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Hi I have been on methodone for over 25 yrs a model patient, never used more, not any other drugs, and I don't drink. I'm in very good health drink juices everyday, Greens drinks in the morning for many yrs. I'm 54 and was on 65 mg. My last take home of a month's supply was one month ago. I dropped 15 mg, then 10 mg, 10 mg to 35. Since then I'm dropping 5 mg a time. I'm splitting my dose. After a month I'm on 10 mg 2 x a day. I'm doing very well since I found out about drinking electrolytes - I drink a home made 1/2 gal batch a day. I started taking trace minerals - that also helped. I'm taking good 1 a day pack of vit plus good cal/mag drink. I also take 3 x a day L-Glutamine 1000mg and L-Tyrosine 500mg. I take 5-HTP 200MG & Taurine 1000mg at night, along with a SAM-E 400mg. And fish oil 3000mg a day. These things helped a lot. I hardly feel withdrawels Sleep is not normal, but not bad. I also when need it take 3mg melatonine. My plan was originally to get low as I can then take Soboxone for no more than 3 weeks, and as low as I can. If anyone has thoughts on that? How low should I try. I'm going down every 5 days. I'd like this to be over longest in three months. Besides PWS. Does it make a lot of difference jumping at 7 mg or 5, or 1mg? Is it worth the draging out? Since I'm doing so well, what about just going as low as I can 1 mg or less, and then going cold turkey? Or even lower? The problem I worry about is splitting the meth correctly, especially when I get that low! It hasn't been that bad yet. At 10mg it feels like I'm drinking nothing! I can't imagine 1mg! Lastly any other advice with things to add to my program would be appreciated. I was amazed what just drinking electrolytes did!


Another question when a person like me who seems to be doing so well on each drop, especially after taking these nutrients, say I get to 1 mg and I was ok from 2 - 1 mg when you finally drop off, or jump as you'all say, is that the most withdrawals people go through, or is it like I've been experiencing. One lady at a help site said it should keep going as is, constant step down, then finally you're receptors will thinks it's just one more step down. Another said NO! that last drop to 0 is hell. Any thoughts from anyone who went through this. I realize everyone's different.

Thank you by the way I'm Jimmy
[QUOTE=jimmym321;5030632]Hi I have been on methodone for over 25 yrs a model patient, never used more, not any other drugs, and I don't drink. I'm in very good health drink juices everyday, Greens drinks in the morning for many yrs. I'm 54 and was on 65 mg. My last take home of a month's supply was one month ago. I dropped 15 mg, then 10 mg, 10 mg to 35. Since then I'm dropping 5 mg a time. I'm splitting my dose. After a month I'm on 10 mg 2 x a day. I'm doing very well since I found out about drinking electrolytes - I drink a home made 1/2 gal batch a day. I started taking trace minerals - that also helped. I'm taking good 1 a day pack of vit plus good cal/mag drink. I also take 3 x a day L-Glutamine 1000mg and L-Tyrosine 500mg. I take 5-HTP 200MG & Taurine 1000mg at night, along with a SAM-E 400mg. And fish oil 3000mg a day. These things helped a lot. I hardly feel withdrawels Sleep is not normal, but not bad. I also when need it take 3mg melatonine. My plan was originally to get low as I can then take Soboxone for no more than 3 weeks, and as low as I can. If anyone has thoughts on that? How low should I try. I'm going down every 5 days. I'd like this to be over longest in three months. Besides PWS. Does it make a lot of difference jumping at 7 mg or 5, or 1mg? Is it worth the draging out? Since I'm doing so well, what about just going as low as I can 1 mg or less, and then going cold turkey? Or even lower? The problem I worry about is splitting the meth correctly, especially when I get that low! It hasn't been that bad yet. At 10mg it feels like I'm drinking nothing! I can't imagine 1mg! Lastly any other advice with things to add to my program would be appreciated. I was amazed what just drinking electrolytes did!


Another question when a person like me who seems to be doing so well on each drop, especially after taking these nutrients, say I get to 1 mg and I was ok from 2 - 1 mg when you finally drop off, or jump as you'all say, is that the most withdrawals people go through, or is it like I've been experiencing. One lady at a help site said it should keep going as is, constant step down, then finally you're receptors will thinks it's just one more step down. Another said NO! that last drop to 0 is hell. Any thoughts from anyone who went through this. I realize everyone's different.

Thank you by the way I'm Jimmy[/QUOTE]

Jimmy, I have very limited experience with methadone only having taken it a few times when I could not score anything else. I do know that it is a very long lasting drug in your system and should be tapered off under a dr's supervision. I know it is long lasting because I took one two weeks before I had a routine drug test at my pain center and it still showed up. 25 years is a long time and it will certainly take sometime to taper off so take care and keep us posted.

God Bless!





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