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... awley I have been reading your post since you came onto this board. I can't figure out if your an addict who abuses your meds or just a guy in pain who is trying to wean off Narcotics. ... (34 replies)
... Glad to meet you, but sorry it is during such a trying and unhappy time for you. I just wanted to add a couple of thoughts about your boyfriend if I may. Behind every addict, there can be found some kind of unresolved issue... ... (10 replies)
... not fun but ironically narcotics are the safest drugs to detox off of..... ... (9 replies)

... to narcotic PRESCRIPTIONS. Just felt like sharing my story, hoping to bring relief to some. ... (51 replies)
... I am in the same boat as far as the fear of telling my pain management doctor that I want to taper off the meds.... ... (7 replies)
... The best way to get off the Vic's is to taper down. I'm assuming your under a Dr.s care and getting them legally? ... (5 replies)
... I have struggled with Fioricet off and on over the years so I can tell you this much. Fioricet contains Butalbital, which is a barbiturate. ... (3 replies)
... I too want to get off Sub. I am presribed 24 mg a day but usually take less than that unless I have pain. ... (7 replies)
... You could go to your regular family doctor and see if they could help you. I know there are things they can give you to help with the withdrawal. If you explain to them you've been taking it because of your surgery and now that you are trying to stop it's causing problems with withdrawal maybe they could help. ... (8 replies)
... and had the same experience as me. She is also a recovering alcoholic and also said that some sort of 12 step meeting is the best way to go. ... (14 replies)
Nov 8, 2010
... I can only share my experience, strength, and hope. I am in no way the pain you are suffering. It is possible that you need stronger pain meds and then taper down when you are feeling better. ... (3 replies)
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Oct 21, 2007
... e can imagine on sub. Just as with every other kind of dr, some are good at what they do, and some just plainly don't know what they're doing. The dr's you spoke to do not understand suboxone in any possible way. They signed up to prescribe it for the money. Its painfully obvious. ... (8 replies)
... WAY TO GO! You have come so far and have SO much to be proud of. ... (15 replies)
... Yes, it sure can feel scary facing a taper from narcotics. The 'first four days' thing is definitely when we go cold turkey or when we do a taper where the cut is too drastic. When I first started tapering, it was from two different meds... the opiate Oxycodone and the benzo Xanax. ... (8 replies)
... I was on Cymbalta for about 6 months last year. This drug was prescribed to me for nerve pain as an alternative to narcotics. I had just gone through a very hard withdrawal from darvocet and hydrocodone, so my doctor put me on something that "was not addicting"!!!!!!! ... (4 replies)
... I am on Sub and I feel like it has been a lifesaver for me. Prior to this I tried everything from cold turkey to taper to herbal and vitamin treatments and therapy. I've been on Sub right at 6 weeks. I am taking only 2mg a day now. In a week I will take 2mg alternating with 1. ... (8 replies)
... I am glad to see you have joined us and posted. I know I was scared to death at first when I posted, but now know it was one of the best choices I have ever made. So congratulations on your brave step. ... (8 replies)
... Just so you know,percocet IS oxycodone.and the vicodin is hydrocodone.the two are indeed both narcotics but medically hydro is weaker than the oxy is actually like the next step UP from the hydro not down. ... (3 replies)
... Hi there everyone. Can anyone suggest a good taper schedule. I am on one now, but I may be too anxious and going much too fast, and that is NOT a good thing for the end result. ... (40 replies)
... Nice to meet you here on the board. So glad you have posted as it is much more pleasant to have friends walking alongside of you than going it alone. ... (2 replies)

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