Hi everyone especially those i got to no and those who put fprward comments when i was on a really dark place and didn't no any one, i thought it was strange at first , with the computer ( my shocking typing) the internet , but iv bonded with many here and am my network of friends has to. I went from 105mg to 95mg then cold turkey and just couldnt take the pain and restlesss legs any mo0re and lack of sleep, instead of giving in i sipped a bit and settled on 30mg i then did another jump to 20mg in 3 days a few weeks later and after talking on the phone to the detox in my state (over 10 different people i talked to all had different opinions, they allso did this to my doctor who is one of the finest and my drug worker who is top s to) it was not what thety said it would be and the doctor i had was fresh out of university. they halved my bipolar meds!! had no muscle relaxants besides valium which on the phone said they had a number of, i could handle all the symptoms except my leggs starrted going so nuts i couldnt stand sit lie down it was torture. I was put on morphine syrup and reduced off that then went 2 days with out any thing then they wanted to put me on bupumorphine, i read up in it and there was no benifit for my legs but would ease othersymptums. i can handle the other symptoms, iv done over a year of cancer treatment before so been there but the leggs are driving me crazy.in stead now im home i took 3 x ibuprofen and codine 12.8mg twice and today 2x same 3 times a day for next few days then cut that down, so its working fine now and i have no plan to exceed the ammount, even halved the valium they were giving me there. MY BIG QUESTION IS WHAT CAN I DO FOR RESTLESS LEGS i have magnesium which they only letr me have 2 tablets a day, at least i can double that, this helped in the past, please if any one knows of some thing please let me know, am getting massage and acupuncture to help to.cheers and thak you so much everyone.
I'm very surprised they said Suboxone (Bupe) wouldn't help with restless legs. It helped mine completely. I know your pain. I'm now on Suboxone because of it. I had tons of pain but could get through that part, I just couldn't handle the restless legs and sleeplessness that comes with it. It is seriously toture. Finally after trying time after time, I decided I had to get meds for it. After getting on Sub, that same night I slept full with no restless legs. Since then I have had that feeling once. Id recommend you trying it to see if it works for you. It was a miracle drug for me. If you don't mind saying, where are you located?
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Well done mate you have taken your first setps like a man ... for that I am proud and congatulate you for what you have achieved so fae!!! the road is long my friend as you know drug addiction is a chronic codition..it will never go away... it´s in your software... I remmember sometimes I would dream i was doing coke and i would wake up with the symptoms, with booze the same. The point is never ever let your guard down ... no matter how much time goes by always be a "boxer"... people ..from my 20 years of addiction who relapse are in a satage of euforia, many people out there think it´s because one is depressed but it is not at all. You have been brave, you have won a battle know you must win the war and for that you must be more prepared than ever... there are many things you willl no be able to do for a while like go to concerts, clubs until you are well prepared ... I dont know if they told you but u must cut off everybody you did drugs with in the past... mainly start a new life..it is hard... been there but it can be done.
You need support groups both internet and face 2 face to keep you strong ... when i graduated from my program as u know it lasted 2 years and a half!
They told me that relapse was a part of the treatment ... said to myself that wont happen to me ... (i used different vocab of course!)
Well mate I am your friend with regards to legs ride it out look for alternatives I think massages and acupuncture are a good idea mainly the last one try and go as much as you can, dont put more chemicals in your system, i know that many people will give you good intentioned advise on what drug you can take... I respect that ... but @ the end of the day it´s your choice..is´nt it?
you can send me as many private questions as you want... I would love to keep on helping within my means! WELCOME BACK!!!
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