SRS Methadone.

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  1. mckinney952

    mckinney952 New Member

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    I think i may have a problem with Methadone. Does anyone know anything about it? i started it like 6 monthes ago ...but for the last month i have had to eat at least 1 or more pill of 10mg. a day. Any one know how i can stop or wing my self off?
     
  2. eligh

    eligh Go To A Meeting

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    Go to a Narcotics Anonymous meeting. Your local one is likely to contain a wealth of knowledge concerning methadone and addiction. Consulting your physician would also be a good idea. The stickies contain information on finding a meeting.
     
  3. Danman

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    If you are prescribed it, ask your doctor to taper you. I have friends going to meth clinics and that's how you eventually get off the methadone. If you are doing this without a doctor, please try to taper yourself, but never, quit cold turkey. I agree with eligh; go to a meeting or do an on-line search for more precise advice. Good luck to you.
     
  4. EyesForTheSkies

    EyesForTheSkies God made me funky...

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    I'm on methadone (from a meth clinic), whatever questions you have, feel free to ask... i've been on it for ~2 years now, 180mg's/day...
     
  5. wayne and zeus

    wayne and zeus oh it will, won't it

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    a 10 mg dose is very low, but I am aware that pain/withdrawls are relative.

    I WOULD NOT join a methadone clinic to get you of off 10 mgs/day.

    I would go to a local detox facility for 3-5 days and be medically detoxed.
     
  6. Metal

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    I agree with this solution - sounds reasonable.. A local detox is probably your best bet as you will be under medical supervision to make sure nothing goes haywire while the methadone is getting out of your system and learning how to live without being dependent on it.
     
  7. watermouse

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    I would suggest cutting your pills in half, and taking half a day for a week or 2, then maybe cut into fourths, from there hopefully you should be able to to every other day, and then eventually off.


    thats my suggestion.
     
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