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  1. Hi guys, 10 years a Heroin addict.
    ... some of the posts from overseas. I am taking 45ml of methadone once a day which I have on prescription. I have to ... heroin any more since I started my prescription. I know methadone is not a long term solution but it has greatly improved...
    ... started opiates in 1984...h for a year...then was on methadone for almost a year...swore id never do methadone again ... septmeber became sober ...first time in 32 years...was on methadone ,tried unsuccessfully between 2001-02....when i detoxed...
    ... was very painful for me to watch him. He did the methadone clinic and that didn't work. Then he did buprenex...
    ... anything else or not. I hope to be able to reduce my methadone prescription down to a level where I can switch to ... right. Two people I know claim that they reduced there methadone right down and then just stopped without much discomfort...
    ... i did the methadone to subutex thing in the past...in real short form ... and stayed there for a bit and did a month off of methadone ...notreally anything during that time...twas a rough ... dosing also..its half life is 24-40hrs....where as methadone is 72hrs.....its along acting opiate and the w/d's...
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  2. Methadone strength vs hydromorphone stength
    ... life in your body. It is like 4 hours. I believe methadone is stronger than that. That would mean that you would...

  3. Impossible Heroin Test Result
    ... of things, heroin, oxy, hydro, codeine, suboxone, methadone , etc. That could be whats happening. Ask him if...
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  4. New here, need advice
    ... I heard that methadone was excellent for pain, but I dont know too much about...
    ... pain management. i also hear really good things about methadone . i cant help but wonder if your doctor receives some...
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  5. Need Suboxone Info.
    ... thru now...ive have been there my friend...i was on methadone .....subutex///....suboxone....buprenex...they are...
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  6. Working on day 36
    ... a little room, and her reward is she gets to be on methadone the rest of her life. god i dont want to end up like...
    ... money ... and, whatever they give me, suboxone or methadone , i will have to eventually detox from that too right...
    ... would keep giving me pills), she talked to me about methadone for chronic pain. Now mind you, she didn't know about ... doctors and buying of meds. She was simply giving me the methadone to try to help me with the pain. Now are you ready ... for the miracle? THE METHADONE WORKED!!! Not only did it take away most of the pain ... helpmarie" and how she was so uncertain about trying methadone , I had to write my first posting to you two. Only...
    ... gain some support from this site. I have been a methadone user for many years (but only 5-10 mg) at most twice ... years of different treatments, they started me on methadone to help to control the pain which is horrible. I ... anymore and wanted to rid myself (or try to) of the methadone use....so I did something that maybe I should not...
    ... insight to share w/you but i am not familiar with methadone . however, i do congradulate you for wanting to get...
    ... my dosage. actually, when i read on this site what methadone has done for people i think that tramadol is sort ... of my methadone . i dont have to take much (i dont know why i do ....
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  7. Last Dose Taken on June 17, 2005
    ... I used for well over 4 years, major stuff, oxy, methadone , morphine or diluadid. AGAIN YAHOO FOR YOU!!...
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  8. From Meth to Hydro to Ultram-NO MORE W/D
    ... some of you know, I started posting here coming off methadone . I had been going to a meth clinic in DC, and it was ... returned them to the pharmacy for a refund. I think the methadone is closely related to ultram in it's chemical makup ... am comfortable enough now, and I intend to pursue methadone administration for pain in a pain clinic setting as ... father of three homeowner chronic pain suffering addict methadone so I can get my life back. I have a half built fence ... in the backyard that I have no energy to complete. Methadone just works for me and I am tired of my HMO..who got...
    ... Hi I have been taking Methadone for quite some time for constant low back and leg ... basis to get refilled, but anyway, I ran out of my Methadone one time last year and I had no withdrawl effects ... looking on the internet I am pretty certain it is Methadone withdrawl, but anyway, my question is, I have some ... curious about your input since you had used ULTRAM for Methadone withdraw symptoms. Thanks, TROSE...
    ... here, so I will ask a few questions. Why are you on methadone ? You mention chronic pain, and also mention that you ... management. However, it comes down to this. If methadone was working, and you felt too high and mighty that ... you had your teeth, and then decide to "taper" your methadone , even though it was working for you, and then score...
    ... pain/addict...i think we spoke before...i too did the methadone thing,im 46 and wear dentures...any physcian can prescribe ... methadone for pain, but if youve been off for awhile,id try...
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  9. I'll tell you about my tramodol addiction
    ... to have me here going on and on about my coming off methadone with hydro, but believe me it was/is neccesary. ...
    ... me running. Just to let you know, I am coming off methadone after 3 months at a clinic to get off of heroin. I ... Well, I only got the Lortab/vicodin to get off the methadone and it really didn't work for me until I added the...
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  10. 22 y/o, chronic pain, but now I'm addicted...help!
    ... I very rarely say this but you would do well on methadone .It is an exellent pain killer and you won't go into ... pain killers for almost 22 years before I went on methadone .I would build a tolerance to whatever I was taking ... I would end up abusing them.By the time I went on methadone I was taking 3 000mgs of ms contin a day and it still ... wasn't enough. Methadone has a long half life so you only need to dose once ... lowered my daily dose to 330mgs a day and it works well. Methadone isn't for everyone but if you have chronic pain (like ... are) then it really is the way to go.My life before methadone was lying on the couch pissed off at the world because ... in pain and I couldn't get a buzz off my meds.Since methadone my depression is totally gone and I'm more active...
    ... Dave, I'm curious about your recommendation of methadone . I was on that in the 70's and as I recall, I would ... both of you but I would dread the thought of going on methadone again. But I can't see being on narcotics the rest...
    ... I agree with mpvt. Methadone may be your path out. You will have to go everyday ... will start giving you take home doses on weekends. Methadone worked wonders for my Rheumatism and my addiction ... complete the detox...a very bad move on my part. Methadone withdrawl is horrible, and it is a serious drug, but...
    ... t know I have an addiction problem, and I get the methadone from a pain clinic, will I still have to go every ... day to get it? I read that methadone clinics will never treat pain patients....is that...
    ... Generally you get methadone in the pill form from a pain clinic.Only the methadone ... likely give you a prescription for 30 days.Good luck, methadone is an exellent pain killer with a long half life....
    ... Hi, I am on 100mgs of Methadone a day. I guess what is different about it is that...
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  11. Can I remove my arms and legs?
    ... me some catapress and 6 vicodin (I am coming off methadone ...day 7 w/ hydro to help ease sympts). I wish I could...
    ... remember having these exact same thoughts. I stopped methadone at 30mg after tapering down from 100mg at a rate of...
    ... folks, I can tell you that Ultram definately works for methadone withdrawl! However, I can also say that Hydro/Lortab ... that said that ultram would increase the effects of methadone and was a very similar compound. Wow what a difference...
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  12. Coming off methadone w/hydro..Ugghh
    ... everyone....its a matter of how long you wre on opiates... methadone is a long acting opiate..hydro/short.....7 days should ... be start getting over the hump since methadone s half life is 72hrs......how long were you using opiates...
    ... least deal with my kids and get somewhat comfortable. Methadone blocks the opiod receptors, so detoxing from it with ... hydro is futile until enough of the methadone has left your system. I am there now, as initially...
    ... doctor to give me a supervised bi-weekly script for methadone for pain and addiction. That would meet my needs perfectly...
    ... never toucha needle) in 1984 and went into a clinincal methadone setting for a year...i felt then like you do know ... ...i was on 32mg of methadone then and detoxed 2mg a day till zero...didint sleep...
    ... folks post in a.m. some at night.....anyways,besides methadone for maintance there is bupenorphine hrdochloride. ... opiates find a good doc...my doc wrote me scripts for methadone so i had no need for clinical setting...however,looking ... ceiling effect and also blocks out other opiates same as methadone ....you need,even with the kids,to get involved in...
    ... (just over 4 full days) into a detox from Oxy and Methadone . My last dose was at 2pm MT this past Sunday. ...
    ... I've been using for 3 years. But, mostly oxy and methadone only when no oxy was around. I have used my share...
    ... I think I was wrong about you having w/d from methadone , since you only used it sporadicly. I do think it ... 3hours and 20 minutes since my last dose of liquid methadone , which is what they give you at the meth clinic in ... DC. I was on 90mg of methadone for 3 months straight, so I know my w/d is going to ... out my withdrawl symptoms. I heard worked similar to methadone , but did not think it would work mas well as it did...
    ... WDs. Were you on Ultram before or taking it with Methadone ? How many Ultrams did you take until you felt better...
    ... Ultram-boy was I wrong.Also, I did take them with methadone and with no adverse reaction, however the nurse at...
    ... came to these boards 2 years ago when i was w/d from methadone . I also kept a journal. I was only taking 10 mg. a ... good luck again..2 years 1 month and 5 days with no methadone ...lol...
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  13. DCV Checking in.....
    ... first large...then lowering the mg's... suboxone or methadone to stop the w/d's. Gettin off that, hopefully not...
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  14. day 3 no pain killers
    ... family and friends for a week or two. I am on day 7 of methadone withdrawl, and I am using Lortab 10/500 to get off ... reason. I have been averaging 6 a day to cope with the methadone w/d and I still can't sit still, and now I have reached...
    ... 800 mg of motrin, catapress, and vicodin to come off methadone . It takes two weeks to get off meth, but you should...
    ... trying to get clean. I am not talking about Subs or Methadone or anything like that. Trust me I tried coming off...
    ... ask you about the Ultram...Were you on it with the Methadone too? Maybe you were going through WDs from that?...
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  15. I'm angry, scared!!!
    ... from. You think there's just no way he'd agree to a methadone clinic or something similar? Otherwise, I'm sure...

  16. Another Victory, and Happy Moms Day!
    ... apiece!" "I'm done with those; I'm doing the methadone clinic," says I. "Yeah I know, I heard. But ... the vein and tell me you can get the same high from methadone !" "You're probably right. But they're $30 now ... have a thing in common with her. You know, the methadone clinic isn't the worst people in the world, not even ... company tonight, believe that. The folks at the methadone clinic have seen this, too, and they've said, "enough...
    ... able to do and she might just make a step toward the methadone clinic....you never know. Hang in there and know...
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  17. The Methadone Clinic I've Been Going To
    ... know, I keep thinking that after I've been doing the methadone long enough to break the habits of using oxycontin ... a year, average) then I'll begin to detox off the methadone (ever so slowly; nearly another year to do that, I ... You know, I haven't yet told Steve I'm doing the methadone thing. I mean, I can remember how we'd be like, watching ... say, Law and Order or something, and they'd show a methadone clinic and we'd say, "Man, that's gotta be the bottom ... what I was going to say is, Steve's opinion of the methadone clinic is not a good one, and I do dread telling him ... wait until I feel I'm able to begin my detox off the methadone to tell him what was up. That way I'll have x number...
    ... i was on methadone twice...in 1984 i was in a clinic setting...i learned ... ....it was terrible experience...swore i never do methadone again.....in 2002 i was on it for chronic pain..went ... races.....i thankfully had a spiritual intervention.... methadone wiped out my teeth(just spent 6 grand on new ones ... ..i have a resume 32 years long on using drugs.... methadone w/ds's are nothin to kid about....it took me a solid...
    ... the message of my post. I was just saying how the methadone clinic has saved my life, that's all. I know ... enjoy here. I would've never said that anyone at the methadone clinic was low class, and I think anyone who's ever...
    ... advice its great. Many people might be put off by the methadone clinic cause they think its a long process and takes...
    ... that PM doctor a year or so ago and he recommended methadone for me I balked BIG time! All I could think of was ... that methadone was for heroin addicts!!! It scared the daylight ... it and realized that this was not the case and that methadone has helped many people both for pain management and ... and I seem to have had the same misconceptions about methadone and clinics, etc... But that is what they show us...
    ... Hello All, I am Detoxing off of methadone (Day 6) how long should i expect to fell aches and...
    ... Hey tcagressionI am coming off methadone too. I tapered to 17mg and I am also on day six. How ... withdrawls, and I seriously underestimated the power of methadone . I know the hydro is helping, just not enough to cover...
    ... I was on methadone twice. Just for a couple of months each time, but ... I was in that 90%! Not that it really matters... methadone is just legal heroin. No difference. Eventually...
    ... is NO way you would have had time...And I know that Methadone withdrawals can be some of the worst ever,So if I ... anyone mad or start a debate about the pharmacology of methadone .Just wanted togomo to know that there ARE people on...
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  18. Question for Dave (Shoreline)
    ... 20 mgs of ritalin a day while also taking 105mgs of methadone .I have a friend and she was at 170mg of methadone ... not being controlled.Is ritalin safe to take with methadone ???She see's her methadone doctor in 2 weeks and that...
    ... gets lethargic even on the low dose she takes now ( methadone ) so that's why I was wondering if anyone had heard...
    ... dave my daughter was only on 70mg of methadone and she was always sleepy,it was hell to come off ... make her sleepy but of course you have to come off methadone first,good luck to your friend and hope they find...
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  19. Does Suboxone show up on a drug test?
    ... I was on Methadone and changed to Subutex for the last 5 days and will...
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  20. Please help, I don't know what to do!
    ... imagine if he really is. and i had a 124mg a day of methadone habit at the local clinic. the hospital gave me my ... methadone there. they only want to take care of you. atleast...

  21. Please help with advice ~ want to get off meds soooooon!!
    ... Hey benzogirl! I just got over my w/d's coming off methadone by using Ultram. I was using hydro/10-500, but it...
    ... withdrawal. Also I've seen on other boards that methadone is excellent for pain relief. Now that REALLY scares ... said you are going through withdrawal from going off methadone -- were you on it for pain, and if so, why did you...
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  22. preparing to detox from 10-20 bag heroin habit need advice
    ... clean time. i've left rehabs and got kicked out of methadone clinics mutliple times. my mother has kicked me out...
    ... the 5th time was just a week ago. i've also been in methadone treatment 3 times and got kicked out all 3 times....
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  23. I See Clearly Now!
    ... that if I can do it without any help..no subs, no methadone ...just cold turkey...ANYONE can do it! My life was...
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  24. 3mg Methadose withdrawl?
    ... Methadose is methadone which works TOTALLY differently from vicodin or percocet ... and my doctor even said it's somewhat of a mystery. Methadone 's effects can be felt for up to 72 hours after dosing ... or intensity of whatever feeling you get from the methadone might change throughout those 72 hrs, but it's effects ... taken it. But most important to consider is that the methadone builds up in your system with each dose, so just because...
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  25. Day 2 sub users plz read need support
    ... That's the only way to taper off of buprenorphene or methadone for that matter.Slooooow taper,let your brain start...

  26. I really need help (long post)
    ... back pain then your going to have to take something. Methadone is an exellent pain killer and you don't get the high ... to be an ongoing problem.Let's say you get on the methadone and your pain is taken care of,now you need to get...
    ... back pain then your going to have to take something. Methadone is an exellent pain killer and you don't get the high ... to be an ongoing problem.Let's say you get on the methadone and your pain is taken care of,now you need to get...
    ... due to my pain problem. My doctors have put me on methadone . It is workin great for me! It works better on my ... I have NO desire for any other pills. Also, the methadone does not give me any sort of a buzz so I can take ... it as prescribed. I'm only at 50mg too. Yes, methadone is a narcotic and you will develop a physical dependency ... disabling pain. If you are goign thru the same thing methadone is definitely worht talking to your doctor about. ... go now. My PM doctor is the one that put me on the methadone . Some family practice doc's aren't comfortable OR ... familiar with prescribing or knowing how to properly dose methadone (for example, my PM doctor starts at NO lower than...
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  27. In Detox AGAIN, questions
    ... florida, which, after 1 month they got me off the methadone . This was Nov 29th 2005. My after effects from the ... methadone were the worst ever. Joint pain, muscle spasms, sore...
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  28. Probably one of the last people you'd expect :-)
    ... you might want to see if your Doctor can put you on methadone , it will help control the pain without the "high"...
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  29. Tapering Off Vicodine????????
    ... about other things...etc... Even now that I am on methadone for my pain management/addiction management and it...

  30. 1 week no OXYCONTIN CT
    ... felt like I had no were else to go other then the methadone clinic. a life of steeling robing lieng desperation...

  31. How to help a herion addict
    ... Hi Kim! I would check into if there are any methadone clinics around. See if they are taking new patients...

  32. 6 Days CT from oxycontin
    ... that because you want to no were I am now? Im on a methadone program... the last place in the world I Thought I ... me trying to do it.. I wish you the best, I suggest methadone to people as a last resort (which douesent sound like...
    ... What do you people think of methadone ? Honestly I never thought I would end up there, In ... create. I havent heard any of you people talk bout methadone as an option.. I never uest to, but I support it now...
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  33. Heaven and Hell
    ... back to square one all over againe. I'm currently on methadone ... I wouldent reccomend this for everyone, I reccomend ... methadone If you truly cant qwite on your own. A life of illegal...

  34. You give me hope!
    ... thing....hardcore xanax withdrawal makes heroin or methadone withdrawal seem like a nice walk through the park...
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  35. When will I feel better?
    ... started using Heroin, but saw my doctor and started a Methadone maintainance script a year ago. I was on 150 mls ... ago, when I reached 30mls. I had my last 30mls of Methadone eight days ago and went onto Subutex. I started on ... help, although if like me you have been on Heroin and Methadone you're not strangers and know exactly what I'm feeling...
    ... Hi Lady, I dont have any Advice to offer regarding methadone and sub as I have never taken either one but I wanted...
    ... i too did the methadone ..bupenorphine thing for a long period of time...higthest ... i got on methadone was 120mg....5mg weekly detox,cjumped tp bupe....both...
    ... said its easier and quicker to jump from 30mls of Methadone to Subutex and then reduce on those. Its supposed ... adjust to the different medication. If I had stayed on Methadone I was looking at least another six months to reduce...

  36. employment drug test
    ... I was tested for employment while being on methadone (in a program at a clinic), and I was also taking ... copy of it). Then I had to sign a release at the methadone clinic that it was ok for them to disclose to this ... I didn't have any documentation with me about the methadone . Regular pharmacy scripts are easy enough to show ... them, but things like methadone and suboxone are handled differently, and not every...
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  37. done
    ... i got up to 120mg of methadone a day which i swore id never do again...this was back ... take some hydro or oxy or darvocett or morphine or methadone or subutex or suboxone or..........tried maintance...
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  38. Feeling of "Nothingness"...
    ... addiction...last stab at detox i came off 120mg of methadone 5mg a week....and it took me a solid month to realize...

  39. Heroin And Venlafaxine
    ... was 24....just snortin it and after a year went on methadone and had to kick that one too....got my act together...
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  40. Withdrawl from 2.5mg Methadose??
    ... to stop taking them soon. How bad is the low dosage methadone withdrawl? I've never experienced withdrawl before...
    ... I have heard Methadone is pretty tough to come off of one of the hardest...
    ... Please do not worry. I have been on and off methadone for 11 years as a matter of fact I just got back on ... ....I know we are all different. I also know that methadone is the only thing that keeps me clean,but i have to ... stay on a high dose(right now it is 115) Methadone has alot of good and bad points. The best one for...
    ... suffered really bad withdrawl and not so bad withdrawl methadone is the worst.The dose you are on you will have no...
    ... last week... he told me "He's NEVER seen a case of methadone addiction, no matter what the doseage (1mg to 100mg ... with NO PILLS and I feel just fine. He also told me Methadone has a long "Half Life" and it takes 7-10 days to fully...
    ... feel fine you most likely are over the hump....i took methadone for a year in a clinic setting back in 1984 for substance ... goosebumps/leg kickin,ect...swore in 1984 never take methadone again...then in 2003 after abusin opiates again since...
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  41. No drugs=No friends???
    ... feel,I just recently gave up heroin and got back on methadone and quit drinking a year ago. I have 1 good friend...

  42. Im new and need help/support
    ... my pain and help me with my addiction. That med is methadone for me, but it is different for everyone. I am so...
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  43. Vicodin Addicts In Need Of Help
    ... isn't going to help much anyway.Has he ever been on methadone pills for pain.They are an exellent pain killer without...
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  44. Gina- where are you???????????
    ... the only thing that I don't like about being on the methadone . It keeps me up at night. Otherwise it works great...

  45. Any other meds?
    ... and I don't want to keep relapsing. I've considered methadone , but feared the inevitability of getting addicted...
    ... working at all anymore I think you should look into methadone . I understand your worries about that but the meth ... shot. Heroin is a scary, hard core drug and maybe the methadone will be a little stronger with fighting the cravings...
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  46. Going to a maethadone clinic
    ... I can't find any for a week or two.I feel like the methadone has just taken over the hydro addiction.I don't want ... anywhere near me.I'm really considering going to a methadone clinic for help.There's onein tallahasse about 1 1 ... also I've heard they will test you and if you have methadone in your system you can get in trouble.Just curious...
    ... I can't find any for a week or two.I feel like the methadone has just taken over the hydro addiction.I don't want ... anywhere near me.I'm really considering going to a methadone clinic for help.There's onein tallahasse about 1 1 ... also I've heard they will test you and if you have methadone in your system you can get in trouble.Just curious ... Hi Marie, In my not-at-all-a-doctor opinion, methadone is NOT the right course for you. Because of your sporatic ... use, daily methadone treatment would actually worsen your problem. Typically ... methadone is used as replacement therapy for a heavy drug user ... -- which, according to your post, you are not. Methadone is also one of the hardest drugs to quit due to it...
    ... definitely agree with Large taht you should NOT seek out a methadone clinic. Those clincs are for addicts that cannot ... already OVER the physical w/d etc... And as Large said, methadone is a DAILY med. You will be taking more in the long ... you were taking before. I very much doubt that a methadone clinic is even going to agree to treat you. Large...
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  47. Life after opiates: 8 months later
    ... that's not in such good shape. I've read alot where methadone destroys teeth and I wonder if that's why I've started...
    ... be free of those pills. Oh and Funny, the reason methadone messes with your teeth is two-fold; 1) because when...
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  48. soboxone
    ... I posted bfore on the thread hydro to methadone .About two weeks ago I saw a thread for withdrawls ... was taking 5 to 6 10mil a few times a week,then to methadone now up to 40 mil wafers.I was taking them up to 3...
    ... come from people who are on long acting opiates like methadone or oxy. There is another site that is full of fact...
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  49. Rapid Detox experience
    ... would render me unconscious for 4 hours. People on Methadone or who have had any Methadone in their system had...
    ... with every fiber of my being that I was able to find Methadone , a humane, effective treatment for heroin addiction ... humanity. Only time and proper medical treatment with Methadone has allowed me to regain all I had lost and then some...

  50. Need some advice!!!
    ... strong and CLEAN! It's a maintenance program like Methadone but not as addictive and much simplier to deal with...
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  51. hydro to methadone
    ... i was on methadone /suboxone/subutex...they are all a means of kickin ... core..years usin...i suggest stayin way away from methadone .....i was on it in 1984 for heroin addiction and ... addiction...the w/d's are hardere and longer cause methadone is a long acting narcotic....has a three day half...
    ... I'm on Day 10 of going cold turkey off lortabs & methadone . I took the methadone too because I heard it helped ... you get off the pills. How many mgs of methadone did you take? Sometimes when I ran out of tabs,...
    ... this past year I'm now up to taking 40 mil wafer of methadone for the last 3 or 4 months.It's so hard feeling l...
    ... jumped off the cliff. I tapered down to 10-15 mgs of methadone & 4-5 lortabs 10's daily, the went for it. Have you...
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  52. How Much Longer W/D Symptom Last?
    ... use dopiates for many/many years...came off 120mg of methadone 5mg a week....it is goin to take you a solid month...
    ... is ready to collapse. My son is on 130 mgs of methadone (2 1/2 yrs.) from oxycontin addiction. He's wanting...
    ... cant start bupenorphine until you are down to 30mg of methadone and then it takes three days of no opiates before ... here in fl can prescribe...its hard to get off the methadone ..its so long acting opiate...good thing bupenorphine...
    ... Hi- FUNNY! I have to tell you.. Methadone is the worst withdrawal.. it just seems to go on and ... motivation.. the provigil helped big time! give you old Methadone Dr. a call.. he should have a problem giving it to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin suboxone Provigil

  53. buprenorphine question pls hurry!
    ... that what kind of Dr gave it to you. Have you tried Methadone or morphine what kind of pain do you have? that is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine suboxone

  54. Help ME!
    ... continue my own battle. I'm currently on 70mg of methadone a day and I have a benzo habit too. I was addicted...

  55. w/d's...recovery process....opiates
    ... tremendous success with tapering, rehab, subutex, suboxone, methadone , etc. I, personally always screwed up with these...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  56. Ugh, this is so hard (long and rambling)
    ... used for many/many years.....i tried to quit with methadone ....i tried to quit with subutex/soboxone....i even...
    ... doesn't mean it won't work for others. Just because methadone didn't work for you doesn't mean it won't work for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab suboxone

  57. anyone heard of sodium ascorbic acid bein used for w/d
    ... about it,some claim it was buried to make way for the methadone program i dont know.thanks for replyin and let us...

  58. Not sure what to do
    ... reply. Being a nurse, I know about suboxone and methadone . One of the problems with that is I live in a small...
    ... Could you Dr perhaps change you over to a low dose of Methadone ?...I know the sub, you have to get from a specialist...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycodone suboxone Cialis

  59. Day 3 Lort/Methadone withdraw need Support, "Please"
    ... I've been taking 10mg lortabs 4x daily & 10-15 mg methadone (lortabs some days and the meth when I couldn't get...
    ... funnymermaid- When was the last time you took any methadone ? Normally they hydro would be flushing from your ... system withing 3-4 days. But methadone has a much longer half life and you often will not ... last dose. How often were you actually taking the methadone ? Hopefully it wasn't that often and you will get...
    ... those the last 3 days before quitting. I didn't take methadone too often, only when I couldn't get lortarbs. Wed...
    ... Well it sounds like you didn't take too much methadone . Which is good. As I have heard that it's withdrawel...
    ... FunnyM, I just reread thread where Tina posted Methadone has quite a longer half life ....so, that could change ... were able to go to interview. I am not sure if the Methadone factor might extend your timeline longer than the ... will post her thoughts on this since she knows about Methadone . Sorry, I just don't know anything about Methadone...
    ... Well I am on 40mg of methadone a day and I have gone 3 days with NO physical withdrawel ... script refilled) They say the 4th or 5th day is when methadone w/d really kicks in. And it can last weeks full force ... worse in a couple days then we can blame it on the methadone maybe.... It's just so hard to say!!! Tina:)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab Valium

  60. FEARS--Detox WDs???
    ... questions: 1. Type of drug and highest dose level? ~ Methadone 10mgs some days, others days 10mg lortab 4-5 times...
    ... alcohol and drugs) and includes information describing Methadone and other bridge drug support tapers. You might want...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  61. Fentanyl Patch for Withdrawal?
    ... pleased you were with it. Another option for you is a methadone clinic. Lots of people take it for Narcotic abuse...
    ... out of those to, than what?. another idea is the methadone clinic, to me that also might be an option for you...
    ... will post as soon as I have that. There is a methadone clinic in Georgia, only 45 minutes from me (I'm in ... drive about half hour a day to my dealer anyway, so methadone would be "doable." I'm not so worried about "trading ... if I just cannot find a sub doctor I will call the methadone clinic, then.... I'm going to do SOMEthing, anyway...
    ... t get into a rehab, then please try to get into a methadone clinic asap or find a sub doctor. You've found a way...
    ... talking to you awhile back... I would second the methadone recommendation. Especially if you are actually using ... and after I told them they switched me to 40mg of methadone a day and it has been working GREAT for me. I'm almost...
    ... safer solutions like suboxin, detox, or rehab or even methadone , whatever you need. You are smart to want to give...
    ... usually am on the pain management board as I take methadone with hydrocodone for break thru because I dont have...
    ... going to try to find him right now. I found two (2) methadone clinics near my home and I had resolved to go to one ... time it's me that wants it; god I'm so determined! Methadone or Suboxone, but I'm going to do this. I'll try to ... if I can't find him I'll talk to the folks at the methadone clinics and see if they'll let me come around eight ... told me that she'd known many folks who tried the methadone thing and not a one of them succeeded. I asked her...
    ... you are on the right track. I would still go to teh methadone clinic and see what they have to say. Even if you ... both places as you can. The one thing I know about methadone is that it is known to be cheap. I am not sure on ... that than I would. But I know(since I'm on it) that methadone is extremely inexpensive. I pay less for my entire...
    ... guy, like most I buy from. So he's getting me 40mg Methadone pills - they're huge, scored for four 10mg pieces ... let them dissolve in water; it's exactly what the methadone clinic gives. And he gives them to me for $15. where ... CRUMB OF OXYCONTIN IN OVER 48 HOURS. I've had 40mg methadone daily the past two days and I've already bought enough ... me, (a 12-hour shift tomorrow.... this'll put that methadone through the test!!!) I just - I mean, I'm still here...
    ... near you. I worry about the way you are getting your methadone . Don't get me wrong - I am really glad it is helping ... anyone else? I was just thinking that getting you Methadone from a dealer vs. getting treatment from a Methadone ... ourselves takes it's toll. I don't know much about Methadone but could it make you sick, cause health problems...
    ... I really feel that you need to start getting your methadone from the clinic and not from thsi guy anymore. I ... by THREE different doctors that the normal dose of methadone used for addiction maintenance is 80mg to 180mg a ... this to me... she said that when you first start methadone that it is so new to your system so your body really ... with my primary and he had NO idea how to prescribe methadone and so I felt like complete crap the whole time! ... working...and then you will either be buying extra methadone or you will get some oxy and then adding that ON TOP ... of the methadone that stays in your system for days and days. I'm ... keep it up staying off the oxy's! It DOES sound like methadone is working for you and that is AWESOME!!! Tina...
    ... take an OXY since he does have them. I think that the methadone clinic is a much better choice for you and as Tina...
    ... real gem, alright! Here's how he handled the methadone thing. First it was $4. for one of those 40mg wafers ... found it, thankfully, and now I can move on to the methadone clinic as planned. There is a guy at work who goes ... myself into another corner.... I'll be needing more methadone than this one wafer, then I'll be paying all my tips ... appointment for Thursday morning and I've already done methadone and know it will work, so I'm really looking forward ... to this big step. I know that the methadone takes care of the physical symptoms, but I know I ... like he didn't know.) I've got a lot of faith in the methadone now, and I'll put my faith in the program, also. ...
    ... gem, alright! Here's how he handled the methadone thing. First it was $4. for one of those 40mg wafers ... found it, thankfully, and now I can move on to the methadone clinic as planned. There is a guy at work who goes ... myself into another corner.... I'll be needing more methadone than this one wafer, then I'll be paying all my tips ... appointment for Thursday morning and I've already done methadone and know it will work, so I'm really looking forward ... to this big step. I know that the methadone takes care of the physical symptoms, but I know I ... like he didn't know.) I've got a lot of faith in the methadone now, and I'll put my faith in the program, also. ...
    ... you were 5 days off the Oxys and headed toward the methadone clinic -- did that go okay? If you started the maintenance...
    ... and i could not afford it anymore so I went back on methadone I know there are alot of people who are against meth...
    ... clinic in Rossville (Georgia.) They gave me 30mg of methadone the first day and they increase the dosage by 5mg ... Sundays.) The downside to that is I'm still buying methadone - a 40mg "wafer" - from a dealer at the moment. I ... There are some very neat folks there, at the methadone clinic, to talk to. I wouldn't have thought this ... sick to GET to work, everything. I hope the methadone will get me off this terrible oxycontin for good. ... happen at this juncture is that I always need a little methadone , and that's a lot better than spending $100 a day ... enough." Thank God I didn't say as much before trying methadone . The suboxone is a wonderful thing for those ... I need to know I'm not copping out by using the methadone . I can't see why folks would say people are, as I...
    ... again. But the cravings come and go. Do you crave on methadone ? Or does it just take care of the sick part? Well...
    ... life for good. in a way I feel like your cheating the methadone clinic and not being honest with them and not being...
    ... and that's about it, for so long. I don't think the methadone give you energy; I've read a lot about it and nobody ... through days when all that sustained me was a 40mg methadone wafer. In my mind, I'm knowing they're going to get...
    ... will be successful this time. Some folks may think a methadone clinic isn't exactly where a successful person spends ... I wasn't willing to not be high most of the time. Methadone just doesn't get you high, that's the whole thing ... quicker than I can identify it. That could be the methadone , but it's nothing compared to oxy... for those of ... cigarette then light up, you know that little buzz? Well, methadone 's a lot less than that; not worth mentioning. Maybe...
    ... they underestimate my problem and not give me enough methadone . That wouldn't even make sense. Everyone starts...
    ... sounds like you got everything covered , I hope the methadone works for you and gets you off the oxy's. It sounds...
    ... Hey Tonnie - I'm on methadone for pain managment and my doctor starts everyone out ... need to go up some still. I talked to a doctor at a methadone clinic when I was looking into going on it for pain ... 40mg wafer. You don't want to be taking too much methadone . Believe me. In my PM group I go to once a month ... trouble with that because of the long half life of methadone . They were on 70 mg or so and would take an extra ... 10-20 a day and ended up having 150 mg or so of methadone in their system and got VERY sick! So be careful ... doing that so that you don't end up hurting yourself. Methadone is A LOT stronger than oxy. But things sound...
    ... to 240mg habit...I best advice to you is go to the methadone clinic.. seriously.. YOu have to do something now ... going through. To hold you.. Well as of now Im in the methadone clinic.. I decided that was better then a life of ... amazeing to finally feel good about my actions.. at the methadone clinic the allso give you conslor wich is great ... for. If you want to no more about the details of the methadone clinic you can e-mail me personally or if you just...
    ... from 75 to 25 level patches for 15 days along with methadone to assist with the withdraw. Fentanyl is 80-100 times ... one patch at a time that wasn't prescribed or using methadone or other drugs not prescribed for use by the Doctor...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone Fentanyl Hydrocodone Oxycontin Vicodin Morphine Prozac Xanax Armour Ativan

  62. Good Luck Gina!!!
    ... doing with the pills? I just got my refill of my methadone and gave it back to my brother to hold. Too many...

  63. I need some advice
    ... at one stage I told him that unless he got off the methadone as well as the herion I would leave him. He did this...
    ... right do you have in telling him he needs to stop methadone (a drug that helps him stay clean) or your gone.I...
    ... sides, Dave, but it could be that he is abusing the methadone as well. THe stuff comes "a dime a dozen" on the...

  64. :dizzy:drugs made me loopy 32 yrs
    ... substances....i fought with a xanax problem getting of the methadone ...substituition doesnt work for getting sober either...
    ... i fought with a xanax problem getting of the methadone ...substituition doesnt work for getting sober either...
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  65. Okay, here goes....gonna try this
    ... the planet...been hooked to heroin....been hooked to methadone ....been hooked to hydrocodone.....oxy,coke,you name...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Lortab

  66. Methadone or CT?
    ... addiction is a @?/""*&^&% if you know what i mean.... methadone for two stints...one in 1984 and again from 2002 to ... or death...how hard core can you get?.......i did methadone ,personally my teeth are falling out......methadone...
    ... advice but I wanted to tell you about my exp with the methadone ..Like you I was terrified of w/d having been there ... to find a way to be sober whether it be thru ct or methadone . Your friend-Pandora....
    ... and about three years ago my doc switched me over to Methadone . It's done wonders for dealing with my pain and I ... as eat them. There are some drawbacks to being on Methadone , like being sleepy if you don't do something stimulating...
    ... thru....and i was on 120 mg at my highest point of methadone and had to be forcefully tapered by my doc,5 mg's ... just doesnt matter...what ever route you take...c/t... methadone .....subutex....whatever......the darn w/d's are still...
    ... can only reply as an addicts mother and she tells me methadone is the worst to come off,give her heroin withdrawls...
    ... Trampy - Not everyone here is anit- methadone . There have been several posters on this board that ... have been helped immensly using methadone maintenance. You have to do what works for YOU. ... differs from person to person. I am currently on methadone . I use it for pain management but it does also help ... to take more than prescribed. If you feel that methadone maintenance is the way for you to go then you should ... feel that I am "clean". Even though I take 40mg of methadone a day. I take it for chronic pain and have been told ... though I watned to. That is when I switched to the methadone . To me, being clean is to not be ABUSING my pain...
    ... home or in a detox facility -- I am just not sure methadone is worth it. My cousin is on it and is very happy...
    ... feelin....and that was a 5mg weekly forced taper from methadone ...losing my teeth too...........i was at 120mg...i...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone Hydrocodone Vicodin Clonidine

  67. role call - calling all non pill-poppers
    ... thai stick,columbian gold,budweiser,ect,ect......... methadone twice for year/s...suboxone,subutex,buprenex.....you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mescaline suboxone

  68. In remission. Off Evil Oxy X3 days
    ... PAIN LIKE I HAVE THEY MIGHT WANT TO SWITCH YOU TO METHADONE . ARE YOU WORKING WITH PAIN MANAGEMENT PERSON? GOOD...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norco Tylenol Vicodin Xanax

  69. I just need some encouragement....
    ... I'm on my 5th day of recovery from mixing lortab & methadone . I actually smiled a "real smile" today and it brought...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  70. Severe Leg Cramps -need Help-norco
    ... Last Night. I Do Not Know What Meth Is , Do You Mean Methadone ? Anyways, Thanks For Any Advise On The Leg Stuff....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Ativan Norco

  71. Percocet Concerta and xanax taper
    ... day or so. I live in rural Arkansas and the closest methadone clinic is 2 1/2 hrs away. BUT - My pharmacist here...

  72. Hardest time since stopping vikes...
    ... have been successfully treating my chronic pain with methadone which is good for my pain and does not make me desire ... now. I have been pretty lucky since starting the methadone that I haven't had a lot of stress etc...to deal with...
    ... sure that I didn't abuse it.... For me, that drug is methadone . It is amazing on my pain and does not give me that...
    ... to deal w/it today. I have a friend who went on methadone for pain pill use, but she seemed so schitzy on it...
    ... Deb - I'm acutally on the methadone for my pain so I don't go to a methadone clinic. ... pain doctor. And I know that when they are using methadone to treat for addiction to other opiates it's at a ... And I know that more and more doc's are prescribin methadone for pain again and not just for addiction. My doc ... honesty. So in my mind, I am "clean". Yes, I am on methadone for pain, but only for pain. I'm not taking it to...
    ... remember going to a pain doc who wanted to put me on methadone or morphine. I was there to get a norco refill and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin Morphine Aspirin Norco

  73. Need surgery Help!!!
    ... through a couple because there is one out there for methadone patients and one for non-MMT patients.Also another...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Lortab Morphine Oxycodone

  74. Need Help From Vet On Suboxone
    ... fear and anticipation of them. I've never taken Methadone ....so I can't compare it...but Sub does not act like...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  75. Help! Day 7 & 8 and a migraine hit!
    ... SO...they switched my meds. I am now on 40mg of methadone a day. It works better for my pain than anything ... had ANY desire to take anything else. So for me, methadone has been a great solution to my two major problems ... solution that suits them the best. For me it was methadone . But the point is that if you are in legitimate pain...
    ... for you. For me, it was using a different pain med, methadone , that doesn't give me that "buzz" I got from the vike...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin


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