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How To Get Off Methadone Without Painful Withdrawal
I have been on methadone for about 3 months got up to 50mgs and now im down to 30mgs what's cheapest, best way to get off with least withdrawal symptom?
Im in mmt, i didnt mussed my last 3 doses of methadone,i triedso hard to get through withdrawals. except thursday morning around 7 am i took msybe a half of a 800 mg. neurotin,and i friday 8 am i had to drop. will it show in ua. i sure its like a 7 panel
See below: Methadone withdrawal may not peak for 7-10 days and may last for several weeks. In general, at pharmacologically equivalent dosages, studies have shown Methadone to produce a withdrawal syndrome that is less intense but longer lasting than that of heroin. However most people who have experienced both tend to rate the Methadone withdrawal as more severe. ...Read more
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Been on methadone for 4years. Never lasts full 24hrs. Feel withdrawals after 19-20 hours. I've gone up in dose over&over again and it does nothing. Y?
Try buprenorphine.: Methadone theoretically has a half life of about 36 hours, although this may vary considerably from patient to patient. You may be a rapid metabolizer. I would recommend trying Buprenorphine (suboxone, others), which can be dispensed in a doctor's office, and the dose ; frequency customized according to your needs. Downside is cost; it is considerably more expensive. www.opiatecure.com. ...Read more
I am currently on methadone through an mmt clinic. If you correctly taper down off of the methadone, how are the withdrawals?
Methadone tx. : If you want to decrease or eventually discontinue Methadone the clinic will explain their protocol and how and when med reductions occur as well as telling u about expected rxn if any. Just b prepared to go slow and and have patience. Don't do this on your own. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
cold turkey: From what dose? Are you doing it under medical supervision? ...Read more
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