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  1. Methadone vs. Lortab
    ... My understanding is that Methadone does not give you a "high", and that is why it is...
    ... find this out about anywhere on these boards, but methadone is not a "quick buzz" kind of drug. It's a long-acting...
    ... i have been on methadone twice in my life..im 43 year old male....in 1984 i ... for heroin addiction...i swore i would never take methadone again....for the last 4 years i was taking bupenorphine ... take 40 -50 lortab 10's a day no problem....im now on methadone again but there are alot of mistruth and false info ... floating around...let me help clear it up if i may... methadone is a long acting opiate,pain med, so it will stay ... tramatic coming off lortab if done abruptly, and as with methadone ...if you take your time and come off of methadone ... slowly,the w/d's wont be that harsh....where we here methadone was hell,is from folks who did not wean/taper properly...
    ... 3 years. your main desire is to compare lortab and methadone and if methadone is perhaps stronger than lortab. ... dont like seeing people post about the 'facts' of methadone , one being how tough it is to come off of. it is NOT ... impossible to come off of the methadone . it is simple, you need to be cautious and take your ... weaning process. if done with a doctors supervision methadone weaning is an easy process that should not worry anyone ... to make quickly before i sign out today. one that methadone blocks the effects of other opiates. the full truth ... or oxycontin it would generally go right thru the methadone . on the issue of injecting methadone, i have done...
    ... Methadone is a CII drug which classifieds it as very high abuse ... can and will go into respiratory arrest if taking methadone ALONE in moderate doses and it does give a high "similar ... abused with a fatal outcome. I've actually abused methadone before I've even got into Heroin and Dilaudid. Rockingham ... - Im not attacking you but maybe for YOU methadone was a breeze but it took me 3 years to get off the...
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  2. urgent lorcet may kill my baby
    ... The most common practice is to get the mother on methadone as quickly as possible. The mother and child then ... women who have given birth to healthy babies while on methadone . These children have grown up to be happy well adjusted ... adults. See about enrolling her in a methadone program a.s.a.p. Pregnant women are given priority...

  3. Oxycotin and Methadone
    ... s good that you want to get off of the oxys...but methadone can be just as addictive if you are taking it unmonitored...
    ... different. They are all opiates. Anyway, as far as the methadone goes I can't tell you what to do with that either ... ever do heroin (just snorting it) and so I went to a methadone clinic because I didn't want it to get any worse than ... years later still there. I think for some people, methadone is probably the only way to go - for people who have ... get yourself into some counseling too because alone methadone is not a cure all. One last thing about it that I...
    ... and causes heart palpations and chest pains. With methadone your going to have a better consistency and the methadone ... get off of, so if you dont plan on staying on the methadone for a while i'd try cold turkey with doctor supervision ... and see how you feel after that. Then methadone could be a maintenance option. Just dont try methadone...
    ... BigMike, im glad to hear from you, another pleased methadone user in the making. congratulations bud. methadone ... controlled with a slow weaning process. at my clinic methadone is not even used as the final step in getting clean ... wanting to post because they have some information on methadone but please dont post with just the simple fact you ... happened to hear methadone withdrawal is a ***** and other common themes when ... it comes to methadone users. there are people on this board who are in meth ... can contribute answers and hard information on how methadone works in your body and what life with methadone is ... one suggestion for you but you may not even need it. methadone has a half life of 24-36 hours. this means that at ... providing your dose for you and what amounts and doses of methadone you are receiving or if you might be getting an increase ... are prescribed for pain but doctors do not prescribe methadone to addicts, they generally must go thru the clinics...
    ... now I will have to totally disagree with that. Methadone is not always safe and not always effective. You ... cant just put a curious mind on methadone as a first resort. You're clinic believes that because ... ..... it's a methadone clinic. Methadone should only be used in a tapering process if rapid ... discreet treatment centers that deal with, rapid detox, methadone and buprenorphine and you can see which one is right...
    ... and the first resort. can you tell me in what ways methadone is unsafe or ineffective....
    ... and the first resort. can you tell me in what ways methadone is unsafe or ineffective. You didn't go wrong, You ... happen to hear" comment right after my post about methadone . I was on methadone for 4 years total and I started ... This wont happen to everyone but I was one of them. Methadone isn't a god sent but it does sustain life for chronic ... can just tell your doctor you want to stay on the methadone and deny abusing the oxy's but that wont help if you...
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  4. back in the downward spiral, why's it so hard
    ... I have been taking methadone for 32 years. I have a wonerful life with a great ... job and a loving family. Methadone allows me to live a normal life. I suffer no bad side ... living a perfectly normal suburban life. Will I be on methadone for the rest of my life? Of course. Does that bother...
    ... on medication for awhile too boss....am on 50mg of methadone also for chronic back pain/addiction....ive tried...
    ... years? I wouldn't... kennyseven, there are a lot of methadone (MMT) debates. I've always felt it was just trading ... is. A lot of people abuse MMT programs beause their methadone is at a higher dose and cheaper than their heroin ... but they dont have that discriminating name like " methadone " It's good you are doing well, I was on methadone...
    ... trading one drug for another when an addict is on a methadone or suboxone maintenance program. That would be like...
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  5. xanax withdrawal STORY
    ... all of you who asked. I am the one taking the 250mg methadone and had started taking xanax for sleep. I didn't...
    ... debcake....im on 50 - 70 mg of methadone for chronic back pain/addiction......got addicted...
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  6. FOR EVERYBODY "MY STORY"
    ... have you ever considered asking your doctor about methadone for your pain. The great thing about it is that once ... to increase that dose. I know a number of folks on methadone for reasons of pain and they are all of them pleased...
    ... management doc if he woulud consider putting you on methadone . Most pain management docs have used methadone. ... you are dependent already, so not much difference. Methadone can be a long term medication and at low doses, does ... normal life like you described with oxycontin with methadone with fewer side effects. Methadone is a good pain ... away, I'm sure you know that. Might be able to, with methadone , get into an exercise routine and some of your symptoms ... and addiction). Know this, when you go to get off methadone , you will go through w/d's, but you have to do so ... doc to take you off in a week or two. W'd's from methadone is worse than any narcotic you have taken, I won't ... harmacists look at you like you are a junkie, and will with methadone , probably worse, but you can find a pharmacist who ... problems. There is so much ignorance surrounding methadone it isn't even funny. But don't let their ignorance...
    ... I have gone the Methadone route for management of pain and in my opinion the ... consequences of Methadone Therapy are preponderant to the level of analgesia...
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  7. Seizures From Xanax
    ... frightening. I never had any problem on the opiates or methadone . It's just I got where I couldn't sleep at all and...
    ... combination with the xanax? you mention opiates as well as methadone . please respond when you have a chance because i would...
    ... Dear deb, does your employeer know that you are on Methadone and opiates? If so then he/she should be understanding...
    ... the one that you mentioned you thought it was the methadone ?? If so im glad the information helped. I tried...
    ... never been sick either. She does not know I am on methadone . She would probaly fire me and then I don't know ... . She would never believe I could take 250mg methadone and work all day. She would probaly consider me an ... Anyway,to reply to your questions. I am only taking methadone 250mg daily and xanax 1mg at bedtime as needed for ... really upset. That is all that take. I pick up my methadone at the clinic once weekly. It just doesn't seem to ... addiction is a disease and I'm working with Nama ( methadone advocates) now to get the message out. We should...
    ... severe. you have not elaborated on WHY you take the methadone . this is important to me because this is an addiction ... situation when i do not know what the reasons for the methadone are. you do not sound happy. your post had a reluctant ... addict". it is my history in detail.` i am also on methadone maintenance. i am thankful for it. it is my lifeblood...
    ... and because I felt guilty and tired some mornings. Methadone did save my life-I was able to restart again and go ... have absolutely no plans besides I get too weak. My methadone holds me to about 4-5pm at the latest. At 11:00pm...
    ... and because I felt guilty and tired some mornings. Methadone did save my life-I was able to restart again and go ... have absolutely no plans besides I get too weak. My methadone holds me to about 4-5pm at the latest. At 11:00pm...
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  8. suboxone maintenance
    ... anyone on, but perhaps yours should be higher. Did methadone treat your anxiety sufficiently? Maybe you need to...
    ... ..ive takin both,xanax also.....i was on 50 mg of methadone and made the switch to subutex....to high of dode...
    ... from Methodone and then going on Suboxone. I was on methadone twice. I hated it! Methadone was the reason I got...
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  9. I am an addict
    ... been the entire time i nodded off. today i am on methadone maintenance. EVERYDAY i have to go to my clinic and ... drink my methadone . eventually i will be slowly taken down on the meth...
    ... that we cant hide our scars from our past. I was on methadone back in 99-01 also (not through a clinic) and now...
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  10. Hydro withdrawal - how long?
    ... way i could quit the heroin,though...im on 50 mg of methadone now for chronic back pain from my injury and addiction...

  11. Morphine
    ... 2000 and have been paying for it since...now am on methadone for addiction/chronic back problomos....tried buprenex...
    ... stop this madness ANYTIME you want brother with a methadone program. i promise you it will change your life. i ... am on methadone maint. and i know about what i am speaking SPOON....
    ... SPOONTWO, try to get on a methadone prigram. Forget about buprenorphine, it is not available ... Probably because it works. Anyway,l there are lots of methadone clinics in Canada, what province do you live in? I ... have been on methadone for many many years and it has literally saved my...
    ... Methadone would be ok. But I would get cut off my oxycontin...
    ... yourself anymore and let us help you. dont give up on the methadone SPOON, it can save your life, please give it a chance...
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  12. Vicoprophen/Antidepressant
    ... mine if you would like. im a heroin addict. i start a methadone program tomorrow so i do not have to face withdrawal ... call your local health dept. and start researching methadone maintenance. it is my lifeblood. before i found it ... i was already self-medicating myself with methadone i purchased from the street. to be very honest i almost ... will have to be supremely strong ally! if it is not methadone please call your doctor and tell him you are going...
    ... for ally and hydro, i want you both to consider methadone treatment. i am not kidding. please dont think methadone ... is for heroin addicts only. you are wrong! methadone is for ANYONE who feels helpless or anyone who can ... you both and the important part of my post is that methadone is a drug for people who have taken all they can and ... know where to turn. take this addicts word for it, methadone may be the answer for you. i urge you to look into ... i say you DO NOT have to use heroin to qualify for methadone programs. investigate this because it can bring peace...

  13. seizures from withdrawal or decrease
    ... similiar experience. O.K. here goes. I have been taking methadone since 1994. My dose is 250mg daily. I got addicted ... didn't work. I was still having pain so I tried the methadone clinic. It worked just great. I am definitely a believer ... jerks so bad I couldn't sleep and only the xanax or methadone would stop them--from there the seizures started....
    ... The seizures are not coming from the methadone , or at least i sould say Methadone and other opiates...
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  14. Suboxone...
    ... addiction/chronic pain(lower back/discs)he suggested methadone ....last two months been on 50 mg.rollin around to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  15. other meds on suboxone
    ... buprenex anymore...i ran into a doc who put me on methadone for last two months....jumped around from 50 -80mg...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  16. Oxycontin/Withdrawals?
    ... said to be the toughest to go through right after Methadone and Morphine, and I would tend to agree, since I have...
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  17. As promised-The Promises
    ... puzzles me. To me, substituting one drug for another ( methadone , suboxone) is not recovery - it's treatment - and...
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  18. rlcowboy (and those who also help by responding)
    ... on heroin twice...first time snorting in 1984(them methadone at the clinic),then needle in 1999...buprenex(bupenorphine ... week....lotsa garbage with the addiction....been on methadone last couple of months for addiction/chronic back pain...
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  19. MM for alcohol?
    ... MM? I dont think you are talking about methadone .. Hmmm... But being an alcoholic too the naloxone...

  20. Willow----are you out there????????
    ... s doing sooo much better. of course he is on the methadone but he is motivated and is almost back to who he used...

  21. Crazy from the Meds!
    ... you guys. Thanks so very much! LVgal PS What is Methadone and can you get a high from it? I been reading about...
    ... poster, too after lurking for a long time. Never used methadone , but I have read that it is extremely hard to kick...
    ... . I went back to my regular doctor, I was offered methadone if i wanted to stop taking the lortab and utlram altogether...
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  22. Help!!!!!! getting off Dilauded
    ... I was on 10 mg of methadone 3 times a day for the last 8 months. After the side...
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  23. takin 1mg of suboxone
    ... only way to get off the pills is with suboxone or methadone unless you can taper down and MOST cannot do it i...
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  24. my addiction is enabling my 21 year old
    ... chance he'll start again. why did he stop with the methadone ? i heard you get WDs anyway, but you are supposed ... heroin off the street instead of trying to stay on the methadone . but i think he needs to make a decisive plan, and...
    ... the junk...i was at one time and if hes not on the methadone hes most likely using some kind of opiate because...

  25. Can someone tell me about this patch I'm hearing about
    ... a day..everyone is different,though.....180 mg of methadone is alot,uh?....well,just wanted to give you an f.y...
    ... see you on the board! I don't know anything about Methadone . All I know is my husband is himself on Suboxone...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  26. can you use ultram or darvocet for w/d symptoms????

  27. suboxone for depression
    ... benefit from this drug. I actually get mine from a methadone clinic, and seeing all the people coming in for their ... methadone everyday with shakes and anxiety, not being on the ... right dose of methadone etc. made me feel bad for them. Suboxone really is ... a different breed from methadone . I think It'll be a real life saver for alot of people...
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  28. HOW LONG W/D, METHDONE, MORFINE, OXYCONTINE LAST.
    ... JCK, it's probably the methadone that is giving you the most trouble as it has a very...

  29. Methodone withdrawels
    ... I am currently going thru detox of about 40 mg/day methadone . I also wonder when it will end, (with tears in my...
    ... MT, Hope is right on. Also Methadone takes longer to get through the W/D, just the way ... for many situations but when you have to get off the methadone train it is a bit more difficult then hydrocodone...
    ... it doesn't have all the baggage that comes with the methadone or the other opiates. I would try to get the subutex...
    ... I cant believe i did it!! Done with the methadone , the sweating, restlessness, and no sleeping is over...
    ... I cant believe i did it!! Done with the methadone , the sweating, restlessness, and no sleeping is over...
    ... sweats now.I am feeling your vibes.I am on 80 mg. of methadone .I have been for the past 6 years.If you don't need ... and they live perfectly strait lives.If you are on a methadone maintemance program,and your dose is set,you can live ... lung volume left and I go in once a week to get my methadone .When you are stable you get take homes and that is ... sressful,get on the Maintenance program at your local methadone clinic. Stay with it,it works, ...
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  30. opiate abusers inc. -rockingham
    ... are you? Anyways i was looking for a reply on the methadone curiousity....im on 50mg. a day for dual purpose. ... swear i would never use the needle..was on 45mg. of methadone to get off the heroin..i was successful and stayed ... knows addiction...he currently has me on 50 mg of methadone ....the other day i had a major league back blow-out ... didnt seem to have any effect...possibly cause the methadone ?ooops...gotta go cook an order..i own a cafe here...
    ... am new to the board but not to pill world :) The methadone has no effect on your other opiate medication except ... take you to a list in decending order of power and methadone is right up there with dimeral. Just my thougths,...
    ... Tollerance allways developes, no matter who you are. Methadone is an agonist is an agonist is an agonist. I have...
    ... ridiculous, for this addict it sure seems to be. As for the methadone I do think sometimes it counters the effects of narcotics ... the difference when it is my money getting wasted by methadone ....
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  31. 6 days blue here
    ... grateful for. todays recipe so far has included 40mg of methadone in the early A.M. and around 5pm shooting 210mg of...
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  32. methadone myth
    ... Ummm I dont have any experience with Methadone Rock but I dont think it derails the effects of any...
    ... who had THE worst detoxes were those who had been on methadone . I never understood why it was used to get people ... opiate detoxes were bad enough, but the people on methadone had a much worse time.... ...
    ... Wanted you to know, Methadone is an agonist. Right up there with dimeral and dilaudid...
    ... back down the line. Somehow I got it in my head that methadone countered the effects of other narco's when you tried ... anywhere from an hour or a few hours after taking the methadone . Antagonist?(funny) Does anyone else have a thought ... sure I will relate my own personal experience with methadone and injecting narco's and/or heroin but wanted to ... it might depend on how long it has been since the methadone was taken....
    ... up I reached for a wafer because I felt shaky(40 mg methadone ). A minimum of 40mg is what I grab for EVERY morning ... will go ahead and post what I was gonna post about methadone and taking something like oxycodone after eating some ... methadone . I have shot up often enough on H or roxy and no matter ... if I have taken 120mg it will blow right thru the methadone . It does not stop the sensation. Maybe I was wrong...
    ... Morphine, hydromorphone, codeine, oxycodone, hydrocodone, methadone , levorphanol and fentanyl. These drugs are classified...
    ... and for the last two and a half was using 150-250 mg methadone daily. I went cold turkey in treatment, and as of ... the topic here I have a few comments: First, I used Methadone along with most other opiates (perc, vic, oxy) and ... never found methadone to inhibit the effects of the others. I have never ... do know that Buprenex is contraindicated while on methadone as it will incite acute withdrawal. So, while in...
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  33. new here
    ... I have only voluntarily w/d once and it was from methadone . I just kept trimming my pills smaller and smaller...
    ... Everytime I run out of something and all I have is methadone I become very depressed. I dont care about ANYTHING...

  34. back again
    ... i am feeling fine because i just took my methadone about an hour ago. BUT, i am broke and dont have a ... money for a long time. it is just me and you and my methadone named blue. what fun it is to be an addict in a one...

  35. Still going strong on SUBOXONE
    ... Suboxone didn't keeo my blood pressure down like Methadone , so they changed it. Everything went great for about...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  36. Hooked - again :(
    ... Chef is on methadone , Stacy and I are on suboxone. But in my mind we are ... story yesterday where a woman gradually tapered from methadone with no discomfort at all, probably because she had...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  37. addiction (1st post from a new member)
    ... Oxycodone, Oxy-Contin, Roxycodone, Dilaudid, Fentanyl, Methadone (this I use to keep from going thru withdrawal) and ... don't have something to get high with I still have methadone to keep withdrawal away but it is not the same as...
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  38. free detox centers?
    ... I was hoping someone knew of a free methadone clinic or something similar in the western new york...

  39. suboxone info
    ... time.it would be the same thing if a person was using methadone also wouldnt it?i thought this type of questions came...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  40. How much Darvocet is too much?
    ... are both opiates. Darvocet is chemically related to Methadone . I used to feel a certain high from taking just 2...
    ... what I needed about the withdrawal. I was once put on Methadone (had no idea what it was) and developed rheumatoid...
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  41. Help with Methadone self-detox
    ... things we create for ourselves....im currently on methadone 50 mg for addiction/chronic pain....i was on it back...
    ... The dosage of methadone you are taking is so small. The withdrawls should ... be phycological and not physical with the methadone . However, the physcial withdrawls are probably comming ... get more withdrawl from percs and vicadin than the methadone . Just quit taking the methadone and taper the percs...

  42. Detox Cocktail??
    ... if I try really hard. Currently, I take 45mg of methadone daily, split up 15mg 3x's a day, and `about 6 Norco ... does anyone have any stories about detoxing from methadone ? Is it bad? Worse than hydro? I am weighing the...
    ... Sara, methadone has a very long half life so the time you experience ... longer then hydro. Hydro half life is about 3.8 hrs and methadone is 15 - 25 hrs and may be as long as 150 hrs based ... information. Big dif. If you’re looking to change from Methadone to another pain mgt med then you may want to use the...
    ... but Phil is 100% right, dont try to withdrawal from methadone by yourself, I heard it gets very very bad [img]http...
    ... impression was reducing the Norco's but you asked about methadone withdrawal. I take methadone everyday to avoid withdrawal...
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  43. the spark is back (ihope)
    ... will look into using it for longterm or go to cheaper methadone as no insurance.i saw one post where a person was...
    ... thinking is what adictionologists and drs that prescribe methadone and suboxone call thinking about getting and using...
    ... is Niagara Falls NY. All we have here for detox is methadone and I dont want to do that. Though I detoxed recently...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  44. taking too many lortab
    ... 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. Subox withdrawal...how long???
    ... injection...for 4 years...its just the same thing as methadone or tapering off...in the end we go thru w/d's....its...
    ... I've done a methadone detox and did it exactly as prescribed. I'll never...
    ... i have been usin for 19 years and currently am on methadone for addiction/chronic back pain....if i didnt take...
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  46. jeffie,Imthatguy and philster...I'm addicted to vicoprofen
    ... luck with the surgeries, and definitely research the methadone ! Take care. ...
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  47. i'm new
    ... addict for 20 years last year i got off 100 mgs of methadone (that's why i did not find out about my back it did ... valiums...my question is will the w/ds be as bad as the methadone ?? can i get off these without going into detox? my...
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  48. NEW TO THE BOARD
    ... you seem to favor propoxaphene...its equivalent is methadone but it is only half or more its strength...the other ... experience the aches and pains of age...im 43 and am on methadone for two diagnosis..addiction/chronic pain(a golf cart...
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  49. Am I clean or not? Some thoughts
    ... have to ask.....what is suboxone?? Is it used like Methadone to fight an addiction? This is a new one to me.....
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  50. Just introducing myself~
    ... see a pain management doctor and was put on 20 mg. Methadone every 6 hours, Oxycodone 5mg, 2 every 4-6 hours for...
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  51. Averages
    ... was on maintance methadone for 8 mo's in 1984-quit opiates until 1989-bad back ... 4 years to get off the opes..... am on 40 -50mg of methadone now for maintance for chronic back pain/chemical dependency...

  52. main-lining buphenorphine
    ... had a question for ya.now that you have been on both methadone and buprenex which is suboxone im told which do you...
    ... there is alot of false info. floating around about methadone some talk about getting hooked after a week of using...
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  53. Would someone who knows PLEASE answer?
    ... these posts scares the hell out of me. Would taking 2 methadone every 2 days for a week or so get the hydro out of ... system without any WD'S? Would I have WD's from the methadone after such a short period of time?...
    ... do not take methadone it is the hardest to get off of i detoxed last year ... the er 6xs i wanted to die my opinion do not touch methadone ....for example i did heroin for 10 yrs. i kicked heroin ... in 4 days but methadone was the worst in my life and i have been a drug addict ... for 20 yrs. and methadone is the worst to get off. now i'm trying to detox from ... PLEASE there are other ways to detox beside that devil methadone ....."k"...
    ... withdraws some and you would not get hooked.i have taken methadone before and you will not get hooked in 3or4 days.i ... alot harder to get hooked on.some people have givin methadone a bad name and its not that bad unless you have been...
    ... of bad news but there is NO WAY around withdrawals, methadone is even a stronger narcotic so once you stop the narcotics ... been taking pain meds since Feb.I would stay clear of methadone !!!! EVERYONE says it is the worst thing in the world...
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  54. Lorcet addiction
    ... tell me if this would work. I have a friend who is on methadone . If I take 2 methadone every other day for 10 days ... system without any WD'S? Would I have WD'S from the methadone ?...
    ... keb, Taking the methadone , which usually a Dr. determines which dose is the ... Then you will have to deal with withdrawal from the methadone ; which usually people taper from gradually since it ... the Lortab. It's possible the withdrawal for the methadone might be worse than that of the lortab. Try and talk...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  55. little bit about me.
    ... see a pain management doctor and was put on 20 mg. Methadone every 6 hours, Oxycodone 5mg, 2 every 4-6 hours for...
    ... me to turn, much less a drug like suboxone or even methadone , and I would have been left to my own devices which...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Lortab Oxycodone Morphine Oxycontin Percocet Vicodin suboxone

  56. reply to bigboymike re:meth
    ... This is into regards to a question about Methadone by BIGBOYMIKE, but a FYI to anyone whom it concerns ... posts and saw that you posted a question regarding Methadone . This is just as an heads up when you come off of ... Oxycodone for break through pain. I had a reaction to the Methadone . After 11 days of using, my tongue swelled up and ... patient group session. Had I known at the time what the Methadone WD was like, I would never ever had taken them. I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycodone

  57. Suboxone on Sun.
    ... these posts lately and it got me thinking...im on methadone for chronic pain and addiction..meth is a long lasting...
    ... much rather take my chances with the bup than the methadone because I don't think anyone can disagree with the ... fact that, once you are on the methadone , you aren't coming off it without some major W/Ds...
    ... stuff that you were on.depending on the amount of methadone you are on the dr can taper you down and start you...
    ... of doin the same thing..read their wives posts.. methadone s misconceptionamong addicts is that the w/d's are ... the bupe..it has a strong half/life just like the methadone ..my doc and i were throwin around that conversation ... you will have w/d's which some will deem severe as methadone (it depends how you go about getting off) but what...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone Oxycontin

  58. A Bitter Pill to Swallow
    ... in clinics before and finally they had put her on methadone her last years. But I am glad she warned me about...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ativan Morphine Valium Xanax

  59. New poster...my story
    ... back disc problems and addiction...currently i take methadone ...back in 1973 i started drugs...i took mushrooms...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mescaline

  60. HELP re Bup finale to MS Contin taper (????)
    ... down to 105 mgs, the equivalent of about 35 mgs of methadone , maybe 60 mgs Oxy & 10.5 Vicodin, so far. I began ... Subutex when I got down to the equivalent of 30 mgs methadone (90 mgs MS) and then just stop that within a week...
    ... not stay in my body as long as naturally long-acting methadone , but this too confusing to me. And hopefully not too...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Morphine Vicodin suboxone

  61. NEED HELP , ADVICE FROM PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN THERE
    ... seriously get off those things now. I ended up going to methadone and I'm still there 3 and a half years later. Sue...

  62. the more time goes by
    ... there is always a legit reason to start,but....im on methadone for disc problems and addiction...been on,tried new...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  63. fioricet
    ... with help from pain management doc, with the help of methadone . I am currently taking methadone because it works...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Codeine Fioricet Tylenol

  64. Percocet and OXY withdrawls
    ... to see all of the people lined up for there daily methadone dose, which i though was very bad.If you are an intravenous...

  65. Finally saw the suboxone Dr.....Help!!
    ... s will give you bad advice and suggest getting on methadone :) Please do not travel that road untill every last...

  66. mscontin
    ... This is what kept me sane while I switched off the methadone , which was THE SCARIEST time I've ever had!! Maybe...

  67. Subutex/Suboxone
    ... months, and had 3 slips, all due to pain(damnit if that methadone didn't f--k me 4 life!!!)3 times 300mg's once and...
    ... reason I got sick, was because I came(switched) from methadone . I can tell you anyone on meth WILL get sick, but...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine suboxone

  68. suboxone indecision
    ... you wanted off you would need to taper, much like methadone . So - I still have not decided. The first step is...
    ... most other's say it's really helps their pain, just methadone is a whole other game, and for 4yrs the meth covered...
    ... thats it, it is not like from what I have heard about methadone . Ds ...
    ... I am also on suboxone. I was on 25mgs of methadone . and only waited. 24 hrs before starting. (just buprenex ... alone). Methadone stays in your system a lot longer. I was just starting ... to feel withdrawls from the methadone and the buprenex made me feel better immediatly. I...
    ... s that? It was no miracle, but 100x's better than methadone ....
    ... will not block 300-400mg's of morphine chewed.) The methadone did?? Luckily none around latly, those damn pills...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin suboxone Ketamine Morphine Tylenol

  69. thomas recipe
    ... might be better for some that do not want to go the methadone or suboxone route.i dont have the ingriedientd but...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  70. New Here
    ... back to it no matter what I did. I ended up in a methadone clinic and I've been there for three years now, which ... wondering if anyone else here has had any experience with methadone . Has anyone ever competely detoxed off it? My husband...
    ... until I was taken off. In my opinion, it works like methadone . Makes you feel great until you get off. Weaning...
    ... weeks. There are just so many horror stories about methadone - how it's ten times harder to get off of than heroin...
    ... i was on methadone and unknowledgable in 1984....it was horro filled ... but i didnt know what i know now...i am back on methadone for the past two months...never,ever thought id be...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  71. Please Help, Life or Death
    ... with her mom. A friend of hers gave her some 5mg methadone and I know she will start taking them today. I am ... What should I do, should I encourage her to take the methadone , if so how much. Should I bust her with her family...
    ... arrested? or, would they want to help her??As far as methadone , I don't know anything about it, so I'm no help there...
    ... Exactly how desperate you are. I can tell you that Methadone will only create a greater quest for the "high". ... Lortab is a far less addictive drug than Methadone , and if she thinks she is going thru withdrawals now ... , withdrawal from methadone is far worse than with Lortab. This flu feeling doesn ... ago, my desire to overcome it was strong. Came off Methadone (30mg/day), Percocet 10mg prn, Klonopin .5mg prn and ... Just don't, if you can help it, let her start that Methadone . (They're not kidding when they say it's no different...
    ... God Bless You. At least my friend didn't take amy Methadone , so far???????? Leigh [This message has been edited...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab Valium Klonopin Percocet

  72. Suboxone, is it really that good??
    ... back surgeries, right? It doesn't take pain away like methadone , but it also doesn't have near as much of a "sedative...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Demerol suboxone

  73. bupenorphine/buprenex...am interested who is on..
    ... better than the percs,lortabs,oxy's,and am now back on methadone for two diseases,chronic back pain and addiction....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  74. what is propoxyphene w/aceta???
    ... read the PDR, it its chemical structure is similar to methadone ...of course it is not anywhere close in terms of how...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  75. suboxone is wonderful
    ... doctor that has a license to prescribe it, much like methadone . I went to an addictionologist and I was the first ... feel anything on it such as euphoria like you do with methadone but when you decide to come off of it you will have...
    ... clean i had no other choice than inhouse treatment, methadone ,jail,or death from od or liver failure.believe me ... so inhouse treatrment wasnt an option-nor was the methadone because the nearest clinic is 50miles away.plus methadone...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone


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