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How Long Will Suboxone Last per dose?
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I took about 1/3 of a 8mg suboxone at around 9 this morning and it is around 4pm now and i am still feeling dizzy and naucious. Is this normal or did i take too little of a dose. ## The proper Suboxone dosage really depends on the drug you were taking and how much of it you were taking, so it can vary from person to person. Learn more Suboxone details here. What dosage have you been told to take by your doctor? You may have taken too low of a dose, but like I said, it depends on how much you were taking of the drug you were on. Did you wait until you were in full withdrawal before taking it? ## I just started sub's (1, 2mg) yesterday for oxy addiction. I slept well, woke up with no W/D symptoms. I feel very dizzy, normal ? Also, can I take a 5 mg valium as I have been using them for... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Thu, Jul 25 '13, 7:39 AM
How long to wait to take suboxone
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I have a high tolerance i took a 15mg white morphine how long should i wait to take suboxone?? ## To properly use Suboxone for addiction issues, it shouldn't be taken until you are in full withdrawal from the other substances you were taking. Suboxone contains the active ingredients Buprenorphine and Naloxone, the Naloxone is used to prevent the abuse of other opiates, while someone is under treatment, however, it can throw you into withdrawals if taken too soon. Learn more: Are there any other questions or comments? ## Does anyone have a good taper method with suboxone, my grandpa has about 10 4mg and 4 2mg films, need these to last or until he weans himself of suboxone for H withdrawal. He was using about 2gs a day..he would buy in bulk to save money but just made addiction worse.... ...
Updated 4 days ago in Suboxone.
Tue, Jan 27 '15, 12:29 AM
how long does it take to feel suboxone
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Just got put on suboxone today took my first 8mg at 1 im supposed to take 8 more this afternoon then 8 tonight when will my withhdraws start to ease up.I have severe cramps in my legs i also have klonopin and colonodine will these help. I read it only takes 15min to start working should i take my other 8mil or is it to soon last dose was at 1pm its 4:30now any help would be great thanks. ## Wow no one out there in 2014 all posts i c r from like 2 or 3 yrs ago crazy to me guess I'll try somewhere else thanks anyway. ## When I started my Suboxone, my dr. gave me 1 8mg in office and I was instructed to take another 8mg 2 hours later. Hope this helps. ## Thanks for the reply did it help u with the 2 8 mill strips? ## Sorry, I just saw your reply back. Yes, it literally took about 15 - 2... ...
Updated 24 days ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Jan 07 '15, 3:24 PM
Suboxone how long should wait to take
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hi i have been on methadone treatment for couple months i was at 80 mg a day but brought myself down to 60 for a week and couldnt make it to clinic because of money and car problems the last day i went to clinic was sunday wed i was feeling little sick and got coulple subs from friend figured 72 hrs was long enough to wait to take it well lets say i was wrong and sent me into pre w/ds it was horrible welll thur i took 45 mg of roxy to take edge off now it is fri do u think it is safe to take the sub yet for the w/d without geting sent into pre w/ds ty for any responses ## To properly take Suboxone and avoid having it throw you into withdrawals, you already have to be in them, when you take it. Learn more Suboxone details here. Along with the Buprenorphine, it also contains Naloxone, whi... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Oct 21 '13, 8:59 AM
Last day suboxone taper
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Started sub 3 months ago today at 12mg. Started tapering 2 months ago. 4 weeks ago I was at 4mg. and have dropped 1 mg per week. Took my last 1mg this morning. Noticed people been asking about coming off this stuff. I,ll keep you all informed about how my jump feels. Not expecting anything for a few days because of the half life. Just to let you know I didn,t feel much bettween tapers until I got down to 1mg. and I gotta tell you that it was just about nothing. Not thinking jump will be too bad, maybe mild discomfort I hope. I know it,ll be nothing like past oxy wds. ## Day 4: Hasn,t been too bad yet. Except for the sleep thing whitch I HAVE been getting some kind of feels like about a med. alcohol hangover. Those subs are some weird s#it. I ain,t knocking them because they helped me ge... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Tue, Jan 28 '14, 6:38 PM
suboxone 4
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about 2 years ago i started using oxycontin bout an 80 a day sumtimes 2 after a year i was locked up and came off of it got out and was clean for about 6 months then i started using again started using H couple bags a day for about 3 months and when i didnt have H id use op perc 30s anything i culd get,,about 2 months ago i moved away from where i was bringing suboxone with me i recently ran out and am very sick muscle cramps sweating etc..all that and my gf doesnt know about my use at all and i am living with her she is wondering why i am sick..how long will this last?? i was only taking bout 2-4mg of suboxone a day please reply!! ## This withdrawal symptoms from narcotics can last for a month or more, though they should gradually taper off in severity. Suboxone contains Buprenorphine ... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Jun 15 '11, 8:01 AM
How Long Till Suboxone Is Out Of My System
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I was put on suboxone after two years of narcotics from three bad and failed shoulder surgeries. I started in March, April was on 1 pill a day and May 2 weeks 1/2 pill 2 weeks 1/4 my last dose was thursday. my shoulder dislocated again and need something but I don't want to be ill. any suggestions? the pharmacist says its out in 24-36 hrs but now I don't know. any suggestions? ## The main concern is actually the Naloxone, since that is what neutralizes opiates to prevent anyone abusing them, while they are under treatment with the Suboxone. Naloxone actually has a fairly short half-life of only a little over an hour and it takes approximately 5 to 6 half-lives for something to be eliminated from the body, so it would be gone in about 6 to 7 hours. The Buprenorphine, which is the... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Suboxone.
Fri, Jun 15 '12, 11:58 AM
off suboxone
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No energy at all.think its all in my head.any advise. ## Hi Number 3! No, it's not in your head. That's one of the side effects of being off suboxone. It can last awhile, every one is different. How long were you on the suboxone for? Other than lack of energy, how are you feeling? ## New here. I have been on Subutex for 7 years. I am trying to get off. It has been 5 days since I had any and weaned before that. I STILL feel like my body is made of lead. I'm so close but can't handle this lack of energy and my legs hurt..... I'm so tempted to call the doctor for an appointment to get back on. Any suggestions? Thanks, ## im 45 days off subs. i jumped at taking 8 to 12 mgs a day & was on them for 5 yrs. my energy level is still pretty low but not as bad as it was. yo... ...
Updated 5 months ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Aug 25 '14, 10:46 PM
How long after my last suboxone dose can i take my first 50mg dose of naltrexone??
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Hey guys my name is Steven and i was recently sober for 3 months and frequently attending AA/NA meetings. Unfortunately two weeks ago i decided to pick up some H and i went on a two week run. i decided to stop what i was doing knowing it wasnt going anywhere good so i called my friend who has suboxone and i picked up one from him,I split the 8mg in half taking 4mg on the second day of WD and then taking the other 4mg on the next day. After the last dose which was Three days ago now i told myself im done with all of it. I suprisingly dont feel that bad right now thank god.Now back to my question, I have a prescription at home for Naltrexone 50mg to be taking in the morning and at night. How long do i have to wait before i can start taking them??? im anxious to get started as long as it d... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Naltrexone.
Tue, Dec 09 '14, 5:44 PM
HOW TO USE SUBOXONE AT HOME
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I have ten subs. I have been taking oxycontin for pain but want to try at home to w/d. I can't discuss this with my doctor as it will affect my insurance. This is a fact..in my case... Can someone on here tell me how to use my subs? I would appreciate any answers and no lectures. How many do I need to withdraw..Thanks so much ## you have to be off the oxycontin long enough to start feeling the withdrawals, THEN, and only then, you take the suboxone. I was on a boatload of hydro, and just 2mg calmed me down. make what you have last. start with 2mg,if that doesn't help, do another 2mg. just a little goes a long way ## Suboxone contains a powerful opiate Buprenoprhine, with the agonist Naloxone. So, it can also put opiate users into withdrawals if it is not used carefully. It shoul... ...
Updated 5 months ago in Suboxone.
Tue, Aug 05 '14, 5:52 PM
Suboxone advice/how long on/dizziness/headaches?????
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Hi, Just started on suboxone yesterday and had a couple questions.. Started abusing lortabs about 6 years ago after several failed surgeries... About a year ago, I switched to 30mg roxys..... in April I Did 28 days in rehab, stayed clean about a month before relapsing... About a month or two ago, I started doing the dreaded "H" because of the cost. Was doing about a point or two a day sometimes alone and sometimes I'd take a few roxys with it.. Anyway, did last of the H (a point) on Saturday (today is Wednesday) and 2 roxys on Monday.. Was able to get 5 - 8mg sub strips and took about 2.5 mgs of one strip last night around 6:00. Was soooo scared about precipitated withdrawals so I waited a full 25 hrs after last roxy before I took strip. It was definitely hell waiting it out... ...
Updated 12 days ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Jan 19 '15, 5:19 PM
How long to wait from Opana ER 40 mg to Suboxone film
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I'm quiting Opana using Suboxone. I've gradually come down from Opana ER 40 mg to 10 mg over a period of 6 months, and am switching today to Suboxone film. Dr told me to wait 24 to 36 hrs before starting Subs (wait till I can't stand the withdrawals any longer). Normally on 10 mg Opana I start to feel withdrawals within 12 hrs, can't get comfortable in my skin, can't sleep, restless leg etc. Problem is I ran out of 10 mg yesterday so the single last Opana I took was an ER 40 mg. It's been 30 hrs and still no noticable withdrawals. I don't want to start the Suboxone until feeling the withdrawals as instructed cause I don't want the Subs to kick in and suddenly block the Opana causing worse withdrawals. How long should I wait? ## There is really no precise ... ...
Updated 28 days ago in Opana.
Sat, Jan 03 '15, 8:49 PM
wiLL i have suboxone withdrawal?
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ive took 16mg of suboxone for 1 year. i tapered down to 4mg in just 7 days. then i jumped from the 4mg. its been 10 days.NOTHING!? i had mild nasal issues on day 3, but none of the other terrible symptoms.yet...? should i expect it to come this far into it, or did i just become one of the 1% of people that r lucky enough to not have issues? thanks for any replies! and good luck to everyone whos stopping this medicine. i had to stop, it was making me not feel like a person, its like i was void of emotion. anyone heard of anyone getting withdrawals after this long? ## SOUNDS TO ME LIKE YOU MAY BE LUCKY. I had symptoms at day 2 and they peaked by day 7. then lasted till the 10th day before easing. Im on day 22 and the PAWS are a pain! good luck though, i hope for your sake that you did dod... ...
Updated 17 days ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Jan 14 '15, 12:52 PM
soma suboxone
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i just started suboxen yesterday i took2of the8mgs in am then took1of the8mgs last night then 1and a half this am n im about to go to bed n havent taken none but my?is i am still in pain i have a herniated disc i get my somas tomarrow and want to know if i can take them cuz i now it will tyake away my pain but if i cant mix the2 i need2know ...
Updated 5 years ago in Soma.
Sun, Jan 03 '10, 6:54 PM
Suboxone Dose
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I am on 8 mg og Suboxone a day. I take it at 6am. I know it should last atleast 24 hrs, but it seems as if I go to sleep during the day, I wake up sick. Is this possible, that when I'm sleeping my body burns off the suboxone quicker? ## No, that doesn't make any sense. When you are asleep, your metabolism actually slows down, so if anything, it should take longer to process a medication. Have you spoken to your doctor about this problem? It is highly possible that the current 8mg dosage you are on isn't enough for you. Another problem that may cause you to wake up sick, has to do with the same slowing of your metabolism when you sleep. And it has to do with if you are eating or drinking anything, before you lay down. Are you doing this? When you do this, the items you ingest... ...
Updated 3 days ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Jan 28 '15, 2:12 PM
how long after taking suboxone can u take methadone
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I tried eating a sub ozone 2 days after my last dose of methadone but am now in withdraw can I take methadone now to bring me out ## @JD To my knowledge there shouldn't be a problem with taking methadone "after" suboxone. Apparently if it's the other way around (suboxone "after" methadone), only then would you have to wait it out for several days in order to avoid being put into immediate withdrawals. I've also seen comments from other patients going from suboxone to methadone within a 24 hour period who said that they were completely fine and didn't experience any problems with sickness or withdrawal. But if you have personal experience going through this process that may be any different from what I've witnessed, please do post your feedback on the ... ...
Updated 17 days ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Jan 14 '15, 2:03 PM
how long do i wait after taking pills to take suboxone
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I've been on percocets for 2 years. 5mg. 4 times a day. I know not much. now I'm down to 3. my last dose was 1230am. is now 1030. I have an 8 milligram suboxone. how long should I wait. and how much should I take. I just took a 5 milligram klonopin. on my nervousness. my legs are starting to feel a little crampy. got a little stomach pain. so please can someone tell me. how to start this. I know its not much that I did. but they say it doesn't matter. you still get the withdrawal pains. Help . ## Hi, You need to be in wds before taking subs, about 16-18 hrs. The amount of percs you were taking is not that high. Thats actually a prescribed dose. 1, 4x/day. Anyways, one sub isn,t gonna last long. If I were you I,d just go thru the perc wds, 4-5 days and be done with it. If you... ...
Updated 6 months ago in Suboxone.
Fri, Jul 25 '14, 2:58 PM
i m taking suboxone and i ran out if i take 5 20 mg opanas how long will it to be of my system
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If I'm taking suboxone and I run out and take 5 20mg opanas. How long will it tske for the opanas to lesve my system. ## Depends on the 1/2 life of Opana? Plus you may not even feel the effects of it due to Suboxones long long half life ## @Jay, The length of time any medication remains in your system is going to be dependent upon several factors including: the dosage taken, the duration of time you've been taking it, your age, weight, diet, whether or not you're taking anything else with it, etc. The only way I can personally help you to determine how long it might take for the Opana to leave your system, is to tell you the half life (like Matt mentioned above). Opana (oxymorphone) has an average half-life of 7-9 hours, which means that every 7-9 hours half of your last dos... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Thu, Sep 26 '13, 8:01 PM
how long does it take suboxone to get out of your system
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I had surgery due to a bad pinched nerve on march of 2013 on lots of strong meds, Ive been on the suboxone for 1 month 4mg under your tougne twice a day weaned myself down to 2mg a day...I feel like I'm getting myself in a worst spot...taking this stuff any longer.I stopped my last one on July 25th @ 7pm ....PLEASE SOME HELP ME I NEED SOME ENCOURAGEMENT ## Hi NewStart, Let me say that Suboxone is a very powerful drug. I am writing you at all hours of the night due to my insomnia (my last dose was July 19th at 7pm). When I stopped, I was on 1mg a day (after 6yrs of use and 1.5 yrs of tapering down). It hasn't been easy, but it will get better, and it WILL get better for you too! Life sucks for a couple of weeks, no doubt, but just think of the freedom from dependence when it'... ...
Updated 8 days ago in Suboxone.
Fri, Jan 23 '15, 10:15 AM
2mg of suboxone
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about 13 hours ago I used a quarter of a suboxone just to get through the night without feeling sick. I never used suboxone before and I know I used a very low dose. I have been hooked on opiates for a while but the suboxone was my last resort 13 hours ago.. the amount I used was so small and since it was over 13 hours ago I was wondering if I took my oxycontin if I would feel it? I have about 60 mg of oxys. I know suboxone has a blocker but since I only used it once and it was only 2mg would it be safe to say that if I took my 60 mg oxy if I would feel it? remember, this is the first time I used a sub so I have no suboxone built up in my body??? ...
Updated 20 days ago in Suboxone.
Sun, Jan 11 '15, 12:27 PM


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