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[11 Feb 2010 | 4 Comments | ]

I am on methadone at the Discovery House in Bangor, they make me bring in my scheduled prescriptions twice a month so they can count them. I do not like doing this as ppl. Who are not really trying to recover from addiction know that you have something scheduled because they see them counting the pills. Then lot of people asks to buy them and it’s very annoying and uncomfortable.

They make us have locked boxes to take methadone off the property why should we have to take out prescriptions from …

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[6 Feb 2010 | 32 Comments | ]

I had a baby 6 days ago i was on the methadone program, Medical professionals who cure opioid habit also have the choice of utilizing ‘medication-assisted treatment’, and the commonest medicines included in the treating of opioid dependency these days are methadone, naltrexone, and buprenorphine. Many people are not able to avoid opioid dependency. They require help to change their believing, habits, and surroundings. Regrettably, “giving up cold turkey” carries a bad effectiveness – less than 25% of individuals have the ability to stay abstinent for a twelve month.
This is …

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Can long term opiate use cause permanent damage after 4 years off them?
[25 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

faze1crew2005 asked: Ok i am a 27 year old male from 18 to 23 i had an addiction to oxycontin i had a doctor who perscribed them to me. Around 21 i told my doctor i had a probem so she cut me short with a quick taper for the next year i went on methadone and tried to clean up my life. To no avail i decided to have rapid opiate detox done and it worked i am several years clean of any opiates. Here is the …

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I am addicted to opiates. I have gone to multiple doctors to get them?
[13 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

mp asked: My question is can I just go to any of the doctors that gave me pain meds and ask for methadone so I can get off the opiates and not have to deal with the withdrawl. How should I go about dealing wtih my addiction. I dont have the money for detox or a treatment place plus it isnt that bad of an addiction but I do know if i quit taking the pain meds I will go through withdrawls for a couple weeks. So …

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What kinds of meds. can doctors prescribe to help with heroin withdrawl?
[20 Sep 2009 | 4 Comments | ]

jessica asked: Besides Methadone and Suboxone which most professionals can’t legally prescribe and most view as “opiate substitutes”. My boyfriend is trying to get off of heroin and got into a wonderful detox/rehab but can’t go for almost another week so what is he supposed to do in the meantime? He is VERY SICK and even crying. I feel so bad for him. Yes, it was stupid to ever do it in the first place but maybe once he gets clean, he can help others …

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Are there any drug rehabs in Edgewater, New Jersey that use buprenorphine?
[26 Aug 2009 | One Comment | ]

clare r asked: I just need more information regarding the use of buprenorphine and methadone. I had already done my research on methadone and I need to know about buprenorphine. I wanted to get feedback from the doctors or patients themselves so I need to find drug rehabs that use this medication.

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How can I get a prescription for methadone in Montana?
[22 Aug 2009 | 3 Comments | ]

Jamie L asked: Does anyone know of any doctors in Montana that will write a prescription for methadone?I realize there are no methadone clinics in montana,but i’ve heard you can get a prescription if you find the right doctor.I’ve been on methadone for 3 years and I’m moving to Missoula,Montana in 10 days.I cannot find a doc anywhere to continue my prescription for methadone,I’ve tried detoxing several times unsuccesfully,it’s not an option for me,neither is suboxone, I have tried that also and it did not help.Please contact me if you …

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Why is 40 mg Methadone being suddenly taken away from those of us who are perscribed it?
[17 Aug 2009 | 4 Comments | ]

ebeth9161971 asked: I just found out when I went to get my Methadone perscription filled today that the FDA sent out advisorys to all Doctors and Pharmacies prohibiting them from perscribing or selling 40 mg Methadone after Jan.1 2008. Only Detox/Rehab centers or hospitals will have access to this drug. I personally am on 50 mg per day for pain managment & have been for 7 yrs. The nurse at my Dr. office also told me that even though the 5 & 10 mg tablets were not affected, that if …

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Methadone for heroin addiction?
[7 Aug 2009 | 3 Comments | ]

aslkdfncx asked: Can someone please tell me how it makes any sense for doctors to prescribe methadone as a treatment for heroin addiction?
The withdrawals from methadone addiction take 3 times longer than for heroin (3 weeks against 5 days), and are actually more painful. Methadone has extremely high potential for abuse, how does it make sense to give a heroin addict a similar drug to heroin and expect them not to abuse it? What progress are you really making in overcoming addiction if you’re just preoccupying them with another drug?common …