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How long to wait after heroin? How to treat precipitated withdrawal? What dose of Suboxone is best? Do I have to be in withdrawal?

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 Post subject: Back on Suboxone and back here to tell you all about it
PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:28 pm 
Hi folks!
Some of you might remember me from waaaaay back when. I was on suboxone from 2008 until I weaned myself off 6 1/2 years later. I did fine throughout my sub treatment and for the last 2 1/2 years....until my chronic pain worsened. And I do mean it really worsened. During this same period, I got really sick with sinusitis and bronchitis. My PCP gave me a hydrocodone cough syrup and I accepted ...

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 Post subject: Help with sub induction from herion. My 2nd time on subs.
PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 10:50 am 
I was on Suboxone for 2 years. I was addicted to painkillers smoking about 10-20 30s a day for a year and switched to herion doing a gram a day for a year. I got Year and half completely off opiates. Then dabbled in 30mg Percocet here and there for 6 month while and also taking my Suboxin. After 6 months and not taking subs as I should have I relapsed completely and started doing ...

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 Post subject: how to measure COWS when you've taken meds to suppress sxs
PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 6:59 am 
So my doctor said a lot of people struggle to get to 24-36 hours, and she gave me the following meds to help get through it:
- toradol, tramadol, carisoprodol, lyrica for pain
- lomotil for diarrhea
- zofran for nausea
- xanax for anxiety
- Sonata for insomnia
- clonidine for something (I'm not sure what)

I've taken all of them as prescribed except for the Sonata and Clonidine - I'm already too drowsy. ...

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 Post subject: How to ask my doctor to switch me from suboxone to subutex
PostPosted: Mon Jan 09, 2017 5:48 pm 
I was just switched from bupe strips to the generic Suboxone/ naloxone due mostly because I couldn't afford to pay $230/ every 14 days.
I was so nervous to ask him to switch me from strips to pills. It Took me over a year to get the nerve to even ask him. I suffer from severe Rheumatoid arthritis pain (im 35) and I can be prescribed opiates. But i have been clean for 3 years ...

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 Post subject: Naloxone is making me sick
PostPosted: Sun Jan 01, 2017 1:50 pm 
Hi I just wanna see if anyone else has had any of the issues I am having while on suboxone. I had these same issues in the past but then got pregnant and they put me on subutex and I felt so much better!!! Well I am still breastfeeding but my doc is now at a place that would be cheaper for me monthly to afford but still at the old place I went to ...

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 Post subject: How long after my last 100 mg dose of methadone
PostPosted: Sun Dec 25, 2016 9:44 am 
Hello everyone I am a 32 year old male that has been on methadone maintenance for some time now I am 72 hours into my last dose I know that your supposed to come down to 30mg of methadone before trying to make the switch unfortunately that was not a luxury i had. So how long should someone in my case wait. Today I took 25mg of vicodine to help with the wd symptoms and ...

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 Post subject: Suboxone for detox only?
PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2016 5:15 am 
I'm new here, I'm looking around and I'm not sure where to post this question. I'm sure it has been asked a bunch but I'm just not finding the answer I'd like. Please forgive me if I am regurgitating an age old question or something.

Anyhow, l think I'm ready to get off my medication. Been on hydrocondone since 2009 about 100mg a day. I want to do a quick detox with suboxone or Subutex ...

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 Post subject: Hello.Need advice.
PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2016 1:32 pm 
Hello my name is Geoff and I am an addict/alcoholic.
I am a veteran and was injured pretty severely about 7 years ago. I was prescribed pain meds and well... You know what happened. I got up to like 20 percocet a day and finally 5 years ago had enough. I was prescribed suboxone which absolutely saved my life. I started going to meetings and got a sponsor and have been clean ever since. I ...

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 Post subject: Hi from UK
PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2016 4:27 pm 
Hi all

Just wanted to say hello. I've been on subutex for 4 years and have stabilised after a very chaotic period in my life and it feels like the right time to quit. I've got down from 16mg to 6mg over a few months with ease. The drop to 4mg has brought some mild WDs but nothing too bad.

Plan to gradually taper down to 0.2mg over the next few months and then take ...

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 Post subject: Suboxone Induction
PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2016 7:12 pm 
I'm new here. Been reading forums, gathering insightful information. Thank you all in advance. After about 15yrs (half my life) addicted to pain pills, I'm finally starting on suboxone. I was able to get into see a doctor yesterday and was prescribed a week's worth- 4mg twice a day , I'm to go back in next week. Problem is, after reading horror stories of precipitated withdrawals, I'm terrified to take this stuff. I last dosed ...

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