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... i was on bupenorphine for years...the receptors your refering to come from the mu and kappa region of your brain....opiates bind on the receptors and give you the euphoric feeling...when they are stimulated daily with the opiates they get accustomed to them.... ... (6 replies)
... First, you need to know that Suboxone is NOT for pain. Normally, if someone is truly an addict and has chronic pain, they recommend Methadone but I could be wrong about that. ... (14 replies)
... I started taking suboxone nearly a year ago. Before that I was drug free for nearly 3 years until I started using ultram for pain. This started the addiction cycle again. When I first saw the doctor I was told that the buprenorphine would bind to a certain set of receptors in the brain preventing withdrawals. ... (6 replies)

Ultram addiction
Mar 22, 2006
... loss life trauma events. But, perhaps the actual brain chemistry impact might be the same, so it could be a distinction without significance as far as the brain reads it. ... (50 replies)
... Well, I believe that it is possible to be predisposed to that theory of the addiction model if it is shown within the household as such. ... (7 replies)
... being. The suboxone blocks all of the opiate effects of other drugs. It does this by binding tightly to the opiate receptors in the spinal cord and brain. ... (10 replies)
... Whether you can get off Bupe or Subutox is dependent on your personality and whether you are addicted or physically dependent because of the pain treatment, as well as your physical nature. ... (8 replies)
... started my 4th day on i take a pill in a.m and one this side problems sleeping....medicine costs less than smokes on a daily basis so you shouldnt mind cost... ... (119 replies)
... a.....1st step is to aknowledge hes got a major league problem and wwhen hes around the stuff,hes got no control,over his life too... ... (4 replies)
... first.... all perscription pain killers are CNS drugs... that's central nervous system .... the central nervous system is made up of your brain and your spinal chord and they all work with the same principal they numb the brain receptors so they don't feel pain... ... (7 replies)
Healing Brain
Apr 13, 2008
... One thing a lot of you have stressed, which, a month later I'm starting to realize is....your opiate receptors are longing for SOMETHING and for all the time you take opiates, they circumvent your own dopamine. So, when you stop taking opiates, you go into withdrawal. ... (1 replies)
... ell actually I think I know most all I need to know. The only thing I don't know is when the cravings will start coming really bad. I am on day 28 off of oxy's and norco's and a few other things to boot. Towards the end I only took them to feel normal. ... (13 replies)
... I think the very slow tapering is a good idea, and the fact you are seeing a shrink already is good too. I would come clean with her. ... (6 replies)
... lining the drug....he went to a special he runs a detox clinic...must have been gods calling...hes a great guy and understands addiction....he tells me how a majority of docs out there get there patients hooked for the cash... ... (5 replies)
... Hi, I just joined this message board because I wanted to respond to jerry43 and to vicky. I am currently taking sub and have been for about 1 year. I may need to be on it for the rest of my life because of my prior abuse. I was taking about 240 mg. ... (24 replies)
... I am over 3 years clean from crack and oxycontin addiction.After detoxing off the opiates and going through intensive outpatient treatment I dealt with a condition called PAWS or post accute withdrawal syndrome. ... (4 replies)
... to someone else, and the opposite is true too. But too many people have reported difficulty tapering the final 2mgs, for that to be the only reason. ... (2 replies)
... The reason hydros and oxy give so much energy is simple. Your brain produces natural opiates on it's own...these are what controls our pain and helps us feel good. Your brain also has natural opiate receptors.... ... (6 replies)
Beginning Subutex
Jun 14, 2006
... these symptoms and severity range a lot on the individual and the taper. ... (20 replies)
... e age 36 because of their addictions. Alcohol has never appealed to me. My drug of choice is food. I highly recommend a book called Breaking The Bonds of Food Addiction by Susan McQuillan. Check your local library. This book has helped me understand the biological nature of my addiction. ... (15 replies)

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