... suboxone) about 4 years ago when I refused to take any more oxycodone after surgery. The doc who gave it to me said it was great because I would no longer be physically dependent on opioids. Anyway, I think the stuff has made me a moron and a nervous wreck for years, so now I'm getting off of it. I never took 16mg per day. I only ever took 12. I switched from 12mg subutex to 12mg suboxone a few weeks ago and I dropped to 8mg/day last Saturday. I feel AWFUL!!! Is that how I should feel? It seems like no docs know what they're doing with this crap. Am I nuts?