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  1. a newcomer
    ... anyone help me out ? i am about to start a detox from methadone which i am on because i am a heroin addict, i wish...
    ... around here! How long have you been taking the methadone ? Are you detoxing under a doctor's/clinic's supervision ... detoxing or do you have one? I was recently on methadone , but only for 11 days and didn't have to withdrawal...
    ... Welcome Jpipes, I was recently on Methadone but not for Heroin addiction. I am still in the decreasing ... know much about what is like for a person to go off methadone form a Heroin addiction, but I am sure that if you...
    ... strugglers'. I have no experiene with heroin or methadone , but please stay close to these boards while you go...
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  2. Ultram-Please Help!
    ... to help with the RLS. I have cold turkeyied off of methadone , vics and percocet. Is this going to be more of the...
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  3. ***Maggie**Chrissy***
    ... couple of people here that helped me out with the methadone thing when I first came here. Didn't work out for...
    ... I am still here. I am down to 10 MG's total of Methadone . The first week and 1/2 were about the worst. I ... and took lots of photographs. If I had to take the Methadone at some other time in my life I would do it again...
    ... for the last year and a half and was switching to methadone and was really scared cuz I have a friend who is a...

  4. Methadone
    ... Hi there 72, I was not addicted to Methadone , but used it prescribed from my Pain Management Doc ... and now I have almost 3 years. My experience with Methadone was a short one, March to the present. I am in the ... slight euphoric feeling. In the process of taking Methadone I would sometimes have a nauseated feeling but I could ... deal with that. I am now decreasing the methadone and my pain is only soreness from using the muscles ... down. There are others on here that have taken Methadone , so just keep on reading and hang in there. We are...
    ... Hi There, I was on Methadone for about 6 mos. a couple yrs. ago. I don't remember...
    ... I can tell you that I know your story and I was on methadone for 12 days (went off last Friday) and you are not ... You remind me alot of a friend of mine who went on methadone 7 years ago because of her hydro addiction and never ... you're looking for. It's just not gonna happen. Methadone basically gives you all the same side effects as any...
    ... and he told me to stay as far as I could away from methadone . He wasnt happy about the whole vicodin thing either...
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  5. Chronic Pain and Opiate Addiction
    ... out there to help with the pain for an addict, like methadone ? I haven't tried that yet but it remains an option...
    ... internal morphine pump,or neruostimulator implant, or Methadone , it is a very effective neruopathic pain medication ... a recent JAMA alert saying cronic pain patients on methadone are having sudden severe cardiac problems and death...
    ... dr can also guide you in your addiction as well. Methadone is an excellent med for those with chronic pain. ... It also happens to be the main narcotic used in methadone clinics (some use Suboxone too), for addicts wanting ... of street drugs and dirty needles. The benefits to methadone are that it truly does help with pain, it lasts a ... high, and if you use another narcotic to get high the methadone will prevent that high. I admire your openness and...
    ... While I think methadone has been proven to be an effective pain med, I dont ... has chronic pain, and is a self confessed addict, methadone treats both of those problems! But...methadone given ... replacement therapy is given out on a daily basis by a methadone clinic, when used in pain management, a simple prescription ... and more to chase the high. If you do that with methadone , you will die. No question about it. Methadone is...
    ... stigma of being an addict in pain. Today I've been on a Methadone program which helps me with wanting to take too much ... to you now to do two things, first I would get on a Methadone Clinic. Thjis way your dose is forcibly controlled...
    ... out there to help with the pain for an addict, like methadone ? I haven't tried that yet but it remains an option ... . Methadone is an option. It works well for most people but you ... younger age...Please seek some assistance ask for methadone and it will also help your pain without the usual...
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  6. switching from methadone to suboxone....
    ... started to date. But, my husband switched over from methadone to suboxone. He weened down to 20mg and switched ... went through) the lower you can get on your dose of methadone the easier it is going to be. Good luck and keep...
    ... addict. so my choices at that point were either the methadone clinic (which the doctor preferred) or to be weened...
    ... actually have for these people. They not only have her on methadone , but on about 6 (easily) other narcotics. It's rediculous...
    ... about 6 years now and about 2 years ago I started the Methadone program. It worked great at first but after a while...
    ... about 6 years now and about 2 years ago I started the Methadone program. It worked great at first but after a while ... to you and him!! Jay I'm going on withdraw from methadone tomorrow, from 35 mgs to 0. Can I ask what suboxone ... is? I'm concerned, 10 yrs methadone program, they offer no help getting off whatsoever...
    ... is that the suboxone? I had cut down to 35 mgs of methadone , my husbands at 120 so I thought i was down far enough...
    ... im on suboxone. never been on methadone . but my husband is. read the thread about "say no...
    ... the methadone did work for us, I dont want to run it down. I really...
    ... anyway, about three years ago he was accepted into the methadone program here and; after screwing up quite a few times...
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  7. Continuing to slip up
    ... so many times in the past). Will I have to be on methadone maintaince therapy to beat this? Have I totally screwed...
    ... Hello Christy Honey, you can go on methadone maintenance if you chose, but unless you plan on taking...
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  8. A quick Hello!
    ... I should not have approached it the way I did! The methadone I was on (now off of) was really making me gripey...

  9. I need help/support/advice/anything.....
    ... far as getting off the drug, there are many options. Methadone , is a good one since you also have cronic pain, as...
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  10. Who out there has quit on their own ct ?
    ... oxycontin, morphine, fentynal patches and suckers, methadone , hydro and tramadol depending on what I could get ... a hold of. mostly it was either methadone or oxycontin tho in high doses. It took me about...
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  11. Fearful for health, need serious advice.
    ... I would look into methadone (or possibly Subutex depending on pain levels and ... other factors). Methadone can treat the pain and the addiction at the same time...
    ... best pain med i have used and i have used a lot is methadone . give it a try. it might save your life in more...

  12. How long to taper?
    ... Hey Shay, I was not on a large dose of methadone , only 25 mg's. At least I don't think that is a large...

  13. Giving Up the Methadone!
    ... you happen to know if I need to w/d some from the methadone first? I've heard that you get no benefit from hydro...
    ... Hi Shay, I am sorry that the Methadone did not work for you! When I transittioned to the ... Methadone from Perc's I just took the percs untill I had no ... is just what i was instructed to do by my doc. The Methadone I was told to tapper off. Every Doc is different...

  14. CT Withdrawls vs. Taper?
    ... again, and bam., hooked again. Now, I've been on Methadone for 8 years., tell ya what, I wish I could go back...

  15. 1st post
    ... hydrocodone, too much I would say! :) I am currently taking methadone to get off hydrocodone and it's not a walk in the...
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  16. Does any one have experience with tappering off Methadone?
    ... is when it is hardest for your body to deal with no methadone at all. That was the only good thing about being...

  17. Day 10 - --just happy to be clean.
    ... forward. Today is day 7 for me in my detox process off Methadone . Today was okay I just had the shakes real bad. ...
    ... pathetic for having such a hard time coming off pills ( methadone ) 2yrs. ago. It was hell on earth for me! And it...

  18. I am soooo frustrated! Can anyone help me understand this?
    ... :( I just hate this methadone !:) I tried to do the right thing by telling my ... weren't working anymore...and I was wiliing to try methadone (she had been trying toget me to try it for awhile ... on the internet, but everything is very vague about methadone .... Eeeekkk!!! I would so appreciate any advice...
    ... Hi Shay, I don't have experience w/ methadone , but I have pain issues that require me to take the ... opiates. I can imagine your frustration. If the methadone doesn't work for you can you talk to your doc and ... what I've heard I don't think I'd want to try the methadone . Don't be too hard on yourself. It's hideous to ... sure someone will be along soon who knows more about methadone than I. Sending positive thoughts your way. ...
    ... stages of withdrawal. Exactly. Although you are on methadone , your body and brain are reacting to a lowered dose ... opiate. You would have to ingest a heck of a lot of methadone to 'equalize' and that does not seem like such a good ... s attempt to make you up the amount of opiate (now methadone ) It wakes up old pain because you have treated the ... altogether. Choice #2 would be to tough it out on the methadone dose you are on now and wait until your body adjusts ... need to know that if you plan on ever coming off the methadone , that time will prove a big strugle again. And of ... course it is not impossible to come off methadone because others here have done it. Just have to balance...
    ... do something different than what I'm doing if this methadone thing doesn't get better. I'm glad you replied...
    ... dont think I like it as well for pain relief. anyhow methadone is TERRIBE it makes you so sleepy...Its a huge side ... or their docs have cut them off. you can do this! Methadone would be the last thing Id want...ugh...I cant function ... pain mgmnt board as well! there are alot of ppl on methadone over there. xoxoxoxox, IZZY'SMOM:) p.s. What ... dose of methadone are you on? That would help me alot to answer some...
    ... having such a rough time. When I transitioned to Methadone it was just that. I weaned of the percocet as I started ... breakthrough pain any more. I was told that the Methadone will not work right away. It has to titrate up in...
    ... help and advice! Izzy, I'm only taking 30mg of methadone a day! And I take 1 3xday. From what I understand ... the d*mn things! But here's what I don't get about methadone . I thought it was supposed to help with pain, and...
    ... Shay~ Chrissy makes a real valid point regarding methadone . You can OD yourself really quickly if you take them ... taking too many, or too much, Id be scared for you on methadone . Its your choice, Im just trying to answer questions ... have been in rehab for hydro, ect, they never had methadone there for you to detox with? Sorry I just have a...
    ... Hey! I wrote to u a few times regarding me taking Methadone a few yrs. ago. I see that u say that u need to ... that is true, than why would u need to detox off the methadone at all? Are u planning on staying on it long term ... need to be on something and your dr. has chosen the methadone for that. I know what u mean about why do they put ... very slowly. I do know that i was on only 30mgs of methadone a day, and i was extremely ill coming off of it. ...
    ... had you on any long-acting meds before she tried the methadone ? I am not familiar with lorcet. If you are still...
    ... stuff.....I guess I keep hoping someone will say "Oh methadone was the best thing I ever did! There are no side affects ... insurance co.'s are pushing docs and hosp to prescribe methadone for pain instead of common narcotics because it is ... about it. Five years ago you never heard anyting about methadone except with heroin users. I was really surprised to ... see all the people with methadone experience here the first time I started reading the...
    ... Shay, When I got put on methadone I was told by the PM Doc. that it was a longer acting ... again I would. I hated the side effects but for me Methadone really took the pain away. Part of the reason for...
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  19. This is how I ended up on Methadone and why I am now Detoxing
    ... I was wondering if you could tell me about your methadone experience in detail...that's what I've switched to...
    ... that produces that feeling. Anyway as far as the Methadone goes, I only decided to take it because nothing else ... oxycontin!! I really did not even like the idea of taking Methadone . I really hated the side effects from it! I ... 37 and if that does not make school hard enough the Methadone just made it horrible. I could not read very well ... about 7 PM. When my doctor and I decided to use Methadone , I had to report to his office about every two weeks...
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  20. How does ER help?
    ... easier. they did give me librium and they also used methadone (at the time, 5 years ago. i think they are using...
    ... easier. they did give me librium and they also used methadone (at the time, 5 years ago. i think they are using...
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  21. Fifth day detoxing of Methadone and yesturday was the worst!
    ... here. I don't know what it is like comming off of methadone but it can't be much different then most hard drugs...
    ... later...but i wanted u to know that i have detoxed off Methadone myself about 2yr ago. All of the things u are feeling ... stomach probl.etc..) then listen to it and rest. Methadone is the hardest one to come off of so be patient w...
    ... you are going thru this. I am 30 days today free of Methadone . What you are feeling is normal, so don't worry, I...
    ... daily taking oxycontin for a month then we can try methadone . I heard those words and was stunned. MY personal ... some doctors seem unaware of this. I have heard that methadone IS a narcotic that you are LESS likely to develop ... narcotic. Again, I cannot speak from experience with methadone , but I KNOW that the symptoms you are having make...
    ... but you have taken a bold step in getting off the methadone and you should be very proud of yourself, like we ... depressant might help you until you are totally off the methadone ? anyway your dr knows best not me, just a mere mortal...
    ... actually an old thread. I have been completly off Methadone for over a month now. Yes it was rough. I actually...
    ... I have been on Methadone 60mg for 4 years. July 3rd, I started a slow taper ... given me 8 good hours of sleep! I am totally off of Methadone now for 4 days. I can't sleep even though I'm taking ... my sister dying with cancer. I regret ever taking Methadone for my Fibromyalgia. What an evil drug!!! No support...
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  22. Detoxing from Methadone following Doc's orders
    ... woring after my last surgery in March I was put on Methadone . I liked it because it really took the pain away...
    ... hear you are having such a hard time. I just went on Methadone 4 days ago, and as you might see in my other posts...
    ... Hey Chrissy: I have detoxed b4 off methadone . It was about 2 yrs ago. I was in rehab during it ... just fine while me and another guy who was coming off Methadone were hunched over in pain. You are under a dr.s care...
    ... short period of time. So you just started taking Methadone ? When I got off the Vicodin because it stopped worinking ... Not as bad nausea this time. I really liked the Methadone because it really helped my pain a bunch, but I had...
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  23. Hi! Newbie here. Anyone have any experience with methadone?
    ... I have been on Methadone for about 2 1/2 years. I was up to 80mg per day. ... pills at one time -- VERY DANGEROUS. He said that Methadone builds in your system slowly and leaves your system ... Bottom line is you will be fine as long as you take the methadone as prescribed and let your doctor know if you screw...
    ... with what u will have to face in future. I was on Methadone for around 8mos. (30mg a day) and went to rehab to...
    ... and that's why she decided to go ahead and start the methadone now. I am only taking 25mgs a day, and I hope it will ... up, shaking, sweating, hurting, unable to sleep. If methadone is worse than that, I'm scared to death. I've ... for you? I just hear so many horror stories about methadone , and it has such a stigma, it's nice to hear anything ... positive to ease my mind. Reach, you refered to the methadone as morphine, is that what it is? Maggie, I too...
    ... of stuff on the other thread regarding coming off methadone so check that out for my experience. Yes, i have ... also heard that Methadone is the hardest one to come off of. But if i can do ... med. so they weren't as worried about me being on Methadone that was prescribed by a doc. The Adderral made me...
    ... other stuff did. Is this why alot of people go on methadone maintenence and stay on it forever? My ex-bfriend...
    ... me to answer your question about whether coming off Methadone is as hard/or worse than coming off of a ton of pain ... meds. bcuz i only had to detox off the methadone . I had been taking probably (6) Lorcets (at the most ... ) a day prior to the methadone , but i don't remember having any w/d's when i switched ... right over to the methadone from them. Methadone can be used as a long term pain medication, but I ... a long period unless it is for chronic pain. When methadone /subaxone is used for "coming off other pain meds. ... meds. are not necessary. Especially if she is on the methadone primarily to keep her from taking other pills. If ... else, what is best for you. All i can tell u is that Methadone is an addictive drug and it is an opiate. If it is ... u r back where u started. Educate yourself on the methadone so that u are not so worried. Those feelings u had...
    ... helping me to understand all this...in my day (I'm 40), methadone and heroin were just for the devil and the scums of...
    ... glad though that Izzymom gave you some peace about methadone . Bcuz if it is used as dr. prescribed, and it is...
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  24. I'm scared....Please help!

  25. nodding on sub
    ... out of it. When i went to rehab 2yrs. ago (was on methadone then) i literally slept for the entire first 2 days...

  26. Day 23
    ... right now. I am on day 23 c/t of vicodin, percocet and methadone . I was on them for a year, 15 a day....
    ... while for things to get back to normal. I was also on Methadone - 2yrs. ago i detoxed off it in rehab. And that was ... the worst experience of my life! Unfortunately, Methadone is the hardest drug to come off of. They say it can...
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  27. Help! No Potty for Me!
    ... day, but still NOTHING like i was a few yrs. ago (on Methadone & Adderrall -dr. presc.). So i am so much more open...

  28. Day Three of Coder's Detox
    ... been on many types of pain meds. and i detoxed off of Methadone 2yrs. ago so i know all about how horrible it is. ... slowly so that i'm not as sick as i was coming off Methadone . You don't get physical detox symptoms??? Wow! u...
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  29. hi again
    ... I've used opiates since I was 17. I'm 23. I was on methadone for nearly 2 years, I got off in september 2005, stayed ... human again without opiates. I dont want to be on methadone , I hate subuxone. But sobriety is eating me alive...

  30. 21 Days Clean.....
    ... else, I went thru vicodin, percocet and then finally methadone . When I started to meth I actually knew what it felt...
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  31. Suboxone-The Truth(for me)
    ... went to see a quack dr. bcuz he was giving my Mom Methadone for her back injury. He put me on 30mg of meth. a...
    ... actual pain. It must be hard to get off. I did take methadone as well. I used it as a in between drug. After going...
    ... Mom: Thanks for the response. I had to w/d off of Methadone and that was beyond bad. But i have heard that it...
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  32. Fibromyalgia
    ... Lorcets & Xanax, then she went to Oxycodone, then Methadone , now she is on Subaxone. Subaxone is used to help...
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  33. more methadone questions
    ... still temporary legal husband withdrew off of 150mg of methadone ....he just got up one morning and didnt want to go...
    ... effects from the NEW med. or possibly withdrawl from Methadone , but the symptoms took a while to hit you because ... that i do know is that i was on 30-40 mg. a day of Methadone & i went to rehab. I went through HELL on earth from ... your body is freaking out from coming off of 80mg.! Methadone is known to take sometimes up to a year or more to...
    ... able to sleep are all part of the W/D process. I know methadone stays in your system a long time as it has a long ... its now catching up to you. I have heard going of methadone is VERY painful and hard and can last months and months...
    ... about 2 weeks, it has now been 3 weeks since I took methadone . The only reason I could come up with for it taking ... pain so maybe it couldn't keep up with the amount of methadone I was taking. I don't think I got an expired bottle...

  34. help me to detox please
    ... other liquid meals. please please dont try the methadone , that stuff is even worse as the WDs are very long...
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  35. Question about Sub...
    ... Suboxone is the methadone of the New Millenium. Its active ingredient buprenorphine...
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  36. Day 24 and feeling FANTASTIC
    ... addiction or anything. I am an addict (was addicted to Methadone ) and i worry about how i will feel when i am totally...
    ... I was addicted to methadone for approximately a year and a half. See in my town ... how it is around here (unfortunaly) and I used the methadone recreationally...just the weekends and not every weekend ... as bad. I dont know, i never really had to w/d off methadone I managed to keep myself well for the most part (I...
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  37. Weird ?...friend used lemon lime soda to shoot up
    ... He used to shoot heroin for many years but he is on methadone now. So I guess cocaine is the only thing to get...

  38. If I Can Do It ,So Can You
    ... enough to push through it!!! I had detoxed off of Methadone a few yrs. ago & was weined off in a rehab.....I was...

  39. Starting Suboxone - what to expect?
    ... it , fill in the new thread topic (Like Coming off methadone ), then type your post into the box and hit submit...
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  40. This is INSANE!!!! What am I doing???
    ... meds. Some of them take a yr. or longer. I was on Methadone and i was told that it would take a yr. or more for...

  41. VERY LUCKY -- my doctor really cares
    ... visit her in the hospital every day, I quit taking my methadone the way I was supposed to. I am supposed to take ... appointment with my pain doc, I had already been out of methadone for about 4-5 days and I was in rough shape. I wasn ... to Oxycontin before. He ended up switching me from Methadone to Opana ER and I am still trying to get used to that...
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  42. I need off of hydro...looking for sub doc
    ... Do you have a methadone clinic in your area? If you went there in person[don...
    ... anything here yet.I have read about people that are on methadone and have also read the horror stories about comming...
    ... anything here yet.I have read about people that are on methadone and have also read the horror stories about comming...
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  43. Sleepy Or Overdosing on Methadone?
    ... She's on methadone ? stacker 2's, caffeine etc. and is a diabetic that ... rofessional help. you can legally find ways to cut off that methadone , i used to be a drug addict myself than i went to...
    ... member is either back into the H, or supplimenting her methadone with other illicit/perscription drugs. Heroin and ... methadone are from the same family of drug, an opiate or derivitive...
    ... While I was in rehab I seen people on methadone who would be doing nodding off all the time. I think...
    ... ! But i would also like to tell you that I am on methadone myself and I also have extreme anxiety, so I take ... your family member may be on a too high of a dose of methadone ...like the miligram..if they are on a higher dose ... of methadone then they need, it will definitely cause them to nod ... counselor had to reassure her that it was b/c of the methadone adjusting with my body. I hope I could help....
    ... The vast majority of people on methadone continue to use other drugs. Some continue with opiates ... some downer, either a narcotic or benzo. However, methadone does create its own euphoria and mild "nodding off...
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  44. sick&tired
    ... scared & angry about it. I used to be addicted to Methadone and i went through that detox & SWORE i would never...

  45. Anyone ever heard of a detox buddy?
    ... addiction is very hard to quit. Worse thing u can take is Methadone . I only know 1 girl personally who ever made it and...
    ... healthy lives. I'm sure if they could go without the methadone then they would but at least they are trying. Not...
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  46. Am I alone, then?
    ... night has any first-hand advice about detoxing from Methadone . So I will be patient & hold out faith, and check...
    ... going and stay with it, your only other option is methadone and I guess your not wanting to make that drive, really ... afford the sub than your only options are to go back on methadone , or keep clean and get through the W/D period. If...
    ... disrupted. On the other hand, I'd still be on the Methadone clinic if there were no storm--one of those double...
    ... just laid back & took whatever road was the easiest ( Methadone ), and felt sorry for myself. Where's that wimpy...

  47. Hurricane Katrina swept my life away
    ... this firsthand. At this time, I'd been on the Methadone clinic for about 6 years, following a serious 10 year ... 40 miles east of the Midland/Odessa area. I found a Methadone clinic there in Midland, and you can believe I made ... educated me on the extremely lengthy detox period for Methadone w/d. I would appreciate and will consider any...
    ... urself... trust me on this one! I've never needed methadone so I am not sure what u feel exactly BUT I do know...
    ... as he can.) I cannot get a job because of the w/d ( Methadone has an extremely lengthy detox period, wish I'd known...
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  48. happy girl again...
    ... of weight when i was on Adderall (given 2 me with Methadone ) and i have since gained all and more back. I can...
    ... are coming off of and how much, but i was coming off Methadone (10mg - 2x,sometimes 3x day) AND THAT WAS HEEEELLLLLL...
    ... it on anyone!!! I really don't know much about Methadone other than it's used to help people get off of other ... it been since you went to rehab??? Are you off the Methadone now? I feel for ya!!!! It is a very hard road to...
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  49. Help Im New to this Need SumOne to listen!!!!!
    ... I had detox symptoms for almost 6 weeks. I was on Methadone though, which is supposed to be the hardest to come...

  50. Extreme hunger after withdrawls?
    ... I came off methadone and ate a ton for a while. I think it was my body...

  51. Help! I Need some input on Suboxone
    ... only took 1mg. The withdrawals are not as bad as say methadone or heroin, but they are still unpleasant. Days 2...
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  52. I need help and support too PLEASE!
    ... i watched my husband detox himself off of 150mg of methadone last year. You can do it, keep telling yourself that...
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  53. day 5 withdrawaling off suboxone....really scared
    ... really had to w/d before bc i went straight from using methadone recreationally with friends to feeling crappy to suboxone...
    ... Suboxone for 4 months at 24 mg a day after a year on Methadone . The switch was hell, I am a single mom with four...
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  54. One week off Fentanyl 100, no taper
    ... that helps get the WDs over sooner than stuff like methadone , which stays in your system for a long time and has...
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  55. Help! tramadol addiction
    ... There are many people getting meds illegally. Maybe a Methadone clinic or a doc that deals in suboxone? I'm not familiar...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa suboxone

  56. New here with some questions
    ... pain doctors about a year ago who switched him to methadone and vicoden instead of oxy and perc. I see signs ... currently with the vicoden, but not at all with the methadone , he has no desire to take extra methadone, and in ... moody and quiet and angers easily. when he takes methadone , none of that happens, it only makes him drowsy. ... from overdoing it throughout the month (except for methadone , actually has extras of those) 3. requested a ... on oxy or another long acting pain med, doesnt like methadone and says it doesnt work. What are your opinions...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin Percocet

  57. Oh No!!!
    ... about 10 years ago (morphine, oxys, duragesic patches, methadone ) and when I had back surgery I was concerned as you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Duragesic Morphine

  58. drug dreams part of detox process....anyone else?
    ... dreams of using....anybody help? When I came off methadone I totally had them all the time. I have been off...
    ... Ive had these dreams before ..after methadone detox etc..caught me by surprise after sub though ... experiencing the same after effects from the sub as methadone , heroin or even, pain pills. Very interesting for...

  59. New to the forum just wanted to thanks
    ... well over a year.. But then the last few months the methadone started (never taking more than 20mgs a day) but i...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  60. Help I am confused about Tramadol ultram
    ... school for two years and got kicked out b/c i was on methadone and couldn't even crack a book b/c i was nodding out ... chils were so bad. eventually i just went back on the methadone . i have been on suboxone for 2-5 mos now and am doing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ultram suboxone

  61. 5th Day clean~need advice and some extra encouragment!!! HELP
    ... would take anything i could get my hands on. Perc, methadone , oxycontin, and whatever else. I was taking from ... 30mg-70mg of perc, or 40mg of methadone , or 80mg of oxy's, per day. So yeah, my tolerance...
    ... would take anything i could get my hands on. Perc, methadone , oxycontin, and whatever else. I was taking from ... 30mg-70mg of perc, or 40mg of methadone , or 80mg of oxy's, per day. So yeah, my tolerance...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin Oxycontin

  62. quit suboxone cold turkey...anyone share this experience
    ... a day sometimes twice for nearly two years. I quit methadone (120 mg ) a day to 0, two years ago and am no stranger...
    ... suboxone even though it made me feel great. unlike the methadone I havent been vomiting yet and no tremors, sleep is...
    ... go there though. last time i was in wd's was from methadone , and thank god I feel nothing like that. those who...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  63. Starting suboxone tomorrow
    ... what it did; I went from being comletely detoxed off methadone (the methadone detoxed me off the oxy/heroin) but my ... cravings gone. didnt have to deal with the nasty methadone clinics, side effects were minimal and I really thought ... embrace my pain and hanfg onto it like I did with the methadone detox ( which if anyone out there is considering,...
    ... meetings and lie and claim to be clean, when they are on methadone or suboxone. Now that you have been honest, you can...
    ... meetings and lie and claim to be clean, when they are on methadone or suboxone. Now that you have been honest, you can...
    ... it would be very ethical if a person were on sub or methadone and sponsoring another person. I'm new here and...
    ... celebrate clean time, and a person on suboxone or methadone or the like, has none. That is what withdrawls suck...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  64. I don't understand how this helps
    ... doctor give someone who is addicted to pills---- methadone , or subutex or whatever else.. to GET OFF drugs? ... handful of addicts right now, who are addicted to Methadone . They've never been on heroin... but found Methadone...
    ... a very long time and have trouble stopping. Sub or methadone is better than popping a bunch of pills, just as long ... pills we usually take will increase over time. sub/ methadone are supposed to help you stop the cravings and get...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet Tylenol Vicodin

  65. It's my 4th day clean from METHADONE!!!
    ... determined!!! I suspect mydaughter is addicted to methadone . We just removed her children. she keeps sleeping...

  66. Observations while withdrawing from Vicodin & Suboxone
    ... And although not as bad as previous withdrawl from methadone it is still quite rough. Methadone detox in my opinion ... it as I started after completely detoxing from the methadone last. I was clean and was talked into sub in order...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  67. methadone & recovery stigma
    ... Are you clean and sober now, or still on methadone ?...
    ... other than getting back to my old non-ddicted self. Methadone , Suboxone, whatever...I am open to treatment options...
    ... Podee;2882228]Are you clean and sober now, or still on methadone ? yas,I am still on methadone.I have only went as...
    ... Good luck on getting off the methadone . It is an opiate just like any other. Stronger actually ... the detox off it is far worse than heroin. I took methadone for a short time but am clean and sober for many years...
    ... [QUOTE=Podee;2885343]Good luck on getting off the methadone . It is an opiate just like any other. Stronger actually ... the detox off it is far worse than heroin. I took methadone for a short time but am clean and sober for many years ... hand my life is soooo much better with the option of methadone . meeting and treatment are also as important an finding...
    ... so I assume you were a heroin user and went to methadone while pregnant? so how is your child doing? did your ... baby have W/D'S or is your baby still taking methadone with you? I am just curious as I can't imagine this ... through W/D'S. Do you ever think you will get off methadone ? Your not really clean and sober while taking Methadone ... your not clean... I have heard of people staying on methadone for life and if that works for you, than so be it ... .... Maybe someday you will decide to get off the methadone and than you can say your clean.. SS...
    ... 2887840]Maybe someday you will decide to get off the methadone and than you can say your clean.. SS I agree...
    ... himself "clean and sober" even though he's been on methadone for six years. Please try to detox from the methadone ... improve your life, and your son's life. Getting off of methadone is the next step. Good luck....
    ... I have been on methadone twice. You are very lucky that it is working for ... itself. For me I always wound up smoking crack on methadone and I don't even like crack. The second time I was ... on methadone I wound up on 200mgs. I started at 70 or 100 and ... mom. It is very easy to be content with being on methadone for ever. I am not saying you are in that mental ... rest of my life. I looked into having children on methadone . The thing is that methadone is harder on the body ... circumstance. When the time is right for you to get off methadone you will. It will be a time of healing...and you ... you are trying to consistantly improve your life and methadone is what has made that possible at this time then good ... other people say. However don't be mistaken that methadone is one of the strongest opiates out there and the...
    ... I have detoxed from methadone twice and the whole gambit of other drugs. frankly ... , Id rather detox from heroin than methadone . yes, its still 5 days of hell but a lesser hell than ... methadone. I would NEVER recommend methadone to anyone, if the physical withdrawl dosent kill u ... I made the mistake of going to suboxone after the methadone and am still getting over that. My regret is that...
    ... QUOTE=withdrawls suck;2896876]I have detoxed from methadone twice and the whole gambit of other drugs. frankly ... , Id rather detox from heroin than methadone . yes, its still 5 days of hell but a lesser hell than ... methadone. I would NEVER recommend methadone to anyone, if the physical withdrawl dosent kill u ... I made the mistake of going to suboxone after the methadone and am still getting over that. My regret is that ... second that. I would rather come off of herion than methadone anyday. Methadone is the longest w/d I have ever...
    ... second that. I would rather come off of herion than methadone anyday. Methadone is the longest w/d I have ever ... could get this message out to everyone attracted to methadone , I honestly consider the experience of coming off...
    ... what happens if you take methadone , and smoke crystal meth?...
    ... QUOTE=slsmith1122;2900628]what happens if you take methadone , and smoke crystal meth? what kinda question is ... answer u get high, what are u trying to accomplish, methadone is a (poor at best) detox tool, why are u in a program...
    ... Only Gonna Say This One Time: For All U Thinking Of Methadone , When U Detox U Will Think Your Gonna F-ing Die, And ... Physical Deterioration Etc Caused By Prolonged Use. Methadone Should Be Illegal....
    ... not me, i have a 23 yr old that has been on methadone for 2 years, throut pregnancy. baby was born having...
    ... 2902849]not me, i have a 23 yr old that has been on methadone for 2 years, throut pregnancy. baby was born having ... serious concern, but not nearly so serious as the methadone use, she will need a gradual taper down and even then...
    ... come off of heroin and a very very large habit than methadone of even a small amount any day. I don't wish that ... about a lot of people including myself is that once on methadone and even not being much of a speed person for some ... reason we did crack or whatever. Once the methadone was done and over the crack just stopped. I can't...
    ... talk about and re live my experience detoxing from methadone , like you put it Jesse , the closer I keep that memory ... younger men that me die in the emergency room from methadone detox. It brings tears to my eyes to know there are...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  68. how do i stop thinking that i need to use something, whether its opiates ,or suboxone
    ... it is its a much safer and non addictive version of methadone ) but yet when i don't take any i feel as though i...
    ... is just another opiate. It is probably more like methadone than heroin, but all of these are addictive exactly...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine suboxone

  69. Can't find Suboxone Dr!!!!
    ... this drug, suboxone. It doesn't give you a high like methadone , so you don't get addicted right off and can be trusted...
    ... did not include the medicine! Well, I checked into methadone and researched it for awhile. Yes there is good and ... medication. But, I want you to know I have been on methadone for 1 month now and I feel great, clear headed, no ... pain, migraines and other minor pain issues and the methadone seems to help with this and for me I do not feel high ... management board you will read that a lot of people take methadone for chronic pain because it is suppost to not have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone Oxycontin Percocet

  70. Newbbie Needs Help
    ... pains associated with withdrawal like Suboxone and Methadone . I too am in the process of kicking my oxycodone/hydorcodon...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycodone Vicodin suboxone

  71. Opaite Withdrawl will NOT go away!
    ... supposed to substitute for opiate addiction. IT IS NOT METHADONE . It attaches to one's opiate receptors....
    ... effect. People take this as a substitute for heroin, methadone , oxycontin, etc. because it is only a partial opiate...
    ... medical maintenance programs. i am not a big fan of methadone treatment myself; having been there for a couple years...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine suboxone Oxycontin Percocet

  72. Quitting lortabs!
    ... want this to be their problem. I have heard of the methadone clinics, but after poor Anna Nicole, that scares the...
    ... first 2 weeks.... I don't have any experience with methadone or sub, but I know that some others here do....maybe...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  73. How's Everyone Doing??
    ... methods of detoxing, whether its C/T or tapering or methadone or suboxone. My choice was suboxone and I am so incredibly...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  74. Experience w/Sub-Please help me.
    ... junkies abused them that they ended up being the new methadone for many. Similarly, heroin was thought to be the...
    ... of sub now and will tell u its so far easier than methadone (which was much worse than oxy) but is no picnic. ... in mind. I started it after completly detoxing from methadone and now regret not simply working a program, instead...
    ... for one LOVED sub, I never felt better, unlike with methadone and the physical deterioration it causes sub seemed ... day five of sub withdrawl and am definitly not in methadone wd's but it is very unpleasant to putn it mildly....
    ... give the sub a shot. Up until Anna Nicole OD'd on methadone I always had the connotation that "good for that person...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine suboxone

  75. methadone and chronic pain anyone???
    ... addiction? No...it made it worse and stronger than ever. Methadone is purer and stronger than many street opiates or ... and so be it. Pain issues....I don't know about but methadone would be just like any really stron pills...it would ... on it for a short time if possible. The w/d's from methadone are like no others I have ever experienced cold turkey...


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