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... I didn't have another narcotic pain pill until I was 28. ... (12 replies)
... but when I was healed, my doc said , ok it's time, and I had a great taper. Was never sick, it was fine and supervised. Of course, I did have a short acting narcotic in my system for breakthrough, but according to my doc if the morphine withdrawal was done too fast I'd be a puking mess. ... (10 replies)
Tapering vs Detox
Apr 21, 2006
... I have a question about tapering down narcotic pain meds before stopping. I heard that the best way is to taper down the amount of milligrams you take total per week instead of day. ... (1 replies)

... Welcome Mic32 .. I completely agree with Ken. I have had migraines for many years. Initially, Doctors were treating me with narcotic pain relievers and they seemed to only worsen my migraines. ... (16 replies)
... Another sleepless night last night, I finally got a few hours after I took a valium, which I hate to do because I can't stand the way it makes me feel when I wake up. I tried everything before: Over the course of the night I took .6 milligrams of the catapres! Didn't work. I took 100 mg trazadone, didn't work! Only the valium, a narcotic, seemed to work. I was so frustrated, I... (14 replies)
... Mic, you have gotten some sound advice. I you are taking one a day, then now is the perfect time to stop. I can only speak for myself but I do believe that the vicodin caused some headaches and some sinus problems that my doc did not pickup. Phil has an excellent idea of the taper down idea and it will probably work since your dosage is low. However if you go cold turkey you... (16 replies)
... cribed narcotics. I was taking dilaudid pills everyday for 6 months due to severe ulcerative colitis to manage pain. As I have been trying to get off the med and tapering for the past month and a half, I have been extremely uncomfortable and exhibiting all the classic signs of narcotic withdrawal. ... (3 replies)
... Best of luck w/ your taper & your health problems. I'm having similar problems getting off vicadin, except I'm not having physical symptoms, just cravings mostly. I don't know that much about your illness, but from what you said you periodically have to go on a bunch of meds... well tramadol, vicadin, etc. are not good for more than 2 weeks or so. Your doc prolly thinks... (13 replies)
... Someone to help you stay on track if you do decide to continue with narcotic pain relief. ... (12 replies)
... I am very excited about the prospect of getting of my narcotic pain medications. I have already reduced some, but not sure what else I am in store for. ... (1 replies)
... legitimate pain issues, which is why I kept convincing myself I deserve to take them. I knew, as a former heroin addict in the 60's, I probably shouldn't take a narcotic but geez, this was a prescription so that made it different, right...? ... (15 replies)
... Thanks for the reply, Reach. Fioricet is a pain medication (brand name butalbital) . . . pretty sure it's considered a controlled substance but is not an opiate. Imitrex is a non-narcotic migraine drug. It works by somehow altering blood vessels in the brain, and also on seratonin. Most people I've talked to have experienced the same lousy side effects that I have. It DOES... (1 replies)
... I've battled chronic back pain for 3 years and have been on Oxycodone for 9 months. I just had posterior lumbar fusion surgery which I think is going to work. I am so tired of being physically dependent on Oxycodone that I talked to my doctor yesterday about getting off of it. He was very supportive and understanding and advised me to taper off slowly and that I might need... (0 replies)
... Hello, So sorry to hear of your predicament but past experience tells me that no matter how much you taper when you quit altogether there is the dreadful withdraw. Sorry to make it sound so harsh because I have truly found a real compassion for those of us who are in pain and have to take these kind of meds in order to have a decent life, but it is what it is and if as... (7 replies)
... I am a chronic pain sufferer who was put on narcotic therapy during some procedures and then the issues that resulted from those, then was diagnosed with breast cancer and that was a whole other issue. ... (7 replies)
... then me. I tried to tapper off so many times but always failed. I would recommend finding out more about suboxone if you don't know about it already. It is non narcotic and so it gets you off the poison right away, but allows you to do so in a safe barable way. There are docs out there that want to help. ... (37 replies)
... of a pill with fish oils and magnesium a day and I have been able to stay clean for three months now, and am finally putting an end to a seven year addiction to narcotic pain pills. I am even starting to feel more like my old self it is amazing. ... (37 replies)
... I am hooked on both narcotic pain meds and benzos. Let me tell you, stay AWAY from the klonopin and xanax! Stay away from all benzos! ... (5 replies)
... hurdle youll have to get over,unless you want to relapse...ask doc for trazadone..non narcotic anti depressant taken at night will help sleep... ... (2 replies)
... Hi Jewel, Gosh, I reread your first post, you went from 20mg to 1 mg in less than a month? Am I reading that right? I am sorry, for being slow, when I read it last night, I guess I was tired. IF I am understnding you right...WOW!!! Keep in mind that subox has a long half life. . .did you know that?? So, when I went from 2mgs to 1 it took about 3days just to feel... (18 replies)

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