WHEN CAN I START SUBOXONE AFTER COMING DOWN FROM 1ef mgs to 25mgs i was on 115 mgs and went down to 25 mgs whe is the earlyest i can take suboxone
72 hours and the reason is that methadone is a long acting medication. If you take it too early, you risk precipitated withdrawal, really really bad withdrawal. Methadone ( and for that matter suboxone and subutex too) takes up alot of space on the brain receptor sites, and acts for longer than vicodin, lortab,and norco. It recedes much slower off those brain recpeptor sites, and if there is any on the site, and you take the subs, the precip will set in. You can google a test called the COWS test ( clinical opiate withdrawal scale) and a person must hit a 26 on this test to start suboxone. Do wait to take the subs for at least 72 hours.
I see this was posted last year but,i was on methodone and doing herion for 10years... went into detox on 30mg and a 10 bag habiton monday..started subs tuesday three days on two days off..4mg a.m 4 mg p.m got out Saturday ... was fine intill Saturday ... started going to n.a meeting fell alittle better... this is Thursday still fill bad but better everyday... this was my first time in detox and i hope my last... good look but try not to stay on anything longer then 3-4 days... its like switching seats on the titanic..ur still going down... forgive the spelling... wish everyone the best of luck... one day at a time
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