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suboxone interactions
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i need to know what medications you cannot take while taking Suboxone and can you take fioricett? ## The list of possible interactions is a very long one. Although Fioricet is not specifically listed (it is not a narcotic) I would highly advise you to confirm with your prescribing physician before taking it. I'm not a doctor, but just wanted to pass this information along. Let us know what you find out... ...
Updated 5 years ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Mar 09 '09, 5:04 PM
Suboxone and oxycodone
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How long after taking 30mg oxycodone should u start to take suboxone ## Hi Willis, u should wait until u r having withdrawal symptoms, b 4 u start the suboxone. It won't work and can make u feel sick if you don't wait. U don't have 2 b in a ball crawled up 2 wait. But, once u start feeling those withdrawals, u will know its time. ## Yes,Cats right. You gotta be in wds before you take the sub. If you take it too soon you chance whats called precipitated withdrawalls. You DON,T want that to happen. To be safe wait 16-18hrs. ## Hi Jolter, how r u doing, I'm fine. Just tired all the time. Think it's the subs and other meds I take. ...
Updated 9 months ago in Suboxone.
Tue, May 27 '14, 7:13 AM
Success - so far -Suboxone
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Hi all. For 5 years I gradually increased my oxycodone use. I have a degenerative back disorder. The pain is there but I used oxycodone as a crutch. It got worse and worse from 2 5 mg a day to 3 to 5 and ending in 2 30 mg a day costing me 100s of dollars a month. I finally reached out to my psychiatrist who set me up with a suboxone doctor. I took my last 7.5 oxycodone at 2 pm yesterday. Dr said to wait 12 hrs as did alllll the Internet info. I was sick in w/d by 8pm. Was scared to death of this nightmarish precipitated w/d I read about. At 8:30 pm I took 2 mg suboxone as the dr said to start with. Omg I was feeling better. 10 pm another 2 mg and I was AMAZED at how I felt. I didn't sleep very well BUT I'll take that ANYDAY over wondering how to get the next oxy. This morning I ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Tue, Apr 02 '13, 5:00 AM
Suboxone for alcoholic?
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I have been taking suboxone 16mg a day for 12 months.But i was told by my doc it can be used for alcoholics. i was not addicted to opiates, just alcohol. i tapered from 16mg to 4mg in just 7 days, which was what the doc said to do. i have been off suboxone for 8 days, just about to come up on 9 days.BUT, i have had the mildest withdrawal symptoms. on day 3 i had runny nose, and day 4 mild RLS for 2-3hrs, then i was fine. my question is : IS IT POSSIBLE THAT BECAUSE I WASNT ON OPIATES, THAT I AM NOT GOING TO WITHDRAWAL THROUGH HELL LIKE EVERYONE I READ ABOUT THATS IN SUB WITHDRAWAL. could i have dodged the bullet? ive slept for 7-10hrs every night with no sleep aids. im getting more energy instead of less. i just cant imagine that almost 9 days later that i would suddenly get hit with wi... ...
Updated 5 days ago in Suboxone.
Thu, Feb 26 '15, 4:07 PM
Using Suboxone To Get Off And Stay Off Opiates
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I was prescribed opiate painkillers for 5 years. I gradually became totally addicted to the point that while these drugs ( Hydrocodone, Oxycodone, Oxycontin and others) worked well for their intended purpose, the 'good feeling" they gave me became the focal point of my life. The unavoidable physical and psychological dependence eventually led to serious and harmful consequences- damaged or ruined relationships (divorce in my case) with people who were now less important than the drugs. Responsibilities and interests I had fell by the wayside. Although I have a legitimate need for pain relief due to nerve damage caused by disease, the doctor saw that I was abusing the drugs- taking too much and using them to get high- and cut me off. The withdrawal symptoms were horrific. I went ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Sun, Feb 02 '14, 9:51 PM
Switching From Suboxone To Methadone
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I've been on the highest dose of suboxone for about a year now and i don't feel like it's helping at all anymore. I wake up miserable everyday with horrible cravings and i wish i hadn't woken up at all. I want to switch to methadone for pain which is what my family Dr. treats me for. I think my Dr will write for it for pain management. But since i just picked up my suboxone for the month would it be able to be filled and also would the methadone be covered by my welfare insurance? I know he can write for suboxone even though i never asked him to do it since i go somewhere else. I live in Philadelphia i don't know if that makes a difference. Anyway any help would be greatly appreciated. ## Methadone and suboxone can't be taken together.. it's deadly My older s... ...
Updated 2 days ago in Suboxone.
Sun, Mar 01 '15, 1:55 PM
suboxone and depression
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hi... does anyone else out there get relief from chronic depression by taking the suboxone? i take it illegally whenever i run out of percs,and it always makes me feel better,like i can do more things, and i have more week, i go to a suboxone doctor to get on this legally, but should i tell him that i take them illegally and that they help with my depression? i am not sure if i should tell him this..i would love to hear from soneone...thanks ## I take suboxone from a doctor and after you taking percs, yes, he may start you on the suboxone program($$$) if he sees fit- or if you are truly addicted to opiates, but when you tell him you take percs for depression he will definitely add an anti-depressant to your med. list then taper you off the sub. program. It works. Depressio... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Nov 07 '11, 10:44 AM
Suboxone for other drugs
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I have been on (Suboxone) for about 2 months now,I take 8mgs or break the tablet in half.I have noticed that taking this i do not have the need for anti-depressants like i did or nerve pills and even my ADD medicine.I have not stopped it all together but have went 2 weeks with out it and felt great.I just wanted to know if other people have noticed this who are taking other medications. ## While it contains the narcotic Buprenorphine, which is technically a depressant, it does have the opposite effect on some people. That fact, coupled with the high it can cause some people, is a major contributing to fact to why there are so many that end up abusing narcotics and becoming addicts. Are there any other comments or questions? ...
Updated 3 years ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Nov 28 '11, 6:13 PM
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THEY NOW HAVE GENERIC SUBOXONE PILLS BUT I DO NOT WANT THE GENERIC PILLS. AM I GOING TO STILL BE ABLE TO PURCHASE THE ORIGINAL SUBOXONE ORANGE OCTAGON SHAPED "ORIGINAL NON GENERIC" PILLS WHEN I GET MY PRESCRIPTION FILLED? MY PHARMACY HAS THE NEW GENERICS IN BUT I DO NOT WANT GENERIC SUBOXONE...I WANT THE EXPENSIVE ORIGINAL ONES! ## Hi, Chrissy! I understand your concern, some people do have problems with generic medications. To avoid getting a generic, you need to ask your doctor to write the prescription as 'brand medically necessary' or to not check the substitutions permitted box, to sign on that line, or whatever one of the various methods your state uses. If that's not done, it is normal for your pharmacy to give you a generic, unless your paying cash and reques... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Tue, Jun 25 '13, 2:33 PM
suboxone strips vs pills
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Maybe im crazy but i don't like the strips, i just don't feel they work as well as the pills. I never ran short with the pills, but the strips i seem to take more. Anyone else feel this way? My dr said she'll only prescribe the strips and it's all in my head. ## Hello, Terisita! How are you? You're not the only one that has said this, it just seems that different formulations work better for different people. However, if you stuck with the strips at the amount you're supposed to take, then your body would likely adjust after a week or so. The only other suggestion I can make if you're not happy is that you try to find a different doctor. Does anyone else have any suggestions? ## Hi, I,m the other way around. I like the strips better then the pills I agree wit... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Sat, Jan 11 '14, 11:18 PM
free suboxone or coupons
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Just seeing if anyone had free trails of suboxone ot cheap from Alaska I pay cash no insurance 700.00 s month ## Hi Kristy, If you're trying to save money on your medication, I would recommend looking into various prescription drug 'discount cards' that you can print off from your computer and show your pharmacy at the time of filling your script. A simple google search should bring up some options for you in that area. Another alternative would be to ask your pharmacy if there are any "patient assistance programs" for Suboxone. From what I understand, there are certain drug manufacturers who offer these types of programs for patients who otherwise can't afford their medication. You can learn more about this drug on the page for Suboxone Details I hope... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Nov 27 '13, 11:50 AM
$$$$ Suboxone Help? Insurance?
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Hi my name is carrie , I have been taking oral 8mg suboxone for * months, it really helps me and keeps me from popping 40 vicodin or norco's a day. I was on cobra with Blue cross when I began taking it, it was too expensive the cobra was 600 a month, do you know any independent rx coverage for suboxone, right now i juat paid 400 for 90 of them, and thats one month supply, im better off taking the vicodins, i am disabled, but havent gotten approved for medical yet. I have no insurance. If you have any suggestions, please help me, best regards...Carrie H. Hermosa Beach, CA. ## I am not sure if there are any assistance plans that cover it, or not. You can try the manufacturers website or contact number, some other programs are and Hopefully one of t... ...
Updated 6 months ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Aug 20 '14, 3:17 AM
suboxone/pain managment
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I have been on suboxone for 4 years now for alcohol and methadone abuse and during that time I found out I have three buldging disc in my neck and osteoarthritis however my doctor still is weaning me off. I Dont want to be back where I started. Any advice?? ## Hi gin! If u feel u need 2 remain on suboxone 4 a longer period of time, u will need 2 find another Doctor who will continue 2 prescribe it 4 u. I've been on it 4 almost 8 years now, and, I don't plan on getting off it anytime soon. I suffer with a lot of back and medical problems, also. I do understand how u feel. I have a GREAT Doctor, so, I'm very fortunate. ## Thank you for your reply. I hope I can find a doctor as good as you say yours is. I just want to stay on it to avoid being put on lortab ect... ## Hi Gin, Ha... ...
Updated 7 months ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Jul 02 '14, 6:12 AM
suboxone tricare doctors
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I am looking for a doctor in the area that takes tricare. I live in the harford County maryland. Do you know of any ## Hi, Sue! How are you? And I'm sorry, but there's no central listing of what insurance the doctors that treat with Suboxone will accept. However, if you check the website at, you can find a list of doctors in your area, so you can call them and ask. Learn more Suboxone details here. Tricare may also have a directory that you can check. Have you called them to ask? ## My son has insurance, but his copay is almost $300 a month for his suboxone strips. Its ridiculous. any suggestions? ## Most suboxone DR'S have a coupon they can give you to use. If not you can print it offline at There is a generic newly available has he tried that ## Y... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Jan 08 '14, 2:54 PM
Help. Suboxone withdrawal
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I'm 13 days in withdrawal from suboxone. I was on 8mg for almost 2 years after abusing Vic/perk for a little over year. I was never supposed to be put on this evil s*** and it's caused me to lose everything. I'm currently living in my girlfriends 2 bedroom house with her two kids. They all hate me so I basically hide in the basement thru this hell. Being alone is the hardest part for me. Will it ever end? Im starting to think I don't want to live anymore ;(. Please help ## Hi Jojo, Sorry to hear about the suboxone withdrawals. You're certainly not alone though, as I've seen a number of other patients posting on here who are undergoing the same "hell" as you called it. And I don't think that's an understatement either. Have you tried getting in to ... ...
Updated 5 months ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Sep 22 '14, 7:15 PM
Length of time on suboxone?
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Hello everyone! I've was a pain pill addict for almost 11 years. I had many of surgeries and have a lot of medical problems. I was put on the pain pills due to my severe pain. And, became addicted. Went on methadone to get clean. I was so sick of being an addict. I was on 110mg and weaned down to 24mg. At that point, I was withdrawing so bad. I went to my Dr. Whom is also an addiction specialist, in tears. I was begging him to help me. He said I could stay on the methadone and increase or go on suboxone. I had come so far down off the meth. That I didn't want to stay on it. Anyway , I went on subs. That day. I take 24 mg a day. I'm also on. 3mg a day of klonopin due to PTSD and anxiety. So happy where my life is today. I've been on subs for almost 8 years now . I know if... ...
Updated 4 months ago in Suboxone.
Fri, Oct 03 '14, 1:35 PM
suboxone for pain control
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I have a 10 year old injury that required me to take various types of narcotics for pain control. However, my doc was arrested and lost his license to practice in calif and went to prison due to patients deaths..I immediately went into withdrawal from Norco 10/325 with dilapidated as a breakthrough med..a new doc and only doc in my area able to prescribe suboxone prescribed the sublingual strip of 8/2 three times daily with Ativan also 3 times doc had me on suboxone for 13 pain levels were off the chart!..mostly bed ridden and unable to live my life as I knew it..he kept me on suboxone for pain control which wasn't injury includes 21 knife wounds from a stalker/home intruder..nerve damage with post is the result.. Finally this doc decided suboxone is... ...
Updated 5 months ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Sep 17 '14, 3:36 PM
What do suboxone look like?
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A friend of my husbands mentioned that he was taking subxone. I was curious as to what it was. He showed one to me but it looks exactly like a generic percocet but has different numbers. They are a round white pill with nothing on one side and on the other are the numbers 54 411. however, the only description i'm finding is oval and orange. Is this suboxone or something else? ## A white circle pill with nothing imprinted on either side is it a generic suboxone? ## There is no generic for Suboxone. Suboxone itself is an orange octagon tablet. It has N8 on one side and what looks like a high cross on the other side. There is a generic for Subutex. It is a white tablet and has 54 411 on one side. The 54 is above the 411. Hope this helps. Instead of relying on people who will take advan... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Jul 03 '13, 11:42 AM
Methadone verses Suboxone
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Hello, everyone! I've heard stories about how some people stay on methadone 4 many years 2 life. Does anyone know if this is true? I've been on subs 4 almost 8 years. And, i was addicted 2 Oxy. (Heavy duty). I m just so scared if I got off that I would b back at a pain management addicted, again. Due 2 my severe pain from many medical problems. And, I DONT ever want 2 b in that situation, again! I'm sure a lot of u people understand that. Thanks 4 you're input. ## P.S. I lost my train of thought a bit, there. Meant 2 ask if anyone has heard of being on suboxone for years or life? ## My sub doctor said that I might have to stay on suboxone for life. I disagree with him. Suboxone is solely used for getting off of opiates, and other reasons. That way you won't go throug... ...
Updated 10 months ago in Suboxone.
Thu, Apr 17 '14, 11:53 AM
from Methadone to Suboxone
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My husband says he is leaving me cuz he cant take dealing with me and my addiction any longer. I am out to prove to him and my kids that i can take my life back. He hates the meth clinic and with good reason. so i did my research and got the info about changing to suboxone. I am so very very scard of all of this. I just really need someone to talk to that knows first hand what i am going through.if there is anyone on here now that would be willing to talk to me that would be wonderful. ## aww thats so sad i couldnt imagine my wife doing that to me but i understand that its hard and you have to be patient in any relationship but i was on methadone for three years and the withdrawls were physical and mental hell i wanted to die couldnt sleep eat severe loose stool bad for almost three mon... ...
Updated 5 months ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Sep 03 '14, 11:05 PM

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