Been on norco for 10 years for back pain. Also started adding soma to the mix 2 years ago. Following recent surgery, narco became more available. Over the 10 years, Usage has increased from 4 norco daily to current 8 per day plus soma. Appointment next week with suboxone provider as my "taper plan" is not working worth a @#¥#! Scared to death and don't know what to expect. Any suggestions?
Added 14 Nov 2011:
42 hours and counting until appt to begin suboxone. Trying to taper and run out of medicine at 16/24 hours before visit. Still scared but truly appreciate the support and great input available here. Thank you for your experience, strength and hope--also, prayers.
8 Nov 2011
Dear RMMalloy, welcome to then site. To reach Robert, go to the blue banner, look under it to the forum/discussion board prompt, click that and start a thread to him there. I know you're anxious, make sure you stay off ANY opiate for at least 24 hours and Get an addiction therapist, and you will probably be great. Many people skip the addiction therapy, do yourself a bid favor and do it. It greatly increases your recovery success rate and therapy teaches you to avoid triggers. In your case, they might find alternative pain relieving options. Therenis nothing to really be afraid of. Best of luck, patti
8 Nov 2011
Hi RMalloy... just saw this as I was shutting down for the night. My name is ... read my profile and c how many norcos I was taking.. UNLV is right... sub can and has been life changing for me... read some of today's posts here and u will learn more. I will be back tomorrow to help u... others will also... hang in there buddy... it WILL be ok... I am doing it along with many others. And others here have completed their sub program. It is the best thing out there if used as directed. U WILL be a new man with control of your life again. I promise to be back tomorrow... have to get up at 5:00 am for work... hang tight my friend... you will be ok... will talk to u tomorrow... trust me..ok?? I will remember u n my prayers tonight... God Bless...
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