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Why Suboxone Changed From Pill To Strip
My Suboxone was stoled and ive been on it for 6yrs. 8-2mg 2x a day. Icant get another script until sept 30. I have 2 pills left. How bad r the w/d be?
Opiopid receptor: Suboxone, just like other opiates, can cause a change in opiate receptor physiology. Most opiates do this at the mu receptor whereas suboxone also causes changes at the kappa opioid receptor. The change does not seem to be permanent and things can return to normal after a period of drug free interval which can vary between individuals. ...Read more
How long will it take to wean off Suboxone if I have been taking 1/8-1/4 of an 8mg pill a day? 30 years old been on Suboxone about a year.
When you are ready: Sounds like you've done the right thing by tapering it down which makes it easier to get off. Can even do 2 mg strips and take 1/2 (1 mg) and then 1/4 (0.5 mg) then stop. Timing depends on your comfort level, but should have a plan, be physically and mentally ready and work with a doctor who can support you while your getting off. Good luck, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My bf can't come off suboxone, even after tapering down to 1mg from 8mg pills. Withdrawal was so so bad, he was 22 days med free n symptoms persisted?
Staying off=Survival: Getting off opiates is 1 of the hardest & most important accomplishments in the life of a substance dependent patient. Often staying off is as hard as getting off. Protracted withdrawals symptoms is a major relapse risk factor. Treating co-occurring anxiety/depressive disorder, meds (eg clonidine, wellbutrin, (bupropion) anticonvulsant, antagonist therapy, etc), cbt, na-12 step, exercise, new hobbies can help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a pain pill be taken while still on suboxone? I am on Suboxone but I am in a lot of pain. Will it hurt me to take a pain pill while I am still taking the suboxone.
Sorry : Sorry to hear about your pain, the role of suboxone is to actually replace your opioid needs in addition to preventing other pain medications from working. The chemical structure of suboxone is such that it will not allow pain medications to reach the desired effect. While it will not hurt to take a pain medication, taking it will not likely to do anything for your level of pain - this is precisely what this medication is all about. Please address your concerns with your pain doctor and be honest with him/her before you do anything. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was wondering if a person who has been on ritalin (methylphenidate) there whole life almost can get suboxone if the drug problem they have is with pain pills?
I tried 1 suboxone pill yesterday and I've been throwing up since and feel nauseous is this normal?
Suboxone: Was this prescribed or not is the real issue? If it was perscribed then discuss with your prescriber. If you just got this illegally then you should not be using anything that is not prescribed. ...Read more
I am addicted to prescription pain pills and I am looking for a dr near currituck nc that prescribes suboxone, im having a hard time finding one?
Suboxone doctors: I suggest contacting albemarle mental health center in elizabeth city for suggestions -- they cover your county and may be able to help you. (252) 338-8352 there is also a main web site for suboxone doctors: http://www.Suboxone.Com/treatment-plan/find-a-doctor -- you might find one there. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long after taking 1 pain pill can I take my Suboxone again? I had to take 1 pain pill this morning for awful neck/back pain from sleeping wrong.
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