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Suboxone Strips Small
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My Suboxone Strips are straight from the pharmacy so they have never been opened but they are "alot smaller" now and Iam mad but I dont know how to ask Suboxone manufactorers..my pharmacy would think Im crazy probly so hhmmm? ## The pharmacy won,t think your crazy. Your strips may be from a differant maufacturer. The pharmacist would know whats going on. Call the store you got them from. If you do would you let us know what he said in case someone else runs into these smaller ones. ## I will call my pharmacy & ask if they got them from a different manufactorer & let u know what they say...yesss the strips DO NOT LAST ME AS LONG AS THE PILLS DID but they quit making the namebrand Suboxone pills..I didnt like the generic pills so I use the strips now. ...
Updated 6 months ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Jun 09 '14, 10:25 AM
Suboxone Strips too small now
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My Suboxone Strips are straight from the pharmacy so they have never been opened but they are "alot smaller" now and Iam mad but I dont know how to ask Suboxone manufactorers..my pharmacy would think Im crazy probly so hhmmm? ## The size doesn't necessarily mean anything in regards to the amount of medication that they contain. There are likely just different fillers or a different manufacturing method being used. Do they still work the same for you? 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. ## Havn,t noticed any difference in size yet. I would like for them to be smaller. Maybe they would desolve faster. The one problem I see with smaller ones is th... ...
Updated 5 months ago in Suboxone.
Sun, Jun 29 '14, 5:51 AM
Suboxone Strips 8mg 2mg
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I no someone thats takes suboxens an they are addictive to them they got on them to quit taking pills an they did now all they want is a suboxen strip there hook to them an it makes them carzy an mean dont want to move if they donthave one in them ... why does pple do that ## Sometimes, it isn't a conscious choice that someone makes. It's been proven scientifically and medically that some people are born with a genetic predisposition to have addictive tendencies. Learn more Suboxone details here. They can fight it, of course, if they are aware that they are prone to it, or know that it tends to run in their immediate family, but it is never easy. Almost anything they take, even substances that aren't known to be addictive and habit forming, may cause problems for these types... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Sun, Nov 03 '13, 10:10 AM
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 10 months ago in Suboxone.
Sat, Jan 11 '14, 11:18 PM
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 2 months ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Oct 01 '14, 1:36 AM
suboxone
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i need help getting this med. where i can get off methdone.i'm in despressant need please help if you can. ## I'd like to know more about this medication, I've been on more than enough pain meds in my time, I'm tired of them & I'd like to get off of them I'd like to find away to get off of pain meds & get my life back & I'd like to find to find a resalution or help in finding out how to. Thank you. ## I also was addicted to pain meds. and I've now been on the Suboxone Strips for about 3 months, what you may no know is that Suboxone is an opiate inhibitor, with means, while you are on the Suboxone, you will not want a pain pill. After you have been on it for a while, you can make the decision that you want to try to get off of the Suboxone, mos... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Aug 27 '12, 6:06 AM
new to suboxone
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I have had 7 spinal surgeries, 2 bulging discs in neck,DDD, Spinal Stenosis, faccett disease, narrowing of spinal canal, 2 more herniared discs in lower back, orthoarthritis,failed back syndrome, nerve damsge, muscle weaknessin legs & neruopathy. Was on oxycontin 80 mg 3x for about 10 years. Put on 40mg 2x for two months. Had no withdrawn symptoms. Just put on Suboxone 8mg 2 at a time the strips that go under the tongue. Feeling a little relief...nothing to write home about. Does this Med build up in your body over time? Seeing the doctor again on Monday morning. If still no great improvement will they up the Rx until pain level gives me better quality of life? ...
Updated 3 months ago in Suboxone.
Thu, Aug 21 '14, 9:40 PM
Suboxone Strips smaller than usual
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My Suboxone Strips are straight from the pharmacy so they have never been opened but they are "alot smaller" now and Iam mad but I dont know how to ask Suboxone manufactorers..my pharmacy would think Im crazy probly so hhmmm? ## Hi CLB! Im on the films and as of last month ( May) I haven't noticed a difference. But, I'll know when I pick them up again next week. If I do c a diffence, u can bet your butt I will ask my Dr or pharmacist. There's nothing wrong with asking. They r NOT going 2 think u r crazy. That's their job, 2 answer ???. The Dr didn't decrease your amount of mg, did he? If u find out anything, let me know, please. And, I'll find out next week. ...
Updated 6 months ago in Suboxone.
Tue, Jun 10 '14, 12:07 AM
suboxone strips therapeutic levels
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What are considered therapeutic levels for driving under the influence? My boyfriend is prescribed 16mg a day but only take a total of 2 mg -4 mg daily because he just wants to feel Normal and doesn't want to b fully dependant on it. ## Hi Tammy, How long has your boyfriend been on Suboxone for? Based on what I've read, Suboxone shouldn't impair your driving ability at all once you're used to its effects. Apparently though, they can still charge him with a DUI if for any reason he were to get himself pulled over. So as long as he's responsible about it, he may be fine with the amount he's choosing to take now. However, only through trial and error will he truly know what dosage allows him to be fully functional and without impaired judgment. I hope this helps! ...
Updated 8 months ago in Suboxone.
Fri, Mar 28 '14, 1:27 PM
Does anyone feel the suboxone strips suck???
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I started using the strips of suboxone a few months back.. But I find they don't hold me over as long as the pills did. ( I take the strips because I have a free co pay from the company) Especially when you have to split one in half. So the do to put me up back to 2 and 1/2 instead of 1 and 1/2.. Just incase so my new doctors says anyways.. Since he put my dose up instead of it being 45 a month now it's 75 a month.. But I got every two weeks now, my last fill was 1/15/14 and because it's a new doctor I had to go 2/4/14 how soon can I fill this new script?? ## " So the do to put me up back to 2 and 1/2 instead of 1 and 1/2.." So confusing? "Since he put my dose up instead of it being 45 a month now it's 75 a month" Wow! Their is really no benefit to this. ... ...
Updated 10 months ago in Suboxone.
Sun, Feb 09 '14, 10:10 PM
Suboxone Strips are smaller this month...WHY
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My Suboxone Strips are straight from the pharmacy so they have never been opened but they are "alot smaller" now and Iam mad but I dont know how to ask Suboxone manufactorers..my pharmacy would think Im crazy probly so hhmmm? ## It just depends on what fillers and excipients they use in them, there is no specific size that they must be, as long as they contain the full dose they are supposed to. The size itself really means nothing. 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 5 months ago in Suboxone.
Sun, Jun 29 '14, 2:45 PM
Suboxone help!!!
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I've been prescribed 2, 8 mg strips of suboxone a day by my doctor.. The problem is, I'm clean and have been for weeks. My question is am I going to be okay taking such a high dose of bupe??? Should I be concerned or what do I do? ## You seem to have zero tolerance.. I'll assume you are having cravings to use your doc. So can help with this but go very very slowly. 2mgs at a time. Wait a couple of hours an see how you feel. 16mgs with No tolerance and you will be at least high, at worst sick. Go slow..... Max ...
Updated 1 month ago in Suboxone.
Sat, Oct 18 '14, 7:26 PM
suboxone taper
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trying to detox from subone have been on 8mgs a day for 15 months need help please thank you. ## Hi confused, I hope I don,t confuse you more but heres what I did when I got down to 8mgs. By the way, it was my sub. drs. taper plan. For 2 weeks I alternated, day 1 8mgs. day2, 4mgs. day3, 8mgs.day4, back to 4mgs. This averages out to 6mgs. I kept this routine up for 2weeks then tapered to 4mgs. From the 4mgs I tapered 1mg. per week. After the last week on 1mg. I stopped completely. I was taking the strips and when I got down to 4mgs. sub dr. prescribed the 2mg strips just because it was easier to cut. Tapering this way was a walk in the park. No wds. bettween tapers. Last week on 1mg I woke up couple times thruout night but went right back to sleep. No problems after that. Been off subs s... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Jul 11 '12, 3:33 AM
how much suboxone to reach ceiling effect
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Want to know how many 8mg suboxone strips it takes to reach the 'ceiling effect' which docs say is equivalent to 30mg of methadone? ## Sub dr. told me 32mg or 4 of the 8/2 strips. In my opinion thats way too much sub for anyone to be on anyways. ## I never felt suboxone, whether I took 1 or 4, subutex ceiling affect for me was 4 or 32 mg... ## Hey christian777, Your not suppose to feel suboxone. It doesn't make you high. You might feel something very slightly at first but that goes away quickly and you just feel normal. Ceiling effect just means that after so many mgs the drug just can,t do anymore for you. Thats why when someone needs more than lets say 30mgs of methadone to "feel right " suboxone may not be the best choice for them. Methadone has no ceiling effect ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Sun, Nov 24 '13, 3:19 AM
How long does it take for the withdrawal's to go away after taking Suboxone
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Hi, I was put on the 8 mg. strips at 3 per day in Oct. 2012..I used 3 per day for a couple of month's.. I quickly tapered down to 1&1/2 of the strip's per day..I got so tired of being on it so I began to stock pile it to withdraw on it at home.. I got down to 1-2 mg.s per day for about the past month and began yesterday (Monday) withdrawing..It's now Tuesday (July 9,2013) and still feel like I did yesterday.. No vomiting nor the big "D" but sweating, lethargic, chilling, feel achy, etc.. How long will it take for the withdrawal's to completely go away..PLEASE answer ASAP & THANKS....Oh, don't scare me about it because I'm all ready an emotional wreck.. ## Hi, Shay! A day or two really isn't enough for your body to process it out and get back t... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Suboxone.
Sun, Nov 16 '14, 3:55 PM
Suboxone Advice
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I read almost all your posts. I think I'm way off here probably just a little off in the head. I've been on vicoden and oxy's since 2003. 98% of the time I was buying the crap off the street. The other 2% I would intentionally hurt myself to get a script, pathetic I know. I took a leap of faith and stopped. Went to a Methadone clinic and regretted it ever since. Missed important life moments and lost all my friends. I was on that crap for 4 years and stopped after weening down to nothing. I was clean for over 6 months before cravings got the better of me and I started stealing family members suboxones strips. Now that member is stopping, I'm going nuts. Depressed and constantly thinking suicidal thoughts. I'm 26years old and I'm getting to thinking I need suboxon... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Sat, Jun 22 '13, 2:43 PM
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 suboxone.com, 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 suboxone.com There is a generic newly available has he tried that ## Y... ...
Updated 11 months ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Jan 08 '14, 2:54 PM
need help is it ok to take vistaril busbars and suboxone
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My mental health nurse practitioner prescribed me 30mg twice a day of buspars,vistaril 25mg 3 times a day and I go to a suboxone clinic 2 strips a day I need to know if it's deadly or not the nurse knows I take the suboxone I'm just worried ?!?!? ## Hello, Kyman! How are you? The only possible interaction that I've found is due to the fact that both the Vistaril and the Suboxone can increase sedation, so you do need to be aware of that and keep an eye out for any danger signs, such as extreme sedation, severe dizziness and shallow breathing. Suboxone 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 3 months ago in Vistaril.
Mon, Aug 25 '14, 11:33 AM
how long after taking suboxone can I take Hydrocodone for surgery?
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I have been on 8 mg/2mg Suboxone strips for 1 year. I am having a tooth (back molar) extraction in the morning. I used my Suboxone strip this morning & the tooth extraction is at 9:30 am tomorrow. If I don't use another Suboxone strip before the extraction, would I be able to use Hydrocodone after my surgery? I don't want to get sick, but I am terrified of going through this surgery with no pain meds. Please help. ## Hi, you can use hydros after you have your tooth pulled but it,s not gonna do much. You would be better off taking extra suboxone after you had extraction. Suboxone only works for about 4-5hrs for pain relief. Of course it works much longer keeping wds away and stuff like that. I was speaking to my sub dr just the other day about this. I have addiction issues an... ...
Updated 25 days ago in Suboxone.
Sat, Nov 22 '14, 7:45 AM
Ran out of suboxone
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I have stupidly run out of my suboxone. i have been on 3 strips a day for over a year and somehow this month i have run out. I really think my brother stole them, but that is another story. I cannot get a refill for 8 days and have only taken 1 a day for the last three days. i am down to a half of a strip and already i feel shaky, no appetite, no mental focus, tired (like a truck ran over me), and ache bad all over. I have fibromyalgia real bad and TMJ and some other things. My pain is kicking in and I don't know what to do. I don't think I can last 8 more days. I have to work and have a 2 year old, 3 year old and 4 year old to chase and take care of. What can I do to get through the withdrawal for the next 8 days? ## hi, i have been on suboxone and methadone and withdrawals arn... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Jun 17 '13, 11:27 PM


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