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I have been addicted to pain pills for the last ten years or so. I take A LOT of whatever I can get my hands on most commonly 80mg oxies 200mg morphine slow release Statex which is another form of morphine but a quick release as well as ...
Desperatetoeclean | Last answer
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Does anyone know if these are considered "drugs of choice" and highly sought after and abused like oxycontin is? Or are they like methadone, where they aren't abused as much? I heard people don't usually abuse methadone because they do...
redblue | Last answer
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I am on my second day of my rapid detox. I was using 160-200mg or more oxy/day. it wasn't that much up until about a year ago when I had a major surgery. Then things spiraled out of control. I am functioning and no one knows I have t...
letthisbeit | Last answer
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My boyfriend was a heroin user for about 4 months recently. He ended up going to a methadone clinic to get off of the heroin. The highest dose he was on was 35mg. He started tapering down and his last dose was Wednesday. Before he was co...
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A silly friend of mine has tried cocaine 4 times in 4 years. He said he only did one or two lines maximum each time. The first 3 times he suffered with a very bad blocked nose and constant drip of a clearish mucus from his nose. Also ver...
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I was prescribed a new medication to help with my muscle tightness and soreness called tizanidine. It helps me to fall asleep really easily but I wake up in the middle of the night, wide awake, and can't go back to sleep unless I have an...
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My sense of taste has been "off" for a long time and my short term memory has gotten worse and I'm only 27. Me and my now ex husband used to do over half a box a week or twice a week for 3 months (I was up to 14 pills). Do you think this...
jennjenn916 | Last answer
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I am using Rivotril 1/2 2 mg a day ince 2008 and as i see i ma addicted to it,i rally had a horrible panic attack and one year i every day went to hospital cause of my panic they told me you dody and organic brain is ok .and they endt t...
glosi | Last answer
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Hey all...im on day 2...not my first detox....but Im wondering if anyone knows about a live chat for people going through this? Sort of like a live n/a meeting online? Id really like that....there has to be.....im going stir crazy but ca...
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I took one line of cocaine last night about .1 to .2 grams (stupid I know I was drunk). I may be administered a court drug test within the next 3 days and will receive a day in advance notice (urine test!!!!!!!!) How long will this one l...
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How long after taking 50mg methadone a day for only 3 days do I need to wait to take suboxone?
Redfairy | Last answer
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I have been taking Norco 10s, 3 times a day for fractured vertebra in my lower back. I started having a weird reaction to them last summer. I thought it was cigarettes at first so I quit smoking, then caffeine so no more mt dew, then pro...
AJ1977 | Last answer
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Hi all, I have been taking between 3-5 10 mg hydrocodone every day, nasally, for the last couple of months. I quit once before with suboxone. Second time trying with suboxone was a fail. It made me sick. Felt horrible, vomited, just al...
ElkGirl | Last answer
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I've been on 5-325 hydrocodone for little over 1 1/2 yrs. was prescribed this medication for chronic migraines and other health issues. Slowly I started using more as my body built up tolerance. I was using 2-3 pills a day and weaned mys...
Addy19 | Last answer
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My husband uses crack. He also drinks frequently and smokes marijuana (daily). He has been using crack for about two years. He has admitted he has a problem. But he soesn't stop using. He's gone for a month and then went back. We seperat...
Alyssa | Last answer
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So I've been on methadone for 7 years i got down to 12mg and have stopped im on my 5th day and have only had minor diarrhea and a little tired i guess i want to know if its going to get worse
ajm1029 | Last answer
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My boyfriend does Roxy's and he told me that he smokes them only but I have began to have my suspicions that he is shooting up because he does not let me see him first of all and then when he goes into the bathroom he takes the following...
worriedfiancee | Last answer
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I just can't seem to stay away from this place. Glad to see some of the "oldies" are still here, giving advice and support. For those of you new to this site, it is a great forum, to be used with other types of aftercare and counseling. ...
kyle505 | Last answer
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Been clean 5 months, and Saturday I tore my ACL. Been in horrible pain and having a hard time throw away this prescription paper I haven't taken it to pharmacy but I'm having a hard time throwing it away. The pain is a 10 out of a 10 can...
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Have not seen Roll Call being put in for a few months..SO here we go! For anybody new, this is where we put in our clean time. Even if you just started out or just took the leap, let us know. I sure hope the older-timers come in with th...
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