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what exactly does suboxone do? is it addicitive?
i have a friend who desperately wants to get off of methadone and pain pills. will suboxone work? is it addicitive too? if someone can please help me that would be great! also is it very expensive, that's what i've heard. ## Well, first off, yes, it can be addictive as well, however, it has distince advantages over narcotic meds, Benzos, and even Methadone. Suboxone works on many of the same receptors, since it is a narcotic agent, however, it does not give the same high effect and euphoria that most addicts enjoyed, which is what made them get addicted in the first place. It also contains an opiate neutralizer, so it neutralizes anything in your system from the other drugs you were using, and of course prevents someone from continuing to use while they are on it. Most people wh... ...
Updated 3 days ago in Suboxone.
Fri, Aug 29 '14, 11:01 PM   253  Subscribe to thread 173697
is it ok to mention that you are taking methodone a aa meeting
my friend said we should not mention at a aa meeting that he is on methodone, do aa people not approve or is he making up stuff? ## Hi Maniac! From my own personal experience, he's right! I have been judged and spoke about behing my back from being on methadone and suboxone. A lot of the people there at AA just want 2 hear about alcohol. That's it! Not all AA groups r like that, but, a lot r. ## P.S. I chose AA because there is more longevity with people staying clean than in NA. (Tried NA) people in NA told me that I wasn't clean because I was on methadone then suboxone. That's bull sh$$! Then after awhile in AA, I'm being judged because I don't drink alcohol. U can't win, sometimes. ...
Updated 2 months ago in Methadone.
Thu, Jun 05 '14, 12:37 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 266424
find a doctor that prescribes methadone in orange county ny
I am looking for help with a perscription addiction. I have head that methadone has help many people get off perscription pill. Don't know where in my area to go. ## For addiction treatment, Methadone must be administered in a clinical setting by those who are specially trained in its use for such. General practitioners are not allowed to prescribe it for that. Learn more Methadone details here. The Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center does Methadone treatment, you can contact them by calling 845-563-8000 Suboxone would also be an alternative, since rather than requiring lifetime maintenance, it actually enables most people to become completely drug free. They have a site where you can check for doctors in your area at suboxone.com Learn more Suboxone details here. Is there an... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Sat, Aug 10 '13, 5:40 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 250352
need a doctor in reno nv who will give me methadone on medacare
was getting methadone at a clinic but got medacare and cant go back they don't take madacare need to find new doctor in reno nv ## Hi, Andrew! How are you? I'm sorry, but a regular doctor can't prescribe Methadone for addiction treatment and, if you were going to an addiction clinic, regardless of why, that's what it is now listed under in your medical records. A regular doctor can only prescribe it for severe pain. Once you've been in a clinic for treatment with it, that is where you have to stay, under the current laws. I don't know what insurance they accept, or what Medicare covers, but you could use the search feature at Suboxone.com to see if there is a doctor in your area that treats with it and call them to see if they accept Medicare. Learn more Suboxone... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Mon, Jul 15 '13, 11:37 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 249015
is there a methadone clinic in columbia that excepts medcaid
I'm already taking 70mg of methadone in N.C. but I live closer to Columbia and would like to be on the suboxone strips ## You can use the search engine on their website to check and see if there is a doctor in your area that treats with it, Suboxone.com click here. 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 2 months ago in Methadone.
Fri, Jun 27 '14, 5:50 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 266964
Find A Doctor That Prescribes Methadone In Hartford County Md
looking for a list of doctors who prescribe both methadone and suboxone in hartford county, md and cecil county, md. ## With most places that provide treatment, it's one or other, not both, because both require special training and protocols. For doctors that treat with Suboxone, you can try the website Suboxone.com, they provide a directory. It appears there are quite a few Methadone clinics in MD, but I don't know which ones are in the counties you mentioned and there are far too many to list them all. Have you tried calling your local social services agency to see if they can make any recommendations? ## I am looking for Doctor who can help me continue my methadone maintenance, I can no longer afford the $$$ the clinic charges and had a horrible experience being detox so it&#... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Wed, Oct 17 '12, 10:03 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 217668
find a doctor that prescribes methadone in Dallas ft worth area
I need a dr in the dallas/ ft worth area that will prescribe methadone I tried Suboxone for 5 years no luck. Methadone has worked but I'm working as a CPA for a firm and the clinics are so difficult these days. Any help would be appreciative. Also if you didnt get it was for opiate treatment. ## HI, Ryan! Sorry about the problems that you're having. However, a general practitioner isn't allowed to prescribe Methadone for addiction. Under the current laws, it can only be administered for that in a clinical setting by those that are specially trained in its use for such. Learn more Methadone details here. I wish I had better news for you, but the laws leave no leeway for this. Why didn't the Suboxone work for you? ## There has to be a dr or better "clinical" Experi... ...
Updated 21 days ago in Methadone.
Mon, Aug 11 '14, 8:55 AM   4  Subscribe to thread 251137
Find A Doctor That Prescribes Methadone near Lebanon,Virginia
Trying to find a Dr. Who can prescribe methadone in the Dr.'s office. I live in Lebanon, Va. Please, if u can help me with any info, i would be so grateful!!! God Bless... ## Hello Gina, I was able to find a couple doctors in Lebanon, VA that should be able to prescribe Methadone. methadonedocs.com/methadone-suboxone-doctors/Virginia-Va/Lebanon.aspx Please post back if you have any more questions or concerns, I hope this info helps! ## im trying to find a dr in va that prescribes methadone i cant afford saboxone and if i dnt get back on methadone i will loose everything everyone even myself it almost suceeded i have been to the methadone clinic in charlottessville va but long drive and have to go everyday for 3months to get a take home cant afford to do that plus not much on that li... ...
Updated 9 months ago in Methadone.
Mon, Oct 28 '13, 7:26 PM   4  Subscribe to thread 242376
Is there anywhere in U.S. or other countties that offers free methadone
I have been on methadone since 1999, I have tried suboxone twice also and it left me feeling just blank! 2 yrs ago I found a dr/nurse prac office that gives me just 40 mg a day(for pain), but its not enough to hold me and I end up buying swapping trading for more but its still cheaper than the 100$ a week clinic not to mention gas!! I live in north mississippi and w/the economy crashing and being unemployed for a while. I am almost iut and need to find a place that offers cheap or free methadone maintenance . I am willing to go to wherever it is cause I know what awaits me if I get off of it so please help if u know anywhere that has such a place , I am so sick of having this run my life. Thanks and have a blessed day ## Yes there are free methadone clinics.There is one in Mckinney tx.,... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Wed, Sep 19 '12, 1:33 PM   3  Subscribe to thread 235208
suboxone clinics around knoxville tn or williamsburg ky
where are cheap suboxin clinics around knoxville tn or williamsburg ky i need numbers and prices if you know please? i have no insurance so im needing to find the cheapest ones. im new to the area and am trying to get help for my babys daddy please? Thank you ## Hi, Sissy! How are you? Sorry about the problem that you're having. However, there aren't any Suboxone clinics, it is done much differently than Methadone and the doctors that treat with it aren't cheap. If the person in question has no insurance, then the cheapest option would be to find a Methadone clinic in your area. Learn more Methadone details here. Does anyone know of one in that area? ## wellness north in knoxville is now accepting new patients for suboxone assisted opiate addiction. it is a very well ran tre... ...
Updated 8 days ago in Suboxone.
Sun, Aug 24 '14, 7:27 PM   8  Subscribe to thread 250712
Private Doctor To Prescribe Methadone Instead Of Clinics In Fort Worth Tx
I took Hydrocodone for pain for several years and became very dependent. I have been going to a Methadone Clinic now for 2 years and it saved my life. I have led a productive life since. I take care of my parents and they both are bedbound. It is getting so hard for me to go to the clinic daily. Does anyone know of a private doctor in Fort Worth Texas that subscribes Methadone? Thank you for your help ## Have you considered a possible switch to Suboxone? It has been very successfully used to enable people to become completely drug free, rather than staying dependent on something, as often happens with Methadone. Treatment with it is also often done with a take home prescription, rather than always having to go to a clinic for a daily dose. You can check for a doctor in your area at the ... ...
Updated 13 days ago in Methadone.
Tue, Aug 19 '14, 3:18 PM   38  Subscribe to thread 219327
Suboxone Doctors Portland Oregon Accepting Medicare Ins
I am looking for a list of Suboxone providers in the Portland Oregon area that accept Medicare as payment. Suboxone for Pain Management specifically. ## There is no specific list of doctors that prescribe it for pain management, because actually any doctor can prescribe it for that, just like Methadone. The specialty lists are just for those that need it for addiction treatment. Learn more Suboxone details here. However, the problem you may run into is if you are contacting doctors and wanting them to prescribe a specific medication, because most doctors will consider that drug seeking behavior. The best thing you can do is find a pain management specialist that accepts your Medicare and make sure that they get a full copy of your medical records. If they see what has and hasn't wor... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Sep 10 '12, 10:57 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 235380
Please help, trying to navigate the world of suboxone, many questions
I am in transition from methadone to suboxone today. I am waiting for the WD's so I can take my first suboxone strip. I want to wait as long as possible and take as little as necessary... Where can I get advice on the internet? chat rooms? I am very eager to stop all opiate related meds. If I wanted to stop very soon and quick what are my options? I have a new doctor for the suboxone but I don't feel like I can burden him with all the questions I have. Thanks all! ## is it something i said? ## Your doctor should have let you know what dose to start with, it has to be calculated according to how much of the Methadone you were taking. Doctors that treat with it are specially trained to do this and such information actually isn't available to the public, so others can't pro... ...
Updated 7 days ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Aug 25 '14, 6:15 PM   10  Subscribe to thread 234471
Looking for caring doctor utah (near salt lake) that will prescribe methadone for pain or....
I've had chronic pain for fifteen years and been on many types of medications, opiate and non-opiate. When I changed insurance and couldn't see my regular doctor, I ran out of fentanyl patches and oxycodone. I had never abused my medication, but after going through a few days of horrible withdrawals, I became desperate and made the dumb mistake of trying H. That was three months ago and I'm too ashamed and embarrassed to attempt to try a new pain specialist. I did go to a suboxone clinic for about a week, but the pain was too unbearable and I went back to the dope. I have really bad veins, plus I'm not good at inj's. so I have bad bruises and marks. I want to get on legitimate pain meds, even methadone if that's all I can get. I can't go on like this anymore ... ...
Updated 3 days ago in Methadone.
Fri, Aug 29 '14, 12:59 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 271972
how would I be a good canidate for saboxone
I would like information on how I can get on saboxone ## Hello, Shannon! How are you? There is actually a website for people with questions like yours that will help find out more about it and there is also a search engine that will let you check for treating doctors in your area. Suboxone.com click here This is a narcotic, 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? ## Dear Shannon, r u addicted 2 opiates or H? R u try ing 2 get off of methadone and switch 2 suboxone? If any of the above r true, then u would b a canadate 4 suboxone. U didn't make yourself very clear about the reason why. If u can explain more, I can answer better. ## My brother is o... ...
Updated 3 months ago in Suboxone.
Sat, May 31 '14, 12:25 AM   3  Subscribe to thread 261710
Massachusetts North Shore - Doctor that prescribes methadone for severe back pain withdrawals
I have been on hydrocodone 30mg for about 3 years and started small but is now up to 4 a day just to feel fine and it has got very expensive and cant afford to do them anymore and it cost me my job... i literally cant get out of bed the withdrawals are so bad the back pain and restless arms and legs are the worse.. I have tried to quit 3 or 4 times now, once i bought 10 suboxone off a buddy and tried and only made 4 days and i vomited almost every day because it taste so nasty... i got out of detox on 1/17/13 and tried staying off but only lasted 2 days until i couldnt do it anymore and the detox center gave me methadone and it really helped and i need to get back to work have tons of bills that havent been paid in a while.... I been trying to go to clinic but had to wait for insurance ... ...
Updated 12 days ago in Methadone.
Thu, Aug 21 '14, 12:56 AM   21  Subscribe to thread 242908
Need HELP! finding a doctor that will prescribe methadone for pain management in West Tennessee
I have a unique situation. I am a recovering addict with severe chronic pain. I have really bad scoliosis that's in my neck and back and been in several really bad car wrecks. Lets just say I'm a tree magnet when riding with other people. I have been on suboxone and subutex for the last 2 years. Before then I was going to the methadone clinic on and off for a few years but I couldn't pay for it anymore so I had to stop going. And before and during that I was going to the pain clinic for my back and neck pain. I was prescribed 120 10mg oxycodone and 120 60mg Morphine. Before all that I was Doing like 6 to 10 80mg OxyContin and 6 to 10 200mg morphine a day off the street from age 16-24. This was before I got insurance and found out I had scoliosis at the age of 24 and now abou... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Methadone.
Thu, Jul 24 '14, 4:45 AM   9  Subscribe to thread 256802
SEEKING DOCTOR IN OAKLAND/WAYNE MICHIGAN AREA THATS WILLING TO PRESCRIBE METHADONE FOR ADDICTION
Hi everybody i have been a addict ( opiotes mainly herion ) for the past 13 years and it is tearing me and my family apart . i dont ever want to give up hope and say that ill be like this forever because i wont .. i want to be clean so bad .. but theres just so much more to it ( as alot of you already know ) but ill get on with it ive been at a methadone clinic in the past but cannot attend it again due to going everyday and more importantly the liquid does not agree with my body very well . makes me feel like throwing up and i feel like i have to take much more that the pill . tried suboxone and dont want to go that route again .. i am looking for a doctor that is willing to prescribe methadone for addiction instead of pain managment .. this would be a lifesaver .. i also take adderol ... ...
Updated 21 days ago in Methadone.
Mon, Aug 11 '14, 8:50 AM   6  Subscribe to thread 250829
why i m on suboxone 1st month great now 2nd it and got almost all the bad side effects is that normal
Hello I'm new to these meds for withdrawals and addiction so years go by and by then I'm doing more run out early and be sick and in pain and keep a phone calling anyone I can for roxys30mg and 80mg oxys so I decided to go get off of them and I went to a methadone clinic and got put on 3 8mg Subutex and it did wonders for me but I had to stop going to the clinic drive 120miles everyday and pay $18for my dose of Subutex I live in Virginia and need a doctor for longterm so I stay off the opiates anyone no a good doctor to get Subutex on a monthly basis if so anyone plz let me no thanks ...
Updated 5 months ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Mar 24 '14, 12:58 AM   0 
how much discount can i get on 8mg buprenorphine sunlingual pills
Buprenorphine is very expensive and my insurance doesn't cover it. How much can I get a diacount for 8mg sublingual pills or is there a substitute medication for it? It is so expensive that I am contemplating on switching to methadone. Thank you. ## Hello, Christopher! How are you? I'm sorry about the problem that you're having. This website does not manufacture, prescribe or sell any medications, it is an information only website. As to the Suboxone, I am not aware of any assistance programs for it, unless someone is uninsured. Have you tried asking your pharmacist if there is some help that may be available? 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. ...
Updated 5 months ago in Buprenorphine.
Fri, Mar 28 '14, 3:38 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 262162

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