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"I have found that taking this medicine for 3 years, it has helped me move mountains to help myself. I do experience very few side effects. Constipation is the only side effect I experience on a regular basis and with that said, I would much rather deal with a little constipation than still be buying pills off the street, and being unhealthy. I have recommended it to every person I know with drug addiction. The few that were ready to stop have also sang its praises to me and any one they recommended it to. Even with the word of mouth, it has helped so many people in my community. "

   
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Lu-Lu June 10, 2011

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"Helps immensely for the pain of withdrawals."

   
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Anonymous June 9, 2011

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"I just wanted to say that for the past 7 years I have been addicted to oxy's and morphine and a lot of it. I started taking Suboxone 4 months ago after long deliberation. I also didn't believe that I could come off the drugs and not experience the withdrawal we all have come to know and hate so much but I did give it a chance and it has been the best decision that I've made for myself in a very long time. I would recommend this medicine to anyone and everyone who suffers from opiate addiction but wishes to have their life back."

   
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DREML June 7, 2011

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"There's no doubt that Suboxone is a miracle. It's not as effective as methadone when one is addicted to high doses of strong drugs (e.g. heroin, not Vicodin), but it's a lot safer and can be prescribed in a doctor's office, without the trouble of going to a methadone clinic at 6:00 AM every day and having to do four hours of therapy a week, precluding any possibility of working any proper job, and sadly is stigmatized. I'd be destitute, homeless, and probably in jail or dead today if not for Suboxone: I had a habit of 1-2 bundles/day. Failed "traditional treatment" (residential/steps) three times prior. Now I've been clean/sober from everything except tobacco for 2yrs/11months."

   
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KFbY May 6, 2011

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"I was at the end of my rope I had come to the point where I hated getting high. The only reason I used was to take away the physical pain. So yes I agree Suboxone IS a miracle medicine. "

   
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James711 April 5, 2011

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"I'm on 10 months in Suboxone program. I've weaned down from 2 x 2/8mg strips/day, to 1.5/day. Recently I went to 1 and 1/4 a day, and tried for 1 and 1/8 per day. That proved to be way to fast, and I was in bad withdrawal at work. I'm back to 1 and 1/4 for now. Doctor office scheduled me for 5 days AFTER script ran out. So I had to wean just so I wouldn't go without. My Doctor required that I see a psychologist, and psychiatrist. The CBT therapy is saving my life. I've learned why I abused these pills, and am learning how to cope without. I want off, but patience is a must. Suboxone is great, don't let others judge you. If your on it, you've taken an important step. Good Luck!"

   
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peteszy April 3, 2011

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"Iam in remission from Stage Four Esophegial Cancer and was given every pain pill under the sun. They said there would be no problem coming off of them so long as I didn't abuse them. Well I can say this I took the least amount of pain medicines to function and my body still was physically addicted to them even though mentally I didn't crave them. It has been two days now since I started taking Suboxone and I just dumped the liquid oxycodone down the sink. No withdrawals at all, no sweating, no vomiting. Nothing but blue skies. I was skeptical of this for three months what a waist of time. I wish all doctors could prescribe this then it wouldn't have taken me three months to work through a resentment at the only doctor in the area that could prescribe it."

   
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Smellie March 30, 2011

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"I have been on Oxycontin and methadone (whenever I ran out of Oxycontin) for about six years. At first it was prescribed and helped chronic back pain, then I started taking more and more and eventually went through the 30 day script in ten days, so began buying off the streets. I finally had enough of spending all my money and time looking for hillbilly heroin. Started Suboxone films four days ago. For me the first day was bad (withdrawals) but each day is getting better and better. Too all in the same situation hang in there and get a good doctor."

   
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Anonymous March 26, 2011

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"I found Suboxone to be a miracle. It saved my life. Finally someone figured it out. Thank You."

   
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Dani-32 March 15, 2011

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"I have been taking Suboxone for 3-1/2 years. I went from 2 8mg tabs to 1 on my own without the request of my doctor. It just felt right. Now I am down to half a tablet. I could never have done such a thing with methadone. If I tried a lower dose I would have withdrawal. It had me in a big way. Freedom is right around the corner for me and can't thank my wife and kids and Suboxone enough."

   
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Me-again March 14, 2011

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"I was prescribed Lortabs and Soma for a year after a wreck, I couldn't function without them. I was given Suboxone and after day 2 I had no urge for the drugs. I guess it varies from person to person but it really worked for me."

   
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freenow2011 March 10, 2011

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"I will say that Suboxone did help me get off pain killers. I was addicted to oxy's for 3 years, taking over 25 a day. And the day I started Suboxone it helped from the start. I didn't have any withdrawals or nothing. "

   
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kitkatkatie13 March 10, 2011

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"I started taking Suboxone about five months ago. I was in awful shape from doing every pain pill imaginable. I found a great doctor who was so strict to guide me in the right direction. I have never been over 8 mg, I wanted to stay low. The main thing with this medicine is that it can be a miracle for a person who really wants to turn their life around or it can be something to hold you over. I chose to turn my life around. I go to a therapist every other week and meetings four times a week. I love my new life and thanks so much to Suboxone. I won't be on it forever but regardless of how much it cost its a lot cheaper than being in active addiction."

   
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jennifer070 March 2, 2011

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"The best medicine to help quit opiates. It's the Nicorette for opiate addiction."

   
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Anonymous February 24, 2011

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"I took it for one week. No withdrawals at all zero. Have not taken anything in 2 weeks and have gotten my life back. No cravings nothing. Just take it and get your life back!"

   
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freenow February 23, 2011

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"Well I have seen my husband going down and down further this past year after our second child, we needed a change before our marriage was over. He was taking Percocet 30mg 4-5 a day. Suboxone has helped so much. Just after a month he is back in our lives."

   
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lifes back February 6, 2011

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"I am taking 2-80mg time released Oxys and 4-30 mg IR Oxys a day, if I have more I will take more, always run out before my refill. I have been on pain killers for 12-14 years, can't remember for sure. I am married with kids and own a business. I am thinking its time to get my life back. Three spinal surgeries is what got me started. I don't have any energy and for the most part don't feel good. I work six days a week but other than that I do nothing. I am happy to see others getting the help they need, I hope you all can stay clean. Good luck."

Anonymous February 1, 2011

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"Wow...too bad that I didn't know anything about this awesome medicine when I lost my brother to pain killers and sleeping pills but I'm sure that he's looking down on all of us and he can rest in peace because we all made a decision not to be visiting him any time soon thanks to a new hope of a beautiful life I once had. I felt my brothers pain, it was not easy. We were all feeling his pain but now finally we are free. "

   
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humble4ever January 15, 2011

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"part II: Rock bottom and tried to go cold turkey but couldn't do it. I looked into other rehab and the only thing I could afford/qualify for was methadone treatment which actually didn't work for me. I had read about Suboxone but couldn't afford it until November 2010 when I got insurance! Suboxone is great, it doesn't completely take the withdrawals but it is 1000 times better than cold turkey or methadone. I have my life back. I just wish it wasn't so hard/expensive to get on. This needs to be made more available. It is great to be back. (You have to be ready to stop and do need counseling to help with addiction because 99% of the time there are other issues behind the addiction."

   
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shellywoodIsBack January 15, 2011

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"UPDATE: I originally posted on Nov 16th 2010 that on Jan 3rd 2011 will be 3 YEARS CLEAN. WELL I MADE IT! No relapses. Not one OPIATE has passed through these lips since I started on the Suboxone. And I no longer have to LIE, CHEAT, STEAL, and MANIPULATE my family and friends to support a 30-50 pills/day Vicidon ES habit. If you're on the fence about Suboxone take the leap....you'll have nothing to regret. You'll be able to mend your mind and your soul and your relationships and get YOUR LIFE BACK."

   
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Peakclover62 January 13, 2011

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"Been using for 4 years. Tried cold turkey, got through it and went back. First day of Suboxone and its great. Have my energy without needing the pills and no withdrawals. Definitely recommend."

   
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one day at a time January 13, 2011

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"I've been on painkillers for 16 years. I started Suboxone about 1 year now and I feel great. It helped me get my life back together. I'm getting my kids back now, have my own home and most of all have a wonderful husband who stood by my side through all this and never gave up on me or us. So please if you really want help and your life back try Suboxone, it's a life saver. I pray for anyone and everyone whos ever been an addict. Hope this works for you."

   
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feelgreat January 8, 2011

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"Suboxone was great for my opiate dependence. I was using 160 mg oxy daily and really wanted to be free from its painful grip that it had on me. I tried quitting cold turkey but couldn't stand the withdrawal symptoms. So I went to a doctor and got on Suboxone. Things were great until I started tapering off of it and eventually quit. The withdrawal was not as painful as opiate withdrawal but lasted a lot longer. Day 3 was when it began mostly when trying to sleep, cold sweats, the kicks, could not sleep at all. Day 7 now and I have not slept more than 2 hours a night yet. I have read posts on other sites and everyone else has had the same problems. I hear day 10 is when it starts to get better, and that it takes about 2 weeks before its over."

   
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runnindawg December 28, 2010

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"I've been addicted to painkillers of all kinds since 1998 when I first hurt my back. I would use up my prescription and then begin to steal them off of my husband who also took them. I then would buy them and spending an amazing amount on them it sickens me to think about how much. I started Suboxone 3 days ago and feel amazing no withdrawal and no cravings. I would recommend to anyone with an opiate addiction."

   
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Anonymous December 26, 2010

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"You are all inspiring. Two years clean today thanks to Suboxone. It started when I was 22. I had 3 ruptured discs and basically over the next 5 years became completely dependent on pills. The last year I was using my life revolved around pills and fear of going without. I became another person. My life was a lie. I reached my breaking point and I found Suboxone started at 12 mgs. It's been two years and now I am at 2 mgs going off next month. Suboxone gave me the time to heal. I just got married and can't wait to have a baby. My back is still painful but nothing like the pain I was living in with pills."

   
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Anonymous December 13, 2010

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