Im planning on going cold turkey from pain killers after a surgery this November. I have been doing much research and have decided on a plan of action. Cold turkey after a taper is the path i have chosen... My question is, does anyone know from experiance, if i was to take a dose of suboxone on day 3 or 4 of my w/d, would that prolong the w/d longer than if i didnt take the sub? I am planning on a miserable 7- 10 days based on the amounts and how long i have been using rx pain medication but if it gets so bad by day 3 or 4 and i can take a dose of sub to get some relief i would like to add that to my plan of action. Of course if it is going to prolong the detox it is not worth it , but i figured i would ask if anyone has tried it and if they seemed to think it prolonged w/d or not... I would hate to go through 3 days and then have to start over with day one ya know? Thanks in advance for any replies... Ive been asking alot of questions here and i dont want to get annoying, i just want to be as informed as possible.
Hey Father, it basically will delay your wd and relieve them temporarily. It will sit on the receptor site, quell the withdrawal briefly and then when it wears off, the wd will kick back in. I hate to tell you that, but that is what will happen.
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