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... hrs to 4. It's not fast enough....I WANT OFF THESE THINGS!!! Could anyone tell me if you made it thru cold turkey. I do have some Ambien CR to help and some Xanax. I cannot take Benedry, tylenol PM as I am allergic to antihistamine. ... (11 replies)
... i myself was at 20 a day,then one week i went down to 15,then i decided that the only way i was gonna get away from them is to go out of town for a week,so i packed my bag's,left with some sleepin med's and some tylenol #1.I took two every two hours just to keep the restless leg syndrom at a decent pace were it wouldnt drive me insane,and it actually worked.I felt... (11 replies)
... depressants. I initially tried to taper and went way too fast and became discouraged because I felt bad so fast. ... (11 replies)

... the choice of going ct or taper is definitely an individual one. if you dont have the patience and are apt to take the pills if you have them, then tapering prolly isnt for you. ... (11 replies)
... be a help for you. That is almost a must for someone who is recovering. You are around other people who know exactly what you are going through. Not a friend or family member, because they have no idea. But these people do. Please get some help. ... (11 replies)
... us to get better. I do feel a some jitters today, but I am sure some of it is psychological as well as physical. As for going CT, I think I would rather take 3 or 4 days of hell and sleep than feeling jittery while tapering. Thanks again and I will be reading more before deciding totally. ... (11 replies)
... the Wellbutrin first of all, and others on the board wil give advice on tapering or going CT. Going CT when u have been taking 14pills for that long of a time, will be very difficult. ... (11 replies)
... I just wanted to thank everyone for their replies. I'm sorry I haven't given an update till now. I've been reading the board every day, but just couldn't bring myself to write anything. This is day 9 and I've gone from 14-16 7.5/500 percocets to about 6. I'm hoping for 3 1/2 today. I am still soooo nervous and anxious and have taken some Xanax about 4 times....but I HATE... (11 replies)
... Linda, thanks...got a list of the NA meetings in my area and that is something that I will make part of my life. I tried my Dr. , last Fri. but he's gonna be out this week and his partners would never prescribe anything for this. But I do not want to wait. I feel while I have the strength and determination, I've got to do this. I don't know what next week will bring. (11 replies)
... Thanks so much, Reach. It helped a lot. I really want to try CT, just need to hear a few experiences to help me decide. Everyone has been so much support already and I appreciate that so very much!! (11 replies)
... Hello Carpe No matter which way you decide to go, plaese read The Sample Home Detox, which is one of the very first threads on the board. Start implementing what is helpful in it for you now. It offers many good ideas for a home detox. good wishes reach (11 replies)
... Thanks, Michelle! Right now in-house detox is not an option. But I do have someone to stay her with me 24/7. My family is also supporting me with this. You made a good point about having the pills around and tapering. I'm getting closer to thinkin CT. I just hope to have a little info on how long till I begin to feel better. (11 replies)
... I have to be in a good frame of mind to do this taper. Sometimes cold turkey can be better if you have two good weeks to just hunker down and get it over with. ... (5 replies)
... He told me to taper down my usage. With that small of a prescription, I assume he means pretty quickly! ... (8 replies)
... but eventually built up to 2 percocet every 4 hours due to increased pain and tolerance to the medication. ... (3 replies)
... I have had depression for over five years. My father has a condition that requires him to take percocet daily for the last fifteen years. During the first year of my depression I took some of his percocet for a sports injury. ... (12 replies)
... Welcome to the board! I agree with the PP. Is there any way you can taper versus quitting Cold Turkey? ... (9 replies)
... I have tried to quit cold turkey and it was pure hell! I can't go through that again. I've gone off Fentynal patches cold turkey, and norco cold turkey and they both were hell. ... (8 replies)
... Well......going cold turkey from that amount will definitely be hard!! ... (9 replies)
... nxiety! I was already in such a horrible frenzy of anxiety and depression when I started the taper. I think you are in a much better place to start work with a taper than I was. The anxiety lessens as you plod along. That is how I know when I am ready to make each cut. ... (72 replies)


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