know what popped up how to beat a drug test i...
    ... wasn't so. i went with a friend when i first got off methadone and her and a bunch of people offered i wasn't saying ... are required to take one .when i looked up info on methadone you know what popped up how to beat a drug test i...
    ... the dumps for doing this i ruined 100 plus days off methadone and feel like a failure thanks howard post me back...
    ... the dumps for doing this i ruined 100 plus days off methadone and feel like a failure thanks howard post me back...
    ... going at once here, chronic pain, withdrawals from methadone that seem to be persisting, panic episodes, and concerns...
    ... going at once here, chronic pain, withdrawals from methadone that seem to be persisting, panic episodes, and concerns...
    ... kind of nervous to go further because the w/ds of methadone remain in my nightmares forever i'm just considering...
    ... Also, I am not clear as to why you were put on methadone then presumedly weaned off. From my knowledge this ... with opiate, often herion, addicts to detox them. Methadone clinics... If you have addiction issues with opiates...
    ... Also, I am not clear as to why you were put on methadone then presumedly weaned off. From my knowledge this ... with opiate, often herion, addicts to detox them. Methadone clinics... If you have addiction issues with opiates ... free themselves from it. hi howard i was put on methadone for my back pain they also use it for moderate to ... a pain killer to be on so my primary dr put me on methadone because it has a half life of 24 hrs(which is why ... but they have'nt said anything i took my self off methadone because over 2 years time my tolerance went from 5 ... time i was 40 as much as you despise benzos i despise methadone i know it helps people that are recovering heroin...
    ... Also, I am not clear as to why you were put on methadone then presumedly weaned off. From my knowledge this ... with opiate, often herion, addicts to detox them. Methadone clinics... If you have addiction issues with opiates...
    ... some research on this patch i used it to wean off methadone it was suppose to ease the w/ds (yeah right) everthing...
    ... about the funky dreams had some myself coming off methadone lets just say i did'nt tell anyone about them because...
    ... wean myself of it i'm so scared now i went through methadone w/which was a living nightmare and now being so nieve...
    ... wean myself of it i'm so scared now i went through methadone w/which was a living nightmare and now being so nieve...
    ... was already on 150 mgs so when i was going through methadone w/ds they either belief that it wasn't working or ... being on methadone was masking certain side effects that i had. when ... i came off methadone they played process of elimanation so when i bagan ... not sure if it was from the effexor or coming off methadone because they were puzzled at first because the anxiety...
    ... was already on 150 mgs so when i was going through methadone w/ds they either belief that it wasn't working or ... being on methadone was masking certain side effects that i had. when ... i came off methadone they played process of elimanation so when i bagan ... not sure if it was from the effexor or coming off methadone because they were puzzled at first because the anxiety...
    ... it again to tell you the truth i was taking this on methadone and i know methadone can kind of stop depression in ... changing peoples lifes unfortunatly for me when i stopped methadone it just was'nt doing anything for my anxiety and as...
    ... give you an increased appetite when i went through methadone w/d i lost like 20 lbs and since i've been on klonopin...
    ... my problem is no one detoxes off of methadone right....you have to drop 5 mg every two weeks and...
    ... self to go into my purse an help her self to 24 of my methadone and 15 of my clonzapam is'nt that nice well i filed ... do it well the police report aided me in getting my methadone back i did'nt really care about the clonzapam cause...
    ... well because of back surgerys[long story]and take methadone for pain and opiate dependancy . i love this board...
    ... how different people are when i was going through methadone w/ds i would never have slept w/o it i made it 4 months ... w/o methadone and tried everything from ultram to fentynal you name ... it i tried it unfortunatly i'm back on methadone it's for chronic pain the w/d i went through i will...
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  41. when does it end
    ... it has been 2 months i have been off methadone thanks to all of the messages ive read on health boards ... situation the reason im writing is because ive been off methadone 3o mgs for chronic back pain and decided it was consuming...

  42. Going to detox next week
    ... t take it and you will have to do the clonodine or methadone route. Does anyone else know what else they give...
    ... addiction is really bad they will put you on the sub or methadone , but I don't think i will need that hopefully. I...
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  43. Oxycodone/MsContin???
    ... asked your dr.what he suggests? Some people are on methadone for pain-but its very tough to kick that.. Id try...
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  44. methadone prescriptions from your doc
    ... another county,he said that he had signed up for the methadone clinic but then the idiot went and bought 12oc80s...
    ... changes I had 3 different drs write me scripts for methadone for chronic pain. I had to go in once a month at...

  45. Why cant I stop?
    ... additional dosage didn't do a thing for me. Not like methadone . Sub is different. The only difference to me between...
    ... additional dosage didn't do a thing for me. Not like methadone . Sub is different. The only difference to me between...
    ... were talking about a friend of mine that he treats w/ methadone . He's trying to get him off of methadone and onto ... Suboxone. He thinks he is 'selling' his methadone and he's really not. But anyway - I told him I did ... Suboxone - he would miss the 'high' too much from methadone and he would go back to abusing and end up dead. ... That's how bad he was prior to getting on methadone . My doctor said that he has ex-heroine users that...
    ... this happens. The feeling eventually passes. I was on methadone several times in my life. Probably a total of 10-12...
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  46. how did your dependancy erupt?
    ... to a Pain Management doctor and he gave me 90 10mg. Methadone for my chronic back pain, along with 180 Oxycodone ... since I had just had surgery. But, after taking the Methadone , I had a reaction that ended me in detox, by my choice...
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  47. Need Info Bad
    ... inpatient detox if you can..they wean you off the stuff w/ methadone or sub..or you can see if you can find a doc who will...
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  48. On Sub now trying to get off!
    ... drugs 35 years. Mostly shooting drugs with years of methadone in between. Clean 15 years and relapsed. Started eating...
    ... too many hydros. Prior drug of choice was heroin and methadone . The difference from meth and sub; if I doubled up...

  49. help finding a doc for suboxone?
    ... addict with chronic pain, sometimes they prescribe methadone . However, methadone (in my experience) still makes...
    ... they treat chronic pain with methadone ..if you dont abuse drugs you dont experience euphoria ... ... methadone is a great drug of choice for folks with chronic pain...
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  50. Do you know my wife?
    ... but even that I have seen crack addicts who get on a methadone program able to take their babys home. Plus to take...
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  51. Yinksy - HopeYou Didn't Fall on the Fell
    ... AT ALL - as I've said before, he prescribes my bil methadone and I thought he would give it to me too so I would...
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  52. successfully done with opiates
    ... on vicodin and percacet for years. Then being on methadone and duragesic patch for a couple of years. I have...
    ... on vicodin and percacet for years. Then being on methadone and duragesic patch for a couple of years. I have...
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  53. finally got back
    ... difference now. I know a guy who paid cash for his methadone detox, but still always admits on any health questionnaire...
    ... cant stay clean this go around im thinkin about the methadone clinic very seriously that would be better than losin...
    ... Spark - why methadone ? Did Suboxone not hold off your cravings? I know ... getting off of it was hell - but you know methadone withdrawals are probably just as bad??? I've heard ... stories on here where people who got off methadone were still not feeling right after 8 months to a year...
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  54. Naltrexone
    ... I prefer taking this over the buprenex and sub. or methadone . I too told the doctor that I did not want to substitute...

  55. To Jorob and Meredith52
    ... four years and i have a back injury..im currently on methadone for the chronic pain issue but also my addiction issue ... addiction issue...........i also beleive that since methadone and suboxone/subutex/buprenex...are the only two ways ... basically what would be happen....i detoxed from heroin, methadone ,buprenex,all opiates basically......and they all bring...
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  56. Buprenex for heroin withdrawal
    ... twice about EVER using again. Good luck. And methadone is not the answer either. It's just substituting...
    ... four years to try to maintain...its an opiate just as methadone ....i believe you meant .3ml vials...that is what i...
    ... four years to try to maintain...its an opiate just as methadone ....i believe you meant .3ml vials...that is what i...
    ... comin from cause i still am clean...i take 60 mg of methadone instead of the bupenorphine...when i go to my a/a ... term with our disease and personally i wean off the methadone very slowly,just like youll have to with the suboxone...
    ... would feel a 'high'? Anyway, I know that when I took methadone for a while, it was better than lortabs for me. It...
    ... is two fold.....i also have a bad back....and the methadone keeps my pain in check so i can wake up every day ... week after all my payments are said and done....the methadone wont let me take a oxy or lortab...i wouldnt feel ... it...i dont feel euphoric from the methadone ...id have to double my dose...with the buprenex i...
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  57. Why Should We Get 'Clean?' (Desperately seeking success stories)
    ... himself into rehab, after ten (??) months of therapy and methadone , (for which he had to be weaned off of THAT as well...
    ... Its Ben Three Months Off Methadone And Still Dont Feel Normal Im Glad I Found This Post...
    ... i understand what your tring to say when i was on methadone for about 2 1/2 years basically i didnt have to deal...
    ... [QUOTE=no patience]Its Ben Three Months Off Methadone And Still Dont Feel Normal Im Glad I Found This Post...
    ... remember my diggest thing was waking up and taking my methadone its amazing how any kind of drug can mask all the ... things like my mother passed away just before i got on methadone and now its hitting me like a ton of bricks and now ... i have to learn to deal with anxiety which before methadone i could its almost like you have to learn to do things...
    ... me hope that things will get better for me iwas on methadone never did crystal meth i know they differ but all...
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  58. Help opiate withdrawl
    ... I have been on opiates two years. Methadone and then switched over to the duragesic fentanol patch...
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  59. Chef?
    ... i personnaly am on 60mg of methadone for chronic back pain and addiction.....i started ... coke and some downers or somethin like that...went on methadone at a clinic for a year to beat the disease and did ... bought a 80 seat cafe we both work it and im on my methadone doin good...i hit a/a mtgs every week...work every ... didnt use bupenorphine..5 years ago if i went on the methadone instead id still be married...the bupe came at that...
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  60. Forgot how to SLEEP
    ... Has anyone ever experienced this? I have been off methadone for almost 8 months, and this is the worst it has...
    ... was the turn around month for someone coming off of methadone . How have you been doing other than the sleep...

  61. Hey chef
    ... alot of your threads and you said that you now are on methadone . I was just wondering how you take it, whether it ... clinic everyday or what? I myself was just put on methadone right before leaving the hospital and I have to say ... was just wondering if I would be able to stay on the methadone ....
    ... for a year there.....lost everything....had i used methadone 5 years ago instead of bupenorphine/benzos to keep...
    ... Yes I have to say I am pleased with the methadone and hope I never have to worry about being cut off...
    ... chef are you being treated for your back with the methadone or what? I am very pleased for what it does for my...
    ... i went to one methadone clinic and that was back in 1984.......your family ... physician can prescribe methadone ....any major pharmacy carrys it.....in the clinic...

  62. Sammi/Sub
    ... about the wds. I've been so scared that they are like methadone and those last for months. So... seems like Michelle...
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  63. Root
    ... I've got to know why your doctor has not discussed methadone since it's almost an automatic that it will be prescribed ... chronic pain? It just doesn't make any sense. Now methadone can still be abused (it's what Chef takes) but for ... Can you tell us if you guys have discussed using methadone ? My brother in law takes it and is doing wonderfully...

  64. Okay,I need some advice...
    ... I went through the same things when I came off methadone . Someone sent me this link: [url]http://www.tlctx...

  65. Pregnant and Addicted to Hydrocodone
    ... bupenorphine,every method of quitting....now am on methadone ....i wish i was on meth 5 years ago....honesty is...
    ... Chef, Is it easy to get on Methadone ? How do I do it? I saw my doctor today, and I couldnt...
    ... Why doesn't your doctor give you a daily dose of methadone . It's a valid treatment for opiod addiction. hi...
    ... recommended unless it is a very very slow taper. Methadone is harder for babies to detox from than heroine. ...
    ... Methadone is harder for babies to detox from than heroine. ... pregnancy is dangerous to both the mother and the fetus. Methadone maintenance is the best way to help a pregnant woman...
    ... pregnancy is dangerous to both the mother and the fetus. Methadone maintenance is the best way to help a pregnant woman ... such thing as safer vs unsafe narcotics. Heroine and methadone are almost identical in their effects on a developing ... proven to be non-tetrogenic to fetus's. Heroine and Methadone are both opiates. Heroine is considered safe in european ... analgesia. The point I wished to make is that the methadone withdrawal period is very long and protracted because ... tolerate it well. But the thinking that leads to methadone recommendation is that the other risky behaviours ... the fetus and mother than the protracted detox from methadone . I don't mean to argue, but if Savannah is going...
    ... feel that guilt. I don't think you need to turn to methadone . You are not taking enough to need it and put your ... baby thru the w/ds that come with methadone . I have seen it and its not pretty. Talk about feeling ... believe you would put your baby thru more by turning to methadone rather then staying at your 6 pills a day. Just my...
    ... sure what they would do if the baby was addicted to methadone since that is a treatment program... I'm just not ... sure. But I can almost guarantee that taking methadone every day is better than abusing hydros. For the...
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  66. heroin.
    ... bupenorphine for four years...it works....was and am on methadone too.....only two legal ways of chemical puttin heroin...

  67. "SUB"? Sammi, Banker, anyone please?
    ... sub one week. Closest thing is I think Kinda did a methadone detox in a week. gotta run, rosie...
    ... wds are going to be probably as bad as coming off of methadone but Yinsky - it's the only thing that has saved my...
    ... I wonder is it really much different in action to methadone ........... what are the advantages of sub over methadone ... ? I think I have heard that methadone is much more effective for pain control too? Anyway...
    ... the next and I'll ask him. Yinsky - I've taken methadone (off of the streets and never for more than 2 weeks ... goes. There is no high with Suboxone but I LOVED methadone . It was almost better than lortabs for me and it...
    ... I wonder is it really much different in action to methadone ........... what are the advantages of sub over methadone ... ? I think I have heard that methadone is much more effective for pain control too? Anyway...
    ... was going to ask if one of you could explain what Methadone is and why it is used versus the Sub. Michelle, is...
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  68. to sammy, please help me??????
    ... withdrawals when you come off of it. It's almost as bad as methadone as far as withdrawals are concerned. It should be...
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  69. suboxone for cravings/wd's
    ... responses. I really appreciate them. They put me on methadone and tapered me off before I left....
    ... How long were you on the methadone ? It takes a while to withdraw from meth than it does...
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  70. What's In A Pill?
    ... detailed (I think mostly about methadose (generic) vs. methadone (brand) and the hydros....that 10's can be anywhere...

  71. Is Methadone covered by insurance?
    ... Just forgot to ask in my last thread if Methadone is covered by insurance? I have an HMO. I have ... states, WA, VA, etc) and it was covered for me for methadone during my pain management treatments, but I don't...

  72. KINDA's " HELLO."!!!
    ... just coming to my senses, I ended up doing a 5-6 day Methadone Cocktail de-tox, with a week wean-down from the de...

  73. HELP:How does one get put on Methadone
    ... talk to your obgyn. Also, look in the phone book for methadone clinics. You will have to go each day to get your...
    ... for kysada i am in a methadone maintenance treatment[MMT] program. the 15th will ... months to the day in the program for me. calling a methadone clinic and getting an appointment and some information ... addiction and usage history in order to determine if methadone is right for you. i say this last part because your ... that this is possible, to be "rejected" so to speak. methadone is a schedule II drug and milligram for milligram ... refills can be added to a prescription. not so with methadone , you MUST see a doctor each time and get a new prescription ... right, you must visit each day to get your dose of methadone . take homes[TH] are available but not immediately ... ill leave you with this last bit of information. methadone requires an extended period of time to withdraw from...
    ... Let me ask you something... I relate Suboxone to Methadone pretty closely, except w/Sub, I feel NO high whatsoever...
    ... Methadone Maintience Treatment is an excellant way to recover ... a MMT center and my patients are doing wonderful. Methadone decreases both cravings and withdrawls, and it blocks ... is highly advised that in the last trimester your methadone should be seriously monitored/decreased. But you are ... able to take methadone and not suffer any side effects. Most side effects ... from methadone are generally insomnia, joint pain, cravings(mostly ... your doseage weekly to "ween" yourself off of the methadone . Trust me, it's a great treatment and i've seen...
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  74. Is Anyone Out There, I Slipped Tongiht
    ... and try again but I just could not stop. I tried methadone (which worked well, however, I still got a high from...
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  75. i really need someone to tlak with
    ... you considered going into a detox? Many detoxes use methadone tapers over a period of five days or so, and then ... know, I've done it in the past myself. I was on a methadone program for a few years. I started out addicted to...
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