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  1. Hey Everyone!!! Took It Down To 4
    ... me feel better.I tell people that are just starting methadone to start exersicing right away so that they don't...

  2. Hey GINA----
    ... reasons then you are not abusing them. I am on 40 mg of methadone a day. I am not abusing my methadone like I used...
    ... chronic pain. But I don't abuse vicodin anymore (or the methadone ) so dont think that I have done anything amazing. ... vics' many times over the years. Until finding the methadone and finally having a drug that treats my pain and...
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  3. 25yr old addicted to opiates
    ... of a dosage have you thought at all about trying a methadone clinic? I know that I've had a hard enough time getting ... of the people on this board have found success in methadone treatment programs. Is that something you've thought...
    ... other friends...and now this board. I'm not so sure a methadone clinic would be the right thing for my family, as...
    ... If you can't do a methadone treatment then I would definitely recommend tapering...
    ... using 3,000mg of morphine a day before I started on methadone .Your definately going to have to go on either buprenorphene ... or methadone if you want to get your life back in order.From my ... buprenorphene isn't strong enough for your addiction so methadone would better suit you.Look around the methadone clinics ... if you can find a pain doctor that will order you methadone that would be great.Once you stabilize on methadone...
    ... opiate receptors..Then I had a friend tell me about Methadone and OMG it has saved my life.At first I was like you...
    ... 2 years clean by the grace of god and the help of methadone !!!!...
    ... bathtub. I feel like my skin is crawling. Nearest methadone clinic - 2 1/2 hrs away (i live in rural Arkansas...
    ... Where are you at in rural arkansas?I know arkansas is methadone clinic poor I think there is like 1 or 2 and they...
    ... Christy, My husband is currently in a methadone treatment program. Before he started it, he used a...
    ... supplies you recieved and I came across the one about Methadone . I just wanted to tell you that there are better ... used with and now most of them still use or go to the methadone clinic. I had been going to the methadone clinic ... only 15mg and have been cold turkey for 11 days now. Methadone withdrawl is not pleasent a couple of nights I wished...
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  4. Nomoreocboy
    ... own at the same time, i tried everything from using methadone to rip off products that say they offer w/d relief...
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  5. Life saving post...
    ... us would never have been able to do that. I'm on methadone and even I can't say that if I had a bottle of norco...
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  6. 36,000 pills
    ... Dave - Do you know how damaging (if at all) methadone is to your liver etc...? I'm currently on 40mg a...
    ... It is well known and proven that methadone does not cause any damaged to the orgins in the body...
    ... was attributed to the narcotic use...hopefully the methadone is better for that as well....
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  7. hydro freak
    ... more and more all the time. They switched me to methadone about 2 months ago and it has worked SO much better...
    ... medical condition. SO that is when they recommended methadone for me. I'm worried for you that knowing that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycodone Vicodin

  8. Lost resolution - sad times.
    ... hands on some OCs and between OCs, Oxycodone and methadone , I've been on them pretty steady for 2 weeks yesterday...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycodone

  9. Methadone 4 lorcet addiction
    ... a persons choice for recovery weither it be NA or methadone or rehab I just know that for some Me included MMT...
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  10. vicopofren/hydrocodone
    ... switch me off of the vicodin. They put me on 40mg of methadone a day. It helps my pain more than ANY other pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  11. Hi, I am new at this
    ... rehabs and detox's have failed has your son tried methadone .I don't go around telling people they should go on ... methadone but your case sounds like a methadone patient.Most methadone clinics here in Canada won ... should be available in the near future,it is like methadone except you take it sublingualy and it's easier to...

  12. methadone addict
    ... off CONGRATS on your success!!!! I am currently on methadone for an addiction to hydrocodone,oxycontin and any ... get down my throat or up my nose.But I am getting my methadone through a clinic..One thing that people not totally ... familar with methadone dont realize and what you found out the hard way is ... come off of VERY slowly.That is why its best to use methadone under the care of a physican.You see methadone has ... pain meds it is just beginning to kick in with the methadone its barely starting good at that point.I have read ... your body time to adjust to a lower dose.Even most methadone clinics that offer a detox using it have their programs ... through trying to do a "do it yourself"detox with methadone .PLEASE leave it up to the professionals!! Methadone...
    ... ouragement! I just want to make clear that I'm not downing methadone in the least! I know that it's helped so many people ... started opening up again I had gone 21 days without methadone . I can honestly say that if I'd have had the resources ... Anyway, just wanted to make clear that I'm all for methadone when used under a doctor's care, just like any other...
    ... m going through. I have been on very high doses of methadone for a few years and like GreenEyes was saying.... ... you. I'm not proud to say but I would take 100mgs of methadone in the morning and 100 more later alot of the time...
    ... habit to boot but I'm looking to start reducing the methadone in the near future and maybe using the benzo's to...
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  13. Question about suboxone/drug testing
    ... I know that even though methadone is considered a long acting opiate that they have...
    ... different tests to see if they are on suboxone or methadone , but he's hoping employment places just test for the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  14. Reading
    ... thru the years and still is. Now it is more that my methadone makes it really difficult for me to sleep at night...

  15. Help-day 2 sober after YEARS of 20+norcos a day
    ... Any methadone clinics where you live? What are your options if...
    ... addict. So I guess it's worth it. I don't want to go on methadone . I know a girl who does it and she is like a walking...
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  16. Subutex to Suboxone HELP
    ... Like are you never getting off? Like people with methadone ?? I didn't think this subutex was a life long drug ... like methadone is for alot of people. I am a little worried by...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  17. Going to Meth Clinic-advice-any?
    ... with my life.I wake up take my hormone pill and my methadone dose and go about my bussiness for the day..I remember...
    ... on the right dose therefore the full affects of the methadone werent being utilized or 2.)he wasnt serious about...
    ... for me. Not one single staff member even mentioned Methadone Clinic to me. I never knew this could help me. I had...
    ... Good luck with the methadone clinic! I am so happy for you to have taken this...
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  18. way too much, for too long
    ... norco (10/325) a day. Since then, I've gone over to methadone (12 5 mg tabs/day) with little success. I find myself ... the prescribed 12/day on others. When I run out of methadone for the given 30 days I switch back to the norco ... before, until my doctor is ready to prescribe more methadone for the next month. Switching from one to the other...
    ... had me sign a contract before switching me to the methadone stating that I would not abuse it. I'm very ashamed...
    ... had me sign a contract before switching me to the methadone stating that I would not abuse it. I'm very ashamed ... had me sign a contract before switching me to the methadone stating that I would not abuse it I totally understand...
    ... Your doctor prescribes you both medications??? The methadone AND the other pain killer? If so, why does he give ... you both? Is he prescribing the methadone as a pain killer or for addiction and at what dose ... couldn't because of my pain level. So I too am on methadone now, but for pain management. I take 40mg a day and...
    ... even called me at home on occasion. So if I'm out of methadone I just fedex a script of the norco. I gave them one ... order for the norco the first time I ran out of the methadone early. I really feel like the internet site is a ... around the 1st to get my next prescription for the methadone and I am planning on admitting all of this then. ...
    ... this in order to prescribe an appropriate amount of methadone per day. If they don't know about the other drugs ... have increased your tolerance) they will dose the methadone too low. I had that same problem at one time. But ... how many vic's I was taking they knew how to dose my methadone and now I am doign great. Pain AND addiction-wise...
    ... everything. Tell him that not only am I taking more methadone than I should, but on top of that I'm significanly ... norco on a daily basis to supplement the shortage of methadone when I run out. I'm taking 20-25 norco a day now ... say I've had to take a few pills extra a day of the methadone to control some really bad flares lately and thereby...
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  19. Relapse, new job, need tapering advice
    ... getting referred to pain managment and getting on the methadone ). My doctor didn't have any open appt's that day...
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  20. Sal.......I'm here!
    ... pain med out there, that pain doctor even put me on Methadone , for pain. It worked I have to admit, but it is not ... I do have a "stash" of my few month old bottle of methadone , and on a bad day I have been know to pop one, but...
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  21. SUBUTEX: My wonder drug...
    ... people medication such as buprenorphene (subutex) or methadone ......Dave...

  22. relapsing and depressed
    ... because I have a chronic pain condition. I am on methadone now for my pain managment. I used to be on vicodin ... getting the buzz, I got no pain relief either. I am on methadone now for my pain. I had to come clean with my doc ... condition being what it is. But they switched me to methadone which has helped. I only need to take 40mg and have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  23. Oxycontin and methadone withdrawl..question plz help!!
    ... Methadone for a week is not going to do you a lot of good. ... oxy's and not risk adding another drug to the mix. Methadone would be work if you couldn't GET anymore oxy's.. ... help you long-term you could get hooked up with a methadone clinic. When they say that methadone helps you get ... oxy's etc... they mean in long term use, like at a methadone clinic. It is usefull for people that have trouble ... STAYING off the opiates... because using methadone on a daily basis can hold off the cravings for other ... just a weeks time. Most people are patients in the methadone clinic for a long period of time before they are ever...
    ... I have never used methadone before, but I have known others who have. Some have ... turned to other drugs. I don't know that a week of methadone would be enough, I think you should take it 1 day...

  24. Heroin Addiciton in Iran - A Solution
    ... recently read a story about a needle exchange and methadone program that is being used to fight Iran's serious...

  25. messed up - in serious need of support
    ... going to fail them probably. I don't have access to methadone or suboxone, what else can I do to make myself feel...
    ... going to fail them probably. I don't have access to methadone or suboxone, what else can I do to make myself feel...
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  26. Please help need ideas of what to do after withdrawal...
    ... wasn't BANNED!)lol I am a recovering Heroin, OXY, Methadone and currently treating my pain with Suboxone addict ... someone would say "try oxy.. but wean down" WEAN! Try Methadone it will help you stay clean (no withdrawl like a methadone...
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  27. To parents from former addict
    ... you! my son was an opiates user of 5 yrs, now on methadone clinic since july. i did believe him, feel sorry...

  28. Opinion on Methadose Withdrawl
    ... am not familiar with Methadose but I have heard of methadone is it the same thing? Methadone has a long half...
    ... Methadose is the generic of Methadone . It is not as potent as methadone. I think that...
    ... heard that the w/d will set in after 4-5 days with methadone . Not 100% sure but that is what I have been told...
    ... and doing well. Methadose is just a generic form of Methadone . Mellancrap (not the real name) the manufacture usually ... slights the tabs by 10-15% over what you get in Methadone HCL or brand name Dolophine. The long half life...

  29. Half Life??
    ... What is meant when they say that, " Methadone has a half life of 72 hours"? What is a half-life...
    ... correct. It means the length of time for half of the Methadone to be out of your system. It actually takes about ... five days for you to realize the full benefits of Methadone when you first go on the drug....

  30. 7 days off Opiates -
    ... hurting real bad for a few days. He is a heavy heavy methadone and oxy user he thought it was his liver because when...
    ... hurting real bad for a few days. He is a heavy heavy methadone and oxy user he thought it was his liver because when...

  31. What should I expect from Methadone?
    ... Hello Lily, I am 55 and was on methadone for a heroin habit back in the '70's. For me, it ... drugs 24/7. I don't know what "hydro" is, but I know methadone removed my cravings for heroin, and even if I did ... court-ordered for a drug offense) so I had to get off methadone . I've been straight for 26 years. Good luck to you...
    ... Hi Lily,I would try suboxone before methadone .Hydrocodone is a weak opiate and methadone would likely...
    ... apart. :( How long do they usually keep people on methadone ? Could I go in and tell them I want to taper off...
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  32. How Heavy Am I???
    ... ultimately not worth it. I am actually going to a methadone clinic tomorrow morning at 5:45...they FINALLY opened...
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  33. Three chears for Xrayman (day Four)
    ... kicking back in a lovely hot tub! :) As for a methadone clinic Stillcraze... from my understanding they are ... Which is no good because it means I am puking up my methadone after each dose. Not sure what to do about that....
    ... don't think there is a place to get per day doses of methadone . I would have to drive 2 hours for that kind of clinic...

  34. Help
    ... you are feeling. Have you considered going to a Methadone clinic or getting on Suboxone? This may very well...
    ... Have you considered going to a Methadone clinic or getting on Suboxone? Valley Methadone...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  35. Oxy, Methadose, Crack - The Withdrawl Begins
    ... is only a substitute and not a cure. In essence, a Methadone or Methdose program for opiate withdrawl causes the...
    ... Proward - I am on methadone for pain management (I use this board as well because ... I have heard from many peopel that the w/d off of methadone (methadose) is worse than any other. Thankfully I ... to quit the oxy's etc... that way? The amount of methadone you were taking was much less than what they use for ... methadone maintenance. I was told by the clinic here that they ... treat for addiction at 80-200mg a day. I know that methadone has helped some addicts get and stay off the other ... to be harder to get into a sub program than into a methadone clinic.... Just a couple of thoughts. Good luck...
    ... damn cycle of addiction. I have thought about a Methadone Maintenance Program but from all that I have read ... , clinics have a tendancy to keep people on methadone way too long, sometimes for several years. If you...
    ... imagine you will have a lot of trouble getting the methadone out of your system then. With any luck the physical...
    ... but I understand why your doing it.Can you go to a methadone clinic and enter a detox program there???......Dave...

  36. question about options....
    ... ok i was reading a thread talking about ppl taking methadone for their addiction.....does this help? if they work...
    ... you are successful.You never know.I am currently on methadone maintanence for addiction to pain pills.Before I found ... methadone I had tried just about everything Ive been to detox ... For me they just didnt work.I can honestly say that methadone saved my life!As for your worry about giving up one ... addiction for another more potent one is a common methadone myth and is not accurate.People on methadone are not ... those pills.My whole life revolved around them.With my methadone I get up in the morning have my morning Dr.pepper ... drawer.My point is that because of and with the help of methadone my life doesnt revolve around my addiction.I have ... advantage of your computer and do some research on methadone and/or subuxone(sp?).There are great articles and ... some really good message boards thats focus is on methadone for the treatment of addiction.One awesome website ... armmat.org go to page 2.You could also call your local methadone clinic and ask them if you can come in and talk to...

  37. Went to first N/A meeting last night. 12/ 28/05
    ... treat my pain appropriately. So, my doc started me on methadone , which helped my pain greatly, but then I had trouble ... have found a solution... I am prescribed 40mgs of methadone a day (just raised from 30mg) and I have my brother...

  38. How is everyone doing?
    ... that. But even when they put me on a stronger med ( methadone ) and I told them I was going to have my brother hold ... plain old enjoyment of pills! Thank goodness the methadone doesn't give me that "high" I used to get and only...

  39. Can someone give me their opinion? (Hydro/Oxy)
    ... What about methadone until you can get back on buprenorphene????.........
    ... help. And you know, I've taken down the number to a methadone clinic that's about half an hour from my house (not ... knew how that was going to work; I've never taken methadone except a few times to get high (I wasn't impressed ... says that; nobody does it...) Well, I will call that methadone clinic, though, and see if they'll let me come down...
    ... Togomo - mpvt mentioned methadone . Even as he said, at least until you can get back ... on the sub? I know that methadone clinics are often a lot easier to find than sub doctor ... 's with openings for new patients. I know that methadone has helped a lot of different people get off the other ... shouldnt' turn you away. And I don't know how much a methadone clinic costs, but I know that MY prescription of methadone ... Different things work for different people. Is methadone something you have already tried?...
    ... No, I've never tried methadone as a way to get off opiates. I said I'll call the...
    ... rollercoaster for years.When finally I met someone on the methadone maintanence program.I was so impressed as I had seen ... think now it was mostly out of ignorance of the way methadone worked.Well finally after over a year of me struggling ... even wanted to.My whole life has improved due to the methadone ..I wasnt working the last year or so of my addiction ... went from making nothing to a job earning $20/hour.. Methadone saved my life and I have no doubt that if you are...
    ... there was someone on here who got hooked up with a methadone clinic within days of talking to a therapist...can...
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  40. Tina....Question for ya!
    ... these days? If i remember right you are taking the Methadone for pain management, right? I have a friend who takes ... pain and the doctor is considering switching her to Methadone . I was wondering what dose you are on and how many ... input. She is hopeful that if the doc puts her on the Methadone that she will be able to wean down and them be completely...
    ... Well I can tell you that the methadone is amazing for pain management. I've been on pretty ... as my tolerance went up they stopped working. The methadone is the first med that has EVER taken my pain away ... the lowest dose she starts at. My primary had tried methadone before but only at 10mg. The PM doc told me that ... you, it takes a loooong time to build tolerance to methadone . I have talked to some people on the pain management ... fast the tolerance grows. Another thing that makes methadone such a great chronic pain drug. I have had very ... personality. I am STILL having my brother hold the methadone for me. He gives me my 3 pills each morning and has ... it is so darn long! Goodness, you'd think I was a methadone spokesperson! ;)...
    ... was surprised, i guess, that the doc talked about Methadone instead of the patches. Anyway, all info you have...
    ... Methadone is unlike any opiate pain killer you have ever taken ... .The methadone molecule is alot larger then the morphine molecule ... like percocet or vicodin is a waste of time because methadone virtually blocks all other opiates.That's why you ... hear of someone who od's on heroin when they were on methadone .The addict shots up and doesn't get a rush so he does ... opiate pain killers for 25 years with the last 3 on methadone and I can tell you it's the best pain killer for people...
    ... work perfectly for you. Another reason why I like methadone . You adjust the meds for you and your pain rather...
    ... see this post and give us his input. He has been on methadone for a lot longer and has answered SO many of my questions...
    ... any questions that you have. I'm new enough to the methadone that I should be abel to remember how I felt on it...
    ... Hi, This is the first time I have posted. Yes, methadone is a good painkiller but its an absolute ******* to ... just gone cold turkey from the gear and never gone on methadone . Rose...
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  41. Vicodin Question
    ... to about 10 a day again and this time he put me on Methadone , first 10 mg's 4 times a day. Of course I abused those...
    ... and only thing that may help you the most sonce the methadone failed.I would very highly recomend this type of treatment...
    ... I will call my doctor (the one who prescribes the methadone ) and have him run a complete blood count on me and...
    ... else I tried.Well I met up with a girl who was on a methadone maintence program that at one time been as bad or ... me.I know you said your doctor gave you some of the methadone pills and you ate them up pretty quick which honestly ... had had that option back then.But the thing about methadone is when you get to the right dose level for you which ... this as an option.They get the idea that people on methadone treatment are all dirty,no good junkies.But you know...
    ... triplicat (sp?) prescription, like what adderall and methadone are written on. But what can I say I did it to myself...
    ... Even asked my doctor, but he decided to put me on Methadone instead, and those are just as addicting, and the ... withdrawal from Methadone is worse (in my mind) than the damned Lorcet. Thanks ... doctor today and tell him that even though I am on the Methadone , I am still taking pain pills, cause he only has me ... on 40 mgs of Methadone a day, and I was taking 150 mgs of hydrocodone, He ... me out on, since it takes a long time to taper off Methadone . Do you take the sub? do you like it, what mg do...
    ... Actually I'm on methadone for pain and addiction.I take 370mgs a day and it ... opiate pain killers for 25 years with the last 3 on methadone .I have worked closely with my methadone doctor on ... methadone and recovery, so I try and lend a hand when I can ... .You must remember that detoxing off methadone is a very long process and if done properly with no ... withdrawls. Methadone is unlike any of the other opiates you have taken ... is an exellent drug to use when your detoxing off methadone .Once your down to 40-30mgs a day of methadone then ... are buprenorphene).Detoxing from bup is easier then methadone with weaker withdrawls......Dave...
    ... You said that your doctor only has you on 40mg of methadone for your addiction? I talked to a methadone clinic ... 200mg a day! Sounds like you are being shorted on the methadone which explains why you are still having the desire ... dose. It was my understanding that when using it as methadone maintenance for drug addiction that the doses are...
    ... Tina, I dont honestly think she is getting her methadone from a clinic but a regular doctor.And a regular doctor ... cant prescribe a patient methadone for addiction purposes unless its an emergency and ... I guess thats not to be.I am currently attending a methadone clinic due to an addiction to pain pills.I am also ... problems began..I can honestly say that since being on methadone even for maintenance that it really does help control...
    ... I wasn't aware that regular doc's can't prescribe methadone for addiction? I thought that there had been a couple ... . maybe I was wrong? Hmmmm.... LP - If the methadone is not working at that dosage, then have you tried...
    ... have heard people here mention that they did their methadone program thru their primary docs.just something to ... consider.but if you could not actually manage the methadone yourself,this may noe the best idea either.I really...
    ... basically states that a regular doctor can NOT prescribe methadone for addiction purposes unless in an emergency and ... that instance it is okay for doctors to prescribe the methadone ................briton...
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  42. what are the alternatives?
    ... drugs? Have you been to rehab or have you considered Methadone or Suboxone maintenance? Going to NA or AA would...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  43. question on opiate addiction, percocet/vicodin
    ... to a med that actually treated the pain properly ( methadone ) so I didn't need to take more to self-medicate my...
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  44. spark-its been a year and half,im sober finally off the methadone after two/half year
    ... update on the last couple of yrs.i knew you were on methadone for the pain and w/d.jhow did you get off the meth...
    ... That must have been so tough, Chef, getting off of Methadone . I'm on Sub and doing pretty much 100 percent better...
    ... months...used subutex for a month after stopped doing methadone .....i hurt for a month although,the usual w/d crap...

  45. Please help. Oxy addiction Question
    ... She said that she needs to go on this thing called " Methadone "(sp?) that helps get her off Oxy. Here is the problem ... the doctor who must make the prescription for the Methadone until Tuesday. So she has basically gone cold turkey...
    ... to find alternatives anyway,you know?hopefully the methadone will be a huge help to her in this dept.just be there...
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  46. I'm tired of being a junky
    ... you each day? My brother does that for me with my methadone (I'm not on a taper, but I know myself enough to recognize...

  47. Time to start Suboxone
    ... would be trading one addiction for another. I did try methadone first and found that I really liked the 'buzz' I could...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  48. i'm addicted to ultram
    ... who sorted out my medication problems and now I'm on methadone for chronic pain. That works wonderfully for me....
    ... was so bad I hated everything and everyone.I started methadone 3 years ago and the depression was gone within days...
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  49. YIKES!!! Surgery tomorrow!!!!
    ... enough (I was just on it until I could get back on methadone ), etc... She put me on a mild dose of estrogen. ... actually felt a little better. But I also went back on methadone three days after that and my night sweats are completely ... the estrogen... or if it is because I'm back on the methadone and am not having ANY w/d anymore? Talk to your doctor...
    ... that you were comfortable with! I am currently on methadone for pain (I have a problem managing the pills myself...
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  50. ShameandPain ...
    ... me years and years quite literally to come off of methadone maintenance, (this was years ago, when I was just...
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  51. Quiet today....
    ... it all on your own! I'm doing okay today. The methadone is still keeping me up at night though. I have not...
    ... gland problem, but it went away when I took my morning methadone and then some ibuprofren for my swelling. It's just...

  52. Slid a little bit
    ... for me. And extremely painful! AND, I've taken my methadone today too. It scares me to think of how much it would...

  53. What action do I take to stay clean and sober?
    ... So... MY "clean and sober" means taking my 30mg of methadone a day and ONLY my 30mg a day. Which really is not...

  54. newly addicted to ritalin, Please read and reply...
    ... appreciated and well, very much needed. Oh I am also on methadone and fast X (phentremine or phen phen )and don't know...
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  55. Ultram Taper
    ... Yeah, right! And now, they don't even know what methadone is!! That is why I am so incredibly grateful to have...
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  56. 19/M Addicted to OxyContin
    ... stuff. Darvocet/Darvon are propoxyphene - in the methadone family - and although it's the lesser of these evils...
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  57. Good Morning...
    ... awaiting the call from my dr's office. Answers on the methadone . Keep you fingers crossed that they will be able ... me. Then I can get on an appropriate dose of the methadone . I am still going to have my brother hold them for ... outside my grasp. When I talked to the doctor at the methadone clinic yesterday he was just appalled that they haven ... aren't comfortable prescribing such a low dose of methadone ". Baffling that they will dole out the oxycodone...
    ... to teach. I will keep my fingers crossed on the methadone thingy. That is frustrating to know that red tape...
    ... at 2:10 due to a cancellation to get started on the methadone . My boss called me ten minutes before they did to...
    ... normal life is in sight! Well, if you call popping methadone three times a day to treat pain and kill opiate desires...
    ... of sad how much I am looking forward to getting my methadone prescription today. I'm just so sick of being in ... pain. And I guess taking 3 methadone tablets a day instead of 8 oxycodone is better. Especially...
    ... room for slipping at all. I'm just hoping that the methadone allows me to have at least a little bit of a normal...
    ... really like my new doctor. I am back on teh 30mg of methadone . Already gave it to my brother to hold. Here's hoping...
    ... that I will be able to stay at this low dose of the methadone successfully. Janet, as I said before in your...
    ... oxycodone. And this was just my second day on the methadone !!!...
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  58. Please help advice and reccomendations OC detox
    ... Hey Uneek I am currently going ct off of methadone which I tapered down to 30-40mgs and during that time ... then oxy ages 17-20(I am 20years old now). I took methadone to correct the mental addiction but fortunatly i was ... at all I heard it is as tough to get off of as is methadone . Oxy is much shorter w/d period than methadone or ... sub. I am toughing it out ( methadone addicition and pot)during the month of finals its...
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  59. Anyone seen methadonia?
    ... is terrible the mother was addicted to H and using methadone while pregnent Thats Sad :)...

  60. Rehab Is For Quitters
    ... Yikes meth is scary... Methadone is Terrifying...Never get into it im a youngin trying...

  61. Trying to stay Clean
    ... This is day 6 of my methadone addiction that I am going cold turkey from.. I cant ... to concentrate when im withdrawling like this from methadone .. I have used it before for school tests before but ... it for daily consumtion..but i was not addicted to methadone when i took it that is why im asking you guys for...
    ... This is day 6 of my methadone addiction that I am going cold turkey from.. I cant ... to concentrate when im withdrawling like this from methadone .. I have used it before for school tests before but ... it for daily consumtion..but i was not addicted to methadone when i took it that is why im asking you guys for ... advice -Ryan Ct Ryan, Seeing you are off the Methadone i dont think it would have any bearing should you...

  62. Offical Diagosis
    ... me yesterday afternoon. She wants me back on the methadone until we decide to do surgery. My primary is not...
    ... words! It just sucks! Hopefully they figure out the methadone . It was the only thing that helped my pain AND lowered...
    ... in the mood for this today. I did talk to the methadone clinic here in my town. They only treat for addiction...
    ... normal as they get that is. Also talked to the methadone clinic. they will NOT treat chronic pain. But he...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycodone

  63. Just can't win
    ... around. She and I did talk about when I was on the methadone and how I had trouble taking just one a day. She...
    ... very confused as to why when my doc put em on the methadone it was such an extremely low dose. She said she wasn ... Because HER game plan had been to keep me on the methadone for 5 years and then do surgery. But he took me off ... the methadone because it wasn't effective at that dose. Why they...
    ... your tolerance is so high certainly is a factor. The Methadone probably didn't help in lowering your tolerance anyway...
    ... that they will maybe decide to put me back on the methadone at a more appropriate dose. Not sure though. The ... the whole problme worse. And I am positive that the methadone made my tolerance higher. I used to at least get...
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  64. Can I be honest? Desperately need help
    ... I can relate somewhat. Have you looked in to any methadone clinics in your area? I know that has been very helpful...
    ... and kind words. I've been on Sub. before (but not Methadone ), and it did work wonders..but obviously once I stopped...
    ... chronic pain patients that are pregnant that she has in methadone treatment. I'm not sure if methadone is easier on ... were busy discussing tryign to get me back on the methadone . It is the only thing that has helped my pain and ... can't prescribe it. I don't know much about using methadone for opiate w/d but it is worth calling a clinic in...

  65. 60 Days Clean
    ... be there for you. I am still trying to recover from methadone addiction im on day 5 and feel horrible. I wish i...
    ... was congrats.. Im battling the worst of the worst METHADONE i tapered down to bout 30mgs daily and stoped suddenly...

  66. Where do I go?
    ... reduce his danger to society. Like giving someone Methadone is supposed to be a replacement for Heroine, this...
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  67. imodium for W/D's work?
    ... numerous different prescription opiates. The worst being Methadone . I am currently withdrawing from Tylenol 4 . I am...
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  68. methadone addict
    ... by day and let my body take its course through the methadone wd's I notice not many people on the board are going ... ct off methadone . It is better to tapper but i dont wanna have to wait...
    ... to let you know that you are not alone in c/t from Methadone . I am a pain pill addict, but was prescibed methadone ... pain under control. From the first time I took the methadone , i fell in love with it. I have gone c/t and it was ... though it had been 48 hours since I had taken my last methadone , when I took my first 2mgs of sub, I went into precipated ... night sweats. I just wanted to let you know how one methadone addict did it and you are not alone. I wish you the...
    ... You are doing great. I have been on methadone a few times. I never made it when I went the cold ... herion a million times but it was never like coming off methadone . It does last a long time. It was like 27 days for ... get employable. I did a lot of herion for years and methadone and a lot of crack with my methadone, along with booze ... mark. I actually met my now clean husband at the methadone clinic almost six years ago. Crazy huh? You are...
    ... almost got kicked out. So I decided to quit and use methadone to delay my cravings for it. I was taking up to 60mgs ... been goin on a year that i had sufferd from w/d off methadone fixing it with oc or lil amounts of methadone.. Cold...
    ... definitely have that on your side. Withdrawls from Methadone suck big time. The physical and mental withdrawl effects ... of Methadone are longer than most any other drug out there. ...
    ... I did a lot of oxy contins. Honestly methadone was the same thing except stronger, longer lasting ... most people would ever do. So are you coming off of methadone or oxy's? And I am confused......you had three weeks...
    ... I am coming off the methadone ..Which i was addicted to for a year doing about a ... the most 3 times a week on average. Then I found methadone which i abused both off the streets. I now I am addicted ... to methadone because i wanted to stop the craving of oxy. I had ... 3 weeks clean from methadone or any opiate starting on 9/11/05 then was stupid ... months bout every day 30 mgs per day then quit and took methadone 10mg a day for a week to taper down a lil. I was attending...
    ... caring for others about recovery. I am on day 6 of methadone cold turkey its terrible I feel as though it gets...
    ... on sub. He was a big time addict, doing like 2 or 3 methadone wafers a day and when he couldnt get methadone he ... nice of him to say that he would not eever sell me methadone or oxy again since he was the one who got me addicted...
    ... huh? I got tested nothing wrong. Then i looked up methadone weeks later and there it was all the same w/d's that...
    ... I am on day 10 cold turkey off methadone ...I recently got a couple xanax bars for my anxiety ... worried about using again. Everyone is saying that methadone can not be done. I am basically doing it on my own ... killing me (i am also kicking a pot habit and the methadone ) Smoked pot ever since i was about 14 pretty much...
    ... are you sure that you want to be trying to kick the methadone and the pot smoking all at the same time? I am just ... there will be a higher chance of relapsing to the methadone . I'm sure you can do whatever you put your mind to ... proud of you. I to have heard that going ct off of methadone is almost unheard of. 10 days is an amazing feat...
    ... especially do not want to be a junkie. before i got on methadone I was mvp of my basketball varsity team both junior...
    ... this and wanted to let you know that I went c/t off methadone as well, a few times actually and it is just beyond ... sweating. But depending on how long you've been on the methadone , you could have some depression for a while. There ... effect of withdrawls and 2) you no longer have the methadone to prop you up in difficult/uncomfortable situations...
    ... I want to prove to those people that going c/t off methadone from a 40mg habbit and marijuana CAN BE DONE!! Like...
    ... heavy heavy user but when I tapered down to 40mg of methadone I would sometimes do an 80 of oc some of the time ... to fix my w/d istead of doing the methadone , never anymore than that. I was doing that for about ... a year when I got hooked to the methadone . Hope that is enough inside info for you to tell me...
    ... feel like crap I used it to stop Heroine. I wonder if methadone w/d is worse and more painful than Heroin withdrawal...
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  69. Spark-o-cet
    ... not do this.he says the immodium works similiar to methadone for the w/ds,but it does not completley enter the ... receptors like methadone or hydro.hope this helps-spark...
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  70. Addiction to oppiates, I am scared. Anyone else? Need advice!!!
    ... I am an ex opiat addict, methadone , herion, oxys, ect.... I am clean almost four years...

  71. 20 year old addict goin cold turkey
    ... hooked but diddnt feel the wd from oc until i took methadone for lik a month straight! 40mg daily for my oc habbit ... mentally needing the drug. So i found a way to get methadone and thats when i made the biggest misstake of my LIFE ... ! :) When i suddenly stoped or couldnt get the methadone i felt flu like symptoms. Then for about a year I ... was doing oxy and methadone to cure my wd;s I decided to quit on 9/11?05 and did ... plz give me any advice aboutsuccessfully goingthru methadone wd's or other drug wd's tell me anything on methadone...
    ... Is there anybody out there that went through methadone wds cold turkey successfully?? I am doing that right ... my normal life back. I was addicted to oc and took methadone ...buying each off the streets and months after takin ... methadone i stopped suddenly and feelin the worst flu symtoms ... feel the physical w/d's. Never get yourself into methadone it is the worst drug to kick guys!...

  72. I'm back in a bad way..
    ... get on some sort of maintance program weather its Methadone or Suboxone. I forget do you have chronic pain...
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  73. Smoking pot
    ... been a week since i smoked pot I am also fighting a methadone addiction so that is definently not as easy as getting ... off put not alone getting off two addictions( methadone and pot) for me..Just imagine the people who have...
    ... Ryan-ct, :) I read your other thread about the Methadone . You are moving in the right direction and just have...

  74. Tramadol
    ... Vicadin or Percocet and its certaintly not worse than Methadone . you can't even compare it to Methadone. if your wife...
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  75. clean from pills
    ... nice post I was wondering if you had any info about methadone . I already know its the worst to get off but do you ... etc. and after a year or two i wanted off so i took methadone constantly so i wouldnt have the craving for oc and...
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