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is it safe to taper off of methadone while pregnant
I currently am thirteen weeks pregnant and am taking fifty five mg of methadone for about a month or so now. I no longer want to take this medication since i am no longer having withdrawl symptoms, but the clinic i am currently a attending is telling me that i am not going to be able to cold turkey or start tapering off methadone util i am at eighteen weeks of my pregnancy due to the saftey of my child and possible fetal harm caused by withdrawl stress. I am not entirely convinced that the staff at the clinic im attending is being a hundred percent truthful with me because of rumors floating around about how they staff only wants the money that the people attending bring in. PLEASE SOMEONE HELP ME!!!!! Like i stated earlier, i no long want to take methadone after reading all of the hirr...
Updated 14 minutes ago in Methadone.
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anywhere to get tramadol after august 18?
Ive been taking tramadol for aprox 8yrs nonstop other than a 7week break. Ive back problems and my knees are broken down do to years of rough wear and tear on top of many injuries. Ive no health insurance either. Truth b told,i cannot function very well at all without taking the tramadol. So i am checking to see of anyone has any insight or suggestions as to where i may b able to purchase tramadol after the 18th of august which is when tramadol becomes a controlled substance. Im aware that ordering overseas is risky but going without the meds is not an option. I am very worried about the change in classification. I never expected anything like this to happen, had i known and not been ignorant to the possibility of not being able to order tramadol online i would have done something diffe...
Updated 14 minutes ago in Tramadol.
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Sudden Withdrawal from Neurontin
I have been taking 600 mg of Neurontin 4x a day for about 2 years and recentlty ran out of this medication due to excrutiating slow service from mandatory mail order RX company.... I was extremely agitated during this time (approx. 5 days), nervous, stressed out, etc. Has anyone else had these symptons as a result of sudden withdrawal from Neurontin? I can't understand why this happened, I felt so scared and lousy for that time. Is this a known reaction for this med? I haven't been able to find an answer. I take it for relief from carpel tunnel syndrom. Thanks ## Almost any med, or substance, even you morning coffee, will cause some withdrawal symptoms when you have been used to having it in your body for awhile, and suddenly stop taking it. Did it ease when you finally started ...
Updated 23 minutes ago in Neurontin.
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Pain medication manufactured by KVK Tech Inc
Very interested if others out there have had problems with KVK Tech Inc. manufactured pain medications. I and several others I know, suffer with various chronic pain conditions. The pain medications prescribed by my doctor were effective and made my life tolerable and some days I was able to actually "function". Last year I started having a problem with my pain medication not relieving the pain. Then I started having other side effects. I asked the other chronic pain friends, and they were also having problems with their medication being effective. It took a little while and a lot of very slow logic on our parts, to put it together that the months that we were suffering and having side effects were the months that we were being sold KVK Tech Inc. products. I discussed this with ...
Updated 24 minutes ago in Urinary System.
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how long does it take suboxone to get out of your system
I had surgery due to a bad pinched nerve on march of 2013 on lots of strong meds, Ive been on the suboxone for 1 month 4mg under your tougne twice a day weaned myself down to 2mg a day...I feel like I'm getting myself in a worst spot...taking this stuff any longer.I stopped my last one on July 25th @ 7pm ....PLEASE SOME HELP ME I NEED SOME ENCOURAGEMENT ## Hi NewStart, Let me say that Suboxone is a very powerful drug. I am writing you at all hours of the night due to my insomnia (my last dose was July 19th at 7pm). When I stopped, I was on 1mg a day (after 6yrs of use and 1.5 yrs of tapering down). It hasn't been easy, but it will get better, and it WILL get better for you too! Life sucks for a couple of weeks, no doubt, but just think of the freedom from dependence when it'...
Updated 25 minutes ago in Suboxone.
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weight loss pill ## how do you take these pills and what r they for. ## WELL THIS IS A DIET PILL THAT WAS TAKING OF THE MARKET IN TH U.S. BACK IN 1989 FOR THE REASON THAT IT WAS HURTING EITHER UR LUNGS ECT. IT HAS A LAXITIVE IN IT AND WAS KNOWN TO HELP YOU LOSE UP TO 6 LBS A WEEK,WAS RX FOR THE OVER WEIGHT PEOPLE(OB) ## This drug, however, is still available in Mexico, as well as several other countries, so unfortunately, those who self-medicate, for whatever reason they are doing so, can pick it up there very cheaply. In most cases, you can get away with carrying small amounts, around 3 months worth or less, of a drug into the US, without having it seized or questioned by customs. Customs agents are not trained to keep track of which drugs are or are not legal in the US, and if someone...
Updated 25 minutes ago in Creatine.
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Doctors Willing To Prescribe Heavy Pain Medication In Colorado
I have a serious problem. My dr. had two patients start dr. shopping and has decided it is too big of a pain in his butt to continue prescribing, even though I have gotten MRIs and Xrays to prove my problems. I have over a half a dozen herniated discs in my low back, along with degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, scoliosis and arthritis in my facet joints. I am currently on5 30mg oxycodone a day for breakthrough and 60mg of methadone for my long lasting meds. I REALLY need a doctor in the Denver, CO area who will not judge me because of my age, thinking I'm just some drug seeker as I TRULY need my meds to function. I am even being placed on disability until I can get my back healed because if something doesn't change I will be in big time pain for the rest of my life. If...
Updated 26 minutes ago in Oxycodone.
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drinking on Lexapro
I was just wondering if anyone has drank with this med and were there any side effects ? I've been on lexapro 10 mil for a month and am feeling great but I am petrified to even atempt to drink alcohol,but would like to try . So if anyone could help that would be great. ## I have been on Lexapro for 3 years. I drink about twice a week and everything seems to be fine. I have noticed that if you drink heavly for a few nights in a row you will feel a slight depression. Just don't over do it. I was worried at first also. ## Lexapro is an antidepressant. Drinking alcohol is not recommended, as alcohol is a major depressant, and undoes the work the medication does. ## Never do that! I was on that medicine for 2 years, and I was never able to drink! the first time I drank when I was on ...
Updated 30 minutes ago in Lexapro.
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Need a pain med for Chronic pain from CRPS Type 2 that does not contain TYLENOL
Hello..I have Crps type 2 and take Norco 10/325....Is there any other pain med that DOES NOT CONTAIN TYLENOL that would work for me,, esp since I like my Liver and want to keep it as long as possible without killing it from Tylenol....Thank You ## Hello, Stevarino! How are you? Yes, there are quite a few other options that don't contain Acetaminophen/Tylenol that you can ask your doctor about, including Oxycodone, Morphine, Dilaudid and a new version of time released Hydrocodone without the Acetaminophen called Zohydro. 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. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 34 minutes ago in Tylenol.
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stilpane addicts needs help
I would like to add when I stopped I became severely ill I had flu symptoms,chest pains,extreme high blood pressure,nausea,vommiting, diahorea,hot and cold sweats,shivers, no appetite,dry eyes,I couldn't sleep at all my GP was of no help my heart was beating extremely fast I thought I was going to die then I started again after 5 days I'm trying to quit but its hard I'm doing it for about 8 yrs and using about 30 to 40 a day pls help I don't know what to do thanx ## Hi Zee! I am a former user of oxycodone and OxyContin. I was taking up to 39 oxycodone pills a day. I wanted to stop but I couldn't on my own. I went through severe withdrawals. So one day I became sick and tired of the cycle of addiction. I went on methadone for awhile then suboxone. I've been on sub...
Updated 34 minutes ago in Oxycodone.
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topamax and right eye twitching
I've been on Topamax 100mg X2 day & or gen. For over 6+ years for migraines & my main concerns are 1) my right eye twitches, 2) low Potassium to wear it is extremely painful & need to take RX Potassium for mult. Reasons 3) memory loss. Would switching back to name brand help with some? Considering my ins. Not my Dr. Understand my reasoning why? & to any other readers I also went legally bind with this drug but it was in combination with another in a 6 month period of being on Topamax & amitriptyline I went from 20/20 vision to legally Blind & for those of you that feel the risk of taking Topamax is beneficial & are taking amitriptyline & have suffered the same always read all the side effects but when consulting a ophthalmologist make sure they don...
Updated 35 minutes ago in Topamax.
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doctors willing to prescribe pain medication
Can you tell me about any doctors who can prescribe Vicodin ## You'll get a much better response if you post back and state what area you are in. From your current post, people can only guess. Where are you located? Vicodin is a narcotic pain reliever containing Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone. Common side effects can include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and dry mouth. Read more: ## i have am being treated for a back injury i aquired in the army 19 years ago i now have 3 buldging discs in my lower back. i have been on numerous meds 2 try and confort my situation, my New va. dr. took me off 8 percocet 5s a day and wont give them back. he dont believe in them. i have been on them now almost 3 years now and they are they only meds that help me with my pain. what do i do ? ## in souther...
Updated 36 minutes ago in Vicodin.
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20 years old with prostateitis and pain when I urinate only drug that has decreased pain is sulfamethoxazole doctor suggest I try this CIPROFLOXACIN but tried it before n still felt pain what should I take ## You should follow your doctor's instructions on what to take to help resolve the issue. Prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate that is commonly caused by bacteria and antibiotics are usually required. Side effects to this medication may include nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 38 minutes ago in Sulfamethoxazole.
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round white pill zc 56
I found this pill in my brothers pill box and was wondering what it is used for. I give him his meds weekely. ## Hello, Jane! How are you? I'm sorry, but can you double check the numbers on it and post back? Thank you! I'm unable to find anything on a round, white tablet with this marking.
Updated 39 minutes ago.
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Hair thinning with pradaxa?
I have been on pradaxa for about 5 months now and have noticed a thinning of my hair in the front. I am 69 and maybe it is just getting older. I have had no side effects at this time. I also take pacerone and my afib is under control. I did notice that my diabeties meds seem to be working better now as I have had to cut way down on my insulin after starting these meds.
Updated 41 minutes ago in Pradaxa.
janumet vs janumet XR
I am a type 2 diabetic, my doctor has prescribed 2.5mg of glimepiride, 300mg of Invokana and 50/1000 of Janumet, I was given a "free sample" of Janumet 50/1000 by the endocronolist I visted and he told me to take this XR at night, thus the regula Janumet 50/1000 on pill in am and Janumet XR 50/1000 in evening also one pill???? ## Hello, Michael! How are you? Have your blood sugar levels been out of control? Some people do require multiple medications with repeated dosing to get theirs under control. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, hypoglycemia, flatulence and stomach pain. However, if you're unsure about how you should take it and if you should double up, please call the doctor to double check.
Updated 41 minutes ago in Janumet.
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filling Florida prescription
Is there anybody out there,that knows where I can get Florida prescription filled,and I live in Kentucky,and I would be very grateful if anybody knows if there is a pharmacy that will fill them,it doesn't matter if the pharmacy is in Kentucky or what state,I just need a pharmacy ,and the prescription are from Angel Medical Services Inc ## Hello, Rocky! How are you? It depends what the prescription is written for, because if it is written for a controlled substance, such as a narcotic, then you most likely won't be able to get it filled in another state. Otherwise, it shouldn't matter, any pharmacy can fill it for other substances. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 52 minutes ago.
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Pain meds help
is it safe to take 2 10mg hydrocodones every 3 hours? I am 24 and I am scheduled to have a total hip replacement on the 18th. For the past two days I have been taking 2 hydrocodones, 1 gabapentin, and 1 robaxin every 3-4 hours to keep my pain under control so I don't end up in the er like I did on Wednesday. So my question is, is it safe to be taking all if these every 3-4 hours? ## Hello, Kat! How are you doing? I am very sorry that you're in so much pain. If you're taking Norco/Vicodin that also has Acetaminophen in it, then it is dangerous to take that many in a 24 hour period. You can't exceed 3,000mgs of Acetaminophen per day. Taking more than that risks an overdose, which could be fatal. It is really best to not take more than prescribed. You may want to contact yo...
Updated 55 minutes ago in Hydrocodones.
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hi im brand new here detoxing at home so feel lonely thought try find a place where can meet people in similar situations
Wheres a chatroom? Where we csn all talk?ive come from 110 mls yo 25 mls of methadone on own, need help and suggestions, etc.ehat has worked for others ## Hi Faith! Just to let you know, you're not alone going through this. Many of people have gone through this including myself. I was on 110mgs of methadone and tapered down to 24mgs. I was on methadone due to pain and addiction issues. My problem was when I got down to 24mgs I was going through some pretty bad withdrawals. My doctor prescribed me suboxone to help with the withdrawals. The main thing is to taper VERY slowly so you feel the least bit of withdrawals. Methadone is a very strong medication and some people require a life time maintenance dose. I hope everything works out for you. You've come so far. Any other question...
Updated 59 minutes ago in Methadone.
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doctors who prescribe methadone in Ma who accept mass health?
Hi, I live in Methuen, Ma and am looking for a doctor who accepts mass health for insurance and prescribes methadone. Thank You, Sunnygrl1973 ## Hello, Sunnygrl! How are you? I'm sorry, but there is no listing of doctors according to what they will or will not prescribe that I can refer to for you. If you require Methadone for pain, then due to the new regulations that were put in place last year, you'll need to see a pain management specialist. 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. However, if you require it for addiction/maintenance treatment, then a clinic is your only option, since private practice doctors cannot prescribe it for that. Can anyone...
Updated 1 hour ago in Methadone.
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