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Is suboxone as hard to get off as methadone?
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Hi everyone! I was wondering if suboxone is as hard 2 get off as methadone? I was on 110 of methadone 4 almost 5 years, after many years of Oxy abuse. Got down 2 (24) and the withdrawals were so bad, and, the cravings came back. Dr put me on suboxone, which works great. I've been on 3 (8 mg) a day 4 almost 8 years now. I'm scared 2 death 2 get off. I suffer with a lot of pain, too. The suboxone helps some. What with it. I'm also afraid of the bad withdrawals, and returning back 2 pain pills. Any advise will b helpful. ## Hi Cats, You definately can get off subs it just takes time. Why not cut down just a couple of mgs and see how it goes. Instead of 8 three times a day you could try 8 than 6 than 8. If you feel allright after a week or so try dropping another 2. Theres no se... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Sun, Jun 08 '14, 9:38 PM
suboxone & phentermine
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Does anyone knows if taking Phentermine (diet pill) and Suboxone is harmful in anyway? ## I'm not finding any contraindications listed that states they cannot be used together. However, this site is not medical professionals, so you should check with your doctor or pharmacist to be on the safe side. Is your doctor aware that you are taking both? ## No problem taking the two together. I have been on Suboxone for two years, and my doctor just started me on Phentermine. Also, I checked with the pharmacist before filling. If you have heart trouble or very high blood pressure, you should be monitored however. ## I know this question is old, but for anyone who may be looking for the answer. Yes you can take suboxone & phentermine together. Ive gained 45lbs on the suboxone & I have... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Jun 03 '15, 8:41 AM
long term suboxone use
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Does anyone know of what vitamins to supplement the effects of long-term suboxene use? Been having a hard time finding the information ## Hi, Jax! How are you? The reason you aren't finding that information is because such studies aren't done. It's just not something that money is typically spent on research to see what vitamins best help someone taking any given prescription medication. It would be great if it were done, but I'm not sure that will ever actually happen. Learn more Suboxone details here. You should check with your doctor to see if it's okay for you to add a good multi, that would probably be the best way to go about it. Then you make sure that you get all of the essentials. ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Tue, Aug 13 '13, 3:17 PM
round orange suboxone
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I have found that the round orange Suboxone does not seem to be as strong as the 6 sided Suboxone....anybody have this experience? ## Hi Rick, I personally haven't had that same experience with this medication, but I am aware of the fact that certain inactive ingredients (that may or may not be present in each brand), are accountable for the overall efficacy of the drug itself. Whether it be dyes, propylene glycol, or corn starch, many of these kinds of fillers do have a large impact on how well the drug is metabolized and used by your body. If this is your first time switching over to another manufacturer's version of Suboxone, you may want to consider giving other generics/brands a chance to see if you have a better reaction. You can learn more about this drug on the page for ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Sat, Nov 30 '13, 11:39 AM
Suboxone And Fentanyl
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Hi, my name is Rebecca. I have been using opiates for about 3 years now, but I've only been addicted to opiates for a year now. I say opiates but I go back and forth between opiates and suboxone. For the past year I have been using suboxone almost everyday(supplied by boyfriend) and he does it too. Last week my boyfriend and I went through a nasty breakup and he hasn't been giving me anymore suboxone or using it himself either. We were together 5 years and were happy(I'm absolutely devastated.) snd we also LIVE TOGETHER. however, I could go on about what's been going on in the relationship and how upset I have been, and him just going out and partying like nothing happened, but that's not why I'm typing this. So back to last week, we broke up and quit taking subo... ...
Updated 11 months ago in Suboxone.
Sun, Aug 17 '14, 4:26 AM
methadone vs suboxone
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help!! my doctor told me hes switching all his patients from methadone to suboxone and i am scared to death , i have a family to take care of and i do not want to be sick cab anyone tell me if they have taken methadone and swiched to suboxone ?? i dont want to do this so im trying to find a different doctor ,im in michigan ,macomb county if anyone knows a good doctor..thanks and god bless ## Hi my name is Gary. I have polyneuropathy. I have been on low dose methadone for 17 years. My new Dr.decided to send me to a pain center for pain control. The first thing he did was put me on your drug of ??. I was of methadone for 4 days because if you have opioids in you body it will throw you into bad withdrawals. Even after 4 days the first pill I tool I got sick. I don't know why the second... ...
Updated 7 months ago in Methadone.
Fri, Dec 12 '14, 11:57 AM
I'm allergic to suboxone
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Hi, when I take suboxone I breakout in hives and skin rashes. Is there anything else I can take. ## Hello, Michele! How are you? What are you taking it to treat? Have you tried Subutex, since it doesn't contain the Naloxone that Suboxone does? The FDA classifies this as being an opiate, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. ## When I firsf started suboxone I broke out in rashes/hives for the first couple weeks which subsided I fhought I was going to have to see if the dr could swap me to something else but it did eventually subside for me... This may not be the case for you so I suggest discussing with your health care provider who perscribss you the suboxone ...
Updated 4 months ago in Suboxone.
Sun, Mar 22 '15, 3:18 PM
suboxone dr. in indpls, in.
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i've been on suboxone for two yrs.my dose now is 6 a day does anyone know of a doctor that will perscribe suboxone for addiction&chronic pain? i have medicaid.the doctor i was seeing no longer accepts medicaid. thank you ## Hi, You could try the suboxone website. They have a search engine where you can put in your zipcode and it will show sub drs. in your area. You would have to call them and see if they take any kind of insurance. Some phyciatrist can subscribe it and I,m not sure but possibly pain drs. Good luck. ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Mon, May 19 '14, 3:15 PM
Dry Mouth With Suboxone
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I take 3 (8mg) of suboxone everyday. I try 2 take them at the same time each day. I take 2, then, the last one. I even swish my mouth with water b 4 taken them, and, brush my teeth. I take Biotene b 4 bed, as prescribed by Dr. My ? Is, does anyone else suffer with dry mouth when taken suboxone? It doesn't happen all the time, or, all day. But it interferes with the strips getting caught in my teeth, not going in properly and taking longer 2 dissolve. Any similar problems from others? Any suggestions would b helpful. TY! ## Hey Cats, That happens to me sometimes and I don,t think theres much you can do about it except the swishing water around before you take it. ## Hi Jolter! Thank you 4 replying. Hope all is well with you. ## Hello, Cats! How are you doing? Yes, that is a frequent ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Fri, Jul 18 '14, 5:57 PM
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 6 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 you 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 1 year 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 2 years 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 4 months 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 3 days ago in Suboxone.
Sat, Jul 25 '15, 4:53 AM
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 12 days ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Jul 15 '15, 11:08 AM
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 energy...next 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
ORIGINAL SUBOXONE PILLS
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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 2 years 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 coupons.im 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


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