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  1. Question on OxyContin withdrawal
    ... started on the Oxy to begin with. It's very similar to methadone withdrawal, which I experienced in the 70s and NEVER...
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  2. Hey Tim fever are you there?????
    ... am so glad you know about it cause I dont! He was methadone 40mg and then we tapered it down to 20mg and then ... and then he starts his detox. I was told that the methadone had to be out of his system for AT LEAST 24 hours ... am thinking maybe 2 to 3 weeks? He was only on the methadone for 3 to 4 months but he tried detoxing cold turkey...
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  3. Going through methadone withdrawl, would like some answers?
    ... I've gone through withdrawal from both heroin and methadone . This was back in the '70's. Heroin withdrawal only ... took a few days. Methadone , on the other hand, seemed like it took FOREVER. ... pain management now and every time I hear someone say methadone is a good painkiller, I cringe. I NEVER want to go...
    ... In all honesty 15mg is a long jump when it comes to methadone .I know alot of people that didnt start having problems ... you about not going back to the clinic atleast the methadone clinic,though if I were you I would very seriously ... easier to handle.If and when I decide to taper off methadone I will be switching to the suboxone towards the end ... simply cant do then I suggest you google some things on methadone regarding diets and such as there are certain diets ... person can do that helps get rid of the left over methadone out of the fats and tissues in the body therefore...
    ... had to go see a real doctor i had to go back to the methadone because my blood preesure and heart rate were life...
    ... had to go see a real doctor i had to go back to the methadone because my blood preesure and heart rate were life...
    ... In all honesty 15mg is a long jump when it comes to methadone .I know alot of people that didnt start having problems ... you about not going back to the clinic atleast the methadone clinic,though if I were you I would very seriously ... easier to handle.If and when I decide to taper off methadone I will be switching to the suboxone towards the end ... simply cant do then I suggest you google some things on methadone regarding diets and such as there are certain diets ... person can do that helps get rid of the left over methadone out of the fats and tissues in the body therefore ... . Bdean :) hi steve hope all is good coming off methadone and feel like i'm dieing can you give me some tips...
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  4. Suboxone
    ... i did the 2 week treatment for coming off of methadone . it worked wonders for me.the only adverse effect...
    ... remember? I can't imagine its any worse than coming off Methadone or Vicadin but people say it is and that it last a...

  5. Hello, how is everyone?
    ... He is saying that he talked to a dr that told him methadone should be tapered over a 6 month to 1 year period...

  6. HELP ME PLEASE!Someone tell me?
    ... you are that drug helped alot when i was coming off methadone treatment.It is an partial opoid agonist which means...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  7. Suboxone for methadone w/d's??????
    ... this!??? Does ANYONE know anything about tapering off methadone with suboxone?????????????????/ Please let me know...
    ... you need to be in withdrawls.Try and stay off the methadone at least 2 days or longer if you can before starting ... you don't wait the buprenorphene will push all the methadone off your receptors and you will go into the worst ... withdrawls you have ever experienced.Coming off methadone is nothing like coming off of any other opiate you...
    ... my experience with daughtr she weaned from 70mg of methadone after 18 mnths to 30mg and was the worst w/ds she...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  8. i'm new here
    ... HUGE secret I am hiding from everyone. I take Soma, methadone (when I cant find any lortab), and thats about it...
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  9. difference between suboxone/methadone
    ... years ago I kicked heroine with the help of good ol' methadone . I didn't use for very long ( actually got hooked ... from pills) and ended up being on methadone for almost 2 years. I pretty much decided my own ... ve been doing a search for the difference between methadone and suboxone, I don't think he's into it deep enough ... to get on a methadone clinic ...but i know nothing about suboxone. Can...
    ... Methadone is really for hard core addictions.Buprenorphene is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  10. 43 is my lucky number!!
    ... tolerence so buprenorphene wasn't in my cards but methadone was.It's been 4 years now and my life couldn't be ... now to offer my experiences and advocate for both methadone and buprenorphene.Good day to all of us.....Dave:...

  11. 3 Days Clean...Sort of
    ... that can help you why not try it? You could also try methadone and get that from the meth clinic. That is another...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ultracet suboxone

  12. Mara, Tim, anyone else..
    ... went back because he was detoxing off opiates and methadone and he said that methadone is 20x worse than norcos ... and that he needed help getting off the methadone ? Do you think they are excuses? He promises me that...
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  13. Lortab addiction.....help ?
    ... weird part. He told me I was addicted and put me on Methadone , and tramadol. When the methadone started making...
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  14. I'm back... day one. (again!)
    ... about suboxone because it's almost like switching to methadone . You aren't getting rid of your addiction, you're...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  15. Detoxing From Methadone
    ... Hi Trinity, I am just curious what your taking Methadone for, is it for Chronic pain or for an addiction, ... bit better.. Its best to work with your Dr or the Methadone clinic for your taper schedule which you seem to be ... be less severe, good job!!!. I have never taken Methadone so I am not familiar with the W/D symptoms but others...
    ... have landed in a great spot. While I was not using methadone , I was addicted to opiates as well. The most common...
    ... could cut the pills....after two bouts of dealing with methadone ,the w/d's are terrrible...it took me a month and half ... two choices,continue to use or die....i was taking methadone for chronic pain/addiction..i have a bone disorder...
    ... clean. I relapsed for about 3 months and jumped on methadone to remove myself from the insanity. I have HepC and ... having to do 2 more treatments, 3 total, and I used methadone to help get me thru' those last two. That was more ... get thru' all the effort it takes to clean again. Methadone has been so hard on me physically, I just felt I no ... Luckily I lead a pretty managable life inspite of the methadone .Before, getting clean was tough since I had a TON...
    ... there's a new life. one where we feel more now without methadone masking the pain and emotional things. I find I become ... tempered when I'm dropping in increments. I too am in a methadone program that I sought help myself after admitting ... a drug. we don't have to feel ashamed we are on methadone like I once felt but now see it as I'm being medically ... you. there's not many people that I know who are on methadone . i did want to ask Chef what type of bone disease...
    ... the fear of what we're going to feel like off the methadone completely since we've been on it for so long. i ... better. THIS is the time I should be taking to stop the methadone and I'm going to discuss this with my significant...
    ... have the exact issues I had at the time I went on the methadone , almost 7 years ago. So.....I have no choice but ... a place where there are alot of ppl detoxing from methadone . You can read so many good stories. They are pretty ... anti methadone tho so be prepared for alot of out spoken ppl against ... methadone . Its still a great place and most of what you read...
    ... tried to detox on my own before I ever went on the methadone . linda...
    ... of how well yall are doing with your detoxes from methadone .Methadone can truly make a difference in a persons ... thats the important thing when detoxing/tapering off methadone .You have to take it slow and really listen to your ... that stuff"mentality.I honestly think thats where methadone gets a bad name from some of the former patients of ... questions and just read the others posts.Some of the methadone advocate groups have GREAT forums with lots of educated ... and dealing with some of the same problems that I am. Methadone saved my life and while I dont think its the right ... taper.Also know you arent alone out there in that methadone was your choice in your battle with addiction..A battle...

  16. long term addiction/help
    ... your going to be able to quit.Why don't you go on methadone and stick with it.Have you tried buprenorphene???...
    ... since you have been on pain pills for 20 years, or methadone .... The sub might not be enough pain control for ... you, and the Methadone might help... but you say you tried it. I am sorry...
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  17. norco,etc.....addict needs you.
    ... of pain (which is why I started taking vicodin and methadone in the first place for a bad back) then of course ... story we all know. I was taking around 25 10mlg methadone pills a day toward the end! So it got to the point...
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  18. suboxone questions??
    ... I just made the switch from methadone to sub and It is not fun. I don't know what is in...

  19. I'm beyond help
    ... an addict it is rididculous!! I haven't taken any methadone since wednesday(it is sunday now) I feel like crap...

  20. addiction & withdrawals
    ... many withdrawals with Lorcet, oxycontin, and now methadone , but by FAR the worst withdrawals I ever had or could...
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  21. HHHEEELLLPPPP!!! Methadone!
    ... Hi Jen, I dont really know much about methadone so I dont know how much help I can be- i do know however...

  22. 50 days clean off opiates
    ... addiction. At the end, I was taking Norco's, Oxycontin, Methadone , Fentynol pops and patches. I was a mess. It's...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norco Oxycontin

  23. ToughTime
    ... seemed it at the time. They seem to treat it like a methadone clinic or something. It might not hurt to look into...
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  24. Cold turkey dangerous?
    ... opiate ,1mg of stadol is about the same as 10mg of methadone ...
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  25. Quiting
    ... but anyhow, I think you should ask your pain doc for methadone ,, I think it;s the best pain med out there for nerve...
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  26. posting about dad
    ... like having a new dad. well he is doing it again. methadone , percocet, a pill called roxicet, muscle relaxers...
    ... percocets and roxicets away from him and just give him the methadone he would fare much better.If you can get him on a ... stable dose of methadone then he will be as normal as you and me.There is no ... tylenol in methadone and methadone doesn't hurt any major orgins after short or long ... which is oxycodone with tylenol and then you have methadone .All these drugs taken together in an abusive manner...
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  27. Flintrock, I know exactly where you are coming from
    ... a child into her environment. She's supposedly on methadone , so the poor baby will be born addicted either way...

  28. How much methadone can I take?
    ... You need to see your doctor asap.Don't adjust your methadone without talking to him\her first.It sounds like they...

  29. Encouragement for detox from oxys using suboxone
    ... Hi Fred, I detoxed off a heavy methadone and xanax addiction using suboxone. It wasn't a walk ... is recommended that you be down to at least 30mg of methadone before you start the sub and at least 24-48 hours ... would recommend that you be at least 48 hours off methadone before you start sub. Suboxone will cause precipitated...
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  30. Detox after Oxycontin use questions
    ... having such a hard time because his doc had him on methadone for those 5 days it took him to get into the detox...
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  31. SUBOXONE rather than Methadone!!!!!
    ... about 6oxycontins 80 mg a day. His doc had given him methadone for about 5 days until he was able to actually get ... why she gave him that. He said that he thinks that methadone made it worse. The docs in the detox keep trying ... in there agree that the suboxone is better than the methadone ....
    ... I'm on methadone and tried to change to Subutex, it was horrible, I...
    ... Sha: When making the switch to buprenorphene from methadone it is important that the patient be stable on 30mgs ... of methadone or less.When your ready to switch you need to stop ... taking your methadone for at least 36 hrs otherwise you will go into withdrawls ... .Most methadone patients come down to fast on their methadone and...
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  32. methadone addiction
    ... What about going to a methadone clinic???They will detox you there if that's what...
    ... hello there my husband has been on methadone for almost a year now- MMT program 120mg day.he is ... going through a rapid detox program to get off the methadone . he was told he can be tapered down 1mg per week at ... accomplished:) . he gets sick and sick fast without his methadone and it is not pretty to watch. this all started 5 ... in the last 48 hours of physical withdrawals from methadone .instead of going through the physical pain and sickness...
    ... hello there my husband has been on methadone for almost a year now- MMT program 120mg day.he is ... going through a rapid detox program to get off the methadone . he was told he can be tapered down 1mg per week at ... accomplished:) . he gets sick and sick fast without his methadone and it is not pretty to watch. this all started 5 ... in the last 48 hours of physical withdrawals from methadone .instead of going through the physical pain and sickness ... you ,i would sue that doctors *** off for giving him methadone in the first place,he could have given him dyhidracodine ... short name dfs)they help just as much,but normally methadone is given when you are coming off hard drugs which...
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  33. Mixing Pills and Alcohol - Sick to my Stomach
    ... alchohol that you can have respitory failure.I've been on methadone for 4 years now and every time we hear of a death ... of a methadone patient from an od, it almost always comes out that ... they were abusing valium or xanax ect. Methadone and benzo's are a lethal mixture if not taken properly...
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  34. 30 Days of Pain Pills
    ... I have run out of my methadone and won't get anymore for 3 days. I am fixing to ... get the full effect of the pain medicine? My last methadone was 80mg today. I was on a 160mg a day dose. I just ... heard that methadone prevents pain meds like lortab from providing their...
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  35. subutex question
    ... sounds like a long time but i think it can be like methadone and it depends on how long you have been taking it...
    ... sounds like a long time but i think it can be like methadone and it depends on how long you have been taking it...
    ... Thanks I know they test for methadone so that is why I am so worried. I only took subutex ... 6th so I am very nervous. with them testing for Methadone it seems to me that the subutex will show up to. ...

  36. pain pill addict-methadone treatment-methadone addict-what the hell is going on?
    ... everything sucks!!! So i decided to get help-to a methadone clinic:) Come-one-come-all:) Well almost 2 years later ... cold,evil,the people who got you addicted to this methadone **** never letting you know just how bad you will ... better be good or they will find a way of taking your methadone away,as your looking to them with those hurt-painful...
    ... pills a day.......never even thought about taking methadone ..............withdralls lasted about a day and half...
    ... Hi Vicki: Methadone is unlike any other opiate as it is extremely powerful...
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  37. methadone detox
    ... daily of subutex - which is about the same as 20mg of Methadone , over the next 10 days i am on a lofexedene detox...

  38. My next week
    ... Councilling) service. There i was offered a choice of Methadone or subutex. I chose Subutex because at the high dose...

  39. My hell withSubutex (Buprenorphine)
    ... smoking Crack. I had a choice, I could have gone on Methadone , again, but was told that Subutex was far safer than ... that were plying me with a drug much worse than H ( Methadone is the same) and had got me on it by way of lying...
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  40. methadone to subutex
    ... can anyone give me some advice about changing from methadone to subutex,i've been on meth now for a good few years ... this will work as i have detoxed right down on my methadone over the past six months and i'm now down to just ... trick is making sure you are moving from your current Methadone dose to the right amount of the Subutex. I'm not sure...
    ... have to be in the early stages of withdrawal from Methadone or Heroin, otherwise the Subutex, which binds very ... opiate receptors in ones brain, will kick all of the Methadone off of the opiate receptors in ones brain, leaving ... and thus causing immediate, severe withdrawals. With Methadone , because it has a fairly long half-life, the wait...
    ... one thing I learned is that you need to be off the methadone and in withdrawals before starting the sub. I was ... off methadone for two days but still went thru precipatated withdrawals...
    ... one thing I learned is that you need to be off the methadone and in withdrawals before starting the sub. I was ... off methadone for two days but still went thru precipatated withdrawals ... Either way, you're right, you have to be off of Methadone enough so that you are in withdrawals before you start ... You don't have to stand in line everyday to get a methadone pill. You can take the Subutex once or twice a day...
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  41. ultram/tramadol addictive properties
    ... Ultram and am now terrified. It seems to be a bit like Methadone . Fortunately I have only been taking them about a...
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  42. Snorting 2
    ... 22 years doing it and it dam near killed me.I'm on methadone now and likely will be for life but at least I'm not...
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  43. 8th day off opiates, still no sleep
    ... I went through the same thing with methadone w/d and I can say for sure that I hated that more...

  44. Weight Gain W/Methadone??
    ... I have spoken to a few different people who are on Methadone and like me, the to gained a good amount of weight ... . I've been on Methadone for about a year give or take, and I've gained close...
    ... first time since you started using.Another reason is methadone is notorious for making a person crave sweets.I know...
    ... heroin but I don't think it has anything to do with the Methadone its just that your lifestyle changes so drastically...
    ... I've been on methadone for 4 years and I have put on some weight but what ... I put on I needed.If your going to be on methadone long term then you have to do a couple of things so ... it and you'll be surprised at how much better your methadone works when your active.Alot of people on methadone...

  45. How can I Help My Friend?
    ... am curious about is what Suboxene does? Is it like Methadone , just replacing one "addiction" with another? Does...
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  46. Day 5 off pills
    ... day for a week, and then topped it off with 30mg of methadone b4 I stpped. Now it's been 5 days. I spoke pre-maturely...
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  47. 4th day of recovery of pills
    ... Oxycontin for like a week following that, and then 30MG methadone before I took the plunge. And I've been taking pills...
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  48. Ready to end my Loratab addiction
    ... my 4th day quitting C/T off Norcos, Oxycontin and Methadone . And i'm really not feeling to bad compared to previous...
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  49. Detoxing from methadone
    ... lessen the symptoms as much as possible. He's went w/o methadone for 4-5 days out of necessity in the past and had...

  50. Suboxone
    ... isnt doing it for me anymore", thats when I got on methadone . At the time I had been at about 20 750 EX vicodens ... , so of course I needed "Alot" of methadone right?? NO, I swear I think that was the worse mistake ... ever made! So for about a year I was taking 25 10mg methadone s a day. I just got sick of having to figure out ... only been home 2 days, I really think Im off of the methadone for good, I really dont have any cravings at all its ... have already lost 5 of the 25lbs I gained while on Methadone :)...
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  51. Methadone Addict in Jail. help.
    ... addiction to pain pills for ten years. He started methadone about 2 years ago and has been trying to get clean ... for the past year. He cant get off the methadone if he goes to long without it he starts having convulsions...
    ... I'm so sorry about your Dad, I am hooked on methadone as well but I don't take as much as your Dad does ... I'm sure if he talks to somebody they may give him methadone . I don't know how things work in jail though. I'm...
    ... My bf was on methadone for a little over a year and it was considered a ...
    ... him in a cell with no windows. They won't give him methadone . I might have been wrong about the dose. God I hope ... I also need to know how we can get him off of the methadone when he gets out. He isn't my dad anymore he hasn...

  52. drug induced paranoia
    ... sister has told me) vicci was/is a heroin addict now on methadone and supposedly cutting back slowly on this. the paranoia...

  53. petrified, starting methadone today, might have addiction issues?
    ... lost the dosage instructions call the pharmacy. Methadone is not a drug you want to guess the dosage or self...
    ... for BT and after doing that for 5 yrs, I'm now on methadone with no bt meds and after 2 yrs I'm just now taking...
    ... high. does anyone know the equivelent of 350mg oxy to methadone ?...
    ... high of a dose for it to work, so he switched me to methadone , the bottle is sitting here right in rfront of me ... told him i was thinking of /c/t. will taking the methadone stop the w/d??? that's m y main question. i'm scared...
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  54. 8 Days off of Suboxone
    ... weeks you feel ok again. With buprenorphine and methadone both drugs have a 37 hour 1/2 life. That means it...

  55. Off Methadone day 2, Indocin Question?
    ... during the day because it makes me tired, and I take Methadone instead. Anyway, the problem is I've been taking ... main questions: 1. Anyone else come off low dose Methadone without having horrible withdrawl? I feel ok, we'll ... makes me feel similar and I don't want to get off the Methadone and move into another addiction that I don't realize ... want to feel like a freaking junkie every day taking Methadone off the street to get rid of my pain. These other...
    ... you're well aware of that. If you continue to use Methadone beyond this spell it really won't be easy to get off...
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  56. help with detox.need help fast..question about meth detox as an option
    ... methadoe to take it. So, he switched me fromn oxy's to methadone an equal dose, it's about 200mg a day, then once i ... 'm leveled off we'll do a methadone taper to 30-60 mg, well, i don't want to start methadone ... pharamacutical help here? i heard in rehabs some do a quick methadone taper of a few days only, how would I do that? i'm...
    ... here who can help. I know there are many people on methadone for pain management purposes over on the pain management ... board too. You could seek information about methadone from them as far as what to expect in taking it for...
    ... he said i was too hi dosed then switched me to the methadone . but geez, the meth doese is so high and i've heard ... .........then if i failed, just going on all that methadone i guess. expat...
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  57. A question for Philster2003
    ... Structurally, it's a relative of the synthetic narcotic, methadone . Check out the life span of propoxyphene which will...
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  58. Slow-Tapering off Xanax
    ... seems then that if that is so, valium is more like methadone and xanax more like morphine/heroin. Also if you...
    ... in the body to morphine (half life 2 -3 hours), and methadone 24 - 36 hours. That is a 12 - 18X difference, between ... morphine and methadone , which is clinically significant....
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  59. Pethidine addiction?
    ... lost the next 22 years to opiate addiction.Now I'm on methadone probably for the rest of my life.There are greater...
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  60. Heroin Survivor
    ... addicts who make it. I do not consider the ones on methadone or subutex/suboxone who have just substituted for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  61. Need to Fast Taper off Xanax!!! Advice?
    ... frightening to me because it is simply another opiate, like methadone , heroin, morphine, dilaudid, oxycodone, etc. etc. ... was prescribed as long term maintenance, just like methadone . It's legal, but it's still highly addictive. ...
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  62. Back in the saddle again.....
    ... sickness from the withdrawals. Last June, I went to a methadone clinic as a last resort and was told that they would ... put me on methadone and ween me off it. After I got started at 30mg. ... going to be at this place for a year. I went off the methadone 10mg a week for 5 weeks and I was sick for 5 to 6 ... I didn't think it was ever going to end. For me, methadone wasn't the answer, but I can't say that it doesn't...
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  63. Is there such a thing as a professional heroin addict?
    ... Has he looked into methadone .It would keep him away from the heroin once he got ... stabilized on the methadone .At least he wouldn't be harming himself and actually ... alot of hardcore heroin addict do very well on methadone .I was actively addicted for 22 years and I thought ... of morphine a day and still wasn't happy.I started methadone just about 4 years ago and I had such a high tolerance ... and cravings didn't stop until I hit 250mgs/day of methadone .I went to 400mgs and stabilized there.I stayed at ... now.So don't give up hope and maybe look into the methadone program.There is also the buprenorphene route too...
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  64. I Am An Addict And I Need Help Been Through A Program Berfore
    ... definitely need a maintenance/pain management drug like methadone to help you through the treatments. I strongly suggest...
    ... history and what you are about to have to deal with that Methadone maintenance would be the best thing for you right ... are also dealing with pain issues also.I have been a methadone patient for a little over 2yrs.I have also went from ... treatments arent a good idea for me so I went the methadone route.I too went the rehab/dry-out route to no avail ... control..I couldn't have done ANY of this without Methadone . You are about to face months maybe years of treatments ... this is a fight to remain sober and sane..So why not methadone treatment.I think in your situation it would be the ... living a "normal"life without any opiate based meds.The methadone will not only take away the insane need inside of ... should be on battling the cancer.So should yours!With methadone you would be free to do that.You would be able to ... issues and that if you do it right and you want it.. Methadone WORKS! You are in my prayers. Take Care, Bdean...
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  65. Melatonin or Valerian Root?
    ... kind of true anyway ha)) and was for major wd's like methadone (which is really a 'don't mess' wd). Nowadays I pretty...

  66. Why Methadone?
    ... im not an expert but my daughter was on methadone and said it was harder to come off than heroin,on ... also a blocker,it does not give her the tiredness methadone did,hope that helps a litle,sad mum...
    ... that is a place where he is sick of getting "high". Methadone making him feel like Heroin or Oxy, yeah big deal ... isn't much that will help, especially things like Methadone . You are correct in your feelings about the drug,...
    ... attending a pain clinic regularly. I am on 60 mgs. of Methadone a day for pain. I have never used heroin, but I am...
    ... I guess from what I can tell with Methadone is that your given it to get off the heroin then are ... knowledge! I know what your saying but at least on the methadone he is not stealing, sleeping in squalor and will be...
    ... I guess from what I can tell with Methadone is that your given it to get off the heroin then are ... knowledge! I know what your saying but at least on the methadone he is not stealing, sleeping in squalor and will be ... hopeless situation. I think the reason he is considering methadone is because the oxy is getting too expensive and he...
    ... sound judgemental folks, sorry if I did... I think Methadone is possibly beneficial to those that want to quit ... my parents through. To answer the question "Why Methadone ?" I think it's because done under a doctor/nurse's ... idea of being on medication for life. I don't think Methadone has the same pain-killing qualities as Oxy but I'm ... not 100% on that. If the reason he is getting methadone is because it's cheaper than Oxy, that I think you ... can expect he will spend penny for penny on methadone what he was spending on Oxy. An addict has no real...
    ... explained above; in a nutshell, he tried enough street methadone that it made him and his friends feel good - like ... or at least close enough. Now he wants to be on a methadone program. His friends are asking their parents for...
    ... verdge of losing everything.So thats when I found methadone and the clinic.It has SAVED my life and my family ... ready to quit the other stuff and is thinking of using methadone as you said to"fill his tank 1/2 way up" then its ... eventually become a moot point anyways.I am just saying methadone isnt always a bad thing and if he is using as bad ... from all the trauma using has put it through.... Methadone saved my life.... Good luck' Bdean...
    ... both which he injects. Now, he wants to get on methadone . He says he has tried it and he likes it. Of course ... feeling close to oxy/heroin. He wants to get on a methadone program so he can get it every day from a clinic. ... From what I can tell, methadone is just another drug - every bit as addicting as opiates ... who tell me that they can't travel far from their methadone clinic. My God, what a shackle! So, my question ... is, why go on methadone at all? What is the advantage over opiates? It sounds ... addiction for another. I have heard some people say that methadone saved their life, but in the same breath they say ... they have been on methadone for many years. I don't get it. Can someone ... been free from heroin for six years now.Sure,I am on methadone ,I do go in once a week.I have been on the program ... those strong urges of opiate addiction,get on the Methadone Maintenance Program.You can always get off it,but...
    ... surprise you with his attitude.Alot of addicts get on methadone thinking that it will be a big party but even if they...
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  67. Question about sub dosage
    ... intermuscular injections of bupenorphine and have been on methadone for pain/maintance also....glad your better on the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  68. Troubling medical condition/any advice?
    ...

  69. Fell down!!!
    ... do you have ? Sub, cravings, relapses, rehab, or methadone ? The other options aren't all that better so endorphins...

  70. Beginning Subutex
    ... this is still drug replacement therapy just like methadone . Sub has been nicknamed methadone-lite or the lesser...
    ... indeed give you back your life? as oppose to being on Methadone or being on pills that rule your life? If you had...
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  71. Medical detox - Subutex 2mg for 3 days only?
    ... up,the last i heard you were doin good and 30+ off methadone and if i read right you are on suboxone now.what happened ... good.get a chance tell me how the w/ds were off the methadone the first couple weeks-spark over it-this type ... ho w the wds were off the methadone for the first couple weeks-spark...
    ... sparkster...been good..been off methadone since september...only take a subutex as needed for...
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  72. Hooked On Vic? Try Suboxone
    ... I was introduced to Suboxone. I chose not to try methadone . This suboxone has changed my life. I recommend it...
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  73. Vicodin 5.500mg and 7.5/700 mg And Morhpine ( blue little 15mg)
    ... 5 days. I looked into going into counseneling or a methadone lab but i CANNOT OFFORD ANY OF THAT. Worse is that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine Vicodin

  74. Vicodin/Morhpine ( blue little 15mg)
    ... days. I looked into going into counseneling or a methadone lab but i CANNOT OFFORD ANY OF THAT. Worse is that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine

  75. Health-care Costs
    ... drug addicts are now on maintenance prescriptions of methadone or subutex. As a result the crime rate has fallen...


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