I've been addicted to oxycontin for a few years now and I desperately want to get off of the drug without having to go through the painful withdrawals? Is there anything you can recommend to help lessen the pain that comes along with the withdrawals?
22 Jul 2010
Please google the Thomas recipe opiate withdrawal and read the recipe and the journal by Thomas of his day to day journey while quitting opiates. This is simply and alternate to other ways of quitting and I didn't have this info when I needed it. There of course is methadone and suboxone as opiate replacement therapy. I don't know if you have to go into withdrawal to start methadone, but, you have to be in moderate withdrawal for suboxone, roughly just 24 hours of withdrawal, before you will be inducted onto it. All other opiate has to be off the receptor sites in the brain or you will have precipitated withdrawal ( really bad withdrawal) but the suboxone can work as quickly as 15 minutes after it is administered to quell ALL withdrawal. With me, I was feeling like a million dollars 2 hours after taking my first dose. It worked in 45 minutes with me, but I felt even better at the 2 hours mark and was fine until my second dose the next day without another dose.
If you have a legitimate condition or injury and will likely need pain meds long term, methadone is the better choice. If you simply want to get off the OC and be able to function and work without much down time, Suboxone would be a great choice. If you will go to the suboxone webpage, you can find all the doctors in your area who are licensed to write a prescription for suboxone. Write all the names down and call all of them and ask about the induction fee, office visit fees, and any other requirements. Only doctors who have taken the suboxone course can write a prescription for it, the fees vary, so check all of them. The company who makes suboxone is supposedly the one who makes the doctors charge and induction fee and most docs require that you attend addiction therapy so you will be successful. Good Luck.
16 Feb 2012
Withdrawal ease!! It isn't a miracle cure but it gives you energy and makes you feel like there is hope. It's 90 dollars for a month supply.there is a day time and a night time formula and the 90 bucks includes shipping.after about 10 days I started feeling a little better. Make sure you have something at your home to help you through it. I didn't and by the time I realized I needed help I had laid through pure hell for five days even if you have a couple drinks in the evening it helped me
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