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Your doctor should help you taper gradually to avoid the worst of the withdrawal symptoms, however, it is an opiate, so you will experience withdrawal effects just like stopping any other narcotic if you stop abruptly.
Gosh, I hope someone out there will see this post and answer your questions because I have just started the suboxone also and the doctor wants me to stay on them for a good while. What will it be like when I want to come off these pills?? I would like to know what to expect when he says no more cause they all do that...get you hooked then when they reel you in they cut the hook off and your stuck with the pain.
It has been 6 months and im still a wreck. Cant sleep massive weight gain from withdraw meds. I was on 6mg 4 3yrs n did a slow taper. I hate subs. Wish I never fell into the trap.
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I've had a moderate problem with prescription pain meds and now I'm trying to get off them. Only had one 7.5mg hydro yesterday but I feel like CRAPPPPPP. I have 5 8mg Suboxone films but am afraid that I will.suffer withdrawals from that as well..?? Will I? If taken for.just a short.period of time? ? Please HELP ME.
Stay away from Suboxne I was on 8mg per day for 3 months and tapered all the way down to .25mg per day. For 3 weeks with guidance of a dr. The Wd's started for me on day 2 and were unbearable on days 3-5. I'm now on day 10 and feel a little better but still can't sleep and have what feels like a million bugs crawling under my skin in my legs. ( this by far is worse symptom) anyone going through Wd's with Sub know what this symptom feels like!!! I would deal with the Wd's from your pills it shouldn't be that bad and most likely over in a few days. STAY AWAY FROM SUBOXNE it is no good trust me
The worst thing imaginable stop now
My son is in the hospital now and reading this website helps. Chad was using alcohol to ease the withdrawl symptoms and the alcohol seemed to make everything worse. My son was down to just a fingernail sliver of Suboxone. Chad has been on it for three years. I thought that the ER and Hospital staff would be knowledgable but they disrepected us treeting us differently. One Dr. that really understood was a Toxicologist who came to chat with Chad. After being in the hospital now just one night I am surprised that when Chad had to be restrained to his bed the staff really started to loook to find a Detox center and wanted Chad out of the regular hospital even talked of releasing him when he was super aggitatedl ! I asked the nurse how can u release someone who is so aggitated how is that a safe plan of discharge? Any way what really makes me want to cry is now some of the detox centers are saying they do not take any one who is combatative. We explained this to Chad and he is working on calming down. If he gets a bed This will be our fourth experience to Detox centers in two years. We can't Detox at home to hard to handle Chad. Any way the toxicologisit said to Chad,"Wow good job for trying so hard to get clean. I have to remind my self to be a positive suport person and remember the goal the end result to have my boy back. So to all you Detoxers heres to you WOW HOW AWESOME Good Job for Trying and remember your goal end result that you want Be Free of this Monster Soboxone!
It doesn't matter what you say. If he truly doesn't want to stop, he's not going too. And, if your feeding into him, then it just makes it that much easier for him. You dsaying that he's gone to detox that man times in such a short period of times, shows he's not serious. I know from experience.
Annie ive been on suboxone for over a year and ill do anything to be off. How did u get your son off? I dont wanna go through the withdraws I know what they are like and I cant go through tht again. That is amazing for ur son its hard to get off ny opiate but u have to support him not push. Its hard I bet but support is the best. But what did the hospital recommend? I wanna rid of this evil suboxone!!!
I was on suboxone for 2 years. My doctor never did blood check ups and ended up with cancer of the liver. I hate that med. I want to know why pain doctors are afraid to help patient's with there pain. I had better control of my pain from my surgeon than i do from the Dr i see now hate it.
There is a deep need for folks to understand that everyone's system is different, metabolism, tolerance, sensitivities and proclivities to mention a few. I am a HARD CORE drug addict. I am 45 and my exposure to drugs began when I was nine. I have gone through withdrawal from almost every drug out there except alcohol. A withdrawal from one drug for me might have been weeks of pure Hell but may have been simply uncomfortable for someone else. There are three imperatives to successfully getting off any substance, understanding and skilled medical care, compassionate and loving support from family and friends, and most importantly a feirce commitment by the patient to NEVER have to go through withdrawal again. I used to be stupidly stubborn, a know it all, and a brilliant liar to others and myself, just a few of my past character defects, I have kicked one drug only to then pick another from which to withdraw. Having some rather severe health problems, in just this past year I have had two major operations and been hospitalized six additional times and these issues can be treated but not cured so unfortunately medications, drugs, are a part of my life. Four years ago I finally saw what I was doing for what it really was, I was self medicating, not just my physical pain but more so my mental pain. Understanding that, realizing that I had been drugging myself into mere existence for so long, I discovered I did not know myself, had no idea why I hurt so badly inside that I had been willing to come so close to killing myself to make it stop. It's the most painful truth, what I thought had been my best friend, the one thing that made all the hurt and tears stop was actually the cause of my agony. Once ready to admit that to myself I began to change. If you want to look but you don't touch, then you won't touch but you won't feel, if you don't feel you'll never cry, and if you don't cry, then you'll never heal. Getting clean was like waking up. It was a world I thought held no place for me, had no love and brought no joy. I see now I was keeping all the wonders of life far from me with those powders and pills. The best help I ever received was from the first person who took the time to show me the light of their hope, their joy and their love and stick by me, lighting my way until I found my light and could hold it aloft myself. Do not ever give up on your child, your parent, your spouce, your friend, or that stranger who trips on the sidewalk. The world is a beautiful place when not viewed through the bottom of a bottle, every single soul deserves a chance at the sights God has given us. Stop fighting to exist in oblivion, surrender in love to the millions of tiny wonders in each new day.
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