I was on methadone for 2 years & did well on it. My parents & my boyfriend begged me to go on suboxone so I did & it worked alright at first but now 2 years later I hate it, it's not working anymore, & it's way too expensive. When I first went on suboxone a few other family members were getting it too & they would give me as much as I wanted, so I took them constantly. I probably took 4 to 7 a day no joke! Now insurance won't pay for it anymore and they got kicked off so I've been taking my regular dose for about 2 months which is 16mg a day & it's not cutting it. I'm going back on methadone, I'm so over this suboxone. The only reason it worked in the beggining is because I took them & took them until I made it work & I can't do that anymore. I want the suboxone to be out of my system before I go on methadone so my question is can I take vicodin to help with withdrawal until I go to the clinic? If you're going to give me a lecture about how bad methadone is or how I should get off of everything or whatever then please don't comment. I've heard it all before & could really care less to hear it again because nobody is changing my mind so don't waste your time. I'm not trying to be mean I just don't want to hear it. So for those who give me helpful advice or any advice at all I appreciate it very much. Thank you!!!
of course you can take vicodin but you may have to go to something a little stronger a hydrocodone is pretty weak especially when you've been on both methadone and buprenorphine. I would try dilaudid of fentanyl first. Also none of the opiates are going to work for about 5-7 after your last dose of suboxone so you're better off to just switch to methadone and forget about the other opiates especially vicodin... Good luck...
I'm brand new here so I don't know if I commented back right. I'll get the hang of it sooner or later.
Im actually in the process of doing this now! same exact process... i just randomly picked up and moved out of state. i was on 50mgs of methadone for about 6 months and now im popping vicodin to ease my withdrawls. after i run out of those i have about 10 of the 8mg suboxone strips. I have had suboxone before, but not since ive been on methadone... i took it in pill form and it was during my drug abuse days... just to get high. I HOPE IT WORKS!! i hope to have some form of medical coverage here by then so i can be "monitored" by a clinician or even just a private physician... im so over these withdrawal symptoms... getting mixed up in this bullcrap is the worst decision of my life... PRAYERS APPRECIATED!
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