... to money I had to detox quick off the methadone and thought I would die. I have been on and off Suboxone for the past four years and I just want off. I just can't tell they are helping anymore, you would think i would remember all the detoxs I have been through. But I have never done a proper detox off anything just cold turkey. I take two or three 8mgs and I have taken 1 8mgs for the past two days. I have one half of and 8mg. left and I go to the doctor. I am going to tell him that I am going to try to taper down myself. It is killing me financially 633.00 a month for 75 8mgs. Thank God I have a mother who helps me pay for it. Ironically I am going to school for substance abuse counseling and can't afford to be going through withdrawls. I figure I am with a man who was the worst alcoholic I have ever seen and he has been clean 3 months. He quit cold turkey and after three days he had to be hospitalized, they sent him home with a few ativan and he has been good ever since. I think it must all be in how much you can take and how strong your will power is and I don't know if mine is that strong. I let my brain fuck me everytime. Wish me luck!!!
Dear Jeanne, Subutex has a generic and it costs around $2.5o per pill- sadly suboxone hasn't gotten a generic yet. If u will check my profile, i have the taper schedule taper i successfully got off subs with and had no wd. Robert-325 has a quick taper and u can find it on the forum part of this site. TBonecpf listed the link to it in an earlier in the day answer about suboxone. join the suboxone group here and look thru old posts, it will show up somewhere. Alcohol wd is completely different from subs or methadone wd and u may need support and therapy to finally kick this. If u r studying this, u know how critical support and therapy r 2 healing, i will keep u in my prayers. would u tell us how long ur study course is and how u found a school 4 it, is the course available online? I feel such empathy 4 u, U can do this. pattishan61
Hello Jeannwolfe, I would like to now what your pain is or why you are on opiods. I have chronic back and Fibromialgia all my life but didnt call it Fibromyalgia back then or didnt have a name for it, My Dr. called it growing pains. ha It has gotten so bad that i had to quit work of a hairdresser of 30 yrs. anyway please tell me what your pain is. I also have been thru detox for alcohol but been sober for 8 yrs. the alcohol masked the pain so well that i didnt feel it. Cripe that was horroble for me also had to detox off lortab almost 5 yrs ago and it wasnt fun felt like my brain was swimming, opiads are a medication that you need to taper off and you should be fine or i urge you to go through a treatment program, could be in or out but you know you cant councel someone when you yourself are still using, keep in mine that i feel really aweful for you cause i have been thru it also. Good luck and im adding you as a friend.
I can answer questions for you if you need the support i'm here for you 100%, been there done that so let me know how you are doing. I am not on this site to judge anyone i'm here to get support for the myself and to help other people. so message me anytime. Wendy
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