I have been on 1mg of suboxone for one month, after coming off of a 2 year addiction to methadone and opiates. How long will this withdraw last? I was told that there was no withdraw from suboxone, which is why I chose to use it to lesson my methadone withdraw. Now, I feel like crap all over again. I cant keep going through this. This is why I am trapped in this viscous circle to begin with. Can you give me any hope? Am I doing this right? I teach aerobics for 2 hours a day! I cant feel bad, or I'm stuck in addiction. Help!
6 Aug 2011
You to give the brain time to heal, one month on suboxone is not enough time, and if you do jump off at 1 mg, you will experience wd for anywhere from a couple of weeks to a few months. The exercise will help, but you need to taper off, don't just jump at 1 mg, even with the exercise, you are going to have symptoms of wd. Try this, drop to .75 mgs for 4 weeks, .5 for 4 weeks, .25 for 4 weeks, then go one full day between .25 mgs, this is longer than you want to be on. It I am sure, but you won't suffer. After a few weeks on the .25 48 hour skip, you should be able to jump off fairly easily with little to no wd. Patti
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