Suboxone And Fentanyl

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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 24 days ago in Suboxone.
Sun, Mar 05 '17, 2:53 PM
suboxone and fentanyl patches
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I took a 12mg suboxone yesterday early am. When can I take my 25mg fentanyl patches?? ## Hello, Jennifer! How are you? Usually, you need to wait about 3 days, due to the Suboxone blocking the action of other opiates, unless your doctor has instructed you otherwise. The FDA classifies this medication as 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? ## Suboxone, subutex, nor any form of buprenorphine will block Fentanyl. Fentanyl has a higher affinity for opiate receptors. I know this because I am on Belbuca (was on subutex) for chronic pain. I've taken all forms of opiates that exist! I don't want to be on oxycodone or any othe... ...
Updated 3 hours ago in Suboxone.
Thu, Mar 30 '17, 9:46 AM
50 mcg fentanyl with suboxone
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Can you take 50 mcg fentanyl with suboxone? Any replies from anyone please get back to me. Thanks. ## Hello, Baconbob! How are you? The active ingredients in Suboxone can also prevent Fentanyl from working as well, just as it does for other opiates, so you should mix them, unless your doctor has specifically told you it's okay to try it. The FDA classifies this medication as 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? ## Also, can I cut the patch in half?? ## Suboxone does not block fentanyl. Fentanyl is to strong and knocks the suboxone off the receptors, I have done this many times. Just have to be careful not to overdose. The... ...
Updated 6 months ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Sep 12 '16, 11:00 PM
suboxone after fentanyl patch?
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First time ever using fentanyl. I cut a 75 mcg fentanyl patch in half. I only put one half on my arm and stored the other half away. I wore the patch only 12 hours and took it off at 1:10am. Will it be okay to take a suboxone strip for pain and withdrawal in about 10-12 hours? Or when can I safely take the suboxone after taking off the fentanyl patch? ...
Updated 2 years ago in Suboxone.
Fri, Mar 20 '15, 10:31 PM
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this is to pat, thanks for your input i am very interested how you are treated with hep c with pain meds, i have had it 19 years no treatment and the pain meds are the only way i can complete my daily tasks, am interested if your drawing your ssi on your hep, i know the meds are bad for my liver that is why i got on here to try to find someone who has no insurance, 12 days i been off the patch 5 days no tabs, my sweats are not as bad but i cant sleep and my family says i am intolerable to live with at this point. i want to be able to go in to the doctor and say ok had no insurance had to treat my pain anyway i could got myself adddicted and only want to try some new meds without the narcotic, that is why i am trying to find out as much info on suboxone i am 43 grown kids and if i could ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Fentanyl.
Tue, Oct 06 '15, 7:08 AM
On Fentanyl How Long To Wait Take Suboxone
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i am on 100 mcg fentanyl patch every 48 and given the certain amount of waste each month with one or more galling off and whatnot i keep a couple suboxone from an old script on hand. how long should i wait to take a half an eight mg sub.??? thank you in advance ## To prevent them falling off, you might want to try using some waterproof medical tape to help keep them on, they also sell a clear sticky patch that can be used over them and it is fine to do so, unless your doctor has given you specific instructions not to. Learn more Fentanyl details here. Learn more Suboxone details here. As to the Suboxone, along with the narcotic Buprenorphine, it also contains Naloxone, which is used to help prevent the abuse of other opiates, while someone is under treatment with it, thus you have to be... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Fentanyl.
Sun, Jan 22 '17, 4:36 PM
Starting Suboxone after 50mg fentanyl patch
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I was taking oxycodone about 90 mg a day and ran out. A friend gave me 3 fentanyl 50mg patches which I use for 5 days, I've been clean now for 54 hrs. Have had sweats and chills some leg cramps and restlessness. As well as diarrhea. About an hour ago I took apprx 1mg suboxone. I am very fearful of precipitated withdrawals. I feel no difference yet. Is it safe to take more suboxone? ## Hello, Storm! How are you? What did you end up doing? Before taking Suboxone, you need to be in full withdrawal from everything else, otherwise there is the risk of experiencing the dangerous precipitated withdrawals. Thus, you may have been taking it a bit too soon. The FDA classifies this medication as an opiate that is most commonly used to treat drug addiction, so it has the potential to be habit f... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Fri, Jan 01 '16, 3:53 PM
Sick On Suboxone Want To Put My Fentanyl Back Can I
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I've been taking suboxone for2 days now and I'm still sick. I was on fentanyl 75. Can I put back my patch to get rid of this withdrawal? ## I'm not a doctor but I would say if you've only been taking it a few days to stop taking the suboxone and get back on the fen patch. You may not feel it like you used too, bc Suboxone blocks the effects of euphoria from regular narcotics because its used a lot for people who are addicted to opiates, such as pain patches. I think you will have little to no withdrawal if you start back on the pain patch because the body stil recognizes the Suboxone as an opiate and the patch is obviously an opitate, too, just without the Naloxone and Bupernorine. Ithe patch should be fine to return to, just don't combine subs with the patches or yo... ...
Updated 10 months ago in Suboxone.
Thu, May 19 '16, 10:02 AM
Suboxone And Fentyal Patch
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I have chronic back pain from a sports injury several years ago. Since the suboxone tablets are being discontinued and my doctor cannot subscribe the medication for pain management any longer, he wants me to switch to fentanyl patches. My doctor is also unable to subscribe suboxone film which is replacing the tablets. How do you switch from suboxone to fentanyl patches, when suboxone blocks all opiates? Do you just stop one medication then start another one? Do you have to get off suboxone then start taking fentanyl? ## Yes, the Naloxone in the Suboxone can neutralize other opiates, so you'd have to stop taking it for several days, then start the new medication. Learn more Fentanyl details here. What type of doctor are you seeing? ## can I take suboxone and then fentynol a few hours... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Suboxone.
Sat, Sep 27 '14, 7:44 AM
how long after taking a suboxone can you use fentanyl patch
6 Replies RSS I've been on Suboxone 8mg strips for 2 years. However, I've been only taking 4mg a day starting a week ago and have only taken 1mg the past 2 days. I have a fentanyl patch because, frankly, I'm tired of suffering with my ungodly back pain. My question is probably predictable, but given the low doses I've taken, if I use the patch tomorrow morning, will I feel the affect? If I do use it, tomorrow morning will be 24 hrs since my last dose of 1mg suboxone. ## Generally, it takes 72 hours for the Naloxone in the Suboxone to process, before you can take other opiates and have them be effective, unless your doctor instructs you otherwise. The FDA classifies this medication as a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, s... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Suboxone.
Sun, Jan 22 '17, 3:01 AM
When to take my suboxone after taking 100mg fentanyl patch
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After taking 100mcg transdermal fentanyl patches, which I have been on for a few months. I was prescribed 2 8-2mg SuboxoneNaloxone, Insurance would only pay for the pill form. When I take Suboxone pill, It puts me into withdrawal. I was just wondering how long should I wait after taking the 100mg fentanyl transdermal patch, before taking my Suboxone pills? I'm hoping someone is out there that would be willing to help me out with this problem. Thanks, in advance, God Bless ## Hello, Emberlee! How are you? I am very sorry about the problem that you've experienced. You have to be in full withdrawal from the Fentanyl, before you can safely take Suboxone, or the precipitated withdrawals will keep occurring, as instructed by the NIH. There is no specific time frame, it can vary from p... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Suboxone.
Sat, Jan 21 '17, 7:10 PM
fentanyl 50mgr
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i going on suboxen and need to knnow when i start subs ## Hello, Mike! How are you? You actually need to be in full withdrawal, before taking Suboxone. It contains Buprenorphine coupled with Naloxone, which neutralizes other narcotics to prevent them being used, while someone is being treated with it, so taking it too soon could throw you into dangerous precipitated withdrawals. What instructions did your doctor provide? 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. How long have you been off of the Fentanyl? ...
Updated 2 years ago in Fentanyl.
Tue, Nov 18 '14, 1:49 PM
Starting Suboxone
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Next week I have a appt. with a DR who prescribes Suboxone. I have been on Fentanyl patches for 8 years now.I am prescribed 150 mcg every 48 hrs. but still feel I am in partal withdrawal most of the time.Does anyone have a similar situation and how bad should the withdrawals be with Suboxone and Xanax if he will still allow them? Also will the suboxone still help with pain? I am scared about the withdrawls since I ran out for 1 day only and it was hell!! Any reply would be appreciated ## Randy,w/d's seemed to be very controllable with suboxone for me,but Im a pain patient once the weather hit below zero 4-6 weeks after sarting suboxone the pain kicked in.Iit was unbearable (worst time in my life) AND they made me stop my xanax. I also was able to just stop taking the suboxone after ... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Suboxone.
Sat, Jul 27 '13, 1:49 PM
suboxone not working
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Took suboxone to get off methadone and it worked. Now taking it for fentanyl patches detox. 150mcg daily chewing them. I have been on 16mg.of suboxone for 45days. This time I feel terrible not withdrawals but I have no energy feel like a bus ran over me. Why isn't suboxone working this time? Can I take or do anything to feel right? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Tue, Oct 13 '15, 7:48 PM
HELP! suboxone withdrawal
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I'm so aware of the returning withdrawal symptoms since I dropped down from 1/2 strp to 1/4 strip of Suboxone. Is it the closer you get to being done with the Subs the stronger the withdrawal symptoms occur? I've been on the 1/4 strip for 8 days now. I haven't been able to sleep, constant turning, weird leg feelings. I don't want to go up a 1/4 as I need off of it! I've been on this crap since end of Feb. when I was detoxed from Fentanyl 25mcg and Percocet. These were prescribed, after numerous surgeries since 2005. How long will these symptoms of, hot flashes, sleep issues go on? I have to be off of this Subs for 5 days, in order to have oral surgery. It's so unpredictable and scary. Can anyone offer wisdom?? ## Hello, Sula! How are you doing? It usually takes a... ...
Updated 23 days ago in Suboxone.
Tue, Mar 07 '17, 10:08 AM
fentanyl patch withdrawals
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this is to pat thanks for the input i am interested in how you were treated with pain meds with hep c and if you have received treatment and the results i am 12 days off the ptch, 5 days off my tabs and i have become intolerable to live with, i can not work until i get some kind of medicine i can use that will help and that is why i am interested in the suboxone,i have an appointment with a pain management doctor in 3 weeks and have to just be honest and tell him i have no insurance so i have been buying my pain medicine, thanks for listening, my family says thay can live with me on my meds but having trouble when i dont, so i am making my grown daughters and husband despise me, the sweats are still here but not as bad at night, have no desire to even look at food,will u share with me i... ...
Updated 5 years ago in Fentanyl.
Fri, Oct 21 '11, 4:40 PM
Suboxone For Pain Management
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I went to suboxone and i am still in pain. after doc switched me to methadone and back again to suboxone because i couldnt do the methadone she told me this was it. gave me script to begin that day. had last methadone that morning. by the time i picked up mychildren i was going thru horrific withdrawal induced by the subs. and great pain. bi called them for help and an answer to why i was going thru it. they thought i wanted more suboxone! then they said they didnt know why and that i would have to go thru it. by the weekend i was in such desperation i put on a fentanyl patch. took it off 12 hopurs later. i was so deperate. now ive been dropped. this is following me. i am in so much pain. no one will take me for pain management. even with sub i cant function. found out in suboxone info ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Tue, Jul 14 '15, 12:33 AM
how long after taking suboxone...
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I am prescribed fentanyl 25mcgs/hr. Sometimes I have trouble keeping the patch on. I had a couple fall off early this month and couldn't get my refill early. So I decided I would use Subxn to help if there was withdrawal. It worked good, but now it's time for me to stop and put back on my patch. I don't know how long I have to wait. I took 2mgs yesterday at 3pm. It's now 1pm. Is it too soon? ## You will be fine to take it, 2mg is a really low dosage- I take a-more than that. Suboxin is a opiate blocker- your patch may not seem as strong but I doubt it- If you take suboxin over a period of time 3days or more - then your patch would be a waste. That low of a dose will not effect that patch 2-day. But if you hadden take a 8mg gram suboxin- I would suggest wating 2days befor... ...
Updated 8 months ago in Suboxone.
Thu, Jul 21 '16, 7:42 PM
taking fentanol after suboxone
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I took a 4mg suboxone film strip over 9 hours ago, when is it ok to put my 100MCG fentanol patch on? ## Hello, Jeskie! How are you? It usually takes about 3 days, before other opiates will become effective for you, again. The FDA classifies Fentanyl as a narcotic analgesic, so it carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, constipation and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 10 months ago in Suboxone.
Sun, May 22 '16, 2:32 PM
Time it takes for suboxone to feel better
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I have been addicted to 150mcg. of fentanyl patches. I'd like to know why suboxone is taking so long to make me feel like I can function again? Took it before to get off methadone and it worked great. I have been on 16mg of suboxone for 45 days but now I have no energy and feel like I was hit by a train. Is there anything I can do or take to function again? ## Hello, Teresa! How are you? You may not be on the right dose, yet. Suboxone can be dosed up to 32mgs a day. Have you informed your doctor of the problem, yet? The FDA classifies this medication as an opiate that is most commonly used to treat drug addiction, 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 hel... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Sun, Oct 25 '15, 4:43 PM

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