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decreasing fentanyl withdrawal help
Being weaned off of fentanyl. Just need to talk to others about it. I've dropped down from 100 to 75 it's been a month. Sometimes I have no appetite for days at a time. Now my whole body is aching really bad. I was put on this after I had sugery on my cervical spine and after I found out later that my back was just as bad and I couldn't stand the pain. They started me on a low dose and increased until I was doing ok. I just want to mentally feel good again. ## I am so sorry about what you're going through. Everything you've described are normal withdrawal effects, though. You will likely experience them for awhile each time you lower the dose. How fast are you tapering? ## My Dr says it will be a long process :(. I've been on the 75mcg for a month and a half. The...
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How long after you Stop Suboxone do you have withdrawal symptoms?
My 63y/o mother survived chemo and radiation for throat CA but was unable to stop the morphine 15mg twice a day without horrible withdrawal symptoms. Her MD put her on Suboxone 8mg/2mg once a day in June. She even took half the strip on most days and the doctor was very pleased and anticipated that she would be able to stop altogether in November. She unfortunately had a stroke 14 days ago and has been in the hospital. The first 7 days she was confused from the stroke but now she is weak and forgetful but is no longer disoriented. She told me tonight tht she thought she needed her Suboxone. She said she thought she was going thru withdrawal. I was floored. She is not having any outward s/s of withdrawal: no back/stomach pain, no nausea/vomiting, no sweating or tremors. Isn't 14 days...
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fill out of state cii and ciii prescription
I am going for two weeks to Mass State, Will they fill my Rx from Dr in Florida?
Updated 38 minutes ago.
methadone stronger
I take 160mg if methadone I am tapering from 190mg and I feel awful by end if the day. Is there any OTC meds that can make it last longer?? I heard grapefruit juice but had no luck ## Hello, Crowe! How are you? I am sorry about the problem that you're having. Have you consulted your doctor about it? Jumping down 30mgs might just be too big of a drop for your body to handle and you may need to go a little slower. However, Methadone is notoriously hard to get off of, so it is likely that may always experience some withdrawal effects. This is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. ## Dear Crowe, I was on 110mg of methadone and decided it was time 4 me 2 taper down. ...
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oxycodone south florida
still oxycodone shortage in south florida?I may be relocating in the next six mos. or so.So many having difficulty lately.Im wondering if when a patient is told by pharmacist they are out stock,really they ran them through the new rx tracking system & found at one time or another they had seen other Docs etc.and just say there out to avoid conflict.It seems if s fl docs are still writing scripts some place somewheres gotta be filling them!! At least thats what I keep telling myself........... ## Hello, Patriciag! How are you doing? Sorry about the problem that you're having. There are actually 2 different issues contributing to your east coast shortage. One is that a major pharmaceutical distributor was forced to discontinue their service, due to their being brought under suspic...
Updated 50 minutes ago in Oxycodone.
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How often Should I take this
I have a sore throat and have a little difficulty in swallowing. How many of the pota-vi-kin (800,000 u) should I take per day. I am now just coughing, and I feel better. I took one pota-vi-kin yesterday and I think it is making me feel better already. ## Dear Mae, is there directions on the bottle or package? I would follow them. If no directions, u can call any pharmacy and ask them, or, ask your Dr.
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phentermine anyone have strange side effects?
I just started taking this medicine for weightloss.I am having hot flashes and cold chills,terrible headache and a tingly head.I feal awful.Has anybody taken this and had the same reaction?If so did it pass after a few days?Gotta say this...I am not ever hungry! Like to hear from anyone that has taken this med.Thanks :) ## hi jen! I have also been taking phentermine for about 2 months now, and yes, the medicine can be great, but the side effects aren't always pretty. when i first started taking them, i had a headache, was super thirsty, and felt like i could crawl out of my skin! I now only get an occasional headache and still deal with the insomnia. what dosage are you on? maybe you should start small, say 18 mg and then move on to 30 when that doesn't work anymore, then 30.7 (...
Updated 1 hour ago in Phentermine.
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Being prescribed Suboxone after being released from prison while on parole
I had back surgery a few months ago for two ruptured disc pushing on a nerve. Now I'm physically addicted to the opiates as well as mentally that I was prescribed and find myself wanting them for a buzz.. My problem is I am on Ohio Parole in Cincinnati.and in order for me to need to be prescribed Suboxone I obviously was abusing opiates prescribed or not. Which is a violation of my parole. Does anyone have any advice to tell my P.O. as far as being prescribed Suboxone for my addiction issues ? P.S. Excuse my punctuation. ## Dear Chris, I'm sorry 2 hear about your situation. If u had surgery and was prescribed pain meds and became addicted, then u have a disease like a lot of is. If I were u , I would just letu parole know that u became addicted after the surgery and I have bad c...
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i age of 38 years old male ,got all of a sudden attack with symptoms of breathlessness with full body heavily sweating, fever was continue from past one week. got admitted in emergency hospital, there they did ECG,ECHO,Engeography all reports were found ok. but there was pain right side of chest & breathlessness was continue, then they did chest C T scan. then they could able to trace multiple clots around the lungs . we just want to know the reason of this as my all symptoms are not matching with the symptoms are on related websites.
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Has anyone used the new SUPREP kit before a colonoscopy? Would like any comments about taste, ease or side effects. Thanks! ## The Suprep kit contains sodium sulfate, magnesium sulfate and potassium sulfate, it is used for bowel preparation. It basically works as a laxative. I can't think that combo would taste very well, though I have never used it. The most common listed side effects are: cramping, nausea, vomiting and abdominal discomfort. Does anyone else have anything to add? ## Sulfates have a bitter taste, hence the development of PEG bowel cleansing products without sulfate such as Nulytely or Trilyte. Having said that, Suprep contains both Sucralose and flavoring agents, so it may not taste as bad as has been suggested. It still involves the ingestion of 3 quarts of water, ...
Updated 2 hours ago in Suprep.
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Been looking for ever for this pill ID. Help please
This pill is egg white and oblong with a 25 on the front and a score in center. On the back is what looks like a beaker inside a large U and a score mark in center.
Updated 2 hours ago.
Watson is now actavis norco
My pharmacist that I have known for years due to chronic pain from cancer/severe spinal injuries and a totaled knee, told me last week that it is the DEA that has created the change in ALL pain meds. I have been on Watson Norco for 10 years and now I am in severe withdrawal with actavis buying out Watson. It is unbearable and my pharmacist said that people will DIE because of not being forewarned or informed ahead of time. This is all due to the people that use the drugs for getting high. Sniffing, smoking and whatever else they do has ruined it for us real patients. We all know the DEA is like God and they don't even care about us real patients that have medical records, etc. I have been suffering for over a month now and my pain doc is on extended vacation. Thank goodness for my p...
Updated 2 hours ago in Norco.
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What Is The Difference Beween Butalbital Asp Caffeine And Compound Tablet Wsw
Butalbital-ASP-caffeine capwat green and yellow capsule with writing on it (green side says watson , yellow side says 3219) I have been taking one that says Butalbital Compound Tablet WSW. What is the difference? ## From what you've listed and from my own searching, it seems that there is one difference and that is that the first one you listed contains Aspirin, while the compound tablet that you listed next contains Acetaminophen. Otherwise, they both contain Butalbital and Caffeine and are used to treat migraines and tension headaches. Learn more Aspirin details here. Learn more Acetaminophen details here. Learn more Butalbital details here. Learn more Caffeine details here. Some people may be allergic to one of them, so they can't take it, or they may respond better to Aspiri...
Updated 2 hours ago in Butalbital.
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My 12 Yr Old Son Has A Skin Disease Which Doc Says Its Is Not Fungal And In The Blood But Maybe Allege To Something Whole Body Coved With Black Pacthe
what could be the problem with my son 12 years who has a skin disease on the whole body it appears black patches they have been on his body for more than a year he has been given some medication on that but they still cant clear the doc say its not fungal and not in the blood he says its alleges. ## when I was about 6 I had something similar. my mother sent me to Puerto Rico and my grandmother put me in the ocean several times a day. after about two months it was all gone. my family says I had it for about two years and were scared that it was some kind of leprosy but thank God I am ok and none of my kids have ever gotten it. I see pictures of myself back then and I get terrified. no doctors could diagnose the problem. the ocean water saved my life.
Updated 3 hours ago in Leprosy.
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Questions about narcotic or anti-anxiety medications
Being a pain patient for 20+ years, and having panic attacks daily have given me the knowledge of every medication and how they work or do not work.
Updated 3 hours ago in Anxiety.
Watson is now actavis generic percocet 5/325 what is up with this
I had been taking 5/325 generic Watson percocet for 4 years. Suddenly I get notified by Walgreens which I have insurance that there is no more Watson brand and I was given generic percocet 5/325 by Actavis. It is not the same at all. It has no pain relief for me. I used to break the watsons in half sometimes and never had a funny taste. I just broke one of the actavis white tablets in half and it immediately tasted like salt or alka seltzer? Has anyone had any issues with this drug too. Also, along with it not working right it has made my GI tract and stomach so ill feeling and cramping. This is not right how can they take away a medicine that someone has been on for 4 years without any problems and tell them to suddenly switch. Would a peson who has been on a certain heart medication f...
Updated 3 hours ago in Percocet.
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will antibiotics effect birth control pills
I've been using Purbac for a month now. Can they prevent me from falling pregnant? Secondly I've recently gain weight, can it be because of them because i'm only taking it with Texa Allegy tablets for my skin as prescribed by my Dermatologist. ## Dear Pontsho, I've always was told, when u r on birth control and antibiotics 2 use back up protection. Something about how antibiotics can interfere with the full effect of birth control.
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aten 50 side effect i am 37yr old
What will hapen if i stop having aten 50
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how long before testopel pellets start working?
Just had Testopel pellets inserted in my backside. forgot to ask doctor how long until they take effect. He's out of town. ## Your T level goes up right away with ANY T-therapy medication, such as Testopel, Androgel or Testim. Have tried them all over the past several years, and it is my experience that Testopel is far and away the best option. Why have to remember to use a sticky gel every single day when you can get Testopel that lasts not less than four or five months in my case and up to six months for others. It's actually less expensive, too! ## That answer is correct, they will start to work immediately and usually last between 4 to 6 months. Testopel is a Testosterone replacement therapy. Some side effects may include: erectile problems, hirsutism, headache and anxiety. ...
Updated 3 hours ago in Testopel.
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respiradone and novelon can be used together
Can respiradone and novelon tablets can used together. I am not getting periods bec of 1mg respiradone tablet so doctor prescribed novelon tablets. Can it be used together. ## Dear Hema, does your Dr know u r on Risperidone? If he's the one who gave u both medications, then u have nothing 2 worry about. Besides, your pharmacy would catch this, if there were a problem.
Updated 4 hours ago in Risperidone.
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