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... That's an incredibly slow taper plan. You should not experience any wd's at all. Please do not try to go on Meth. You are just going to make it worse for yourself. ... (5 replies)
... I started the taper at about 60mgs of Oxycodone a day. ... (5 replies)
Ultram Taper
Dec 10, 2005
... ible. Even if you are just tapering a little bit down at a time, the dosage is still dropping and that is what matters. Plus, I am a big believer in taking the taper schedule at a pace which you are positive you can handle. Even if it takes you awhile to taper... ... (11 replies)

... I made up a taper schedule for myself that took about three weeks and which was based on what I had on hand. ... (8 replies)
... hadone is not one of the easy ones, I will be completely honest with you about that. Methadone has a wickedly high half life and metabolism rate and unlike most narcotic or opiods it varies from person to person based on weight, percentage of body fat, metabolism, history of drug abuse, etc. ... (6 replies)
... tapering is very vague....Depending on why you're taping. And I'm not asking for you to reveal why. For example, Docs aren't permitted to write narcotic scripts just to keep a patient out of WD...There must be a medical need. ... (5 replies)
... first, I want to tell you that you are doing so utterly unbelieveable in you tapering and attitude under some adverse conditions to be sure. I was fortunate to taper under as ideal conditions as can be imagined and it was very, very tough. ... (5 replies)
... I am embarrassed to be starting yet another thread about trying to taper from oxycodone. ... (74 replies)
... I can't tell you what to do, but if your doctor is aware of the situation, then maybe he can work with you to wean you off the Vicodin. A slow taper schedule will certainly lessen the withrdawl symptoms and allow you to continue to work and function. ... (5 replies)
... having that "high" you get when oxy is chewed or snorted. So maybe for today just work on not chewing and get stabilized on a specific amount and then plan your taper from there. The key is to let your body adjust to the taper. Every 5 days or so, drop down again. I can help you with that when the time comes.... ... (9 replies)
Mar 16, 2008
... I found this board before I started the taper.. I talked to some people and I read other peoples stories. It helped me to really make the big step to start the taper right then and there because its like when I try to diet, I always say "Oh I will start tomorrow"... ... (0 replies)
... day worked for me. Well, about 15 days ago, I started my taper from the Suboxone. I got a taper schedule from my Dr., but I didn't agree with it, so I pretty much made my own. And it went better than expected. ... (6 replies)
Hey GINA----
Feb 15, 2006
... You just got to quit, tapering off isn't gonna work unles syou have someone who is a stone and will only give you what your taper is when you're supposed to take it. If you have the bottle to control you will just take what you want when you want. ... (95 replies)
... it's a relative of the synthetic narcotic, methadone. Check out the life span of propoxyphene which will tell you how long your WDs will last and for a proper taper schedule based on the life span of the propoxyphene. ... (6 replies)
... Actually they put fioricet on schedule II now. It is a narcotic and it contains a barbituate called butabital. I knew people who was addicted to them but they always caused my muscles to spasm too badly. ... (3 replies)
Nov 27, 2003
... As far as getting off of 40 mg of oxy a day, cold turkey might be a way to go, but considering the amount of discomfort he is already in, a Dr. prescribed taper schedule might be best, and I'm sure there are even ways to make that taper easier. ... (5 replies)
... or your replies and encouragement.So far So good.. I love the Dr. I am seeing him tomorrow though he has beeing calling me every day asking me every detail of my taper and making me feel really accountable. I was hurting bad yesterday from dropping some more but hey..I'm getting there. ... (10 replies)
... then taper another pill for one or two weeks, and so on. ... (15 replies)
Suboxone Worries
Jul 16, 2007
... I was on Xanax for years. Sometimes 30 mg a day. Thats 15 2 mg bars. I stopped cold turkey and didnt have an issue. I also take 24 mg Suboxone everyday. It stops withdrawal and doesnt give me a high at all, Zero buzz. I switched from Methadone and my last dose of 30 mg was 20 hours. I took 8mg a Suboxone and almost died. Much worse than cold turkey x100. They only thing that... (30 replies)
Suboxone Worries
Jul 14, 2007
... months for my detox. However, I must be upfront and tell that a slow taper is just as torturous as a qucik one. It takes huge amounts of discipline and we are in a constant state of withdrawal during the taper. ... (30 replies)

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