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To Get Off Of Meth
What do you need to take to get off meth. ## According to my research, because the damage done by meth addiction happens in many areas, treatment is broad and includes immediate detox and subsequent care. The emotion, physical, and social problems meth causes all have to be addressed before sobriety can be maintained. "Meth addiction can be treated. Although acute withdrawal can be completed in a week without the drug, long term withdrawal symptoms will persist. Medical treatment can help with depression and coping skills. The risk for addicts is that they will think one round of withdrawal and suffering has somehow made them less likely to slide back into full blown addiction. This is not the case. It has been shown that the changes meth makes in the brain can take up to a year to ... ...
Updated 5 months ago in Antidepressant.
Tue, Nov 19 '13, 4:44 PM   5  Subscribe to thread 220845
to get off crystal meth
Are there any over the counter meds/vitamins to help getting of crystal meth. ## AN AMATUER MUSICIAN ARLIS CUMMINGS IN BANDERA TEXAS-GUESS METH CAPITAL NOT COWBOY CAPITAL... HE FED ME METH TO "HELP" ME KEEPING UP WITH 2 JOBS AND HIS BAR ROOM ALL NIGHT "PERFORMANCES" THEN BINGES TO KEEP MY ATTENTION ALL NIGHT.... EVENTUALLY FELT DEPENDANT NOW AWAY FROM HIM AND HIS DOPE I FEEL TIRED OR RUN DOWN AT TIMES FOR DAYS AND NEED TO SUPPLEMENT DIET OR ADD A VITAMIN?? ANY IDEAS BEEN CLEAN OVER A YEAR, ## Hi AGGIE, That sure sounds like a difficult situation. At least you have been clean for over a year, good for you! Did you go to a clinic to get help? As far as getting more energy goes- you may consider trying the vitamin Ginseng. I took 1 capsule today and I do find that it helps ... ...
Updated 10 months ago in Vitamins & Supplements.
Fri, May 31 '13, 8:34 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 206943
Quickest way to get off meth
I would like to get off the methadone. Im sick of the clinic rules, the police watching people go in and out and the expense. I know chasing drugs is expensive but I want to switch to subs. I am on a 90 mg dose right now and want to go down quickly. If anyone has done this please inform me The clinic will lower me 5 mgs a month ...
Updated 3 months ago in Methadone.
Mon, Jan 13 '14, 3:54 PM   0 
Getting off Methadone!
There are 2 of us males early 30s. One of us underwent major back surgery 3 years ago and a has been addicted to pain meds for a total of 5 years and myself about 3 just from simply being his main caretaker and dipping into the cookie jar a few to many times like an idiot. We went back to our general dr. (same guy) And explained that we are both full fledged addicts an have been obtaining methadone off the street as is seems to be the only thing that works. He asked us what we where getting off the street and we told him Methadone. His response was, well that's the smartest thing you have done so far!? because of its extremely long effect on the body. We told him we need his help that we just have no money left and our livers are just a mess... we cant move on with life. He decided ... ...
Updated 14 days ago in Methadone.
Thu, Apr 10 '14, 8:26 AM   118  Subscribe to thread 192871
detox methods to get off suboxone
I ,due to a severe injury,was on methadone for 8 yrs and got off that crap and on suboxone at the advice of a friend. I now am at 2 mgs of suboxone daily. My pain issues are mild to none and I want off subs .I went to my doctor who claims he has Much experience with this and has proven that to me...but his method is scaring me and from what I read online I am very hesitant. He prescribed me 2mg dilaudid and valium which I hate and plans to wean me off the subs. Is this right??? I can handle a mild w/d but not a heavy one due to my work. I am not looking for people tellin me to suck it up or give advice other than if the detox method described is reasonable or crazy?? Everytime I try to go below 2mg of subs I feel like hell will a dilaudid taper make it easier or start a new addiction an... ...
Updated 13 days ago in Suboxone.
Fri, Apr 11 '14, 6:45 AM   27  Subscribe to thread 198426
is there any drug to get off of meth?
Im a meth addict. i want my life back. when i dont do it in the morning i cant get up. need some energy w out meth. ## Try xanax and some good dro... ## This is the Xanax forum. My neighbor is cooking as we speak now. I'd like to call the Police but she is part of a ring and could bond out. Then what do I do? ## sorry no clue what forum it is...trying to help ## Hello, Charlie! How are you doing? Meth is a very dangerous drug to be using. The best thing you can do would be to seek medical assistance. Your doctor will know how to safely go about it. How long have you been using it and how much do you use? ...
Updated 4 months ago in Xanax.
Thu, Nov 21 '13, 2:50 PM   4  Subscribe to thread 255834
Using Fentanyl to get off methadon
I have been on Methadone for about 5 years. I had an addiction to oxycontin and the went on methadone to quit. My highest dose was 120mg and I have managed to wean myself down to 17mg. The problem is I am having a really hard time getting off of it. Doing some reading I have learned that methadone is one of the worst for trying to quit. I have a perscription for 12mcg/h fentanyl for back pain which I havent been using but was thinking about quiting the methadone and using the patch instead so when I eventually drop it the withdraws won't be as bad. Has anyone tried this? is 12mcg enough? Any other thoughts or advice? ## I'm sending only a suggestion for you and that is...... If I were you the 12mcg. will be way way too low of a dose when coming off of oxycontin!!!! You should be... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Fentanyl.
Tue, Mar 26 '13, 7:48 PM   19  Subscribe to thread 209843
can i use methadone to get off of percocets?
I take about 150mgs of percocet30mgs a day and I want to know if I take methadone will it help with the withdrawl & shakes of the stopping the percocet dose every day.. I have used methadone to come off of percocets before, but it was at a way lower dose.. I know suboxtons are what is recomended but from what I'm told @ my dose methadone is stronger if I use it right ## In my honest opinion I don't think that Methadone will be of the best help, seeing as there is a possibly unsafe interaction between Methadone and the Oxycodone found in Percocet. The interaction between these two drugs states the following: "Central nervous system- and/or respiratory-depressant effects may be additively or synergistically increased in patients taking multiple drugs that cause these effec... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Percocet.
Sun, Mar 23 '14, 3:58 PM   14  Subscribe to thread 227511
Over The Counter Pill To Get Off Methodone
I am looking for a pill over the counter to help me get off methadone ## Dude...mix all that with methadone and you will die or go into a coma.methadone amplifies their effects of all muscle relaxes and shot like valium and zanax ## @Christina, To my knowledge there aren't any OTC drugs that are specifically indicated for opiate withdrawals. Usually for drugs like this the safest way to stop taking them is to tapper off them, under a doctor's supervision if possible. Some medications can be taken in fractions (actually cut into pieces) and these smaller pieces can be taken in place of the regular dose for a period of several weeks until the body is no longer dependent upon them. This is probably one of the most common ways in which people actively try to avoid severe withdrawal ... ...
Updated 11 months ago in Methadone.
Wed, May 01 '13, 4:50 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 246308
How to get off Suboxone
Im Marina Im 24 years old and a mother of 2 beautiul little boys. From the years 2006-2007 i was heavily addicted to Oxy 80 and eventually started doing herion. I got help in sep.2007 at a methadone clinic, it worked for as long as i was on the methadone i had NO relapse's. In June 2009 i was completly off of the methadone that first day that i was on 0Mgs I went through extreme withdrawls i went through things that i would never wish upon my worst enemy! i stayed that way for a day and a half and decided to go to a suboxone doctor. He put me on 32 mgs a day which i thought was pretty high of a dose but he explained to me that methadone withdrawls was worst then any other withdrawls. so i trusted him. Now when i go to see him every month i pretty much beg for him to start the weinin... ...
Updated 18 hours ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Apr 23 '14, 6:55 PM   476  Subscribe to thread 204381
the drug used to get off methadone starts with a c
cybrox a pill used to get off methadone dont know how to spell or say it but i know its out there please help ## I heard about a new drug to detox off of methadone without withdraw. Only certain doctors can give it. It's taken in a shot every 2 weeks. Anyone tried this or know the name. I've been clean for 7 years on methadone but how do I get off it without using other drugs ??? Help. ## I KNOW WHERE SOMEONE ABOUT 19 YEARS AGO GOT ON METH AND GO OFF OF IT AND NOW ABOUT 2 MONTHS AGO THEY GOT BACK ON IT AND I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW ABOUT THE MEDICINE CALLED METHADONE WILL HELP YOU ## I think you're looking for suboxone. It's different from methadone but you still need to take it daily. ## I've been on 10mg of methadone for 10 days from an off and on dilaudid habit. I want... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Methadone.
Wed, Feb 19 '14, 9:42 PM   4  Subscribe to thread 206944
does suboxone get you off methadone
I have suffered from opiate addiction for about 15 years. After about 4 years of different narcotic & benzos pills, my family finally intervened & a long-term rehab (about 1 year) helped me. I stayed sober almost 6 years. But since I relapsed 7 years ago (long story), I have had a lot of trouble & been on (& for brief times off) a downward spiral. I have now lost almost everything & my family now wants nothing to do with me. I have so little hope & even thought of suicide. I have been getting methadone pills (off the street) for over a year now. Every time I try to stop I find by the 3rd, 4th day I am in too much agony & pick up again. These on & off attempts have been going on for 4 months. After a few days without, I go back on, taking between 2-3 10mg ... ...
Updated 30 days ago in Suboxone.
Tue, Mar 25 '14, 11:20 AM   5  Subscribe to thread 250243
Klonopin, how to get off it
I initially took Klonopin for panic attacks, now I feel like if I stop taking it, i am getting a rebound effect, and getting horrible panic attacks...help ## Hi, Billy! Sorry about the problems that you're having. Yes, this medication can cause withdrawal and rebound symptoms if you stop taking it abruptly. That can also create the risk of seizures, so you do need to be careful. Learn more Klonopin details here. Normally, they must be stopped via a very slow taper and the modern preferred method seems to be to have the patient start skipping days they take it. Have you consulted your doctor? You need to discuss it with them to see what method would be safe for you to try. ## Discontinuing Klonopin abruptly or reducing the dose too quickly can and will cause the symptoms you describe... ...
Updated 3 months ago in Klonopin.
Sat, Jan 11 '14, 2:05 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 251152
can i use methadone to get off of a high dose percocet
I take about 150mgs of percocet30mgs a day and I want to know if I take methadone will it help with the withdrawl & shakes of the stopping the percocet dose every day.. I have used methadone to come off of percocets before, but it was at a way lower dose.. I know suboxtons are what is recomended but from what I'm told @ my dose methadone is stronger if I use it right ## Well the main issue is that the Methadone itself is very addictive and you could end up trading one problem for another. That is the reason that Suboxone has become the preferred addiction treatment option, because it has helped many more people become drug free, rather than have to stay on a lifetime maintenance dose of it, as happens with most people that use Methadone. What has your doctor recommended? ...
Updated 2 years ago in Methadone.
Sat, Feb 18 '12, 7:37 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 227510
coming off methadone
pray alot,it will work,any thing you put your mind too and praying helps alot ## i just thought that i should tell u that u shouldnt be giving advice to ppl addicted to methadone if ur gonna say pray...methadone is a opiate and i dont know if you know what an opiate which is what herion, morhpine, pure percocets, oxycontin, roxycontin, and other extremely strong pain killers are...and if you know anything about opiats is that they are extremelly addictive and not mind they are physically addictive...ppl die from the withdrawls so please before give advice know what you are talking about!!!!!!! ## Wow, jumped down her throat there. I'm sure she assumed that her advice would be given in general knowledge that no one is going to come off their medication lickity split and hop on their ... ...
Updated 6 years ago in Methadone.
Mon, Feb 18 '08, 3:45 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 175745
I am trying to get off opiates.
I have been on lortabs for about 10 years,i am going to try an just get off them cold turkey but i have been priscribed 10mg.of methadone to take 1 at night,my question is why cant i stop the lortab an then like day 2 of withdraw take a methadone an then maybe 1 or 2 more times during that week.I havent taken the methadone yet and i dont want to take it ,only a couple times to try an help with the tab withdraws,CAN THIS WORK? ## I understand your concern, because the Methadone itself can be highly addictive, so you don't want to just end up trading one medication for another. However, your doctors concern about stopping cold turkey is due to the fact that you may go into severe withdrawals, which may be very dangerous, even life threatening, in some cases. Learn more Lortab details ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Lortab.
Sun, Sep 23 '12, 1:59 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 236079
titration off methadone
Hi ! I was addicted to opiates for three years due to several work comp surgeries, I chose to use methadone to get off the pills ,now it was been a year since I started the methadone and I am ready to titrate down and just get away from it all!! Can anybody tell me what I am going to feel lIke, will I have withdrawal symptoms the whole time?? I take 100m a day, I'm a little scared of how I'm gonna feel, can somebody help??? ## It is very hard to say. Methadone is known to create severe withdrawal symptoms, that's why most people never actually get off of it and end up on a lifetime maintenance dose. Thus, any attempted tapering off of it must be done very, very slowly and can take a good period of time. Have you considered getting medical assistance? ## Yes I get it through ... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Methadone.
Thu, Feb 27 '14, 6:27 AM   4  Subscribe to thread 259914
how to get methadone out of your system
Been on 20 mg of methadone for six years how long will it take to get out of my systen, thanks in advance ## This is only intended to be an estimate, but most medications are usually out of your system within about 5 days after your last dose. And usually for drugs like this, the safest way to stop taking them is to tapper off them under a doctor's supervision, if possible. So if you end up tapering, (which may be appropriate based on your description), then it will probably take a while longer before you can have your 'last dose' of methadone. Cold-turkeying just doesn't sound feasible after six years on any medication. Eating plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, staying hydrated throughout the day, and getting plenty of rest each night, will significantly aid your bo... ...
Updated 8 months ago in Methadone.
Wed, Jul 24 '13, 7:29 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 249471
i want to get off Morphine 30 Mg ir
I have been taking 30mg ir morphine sulfate about 4 months 2 or 3a day and want to stop On My own at home please send any advice possible I've tried before but after 2nd day pain and sweats too bad so didn't stop taking. ## Have you consulted your doctor? Even if you prefer to do it at home, they would still be able to advise you of the best and safest methods to do so. If you tried to stop taking them abruptly, without tapering, or gradually stretching it out, so you take the doses further and further apart, it is normal to experience withdrawal effects, such as you've described. Usually a slow taper is the best way to discontinue a narcotic medication. ...
Updated 2 years ago in Morphine.
Tue, Mar 27 '12, 3:21 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 228925
detoxing off methadone and the withdrawl
I am trying to do a rapid detox but I am decreasing 5mg every 3 days, I am at 20mg now, I was at 40, when I started 8 years ago I was at 180mg! I am starting to really feel the effects and I wanted to know if anyone had any advice on anything that could help me get through this because this is my second attempt, I failed the first time, I never got past 25mg, well I hit 20mg for 1 day. PLEASE let me know of anything that may help....thank you very much.... ## Hello, Margie! How are you doing? Methadone is high addictive and very, very hard to detox from. A rapid detox is likely a bad idea and most likely why it didn't work the first time. Most people never get off of Methadone and require a maintenance dose for life, the few that are successful do so only with medical help and a ver... ...
Updated 3 months ago in Methadone.
Sun, Jan 19 '14, 3:40 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 255570

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