Can The Doctor Tell If I Have Taken More Then My Prescribed Suboxone

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Should I tell the doctors I've taken a few more than my prescribed suboxone
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Omg. This week I would of done anything for pills. Lost my job, boyfriend cheated, kid with suicide attempt, found out I have cancer. I'm on two 8mg a day and I took 3 for a few days for the psychological feeling of relief. Life couldn't get any worse. I will be out Tuesday and I'm not due till Thursday. What do I do? ## I ended up calling my doctor and letting him know everything and he was more thankful I didn't use again. That was more important than me taking two extra doses. ## Hello, Jess! How are you doing? I am very sorry about your cancer diagnosis. And I am very glad that your doctor understood and didn't penalize you for taking those extra doses. What is your cancer prognosis? This medication carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effec... ...
Updated 8 months ago in Suboxone.
Thu, Jul 21 '16, 6:36 PM
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I am currently taking 20mgs. Suboxone daily.I came off of Methadone 170mgs daily for 4years and four 1mgs xanax four times a day.I am came off the two July 24th.I am still in severe physical pain unless I take more Suboxone than prescribed.My doctor is wanting me to come down to 16mgs.daily.i can't remember to tell him when I see him on a monthly basis because I'm without my medication and its so hard to think,when I'm in alot of pain! I feel as if I'm all banged up from a bad car wreck and I don't feel comfortable telling my doctor I'm needing more if he's wanting to decrease my dosage because I'm scared he want see me no more! Please can someone tell me what else I can do? I was wondering if a Suboxone clinic different from a doctors office? I live in F... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Tue, Sep 29 '15, 5:20 PM
will taking suboxone tell my doctors if my chronic pain is still there
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Was taking 6-8 Lortab's a day with Fetanyl patch every 72 hours. Doctors need to know if my spine pain is still present or if meds were just masking. So he put me on Suboxone. I take a half at a time. Three suboxones and I still have spine pain. What does this mean? ## Suboxone doesn't tend to alleviate pain as much as most other narcotics, so after taking it for awhile, you should be able to let them know if you still have the pain and how bad it is, but it will prevent you from going into withdrawals from stopping the other medications. At this point, after being on it for such a short time, you may be having rebound pain from stopping the other medications, so you'll likely need to give it a little more time, before you know for sure. The FDA classifies this medication as... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Suboxone.
Fri, Feb 24 '17, 7:54 AM
how do i stay on suboxone if the doctor wants me off
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How can I stay on suboxone when the doctor wants to take me off? ## Don,t know if it would work but you could tell him you still have urges to use and you don,t think your ready yet. Why do you want to stay on it? ## Hi Bill Brasksi! As Jolter said,"u can tell the Dr that u r still having cravings 2 use." I've been on suboxone 4 almost 8 years, and, I don't plan on getting off it anytime soon. My reason is I feel that I will b back on pain pills, again. (Due. 2 the pain I suffer) I'm just not ready, yet, and, I don't trust myself. ## @Bill, Does your doctor want you off Suboxone indefinitely or is he just trying to get you to taper down from what you've already been taking? In either case, I think it would be a good idea to ask your doctor his reasoning for w... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Sun, Aug 30 '15, 2:40 PM
I have taken suboxone at 16 weeks pregnant
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I don't take suboxone everyday, just a half of a quarter every 3 to 4 days for about a week or week and a half now. So plz someone tell me if it will be out of mine and the baby's system by the time of birth? I am due Oct.15th, 2015. Plz and thanks. I am a first time mom and I try not to hurt me or my child and I don't want cps involved in anything. I just need advice. ## It would be best, for your safety and that of your baby, to inform your doctor that you've taken it and get proper medical assistance. I understand that you're scared, but you could be putting both of your lives at risk by not telling them. The FDA classifies this medication as a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, dr... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Sun, Dec 13 '15, 1:16 PM
Disappearing Suboxone Doctor
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My doctor has disappeared. He went out in March. At the March appointment I got two scripts for three a day (regular dose is two a day) one to fill that day and another to fill April 17 to cover up to June 17th. There was no rx for May and I stupidly did not start looking for new doctor because I trusted this doctor and had been going to him for over 2 years. The day before the June 17 appointment he calls, says he could not keep the appointment. At that time, I had a few left and told him that and it was “I don't know what to tell you and hung up”. I got into see someone a few Saturdays ago and they knew my situation and agreed to not make me start over and instead start right off treating monthly if I had printout from pharmacy saying that I had been on it. The doctor ... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Jul 08 '13, 1:21 AM
How much Suboxone did the Doctor Prescribe You?
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The Doc put me on 5 a day 8mg pills. In all 40mg a day. It makes me really tired during the day, then at night I have Insomnia. I guess it's better then taking Opiates again. It's truely changed my life? If only I can sleep! ## My doctor started me on four a day, which happens to be way to much. I don't know the exstent of your using but I can tell you that I was bad as they come. If you want to sleep then stop taking so much, no one needs that much suboxone. After a while It becomes a regular part of your life which I am sure you know. I now take only eight milligrams a day, I have been on them for nine months. After forcing myself to lower my dose my sleep paterns became one hundred times better. I went from over three hundred milligrams of oxycontin shot intervenously to ... ...
Updated 7 years ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Apr 22 '09, 9:33 PM
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Please tell me why I can't find a physician that provides suboxone and accepts insurance? ## Because only a limited number of doctors can prescribe Suboxone, they must take special training classes to be allowed to prescribe it. ## It depends what you mean by 'accepts insurance'. I 'accept insurance' in my practice.. I don't accept the insurance as 'total payment', though, because every insurer pays differently-- usually depending on how expensive the insurance policy is. Suboxone patients are treated exactly the same as any of the patients in my general psychiatry practice. One insurer may pay $30, and for the same service another insurer pays $150! So if my charge for the service is $155, the first patient will have to pay an additional $125, and the se... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Suboxone.
Thu, Mar 19 '15, 5:47 AM
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I will tell you people this that Suboxone saved me. I was taking Methadone and whatever else I could get when I couldnt get the Methadone and, I started searching on the internet all you do is go google type in suboxone doctors and it will pull up a list by state. Belive me find one and start taking it today. I did it right I dropped down to 30mg of Methadone a day and then went through 3 days of hell. I read if you dont have a good withdrawal going that the suboxone will throw you into it. I will not lie. I didnt like the way I felt after the first two days. Dont get me wrong NO WITHDRAWALS!!!!!!!!!!!!! But the feeling was not what I was expecting but now 4 days later I feel like my old self I mean I really feel good. So please do it right and go through a day or two of hurting for you... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Jun 27 '12, 11:56 PM
I have to find a new doctor
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I had a doctor who prescribed me suboxone but I dropped dirty and he dropped me as a patient. I found a new doctor but he wants my file. I've been IV'ing h for 10 years almost. I've odd twice and numerous waking up after a long nod. I need help I don't wanna die. what do I tell the new doctor. and I also take Xanax n need him to b my new prescriber on that too. It's 300 for 1st visit and 150 everytime after. please any advice ...
Updated 2 years ago in Xanax.
Thu, Oct 23 '14, 10:48 AM
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I HAVE BEEN ON SUB FOR ABOUT THREE YEARS NOW. i can say that it saved my life. it is truely a miricle. i would tell everyone out there. be persistint, bug your doctors to get a waiver to prescribe it. there is all kinds of free info on they will send to your home. then share with your doctor. it is not that complicated to become a subscriber of sub. goodluck. your life as you remember can come back. what a blessing. jerry ...
Updated 9 years ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Nov 26 '07, 10:27 AM
Opiates or Suboxone
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Would a doctor rather write scripts gor pain killers or suboxone? I've been on opiates for 10 yrs as has my husband. He was recently put on suboxone and seems to be doing so much better and I'd like to change as well and have had people tell me that a dr would rather prescribe something like suboxone instead of the strong pain killers that I'm currently on...Tia ## Hello, Melissa! How are you? Some doctors do prefer it, due to the fact that the Naloxone in it helps prevent a patient from being able to abuse other opiates. That's why it's also the preferred medication for addiction treatment, now. The FDA warns that it carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and dry mouth. However, it is entirely up to yo... ...
Updated 11 months ago in Suboxone.
Tue, Apr 19 '16, 6:34 PM
Suboxone Withdrawl
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Can anyone relate to the withdrawl symptoms of subxne? Ive been sucessfully taking it for 3yrs and stopped taking it a month ago because im sick of having to take something everyday. It feels like im still addicted to a substance because I am! So its been over 30 days and I am still not feeling myself... My doctor perscribed Tramadol to help curb the withdrwl symptms. That helped but now thats gone and I am still feeling the sting! can anyone tell me when I will feel normal again? ## I was reading about you being on suboxones for 3 years and are finally off them? and still feeling ukk??? oh man, i also have been on for about 3 years almost and i am so ready to get off these darn things myself, however having read your comment about not feeling well STILL? that scares me as i have a 2 ye... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Sun, Sep 06 '15, 6:02 PM
Suboxone troche
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Suboxone wax sqares how can you tell what milligram they are by color I have a pink and need to know what to talk to my doctor about I have searched and searched and searched I don't know what milligrams they come in and I don't know how to split it up ...
Updated 10 months ago in Suboxone.
Mon, May 09 '16, 10:52 AM
Suboxone needed
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I am currently in my 4th month in a methadone clinic in Menlo Park Ca. I have less than 55 days to go. I am down to 20mgs of methadone a day. I do not have medical insurance, but would like to know if I am able to get a prescription for Suboxone. I was treated 7 years ago by Dr. Glatt. San Mateo Ca. I took suboxone back then, and was clean for almost 8 years. Please tell me there is a Dr. in the San Francisco area willing to prescribe suboxone for me. I am on my final stretch and badly want to be free from this drug once and for all. I thank you for taking the time to read this. Sincerely, Mario ## You can check for doctor's in your area that treat with Suboxone at the website Once you find a doctor to treat you with it, there is an assistance program for it from the ma... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Dec 17 '14, 10:26 PM
suboxone and klonopin
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I've been on klonopin and suboxone for years. As long as you don't abuse them and take what the dr tells you to, you won't have a problem. It can and will be death if you abuse them. Hope this helps. ## @brian, You have a good point. Self control goes a very long way. As habit-forming as something like klonopin is, continuing to adhere to your doctor's regimen can be the biggest difference between becoming a fully fledged addict or remaining a normal patient. I know those are just labels, but it really is a delicate balance that one must maintain over the duration of treatment or course of several years, as you can vouch for. Glad to hear that you're still finding them both to be beneficial and not detrimental after all this time. Take care! ...
Updated 2 years ago in Suboxone.
Fri, Nov 28 '14, 4:03 PM
coming off of suboxone
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On day 4 of sub detox, starting 5th day this evening. Anyone else out there doing this? Would love someone to chat with. ## Hello, DeeDee! How are you? I've never taken Suboxone, so I have no experience with coming off of it, but I can tell you that according to the FDA, some of the withdrawal symptoms may include nausea, headache, rebound pain, diarrhea and chills. How are you feeling? Is it going well? Others should be warned that this medication is a narcotic opiate, so it can be habit forming and withdrawing should only be done under the supervision of your doctor. ...
Updated 2 years ago in Suboxone.
Fri, Jan 30 '15, 5:04 PM
a doctor in baltimore gives subutex
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I need a doctor in baltimore or Pittsburgh i live in Garrett county I'm willing to drive please somebody out there help me I'm trying to be on a subutex before I go to court if anyone nose a doc please leave the name n number thank you so much ## I am from cumberland md and moved to baltimore couple years ago. There are lots of places you can go one a shrink or a pain mgt place like in nottingham by the mall. The pain man place there wrote mine. I also told the doctor about my deterating discs and was on pain me's and my primary put me on subutex and the suboxone broke me out in a bad hive and itched all over. But telling him I wanted to be off pain meds and rather stay on the tex. So wouldn't get addicted again. Had a bad break in my ankle that started my addiction alon... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Subutex.
Mon, Aug 10 '15, 5:07 PM
Suboxone programe
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I live in australia I was taking up to 300-500 milgrames of oxcotin a day or as much as I could get my hands on I had a few overdoses. After not being able to funtion like that I went to the doctors and I got on a suboxone programe I'm telling everyone who is reading this that was the best thing I ever did I take 16 millagrames a day I've been on the program for 2 years and when I'm ready to cut down I's way easer to get of suboxone than methadone if anybody has any questions I will be more than happy to answer them or help in any way. ## Hi Kelly! I am so glad that you found a solution that's working so well for you. That's fantastic! Your post about your experience is also greatly appreciated! Does anyone have any questions for Kelly, since she has so ge... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Suboxone.
Fri, Mar 20 '15, 11:23 AM
Suboxone stoppage
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Can someone please tell me if I can stop taking suboxone all at once. I have only been on it for one month or so and it is an 8 mg. doseage twice a day. Will it be safe or will I have withdrawals. ## I have been on Suboxone 8 mg. twice a day for two months. Can I stop taking it cold turkey or will I have withdrawals? Someone please tell me. Thanks ## Yes, stopping it abruptly will most likely cause withdrawals. If you want to stop taking it, the best thing to do would be to speak to your doctor about the proper way to taper off of it. The FDA classifies this medication as an opiate, so it carries the risk of being habit forming and its withdrawal effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, fever, chills, diarrhea and rebound pain. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Jun 29 '15, 1:29 PM

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