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Hi everyone. I've been weaning for a month or more from oxy n other opiates. I'm down 2 a dose I can manage but Summer is coming n i KNOW I won't b able 2 work because of how often I run out n am "sick" im so ashamed of myself :( Quitt...
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I post this with a lot of Joy.. It has been 8 Years for our Fearless leader Sara. She has lead thru example and walking the talk I'm so Proud of her and so Grateful to call Sara a Friend. Congratulations my Friend ! The Joy I feel will l...
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I was in the process of tapering off of Subutex when i ran out in Italy on vacation. To my surprise, no doctors had even heard of it in Venice and after 5 trips to the hospital, the only solution they could provide was giving me Oxyconti...
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I've been taking 4-5 Percocet 10/325 for about 5 years. I've had a lot of personal situations take place lately and slipped into depression. I am taking Prozac and got so depressed this weekend that I drank all day on Saturday. I am n...
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I feel extremely embarrassed to even say this but I need advice I need help. I'm a 26y/o female and I can't stop huffing everything. When I say everything I do mean that. From rubbing alcohol, nail polish/remover, spray paint, gasoline, ...
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Need advice not judgement please! Im currently on day 5 of quitting opiates. Ive been struggling the whole pregnancy to quit but always relapsed. My last usage was 6 mg of hydromorphcontin on friday...it is now wednesday. Me and my husb...
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I have been on norco for about 3 years. Finally figured out that I had a bad abuse problem with it. duh?? The doctor put me on sub 8mg and I took it down to 2mgs for about two months. I have stopped taking sub for 2 weeks. The withdrawel...
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I've been takigetng 10mg norco for about one year I had got them for a broken leg after about 4 months I was taking them just to get high and I'm up to about 10 a dayand everyone was seeing a change in me so I quit cold turkey and I'm on...
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My young 33 year old cousin Amber lost her battle to heroin addiction. She has been fighting and battling her addiction for 15 years. Very sadly she overdosed. She couldn't overcome her demons. Addiction has claimed too many lives. I a...
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They took my daughter's Sub film away at the airport, because she didn't know to make sure she had her box w the script . Does anyone know how this works? Can her doctor in the US fax a script to a family doctor here, and she can have ...
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I have been in 3 major accidents in the past 5 years..I was able to handle my pain pretty well until the past year...I have been upped to 40mg of OxyContin 3x a day and 8mg of dilaudid 5x a day...I'm wanting to get back to work and won't...
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Hello All...well like my other posts,i thought i would let you all know how im getting on with my Bipolar and DHC Addiction..since my last posts i have finaly seen a decent shrink who has proplerly Diagnosed me with Bipolar Disorder and ...
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Hey everyone, Just thought I would give a little update of my use of Vitadone. I read many different posts and reviews online about Vitadone being really successful for those who are on methadone and experiencing difficult side effects. ...
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My bf has been on methadone for his heroin addiction for a little over a year, but for the last 4 months we have not had sex (and rarely the months before that). I have heard that methadone lowers sex drive, and he has also gained some w...
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My husband&I have been trying to get totally off of Suboxone.We take the smallest pieces you could ever imagine.However we still can't seem to get over this hump.We still seem to need this tiny amount or we both feel nonfunctional.What'...
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How much phentermine is too much? I took 8 (37.5) today all spaced out about 2 per 6 hours. I can't sleep and I am really thirsty but that seems to be about it. I just don't want to overdose.
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Hello all you other Fentanyl users out there. I was on 25mcg for 4 weeks - prior to this I was on Buprenorphine patches, miles better but I got an alleergic reaction after 5 months so had to come off. They put me on Fentanyl, the worst t...
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I have two buldging discs in my neck with nerve impindgment. Degenerative disc disease and buldging discin lower back. The pain is constant and getting worse. Running down my right arm and leg. I have alot of muscle pain too.. Not sur...
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5 days off AtivanI've been on .5 mg Ativan (only at bedtime) for several years (7-10 years) I want to get off of them and haven’t had one since Monday. So I’m on day 5 and feel very spaced out, and disorientated. Anyone here know how lon...
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