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taking suboxone after methadone
PLS HELPPP! i was on methadone for 3 years...went from 80mg down to 20mg...then switched to suboxone...been on it for about 3 months maybe 4...on 16mg...but im having a lotttt of pain problems...i have severe headaches...i feel nauseated all the time... can barely sleep (which is a lot due to the pain) and my dr. has yet to find anything...the methadone is out of my system...i guess where im getting at is can this be due to withdraw symptoms from the methadone even though its not in my system? and has anyone dealt with something similar? and if so what did you do?? ( especially for the pain ) on a side not does anyone one have any recommendations for relieving severe pain while on suboxone...or even methadone?!?! ## It sounds like you actually may be on too low of a dose of the Suboxone... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Suboxone.
Sun, Jun 01 '14, 5:41 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 264571
Switching From Suboxone To Methadone
I've been on the highest dose of suboxone for about a year now and i don't feel like it's helping at all anymore. I wake up miserable everyday with horrible cravings and i wish i hadn't woken up at all. I want to switch to methadone for pain which is what my family Dr. treats me for. I think my Dr will write for it for pain management. But since i just picked up my suboxone for the month would it be able to be filled and also would the methadone be covered by my welfare insurance? I know he can write for suboxone even though i never asked him to do it since i go somewhere else. I live in Philadelphia i don't know if that makes a difference. Anyway any help would be greatly appreciated. ## Methadone and suboxone can't be taken together.. it's deadly My older s... ...
Updated 4 months ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Mar 12 '14, 8:18 AM   6  Subscribe to thread 244418
Is suboxone as hard to get off as methadone?
Hi everyone! I was wondering if suboxone is as hard 2 get off as methadone? I was on 110 of methadone 4 almost 5 years, after many years of Oxy abuse. Got down 2 (24) and the withdrawals were so bad, and, the cravings came back. Dr put me on suboxone, which works great. I've been on 3 (8 mg) a day 4 almost 8 years now. I'm scared 2 death 2 get off. I suffer with a lot of pain, too. The suboxone helps some. What with it. I'm also afraid of the bad withdrawals, and returning back 2 pain pills. Any advise will b helpful. ## Hi Cats, You definately can get off subs it just takes time. Why not cut down just a couple of mgs and see how it goes. Instead of 8 three times a day you could try 8 than 6 than 8. If you feel allright after a week or so try dropping another 2. Theres no se... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Suboxone.
Sun, Jun 08 '14, 9:38 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 266548
methadone
what if your on methadone can you still take suboxon? ## NO! They are both very strong narcotics, it is not safe to take both. In addition, Suboxone also contains Naloxone, which neutralizes other opiates. This is done to prevent people from still trying to get high off of other narcotics while they are under Suboxone treatment. ## Also it will put you into IMMEDIATE withdrawals...so DO NOT DO IT!!!! ## So true I went into acute withdrawals. I did not feel human. I thought I could go get high and get rid of the feeling, so wrong. I t made it even worse. I am terrified of suboxen now. Don't take it too early! ## NO THAYS WHAT SOB.IS FOR GETTING OFF OG METHAFONE ## Yeah I think you'd be crazy to try. ## First hand info here, do NOT take Sub. with methadone in your system, you have... ...
Updated 5 months ago in Suboxone.
Tue, Feb 18 '14, 12:01 AM   8  Subscribe to thread 183069
horrible switch from methadone to suboxone
i switched from 60mgs of meth to suboxone .they suggested i wait 30 days clean from methadone . i liead it had only been 26hrs i felt like eating a bullet. its been three days on suboxone does n e one know how long it will b till i get my energy back i still have chills please help ## After you switch to subs from methadone how long until you feel good again? And does suboxone help with pain relief at all? ## I'm not sure why they told you to go from 60mgs Meth to nothing. And just ride it out for a full month before starting suboxone. Whoever was giving you this treatment seems as if they do not know what they are doing. The truth is you are to wean down to 20 mg meth for three days in a row then start suboxone on the fourth day. I still felt really bad when i did this and have use... ...
Updated 2 days ago in Methadone.
Sun, Jul 27 '14, 6:09 PM   5  Subscribe to thread 212994
suboxone
I will tell you people this that Suboxone saved me. I was taking Methadone and whatever else I could get when I couldnt get the Methadone and, I started searching on the internet all you do is go google type in suboxone doctors and it will pull up a list by state. Belive me find one and start taking it today. I did it right I dropped down to 30mg of Methadone a day and then went through 3 days of hell. I read if you dont have a good withdrawal going that the suboxone will throw you into it. I will not lie. I didnt like the way I felt after the first two days. Dont get me wrong NO WITHDRAWALS!!!!!!!!!!!!! But the feeling was not what I was expecting but now 4 days later I feel like my old self I mean I really feel good. So please do it right and go through a day or two of hurting for you... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Jun 27 '12, 11:56 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 180647
suboxone
has anyone come down from suboxone slowly with no ill effect. ## yes ,i was on 115 mgs of methadone @ swithed to suboxone,it was much easier to ween down from sub than methadone,i'm on 4mgs,down from 16 mgs,it's a good treatment and you must ween down slowly,2mgs every 2 weeks,no sickness,that wasn't the case with methadone. ## Suboxone is very popular for this very reason, a slow taper makes it much easier to get off and stay off drugs. ## i am down to one suboxone a day now after being on three for about 6 months...i cannot afford it anymore so i plan to be weened on in a month or so...should i split my films in half for 2 weeks then to 1/4 ? will that help with withdrawal symptoms....i am scared of the symptons cause i work and go to school and do not want to be or feel s... ...
Updated 5 months ago in Suboxone.
Thu, Feb 13 '14, 7:05 AM   21  Subscribe to thread 184487
how long after you take suboxone can a pain pill and feel it
Ihave been on suboxon 8/2 for 4 months stayed off 11 days did not feel pain pill at all how long do I stay off ## If you took even a sliver of a strip during that 11 days to help with wds. then your gonna have to start your count from that day. Its roughly about 12 days but everyone is different. How much subs were you taking when you jumped off? Did you go thru much wd.? ## Was on methadone for ten years drs orders and switched to suboxone to get off method. It made me sick at first but stuck with it in hopes of getting off methadone. Was on 2/8mg stripes aday for three months and am now on my 12th day clean. Methadone was more intense but suboxone is almost a, cold hot burning skin restless arms and barely any sleep. Eating well and staying hydrated. I just don't think I ca. Bare ... ...
Updated 2 days ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Jul 28 '14, 9:43 AM   6  Subscribe to thread 255119
4 mg suboxone
Down to 30mg morphine from 300. Out of pills, so friend gave me a 8mg Sub. To help. Waited 24hrs til i was sick. Took 2mg and was on top. Best mood and pain relieve ever. Want to continue quick taper. Pills weren't made to break in 8 pcs. Friend won't give up a strip. Selfish pig. Their are 2mg hex tabs available, right! ## If I were u I would go 2 the Dr. And get on suboxone. It works wonders on taking away cravings and w/d. Any other ??? Feel free 2 ask. I was on methadone then got on subs. Best thing I've ever done. And, it's hard b cause people don't want 2 give them up. A lot of people get UA's done from the Dr. 2 check you're levels. My Dr. Checks me all the time 2 make sure I have the proper amount in my system. ## @love drum, Sorry to hear about your ... ...
Updated 4 months ago in Suboxone.
Thu, Mar 20 '14, 1:59 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 262029
i took 50mg of methadone today how long do have to wait take suboxone
I took 50mg of methadone today how long do I have to wait to take suboxone ## Wait about one to two days so it wprks and doesnt make u have bad withdrawls u will be sick if u dont start feeling sick and then take the sub ## Hi Brandy, I low this is an older post, but , I came across it. Like u, I went from methadone 2 suboxone. U must wait until u r withdrawing b 4 u take the suboxone. If u don't, it won't work and u could get sicker. ...
Updated 2 months ago in Methadone.
Tue, May 27 '14, 9:44 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 264102
how long do i have to wait take suboxone after dones
Ive been on methadone for a year 30mg daily I took that yesterday im out I have 4 mg subutex can I take it ## I was on (110) of methadone b 4 I switched 2 suboxone. My Dr. Told me I had 2 wait until I started feeling withdrawals b 4 I started the suboxone so it will work properly. I'm not saying that u have 2 b in a ball of withdrawals, but, u need 2 feel some. ## From what I've been reading, Post #1 is right about the waiting period. Apparently it is best to wait until you gradually start feeling the onset of withdrawals in order to get the most out of the Suboxone. So however long it may take to feel withdrawals from Methadone, this time frame can be different for everyone based on tolerance, dosage, frequency of use, metabolism, and several other individual factors. Some peop... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Suboxone.
Fri, May 09 '14, 4:44 AM   6  Subscribe to thread 261846
saboxin (its suboxone)
It's an orange pill that dissolves under the tongue that has a cross on one side. Goes from 2mg to 8mg. I have been on this for 2 years to help in my addiction to opiates. ## I have been on percocets for 2 years and I would really like to go off, does saboxin help Pain that you truely have? or does it just take the edge off? ## Yes Suboxone has an actual pain killer i it that can not only help with existing pain but stop the pain pill withdrawal symptoms in their track when you cannot take the vicodin, percocets, hydrocodone, or whatever opiate you are on any longer. ## i am swiching from methadone to saboxin in 5 days is the start hard? ## Is it normal to feel 4C4 high when given 1st. dose of saboxin ? ## I live in Dayton Ohio and I am fighting my addiction to opiates.I have taken ... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Suboxone.
Tue, Apr 26 '11, 12:56 PM   18  Subscribe to thread 179566
subutex suboxone
Surely I'm not the only person reading in shock and disbelief,How is it that so many people are unaware of the basic facts and information regarding bup,I am reading in horror that woman are trying to detox during pregnancy ,that is the worst option it is risking both lives,i also read a question regarding the effectiveness of mixing bup with methadone,anyone using these meds should know it causes withdrawals,that's the point of bup,i feel lucky to have drug treatment services that are free but able to stand along what is provided to private patients .Its horrible to think of pregnant woman on bup having to come onhere to ask for info and not telling their dr in fear of judgement or welfare,what is up with a woman thinking its an option to detox at five mnths preg,how doesn'... ...
Updated 22 days ago in Subutex.
Tue, Jul 08 '14, 10:57 AM   6  Subscribe to thread 255979
dilaudid / 170 mg of methadone
I have 4 mg of dilaudid but in on about 170mg of methadone, I recently feel and sprained my elbow and was wondering if this will take away the pain, or will I be taking it for no reason ## Hi Joanna from RI, because u r on such a high dose of methadone, taking the 4mg of Dilaudid will probably defeat the purpose. I wouldn't recommend taking the Dilaudid. You probably wouldn't get any effect from it anyway. But, I wouldn't mix the 2. I'm sorry 2 hear about your pain, I suffer everyday with pain. But, I'm on suboxone. Use 2 b on methadone, which helped much more with pain. But, I switched 2 suboxone. What a dumb move I made. I'm also from RI. Good Luck! ...
Updated 1 month ago in Methadone.
Sun, Jun 01 '14, 6:22 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 266192
I'm getting off suboxone
Well yesterday was my last day of subs for me. I tapered myself all the way down to .5mg a day. I'm ok today but my back is starting to mess with me, but I'm fine. The highest dose I've ever taken was 8mg but didn't like the way it made me feel. I've been on subs for almost 5yrs now and it's just time to stop. I'M SICK AND TIRED OF BEING SICK AND TIRED!! It all started with a real bad car accident in which I rolled my car 4 times on I95 in Virginia almost 11yrs ago. Was put on pain pills and the next thing you know I was using oxy's and H main streaming it. Got clean then went right back to it. Went to methadone clinic, and then switch to subs and here I am almost 5yrs later. The hardest part for me right now is that I have a full time job that I like, an... ...
Updated 5 months ago in Suboxone.
Tue, Feb 04 '14, 9:52 PM   6  Subscribe to thread 256227
Ran out of suboxone
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   2  Subscribe to thread 247637
suboxone/pain managment
I have been on suboxone for 4 years now for alcohol and methadone abuse and during that time I found out I have three buldging disc in my neck and osteoarthritis however my doctor still is weaning me off. I Dont want to be back where I started. Any advice?? ## Hi gin! If u feel u need 2 remain on suboxone 4 a longer period of time, u will need 2 find another Doctor who will continue 2 prescribe it 4 u. I've been on it 4 almost 8 years now, and, I don't plan on getting off it anytime soon. I suffer with a lot of back and medical problems, also. I do understand how u feel. I have a GREAT Doctor, so, I'm very fortunate. ## Thank you for your reply. I hope I can find a doctor as good as you say yours is. I just want to stay on it to avoid being put on lortab ect... ## Hi Gin, Ha... ...
Updated 28 days ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Jul 02 '14, 6:12 AM   3  Subscribe to thread 268033
suboxone is bummin me out
I switched last week Sunday(today is Saturday 6 days later) from a daily dose of 60mg methadone to a daily dose of 8mg suboxone. I went 4 days of detox hell and even though I thought I was going to absolutely die, I did it because I thought that switching to subo was a better option than the many downfalls of daily trips to the methadone clinic. I have taken subo before and it worked well, gave me that energetic upbeat feeling that methadone gave me. Made me feel good, but normal good. Well, since I started the suboxone again a couple days ago I feel NOTHING. I feel tired, achy, no energy, and no lil boost of pep like I did on the methadone and like I did the last time on subo. What gives? Im crabby, tired, cold, achy, have I made a horrible mistake and should have stayed on the methado... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Subutex.
Tue, May 20 '14, 9:56 PM   3  Subscribe to thread 265344
when should i redose suboxone after precipitated withdrawel
Ive been on methadone for 3 1/2 yr and titrated down from 100mg to 55mg skipping days bt and waiting 3days since last dosed methadone and was prescribed 8mg strip, came home ,dosed and instantly went into precip wd.that was thursday,i took a fourth of a strip friday, now saturday and im scared to death.how much and when should I take suboxone again? ## someone please give some answers back.I feel like total s*** still and its been 6 days since any methadone.Im so confused about how to successfully get on sub w-out getting sick again.precip w/d is not something I EVERwant to go thru again,straight 6 hrs of wanting to blow ur freakin head off bc ur body hurts so bad....plez reply thanks to all!!!!!! ## Hello, Curiosity! How are you doing? You need to get professional help with this. The p... ...
Updated 6 months ago in Suboxone.
Thu, Jan 23 '14, 2:25 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 258419
methadone and klonopin chat room
I have taken 100mg of methadone around 0600 then I took another 100 mg. About an hour later. Now I have been taking .5 mg of klonopins about four times today...I don't feel high...I'm not nodding out....should I be concerned that I won't wake up? ## Possibly yes I've recently lost two friends that overdosed on benzodiazepines and opiates .be careful.moderation is key ## I'm also on suboxone and klonopin. I take(24) of subs. And (3) of klonopin every day. As long as u take them as prescribed, u don't have 2 worry. But, don't abuse them, because, u can run into trouble. I don't know everything, but I'm a nurse and I can tell u what I do know. Any other ??? Feel free 2 ask. ## I take 70mg methadone daily.. usually around 5am bc that's when I'm up... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Methadone.
Sat, May 31 '14, 1:34 AM   3  Subscribe to thread 260276

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