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  1. addiction related depression
    ... it is spiraling downward as i continue on thru my methadone program. my anti depressant is effexor xr, the dose ... interact with each other in a negative fashion. the methadone counteracts the effects of the effexor! so when im ... staying off heroin and pills with methadone i continue to wallow in depression because my anti...
    ... I am an "oldtimer" who has been on methadone for many years. What a lot of people dont realize ... when they are on methadone and experiancing depression and craving and general ... underdosed. It is probably the number one problem with methadone therapy today. I think you should increase your dose...
    ... ever taper? AllyI am an "oldtimer" who has been on methadone for many years. What a lot of people dont realize ... when they are on methadone and experiancing depression and craving and general ... underdosed. It is probably the number one problem with methadone therapy today. I think you should increase your dose...
    ... fentanyl citrates 200, 800 & 1600 mcg suckers and lots of methadone , maybe I'll try tapering off with one or the other...
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  2. The addictologist
    ... every day or every other day. He also told me about Methadone ..he used to run a methadone clinic. We also talked...
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  3. rockingham...a question 4 u
    ... have a question about effects of different doses of methadone . my husband is on it and is doing well with work...
    ... for a bit of a nod. initially when i started with methadone i did nod just a bit. only enough to know that i was...

  4. 6 days on methadone to quit 30 pill/day vicoprofen addiction...EXCELLENT RESULTS
    ... reassuring for me to hear about others doing well on methadone since i had my doubts at first!!!! he is excited...
    ... sister pez. i am so happy for you. the gospel on methadone is that it is a fantastic medicine for those who want ... tough to read posts from people who dont want to use methadone when reasons used are not wishing to drive everyday ... . or it is impossible to stop taking the methadone . looking back at the unhappiness i dealt with each ... my life as an addict, and especially at the end, methadone was the wisest choice i have made in quite a long...
    ... such a large "habbit" to qualify for programs such as Methadone or suboxone?? Just wondering what your Dr. might have...
    ... I used Methadone for the last 2 weeks before I finally found a Subutex ... all, I forget to take it. I was stable at 100mg of methadone a day, when I started Subutex the first day was roughbut ... weeks you will have energy beyond belief. I agree Methadone does work great but I believe Buprenorphine. Is a ... up on standard drug screens. I was also getting my Methadone illegally. That’s how I was able to get such a high...
    ... anybody at your meth clinic told you how addictive Methadone is. It is as addictive if not worse than the pills ... started taking the vic's because after being off the methadone for 2 months I was still so sick and lethargic I could ... I started taking the vicodin's to counteract the methadone withdrawal. I am quite sure that there are several ... that can tell you how horrible withdrawal is with methadone . In fact, I have never personally met anybody who ... people that will say that suboxone is just as bad as methadone , but I disagree. Suboxone will not get you high. ... against. If I had been told the first time I started methadone what it would do to me, I NEVER would have started ... taking it. Heroin withdrawal is 10 times easier than methadone withrawal! Good luck....
    ... there is someone else out there that's actually on methadone with me. It's interesting how many people sit on these ... pills are glamorous?!?! I would never think of taking methadone from an illegal source, you really need to be on it ... If you want off the pills so bad, then quit, get on methadone or Subutex but don't fool yourself into thinking that ... huge pill junkie, I followed several threads about methadone and decided it was worth a shot. It was. STACY- ... I stepped into a posh spa where they just dole out methadone ? I am an incredibly intelligent woman. I am a current ... successful business and uh, duh shucks, you don't say? Methadone is addictive? You were a heroin addict, you did not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone Vicodin

  5. OK....The Doctor (from the list) said no suboxone
    ... understanding...not shocked at all etc... He said NO WAY to Methadone . He said my 120-150mg a day hydo habbit was not a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: catapres suboxone

  6. what is subtex ??
    ... It's potential for abuse is actually lower than Methadone because there is a ceiling to how high you can get...
    ... It's potential for abuse is actually lower than Methadone because there is a ceiling to how high you can get ... subutex & suboxone!! Some people may have to go on methadone but for a lot of people subutex is the way to go....
    ... stated in my "suboxone feedback" post. I dont like methadone clinics and I dont like getting profiled but that ... was supposed to be a breakthough to get rid of those methadone clinics, who thinks that is going to happen?...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone Lortab Percocet

  7. Boy, the things I've done...
    ... impossible. I have been thinking about Suboxone or Methadone , but do they help with real pain issues as well? I...
    ... prerequisite in doing so. I, too, have thought about methadone , but I'm not sure; I need to do a lot of research...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycodone Oxycontin Percocet suboxone

  8. Going on OPRAH...
    ... to prescribe..other than the Sub it is either C/T, methadone , or rehab which those were not options for me...want...
    ... counselor) generalized and said, oh it's just like methadone , and do you really want to substitute one drug for...
    ... I fear that if or when I want to get off it (like methadone ); I won't be able to. Thre is a part of me that just...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  9. I think I need help
    ... intense. Im on suboxone..opiate replacement..similar to methadone but done in the privacy of a drs. office. Please talk...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  10. Methadone.....day one after a 30 pill a day habit!! I
    ... serious Red Bull and cigarrette addiction. Anyway methadone costs $50.00 a week. $50.00 a week, sweet Jesus!!...
    ... pezzie....cheffie here....i do 20mg. of methadone 3 times a day....the meth will put your w/d's at bay...
    ... Okay it's 12:20, I'm still fine! I called 3 methadone clinics before I found one locally that would take...
    ... Allycat . . . if methadone is not right for you, what method of getting clean...
    ... you not be willing to drive to a subutex doctor or methadone clinic? Guess what, when you go on sub...you have...
    ... pez- i think it is great that you are doing the methadone thing. my husband has been on it for about a month...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicoprofen

  11. YES!!! Whooooooo hoooooooo
    ... also shows that it can be done without suboxone or methadone just takes alot of guts and willpower-spark...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  12. chefbob or any methadone users for vicoden withdrawls
    ... to kiss all your withdrawal symptoms goodbye pez. methadone is an outstanding drug for use in opiate withdrawal ... with a simple pill addiction can also qualify for methadone . im so glad you took this step pez, your life is about...
    ... second week of November....please. Did you also use methadone ?...
    ... hey there......ive been on methadone twice in my life....once back in 1984 for heroin addiction ... chronic back pain/opiate addiction....in 1984 i was in a methadone clinic and this time around i see a dr. and he writes ... med required to stave off w/d's and feel "normal"... methadone lasts me about 30 hrs...it has a long half life meaning...
    ... to pez: yes i am in a methadone program. for more then 30 days. i am a heroin addict ... drugs/ drug treatment and you should find the local methadone clinics. it might take you a while but there is generally ... at least one methadone clinic in every community. hope you find one bro....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Lortab Oxycodone suboxone

  13. Trying to beat this and online pharmacy sent RX
    ... he did relapse. about a month ago, he started the methadone maintenace program as well as marriage/addiction counseling...

  14. Gabbi--or users of Sub
    ... days, maybe even less. since i first posted about methadone up until now has been weeks. you could have already...
    ... Hi... Methadone /suboxone..hear the lil ring of similarity??It doesn ... underground" lol... I know hardcore addicts who did methadone for a few years and came off and are drug free.I think...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  15. SUBOXONE Just checking in
    ... have taken it, My main reason Morphine, Opuim, and Methadone at the last, 100 mg of hydrocodone would not even ... phase me. 200mg of methadone and 80 mg of Hydrocodone did give me a good buzz for...
    ... that is a revolving, At most find a samhsa center for Methadone treatment until you can find a Subutex, Suboxone doctor ... , Methadone will get rid of all withdrawl once they get your dosing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Morphine Codeine suboxone

  16. Spark...need a bit of advice
    ... runnin out so i knew i had to do somethin.cnsidered methadone but clinic to far away and found suboxone on the computer...
    ... suboxone does nothin for real pain so methadone is where you need to be and there is nothin wrong ... with methadone whatsoever and it is cheap and it works-spark...
    ... if you are having chronic pain, like Spark said, methadone is probably a better route for you. I am on methadone...
    ... with it without opiates so I don't want to go the methadone route. Possibly the suboxone..for now though I seem...
    ... life which is good for pain management then consider methadone . I know many folks who have chosen this route for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin Percocet suboxone Acetaminophen

  17. Narcotic Withdrawl Symptoms?
    ... I stopped taking methadone for pain. I'm experiencing - Bad headaches (feels...

  18. We can learn something from every post, whether we agree or not
    ... reading this board I have seen arguments over subozone, methadone , tapering vs cold turkey, 12 step programs or no 12...

  19. Meth user everyday for years
    ... are you talking about methadone or methamphetamine?...
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  20. This is the part that is soooo hard~
    ... lack of energy problem. I ended up getting on to methadone maintenance and have been doing very well, but that...

  21. slipping, depressed and CRANKY
    ... are experiencing it now. there are options though. a methadone clinic is an option. you cannot imagine how much better ... one of your posts where you said you had real pain. methadone is a good medicine for some pain patients because...

  22. Qutting Suboxone
    ... included several different long term periods of using methadone . I got clean and stayed clean for 15 years. Forgot...
    ... your question. i am a heroin addict. and i am in a methadone program. i am also doing my best to live clean. the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  23. I quit today- and I feel good!
    ... been through them before. But that time I was taking Methadone and Lortab and quit cold turkey due to a reaction ... to the Methadone . I was scared of the panic attacks and now I am scared...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  24. Suboxone
    ... right up there boss....bupe is in the same class as methadone ...its a maintance drug till you get your brain re...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab suboxone

  25. is there a Philster in the house
    ... try methadone or just quit takin them and you will get clean its...

  26. need help weaning off pain meds
    ... the pain meds without goin threw w/ds.suboxone and methadone are the easiest ways of doin it but there are still...
    ... myself from that at another time? i'm scare to of methadone , stories i've heard of that seem worse then kicking...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  27. Please help me understand
    ... time. My brother died two months ago from use of methadone . I found out at the hospital that he had a lortab ... doctor and a counselor's help with it. They prescribed methadone and three nights later he was dead. I am extreamly...
    ... to tell family members of these details. getting a methadone script isnt unheard of for an opiate addiction. right...
    ... fidentiality and his original doctor says he prescribed the methadone on the councelor's advice. My questions may never...
    ... was an option. The best I can figure is that the methadone caused the ulcers to bleed out or something reacted ... with the methadone itself. The doctor gave him an anti doping drug that ... his blood? Could this have reacted badly wih the methadone ? I [This message has been edited by mike35244 (edited...
    ... about your brother, that is so tragic! Valum and Methadone should NEVER be mixed and can cause death, however ... sure how much he took of each drug but valium and methadone combination can cause death. I hope you get the answers...
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  28. new here...suffering in silence
    ... girl. now he raises my little sister alone. he is on methadone . i could probably talk to him about my addiction but ... his med. and i think i'd rather have loracet than methadone . he can't taper off that either. what were your symptons...

  29. someone please help~ legal question~ VL PLEASE READ!
    ... management doctor that prescribed me 180 oxycodone, 90 methadone , 90 soma and then a week later prescribed me 130 lortab...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab Oxycodone Soma

  30. Phil or anyone else~ taper ot CT???
    ... someone is out there. The last time I detoxed I was on Methadone and Lortab, I had a bad reaction and it sent me into ... a three day panic attack when I discontinued the Methadone . I had taken 20 Lortab 7.5's in the 24 hours before ... sweats, etc. That is why I blame the withdrawls on Methadone . I didn't have withdrawls from the Lortab because...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  31. Today is the day~
    ... to go thru withdrawal you can get help thru a local methadone clinic. getting help for yourself with methadone might...

  32. good morning!
    ... that. i got you and chef mixed up on my ?s about methadone . both of y'all helped! so, thanks! ...

  33. Methodone W/D
    ... First of all methadone should NEVER be taken for recreational purposes. It ... wont sleep for quite a while yet. Anyone who takes methadone other than for pain or addiction is playing with fire ... stabilze opiate addicts. Please, if someone offers you methadone tell them to get stuffed. Leave it for people that...

  34. Methadone saved my life
    ... Hockeynut, Thank-you for sharing your experance with methadone , it has also helped me and I would of never beleived ... my life as I was heading close ~to the other side~; methadone I feel is a wonderful med that truely helps people...
    ... Yes, I also think that methadone is great. I have been on it for more than 30 years ... alcohol and havent for all those years. I take my methadone after breakfast and dont give it a second thought...
    ... medication that they need to survive. I know for sure that methadone (and I'm sure Suboxone for others) helped me get used...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  35. another post
    ... You can taper, go cold turkey or take Subonoxe or methadone to help get off the drugs, but you really do not want...

  36. Im in trouble again...
    ... it to the third step...i too am a addict..am now on methadone for pain/addiction..tried buprenex,suboxone, all the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  37. will methedone help
    ... I've been taking methadone for 3 years and I am going to stop, my pain is better ... long as you can without the oxy take 1/2 or l of the methadone you will feel better and they stay in your system ... one. I guess what I'm saying is a small amount of methadone when you get to the hard part might help. ------...
    ... way... you are just delaying the inevitable with the methadone . Are you trying to quit? Take care and keep us posted...
    ... Methadone has saved my life! It is no different than taking...
    ... Hello Beeswax, Yes methadone was a big help for me when I gave up my oxy use. ... possiablity for you? You usually get arond 30mg of methadone to start, and then you will keep going up if the 30mg...

  38. Ultram instead of Methadone
    ... just stumbled across the place today. I've been on methadone for almost 7 months now. Before getting on the Methadone ... you are wondering if Ultram can take the place of methadone . Hun, Ultram ain't sh*t! The only reason that ultram ... gets you by on the days you don't take Methadone is because Methadone is long acting. Your body will ... think it is just fine without taking any more methadone for up to 72 hours. But like clock work!! When that ... Believe me if it could, I woulda never bothered with methadone , in fact none of us would! Sorry. Good luck to you...
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  39. started at the meth clinic today
    ... well everyone i started at the methadone clinic they started me on 20 mg. of meth. i couldn...
    ... have time can you explain the whole process of the methadone clinic from start to finish.i mean what does a person...
    ... Cass~ Just wanted to wish you good luck with the Methadone . I do want to give you a heads up on the Methadone...
    ... another website that is great. Look up "we speak methadone " and then go to their website, it is great. Good...
    ... on it again.you are right there are w/ds from both methadone and suboxone and i hope they are not as bad as regular ... know.do you get any kind of buzz off the pill form of methadone ?ive tried it before and didnt seem like it did to...
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  40. Methedone withdrawal help
    ... ..My name is Rene and I have been taking Ten 10mg methadone for almost 3 years. I didn't start that high. ... me different and I want to get off of them. I know methadone takes longer because they stay in your body longer...
    ... been using opiates for years and years.....i was on methadone in 1984 for awhile also....if you are taking 30 mg...
    ... The best way to taper off of methadone is to go down very slowly. Take your time if possible...
    ... and out look. I would consult an addiction doctor. Methadone withdrawal is a long drawn out deal. I've done it...
    ... Is it pretty successful? Also, does the methadone still help your pain? thanks Rene -------------...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  41. Very Lucky~ Can I have a minute of your time?
    ... was taking before detox. Of course, I was taking Methadone and blame, right or wrong, having to be admitted to...

  42. New Member Home Detoxing
    ... I've done the opiate withdraw from methadone (not counting the hundreds of withdraws before structured...
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  43. Weaning off Buprenorphine
    ... stomach ache but reasonable.Kinda like if you did a methadone detox after having a solid smack habit..and you are...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  44. For VERYLUCKY--Thanks!!
    ... me to turn, much less a drug like suboxone or even methadone , and I would have been left to my own devices which...
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  45. enough is enough, please help with subutex
    ... great and it sounds like, if you don't want to go the Methadone route, it would be very good for you. Just remember...

  46. Suboxone appointment on 10/10
    ... subutex....some places again may be different...im on methadone ..they would want me off two days from my med...short...

  47. CT tonight~ Hoping to make it through the weekend
    ... day three. I blamed this on the withdrawl from the methadone because even when I got 20 Lortab's in me, it still...
    ... long as I was last time and that I am not CT from Methadone that the panic attacks will not happen. That is what ... think the horrible panic attack was from the ct from Methadone because I had Lortab in me and they didn't stop. ...
    ... withdrawls. I took it in detox when I was detoxing from Methadone , which I was allergic to, and Lortab because they ... wouldn't let me have them in detox for Methadone . Anyway..I am sending you lots of positive vibes...
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  48. Root,Hope your still doing good!
    ... treatment. Remember, a doctor isn't allowed to prescribe methadone to a drug addict for opiate dependency....
    ... fact I have bulging disks he wanted me to start on methadone and once I am stable and get down a little bit he...
    ... root if you cant get on the suboxone how about tryin methadone because any dr can prescribe this in pill form and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  49. suboxone
    ... a question as the "new kid". I am down to 30 mg. methadone and will be starting on 8 mg Suboxone after 24 hours ... off the Methadone . I'm really scared! What can I expect? Am going ... Motrin. I was a heavy drug user for 24 years and the Methadone worked great but I've been on it for about 3 years...
    ... i was on methadone ..at one time up to 120mg...i weaned 5mg a week and ... pill...subutex is straight bupenorphine...i was on methadone back in 1984 for a year also...you dont want to be...
    ... worries me most is that I only have 24 hours off the Methadone before starting the Suboxone. I tried a Suboxone ... from a friend when I couldn't get in to get my Methadone and got REALLY sick. I was on the 95 mg. of Methadone...
    ... couple days to adjust...in my experience it did... methadone is a agonist...bupe is a ant-agonist..both sit on ... the receptors a long time... methadone longer...half life is 72 hrs...24hrs off methadone...
    ... bruins dad....you said limits too the methadone ...do you hit a clinic or do you get a script from ... the doc...mine wrote me methadone 10mg tablets for a coupple years and at a high point...
    ... was so worried about being sick changing between the Methadone and the Suboxone, but he took a lead from you and ... well! (And he isn't tired all the time like on the Methadone . Maybe he won't sweat so much too...that would be...
    ... last? I wish he had been strong enough to go off the Methadone and then stay off everything, but he didn't feel ready...
    ... couple days to adjust...in my experience it did... methadone is a agonist...bupe is a ant-agonist..both sit on ... the receptors a long time... methadone longer...half life is 72 hrs...24hrs off methadone...
    ... strong stuff. 2mg of sub are equal to 30mg to 50mg of methadone , and with sub, the less you take, the clearer and...
    ... strong stuff. 2mg of sub are equal to 30mg to 50mg of methadone , and with sub, the less you take, the clearer and...
    ... find the way to salvation! That is when I was put on Methadone which was even worse then my vicodin addiction! It...
    ... been on Suboxone for 3 months after having been on methadone for 2 years. things were going well until i reduced...
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  50. im back and still clean
    ... 1mg of suboxone and doin good.why did you swith from methadone to bup for 2-days?better stick with the meth. if it...
    ... takin?with your pain might want to stick with the methadone and maybe taper off it if possible.its much cheaper...
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  51. Methadone--good or bad choice?
    ... Hello all! A family member of mine started methadone treatment and I have a few questions, issues, and ... I'm sure but why is it that the stigma surrounding methadone is the way it is. I'm not understanding the difference ... I'm not sure that I understand the difference with methadone treatment. I know there has been talks that it's ... addiction with another....but essentially...isn't it? If methadone treatment is not that bad----or in an addicts mind...
    ... There are a lot of users on this board who are on methadone and can answer your questions. If your loved one...
    ... but well, they do. But if this person takes to the methadone then it could sustain and change this persons life ... but there are not enough people on this board on methadone . [This message has been edited by AddictionMod ...
    ... HELLO, THE ONLY REASON PEOPLE SPEAK NAG. ABOUT METHADONE IS BECAUSE THEY ARE UNEDUCATED ABOUT IT, NO IT IS ... SAME WITH US X-OPIATE USERS WHOM CHOSE THE ROUTE OF METHADONE , AND AS FOR JOB DISCRIMINATION, IF YOU GET IT IN WRITING ... WILL BE SOME NAG. PEOPLE WHOM CHOSE TO LOOK DOWN ON METHADONE BUT THAT'S ONLY BECAUSE THEY ARE UNEDUCATED OR HAVE ... EXPERIENCE, (WHICH ARE VERY FEW) I ASSURE YOU THAT METHADONE HAS HELPED FAR MORE THAN IT HAS INJURED OR SO THEY...
    ... I recently stopped taking methadone after about 5yrs. I was like a fad addict most of ... every morning when I woke up. So after getting on methadone in a clinic (cause it is hard to get perscription ... methadone) I got on a stable dose of methadone and slowly over a few years reduced my medication ... others who have. The fact is that I was able to use methadone as a tool for my recovery. I am part of a network ... of methadone advocates called National Alliance of Methadone Advocates ... website that you can go to and start to read about methadone . [url="http://www.methadone.org"]www.methadone.org ... menu that you can go into and click on pages like Methadone 101. There is also a messageboard called We Speak ... Methadone . There is alot of stigma out there about methadone ... recovery and respect their choices of treatment. Methadone is the gold standard for opiate addiction recovery...
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  52. hopefortoday,vl, others, need advice
    ... advice. as most of you know my hubby started the methadone maintenace program last week. now he just called...
    ... you really believe he's using the money to get the methadone and you know he doesn't have the money, then I don...

  53. On the wrong path again
    ... just to get threw the day. But a friend told me about methadone and talked me into trying it, [I thought no way is...

  54. ready to stop and lovin' it
    ... detox centers...it's chemical structure is similar to methadone . So I used 2 every six hours for the first day.....
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  55. when am I going to feel better??
    ... term) because they are addictive but he offered me Methadone , fentanyl and oxycontin. I'm off all opiates but...
    ... Why not consider long-term therapy with either methadone or buprenorphine? Detoxing and using again, detoxing ... less suffering people in the world. I have been on methadone for a long, long time, I live a perfectly normal life ... way. People often say to me, "Why not get off the methadone , it obviously works, you dont use drugs anymore?"...
    ... used elavils on their own and in combination with methadone and soma. please be careful cetiya, when i was at ... my worst i took 160-200mg of methadone 100mg elavil and 4 soma 350mg = rockingham = COMATOSE...
    ... having my brain on this stuff for so long. I dont take methadone , my doc offered it to me when I first went to him...
    ... opiates in the world. I knew enough to refuse the methadone and everyone knows oxycontins are addictive, but he...
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  56. New,my story...Its long!
    ... to lose and lost it.I just wish I had known about methadone before I hit bottom. I couldn't stop taking the pain ... I needed it just like you. I still need it. But methadone turned my life around. I could not just quity cold ... I needed it just to function---to feel normal. Methadone does that for me. It curbs the pain and keeps the ... check in later to see how you are. Check out the methadone clinic? You will need help and this is a good place...
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  57. For Rockingham
    ... at a board that is strictly for people who are on methadone because maybe we can understand eachother a little ... who are tapering or whateever than people who are on methadone - and that is okay too. I sincerely did not mean...

  58. Tell me more about Subox...
    ... Is suboxone like methadone ? The info I've found so far seems to indicate that ... which means not nearly as dangerous/addictive as methadone , which is a schedule II. Also, the prescribing regulations...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  59. I think I wont be back
    ... whoever said that most of the people here are not on methadone - most are tapering off pills, something I COULD ... substantial amount of time hats off to you. That is great. Methadone isn't a cure-all and I am not telling anyone to get ... am not saying that I think that I am "addicted" to methadone but I am dependent on it. Not the same thing. I ... I'll burn that bridge when I get to it I guess. Methadone is so stigmatized and most of the time we are not ... person here that they shouldn't make promises about the methadone that cannot keep. Well, I do not think that people ... about addiction and recovery, weather it be tapering, methadone , subox or whatever else is out there. I wish you...
    ... can only think of a smallish number of posters in methadone treatment, i know i am leaving some out but the ones ... tomorrow is another day. i posted under your other methadone questions heading today too. about your dose problem...
    ... ecifically you are referring to and I don't know much about methadone , but I just wanted to say that no one has a right ... pretty sure that they don't have a stance on the use of methadone one way or the other. The key is if you feel you ... are clean, there aren't any consequences of being on methadone , you're not doint it to get high, your family is happy...

  60. Methadone! Methadone! Methadone!
    ... Debcaked.... You are right that methadone is NOT a substitute. I will not get into the BENEFITS ... of methadone , and believe me, there are sooo many great things ... about MMT. ( methadone Maintenance Treatment) I will say that an opiate ... that other people do. Good for you for being on methadone and being proud of it!!! K8...
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  61. methadone and peace of mind??
    ... yes methadone is a drug and no its not harder than heroin to kick...
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  62. on methadone having foot pain
    ... for a week to up the dose? if you started taking methadone for pain, you could just talk to the doc. if the methadone...
    ... general history. primarily how you became aware of methadone as a medicine. and importantly, how you receive your ... please bud. i also took your post to mean that the methadone created the foot pain. in case you wonder, yes, i ... am in a methadone treatment program. ...
    ... I started on methadone to treat an addiction to oxy contin I was on oxy for ... I did some research on the web and decided to try methadone . I have weekly takehomes now and I really dont know...
    ... some x-rays or other diagnostics. just going to your methadone doctor and telling him you need an increase i do not...
    ... Methadone will often cause pain and swelling in your hands and ... as it may be something entirely exclusive of the methadone . But my feeling is that the methadone ( or the lack...

  63. ROCKINGHAM....
    ... me into that 5 day period of withdrawal. i am in a methadone treatment program. i do not use pills. i am living...
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  64. Methadone Questions?
    ... debcakegirl, 250mg methadone is a large dose, can you post again with the form ... it comes in. im certain it would be liquid methadone . i am wondering more about your take home doses. i ... several times and i think you need a stronger dose of methadone . dont be afraid to tell them you are not comfortable...
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  65. Another Question about Methadone - kind of
    ... drug effects and my teeth...he said its b.s. that methadone hurts your theeth...he said just brush them,ect. and...
    ... i am in methadone treatment also. my teeth are bad but it is because ... and have myself only to blame. i do not blame the methadone . Sue, the only idea i can offer you is to either...
    ... It is not BS, Methadone could make your gums and teeth very brittle. They ... more than your life? Not for me. I'd still be on methadone if I didn't have a bad reaction to it but it is one...
    ... Originally posted by LaynesAddiction1: It is not BS, Methadone could make your gums and teeth very brittle. Layne ... seem like a persons problems started after taking methadone but more than likely the two are not connected in...
    ... survived last night. I ended up taking my last dose of methadone to sleep which is a No! No! I should make it until ... xanax. This answer if for Sue who asked about the methadone , and taking Darvocet and having three teeth extracted ... would say you are having withdrawal. What dose of methadone did you say you were on? If I had three teeth pulled ... ---you need extra for pain. The methadone only takes care of your withdrawal. The clinic should ... a fever if will cause your body to metabolize the methadone faster, also. My guess is withdrawal-I hope this ... obtain some pain medicine---do. What was your dose of methadone ? ...
    ... the darvacet because it wouldn't interfere with the methadone . I don't want to get high - but I am feeling so sick ... before. Anyway, thanks for listening. As far as methadone and it hurting your teeth - I didn't mean to imply ... that I blame the methadone for the problems that I am having with my teeth right...
    ... the advice of their patients [imagine that...] in a methadone clinic setting i believe doctors can be very set in...
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  66. Tapering off hydrocodone
    ... what is it and how does it work? Is schedule II like methadone ?...
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  67. Help!
    ... I need help. I need some advice regarding methadone ,does anyone out there have any? Is anyone out there ... taking methadone or previously taken it? Please let me hear from you...
    ... i am on methadone . i will be online for an hour. i promise i will watch...

  68. Suboxone and Indecision
    ... indecisive about this treatment. I have tried everything, methadone included. Nothing worked, but Suboxone did. I have...
    ... klonipin. I s the drug you are referring to similar to methadone ? I would like to be 100% free not covering up one...
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  69. Damned things quit working!
    ... desperately needed help with my addiction!. i am now in a methadone treatment program, trying to rebuild my life from...
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  70. hydrocodone addiction
    ... sleep a lot of nights because its hard - I'm in a methadone program because I couldn't seem to quit the pills...
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  71. methadone questions
    ... Lane . . . . I don't know anything about methadone , but just wanted to see how you're doing today. I...
    ... Lane, [url="http://www.methadone.org/"]www. methadone .org/[/url] This is the link to NAMA- National Advocates ... for Methadone Awareness There is all kinds of information about ... methadone and maintenence programs there. I hope this helps...
    ... taking just the pills or are there other things? Methadone did not work for my husband - but he also did not ... everything but he always went back to it. He was on the methadone for about 6 monthes, which isn't a real long time ... the misery, you know what I mean? I've been in a methadone program for about 3 years now and there is good and ... sometimes for some people when all else fails than maybe methadone is worth a try. I think the main thing that methadone ... gives you time to get your head together. Alone, methadone will not work - you have to get some kind of counseling ... or something because if you just go and drink the methadone every day than I guess it is kind of like trading ... I'm not telling you that I think you should get on methadone because if you can do it without it I think you are ... for people who can't seem to get off any other way. Methadone has saved my life in many ways because it has given...
    ... Hi, just a note on methadone . my 21 year old son was using heroin when i confronted...
    ... I can probably answer any questions you have about Methadone . I have been off and on it since 1998. I am now on...
    ... you hangin. You are going to hear many things about Methadone . Good and Bad. For me personally it was a good program ... started using the Percs again and then got a hold of Methadone on my own. (Of course just to detox myself) yea right...
    ... all got to take care of yourselves first. Lane, the methadone will get you high when you first start taking it. ... little, actually a lot, easier. If he is doing the methadone but not going to meetings, or getting a sponsor, etc ... think you hit the nail on the head when you said the methadone (I think it's also true for suboxone) isn't enough...
    ... pills every single day is not going to get high on methadone . clinics will begin new patients at 10-30mg in most ... an 'experienced' addict. tolerance will prevent the methadone from providing that effect. clinics must follow established ... process of finding your recommended treatment dose of methadone . the emphasis is not to get you high but to get you ... society again . NO PATIENT is going to come in to a methadone clinic and tell the clinic what dose they need, or ... habit then he/she did and how their particular dose of methadone needed to be massive just to get by on. methadone ... who is suffering from a severe active addiction. the methadone is handled by medical professionals. you drive to ... addicted to opiates. i want to comment on the idea that methadone treatment is switching one addiction for another. ... this is not the way people should approach their methadone program. addicts need to focus on the positives methadone ... potential negatives. suboxone is an opiate, just like methadone . i dont take time to make negative comments on suboxone ... and it distresses me to have methadone treated in this manner. to me there is only one advantage ... with suboxone, it can be prescribed for a month. a methadone program requires a visit each day of the week. for ... and begin the process from appearances, not so with methadone treatment centers. you can be receiving medicine in...
    ... everyone, my son had couseling 2 1/2 hours a month at the methadone clinic. at first i went in with him, but he never...
    ... doing what alot of good mothers would do. about the methadone question: i had taken some a year or so ago, but ... hard opiates are pure hell, i'm glad i didnt go the " methadone way", because now i would still be using methadone...
    ... better, talking about my addiction is GOOD for me. on methadone : the one thing many are nervous about is withdrawal ... here is the patient is in control, not the clinic. no methadone treatment patient WILL EVER BE FORCED TO GO THRU WITHDRAWAL ... weaning to take place and reduce the dose level of methadone to a small amount, buprenorphin is used to "finish...
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  72. methadone can bring peace and quiet
    ... ve been feeling like crap lately for being on the methadone ; Your post made me remember that it can always be...
    ... Ditto on the methadone ...except it's suboxone for me. For some people it...
    ... rockingham, While I was on methadone I was having serious complications. I was having ... was living in a complete horror. When they cut my methadone back my WBC went back up to 8 so this was causing ... a million times, this wont happen to everyone and methadone might be your answer but you cant make promises that ... methadone is in fact the answer. I dont want someone to have ... Its hit or miss and that's all I have to say about methadone ....
    ... I too was scared of the warnings associated with methadone ....I heard the scary things like I'd be on it for ... would rott my teeth, etc. But, from my own experience Methadone has given me my life back. I went to the clinic one ... clinic. It has saved my life! If you can do it without methadone then kudos to you, but for those of us who have tried ... ourselves and failed, methadone is a life saver!...
    ... in the carribean and the south of France. He took Methadone for 12 years and he never could go to any of those ... I think suboxone may be much more preferable to a methadone maintenance program. Take care, verylucky...
    ... But to each their own and if you can do it without methadone and can get yourself clean and stay clean then good...
    ... just wanted to say that not everyone that goes to a methadone clinic has to go in everyday to dose. They do give ... lot better if they would inform themselves about how methadone really works. I spent a week in Canada with my family ... there are usually ways around this if you decide that methadone is for you. Cheryl, you sound so happy and so relieved ... I don't think that anything is cure-all, but when methadone is used along with counseling, I think it can do wonders ... any - or be be late because you have to find them. Methadone is not trading one addiction for another. I think ... something, but I just don't think that being dependant on methadone and being addicted to pills or whateever is the same ... thing. You do not get high on methadone . One last thing in rockingham's defense - someone ... go back and read the title of this post it says : Methadone CAN bring peace and quiet I see nothing wrong with ... taper than that is really wonderful. I understand methadone doesn't work for everyone. I am interested in the...
    ... as for worrying about going EVERY DAY, dont. what methadone will bring you will outweigh what you are already...
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  73. Lane...how are things going?
    ... yesterday, got home and he tells me that he went to the methadone clinic since he can't take it anymore. so i guess...

  74. lisa whats up
    ... but with your financial situation how about tryin a methadone clinc for detox/maint?suboxone is good but it is very...
    ... if you cant see a doc for 6weeks how about goin the methadone for detox-it is alot cheaper and you could go to the...
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  75. Question regardy Energy
    ... started the suboxone. I noticed this when I was on methadone a while back too. The only reason I went on this...
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