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Suboxone and drugs

Talking about suboxone last tuesday I took 1 (8)mg Suboxone April 6, 2010 , on the next day April 7, 2010 , I had 13 teeth removed from the front all the way to the back right top and bottom they was rotten from all the past drug use I have done, when I got to the oral surgern the gave me Valium , Versed, and Drmerol . I did not get high but was knocked out and did not feel anything till the Versed worn off, I did not advise the surgeon of my Suboxone use till that night he was not at all worried about it and sent me home with a RX of demerol 50 mg was told to take 1-2 every 4-6 hours as needed for pain with the Suboxone still in my system I did not get the effect of the high ( buzz) of it but it did take the pain away the next day Thursday he gave me another rx of 20 Demerol 50 mg with... ...

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Suboxone/no excuse

People who moan and go on about how expensive suboxone and dr visits are well it's pretty simple and I say this because I to take suboxone ,I have for 2yrs 2 months it's not cheap but neither was your addiction I'm not stupid 20yrs of addiction has taken everything away from me now it's slowly coming back at $1.00 a mg or more in some cases like oxy-codon or Percocet 30 s I've payed $40.00 dollars a piece and that barley scratched the surface in getting me feeling better was taking 3to 4 a day everyday and I afforded that so the suboxone is very affordable compared to getting opioids off the street so do your best to make it work people and god bless ## Dear Jimmy24z, I totally agree with u. I'm lucky enough 2 have health insurence, so, I only pay $40 a month 4 a... ...

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how long does 1 mg suboxone last

Hello I have been on opiates for about 2 years now and I was given a half of a quarter of a subutex and this is my first time taking it. I was wanting to know when it wears off? I think it threw me into full detox because I took 20 mg of hydrocodone 7 hours before I took the sub. I am aware I have a problem I just want to know when the sub will wear off. Took it at 1:30 pm, it's now 9:30pm. ## It usually takes about 72 hours, before other opiates will be effective for you, again. The FDA warns that this medication carries the risk of being habit forming and could cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and constipation. Is there anything else I can help with? ## That is not necessarily true. If it's the only one he has ever taken and in such a small do... ...

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how long does 1 mg of suboxone last

I have been on oxytocin 80 mg, 4 a day and decided I would try suboxon for 5 days my life has been filled with energy and no pain, I have no more yet. I can pick up my 20mg oxycodone tomorrow, my last half of a 2mg sub was takin at 4am this morning, will I be able to take those and go back to my 80mg and oxytocintomorrow or should I wait? I have my 80 mg now any advice will help, please ## Hello, Jake! How are you? It usually takes about 72 hours (3 days) for other opiates to become effective again, after having taken Suboxone. The FDA warns that these medications carry the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and constipation. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thats not true, I took Norco 12 hours after I took ... ...

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suboxone and surgrey

can anyone tell me if they have ever had to have surgery and be on suboxone and pain medication at the same time. I am currently on 20 mg of suboxone and they want me to go down to 4mg two days before my surgery and take pain medication a narcotic. has anyone had this same issue I have always been told that you don't MIX the two together please help very nervous so what I'm trying to say is does 4 mg of suboxone and a narcotic ok to take together ## Dear Jennifer, u need 2 b on a low dose b4 surgery. The reason is, the pain medication won't help you're pain. And, u b in a lot of pain after surgery. (Probably) I've had a lot of surgeries myself. B 4 I got on suboxone, I was on methadone and I was on (110) got down 2 (24) and had a surgery. And, I was already withdrawi... ...

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how long after you take suboxone can I take a pain pill

I have been on one 8mg suboxone strip everyday for 3 months how long should I wait to take my pain pills from hurting my knee I have 30 mg Percs ## When I switched from Percocet 10 mg to Suboxone, the doctor told me to wait at least 20 hours between the doses. I imagine that would be true if switching from Suboxone back to Percocet, but can't say for sure. ## It actually takes about 3 days to be able to take other narcotics and have them become effective, after being on Suboxone. However, you should follow the instructions provided by your doctor. 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? ... ...

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On 200mgs of Methadone and just took 4mgs of Suboxone

I've been on 200mgs of Methadone and I just took 4 mgs of Suboxone. Will i go into withdrawals? ## Yes, if you're on Methadone and take a suboxone it will cause you to have withdrawals. Never ever do that again. ## I did that once and puked out black s*** until and was so sick. I will say this; it consolidates a 30-60 gradual day detox into 3-5 days of ABSOLUTELY the worst s*** u will ever experience. ...

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How do I get off Suboxone?

Hello everyone, I have been on Suboxone 8/2, twice a day for over 5 years. I want to get off it but I have major health compications. I've had major depression my whole life. My last psychiatrist put me on several other drugs for my depression. One of them is an amphetamine called Vyvanse. (70 mg.) I'm also on 4 mg of clonazepam, 200 mg. of pristiq and Dexilant for acid reflux. I have a history of a negative lipid profile. In addition, I have high blood pressure. I'm also 60 years old. I know that I should never stop anythin suddenly. I have been unable to find asome out of the physician to supervise the withdrawal from anything. I am really afraid that Suboxone withdrawal will trigger a heart attack or stroke because everytime I try to taper down, My heart starts pounding i... ...

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withdrawl from suboxone

my wife is afraid to take suboxone she says it will throw her into major withdrawl. i was wondering how long do you have to wait after taking methadone or morphine to take suboxone ## I was addicted to narcotics and I two was scared to death to take suboxone b/c of all the story's i heard about going into worse withdrawl, but about 3 weeks ago i couldn't take the 'diease' anymore and decided to finally give suboxone a try. I waited about 30 hrs from when i last used and i felt better the next day and havent touch opiates since, in fact I don't even crave it. My doctor gave me the 8 mg. pills and told me to take one and if I didn't feel better to take another half a few hours later and so on untill I felt normal. It took me about 3 pills over a 20 hour period, but... ...

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I took 20 mg methadone yesterday - can i take a suboxone strip

I took 20 mg of methadone yesterday afternoon. Can I take a suboxone strip or half a strip and be ok and feel the relief of the sub? I'm not sick but in major pain and need some kind of pain relief and subs do that for me. ## Hello, Mary! How are you? No, you must be in full withdrawal from all other opiates, before you can safely take Suboxone, otherwise it may throw you into dangerous precipitated withdrawals. The FDA warns that these medications carry the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and constipation. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I started my methadone journey February or last year, stayed clean and no extra done got up to the clinics 100mg cap and my dose was legit wearing completely off aro... ...

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On Suboxone Getting Skinny

on suboxone one year iam losing to much weight i look like a junkie and depressed. ## I have the opposite problem. I have put on too much weight. Initially, I needed to gain about 20 lbs but I gained 40 and lost the first 20, now cannot get rid of the remaining 20 for anything. Any advice on that? The only thing I can tell you about gaining weight, eat ice cream before you go to bed. It helped me go from drugged out looking to normal in no time. ## Steve, have you consulted your doctor? As evidenced from Laurel's post, if you are using it as prescribed and not abusing it, it usually has quite the opposite effect and most people gain weight. Your losing is unusual and you should consult your doctor to get to the root of the problem. ## i m down to 8 mgs aday now i think my appetite i... ...

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Dislike of generic suboxone

I was on the 8 mg film strips and they worked great for me... now I have to pay for my suboxone and it adds up so I asked my doctor what would be cheaper for me and she told me the generic pill form would be.. well I hate them, I wake up sick in the mornings and i really feel crappy all day long... maybe it's just me.. idk but I hate them. I just want to feel better. ## Hello, Tiffany! How are you? What are the markings on them? Do you know who the manufacturer is? 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. You may need a dosage adjustment. ## Generic pills are almost always cut by 20% with... ...

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suddenly stopping suboxone

I suddenly stopped taking Suboxone when my suboxone Dr. Who was located 35 miles away, was arrested for writing himself xanex prescriptions. Being from a rural area there wasn't a local doctor that prescribed it, so after 3.5 straight years of taking 4 to 6 mg. A day. I suddenly had no medicine and no doctor so I decided to quit. I didn't gradually cut down, I just stopped. This was in June of 2013. I had a SEVERE MIGRAINE FOR 28 days straight the week after I ran out of Suboxone .i was hospitalized 4 times, and given Daladen. I actually thought my brain would explode ! It was horrible . DO NOT quit cold turkey after being in this medicine for a long time . ## So I was only doing about 1mg orally for a week or 2 straight. Now I have a swollen tounge, sores in my mouth and someth... ...

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morphine and others to suboxone

Using 20 mg morphine sulfate 1x a day along with tramadol, nucynta, soma, voltaren, lexapro, for approx 5 yrs. Talking about suboxone treatment. Im not clear on why. Have not been diagnosed ad an addict. Follow presriptions directions. This usage is due to chronic lumbar back pain. Severe DDD. Can you help me understand why they are considering Suboxone. They want me to stop all prescriptions and start the suboxone? ## Hello, Theresa! How are you? I'm very sorry that you're in pain. Suboxone does help some people with severe pain and some doctors also want to use it to see where someone's pain levels are, without all the other medications. They can better evaluate the next treatment steps for where to go. The FDA lists this medication as a narcotic analgesic, so it has the p... ...

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methadone detox using suboxone

Yes !!! I was on 120 mg. - 180mg of methadone daily for 18 years and didn't thinkI I would ever be off methadone, but 24mg of soboxone did me good with little side effect or withdrawal. I did it in rehab and the fact is you have to be determined and dedicated. Suboxone/Subutex iwas developed in, I believe, France years ago and has been usrd succissfully in Europe for years being accepted by the FDA in 2003. Go for it. Wishing you the best. ## Hi to everyone who are wanting off methadone!!! I do not believe I could of progressed successfully without these FORUMS and SUBOXONE! I was in the METHADONE PRISON STATE OF MIND! I was on 210mgs.of methadone daily for 3yrs.with the prescription of four 1mg.xanax daily for 2yrs.well I woke up one day,remembering the reason I was on methadone wa... ...

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Can you take xanax with suboxone?

Is it okay to take xanax and suboxone and the same time? ## I took Xanax 2088 v 0.5 mg four hours ago. Is it safe to take a suboxone? ## Has your doctor prescribed them both? Both of these medications can cause depression of the central nervous system, which could result in dangerously low blood pressure and heart rate. Thus, it may not be safe for you to take them both. They also both carry the risk of being habit forming. ## I was prescribed Xanax and suboxone together. I was also was prescribed Xanax and Methadone together. Yes, it can be a dangerous mix, but some doctors will prescribe them together. ## I don't know what planet you reside on but no rationally thinking prescriber would ever allow that cocktail of powerful and possibly lethal pharmaceutical combination to be taken... ...

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Need Suboxone in South Carolina

If anybody can help me please. I just moved to SC from CT. I've been on Suboxone 24 mg for a year now. I'm going to be out in a few days and I'm a weak, weak person when it comes to wd's. I have called everywhere, I've been on every site imaginable to find a suboxone doctor and I have no insurance yet and most docs here want $200 or more plus the cost of suboxone. It seems that most docs here only care about the $$$$ and not the recovering addict. I have a 15 month old daughter to take care of and doing that and withdrawing for 2 weeks is impossible. Please help!!! I've been on Suboxone.com, naabt.com, and pretty much every site. ## Hello, Dawn! How are you? I'm very sorry about the problems that you're having. Unfortunately, doctors that treat with Subox... ...

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alternative drugs for suboxone

After finding that Suboxone would be detrimental to my health and I am trying to detox methadone, are there other alternatives? ## I am 72. I've used 35 years. Have been on Methadon since 1999 and am now at 20 mgs. After making an appointment for Suboxone I see that I am not a good candidate because of health issues. I'm asking if anyone knows of any alternatives other than suboxne type substances? ## Hello, Boogie! How are you? I'm sorry about the problem you're having. It depends on what type of health issues are causing the problem. Some people that can't take Suboxone are able to Subutex, which is Buprenorphine, without the Naloxone. The FDA classifies this medication as an opiate that is most commonly used to treat drug addiction, so it has the potential to be h... ...

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switching from suboxone to norco

Been on suboxone for 4 1/2 for oxy addiction. Funny enough I now have lupus. Doc put me on norco even though I said I on subs by different dr. He said switch should be fine but im taking twice recommended amount to ward off w/ds. 3 days in and wondering how long I will icky?? ## I switched from around 20 mg of suboxone to to 6 10 mg norcos a day about 25 days ago. I was on the suboxone for about 6 months. And even after 25 days I still cannot sleep, I go through withdrawels at night and the norcos still do not work as good as they should. I am also wondering how much longer it is going to take for my body to get back to normal-my opiate receptors to be completely open and to start sleeping. This had made many negative effects on my life the last few weeks. My new doctor also prescribed ... ...

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My 4 days on Suboxone. WON'T NEED IT NOW

What do I expect? This is my recent and personal experience on Suboxone and withdrawals from pain pills. This just happened this week and I'm on day 4. On Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 I went to the doctor to get inducted for the suboxone treatment. My usage of opiates was only pain pills, hydrocodone, vicoden, lortabs, lorcets, etc. I used about 75-150 mgs a day for about 2 months straight. (on and off the pills for about 2 years) One week before my induction I tapered my pain pill use down to 30-45 mgs a day. This Tuesday (the day before my induction) I used 47.5 mgs at 3pm. My appointment was the next morning at 9:15 am. I was administered my first suboxone film at 10am but only half of a film. (8mg/2mg) My doctor and I waited about an hour and noticed I felt fine. Not peachy, j... ...

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