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I used to be prescribed for terrible migraines and back pains I've had since my high school years. I know what works for me and what doesn't. Every time I tell my dr he doesn't care or listen about how much I hurt. He has even ignored me...
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I've been taking hydrocodone for the past five years, and at maximum prescribed levels (1-2 tablets every 4-6 hours - - which, naturally, means 2 every 4 hours) for the past two. How do I get off this stuff? Cold turkey? Phased withdr...
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I have been addicted to subutex/suboxone for about a year and a half now. Almost always, i'd say 99.9%, i snort it. Lately when i wake up in the morning after spending the day snorting subutex i spit up blood a good 7 or so times befor...
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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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I am READY for my week of NO norcos since people responded to my last post-lots of good feedback and encouragement... Im out, and normally would plan to fake a headache at the doctor to get me through til i can get more...i plan to focus...
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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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Im out of norcos and think im ready to stop-like, stop buying them. Been on 7 a day for 3 years.... Any help would be appreciated
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Does anybody know how to survive this addition?
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I have been on cocaine on & off going on 4 years now. I've been sober in total for 2 of those years. I'll be 20 in Sept. Anyway, the last time I did it was when I went out of state in Feb. Lately my left eye has been twitching every once...
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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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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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Hi there everyone, I just posted and nothing came up Ill try again...the pain I felt yesterday seem to have vanished, probally my addiction wanting more oxy's. I'm sleeping all the time the Dr. gave me 8N and 1/2 of that(4N) kicks my bu...
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If someone takes 120 mg of oxycodone and 200 mg of ER mirphine oer day how much be a fatal dose?
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Which is stronger 10 mg/325 norco (hydrocodone) or 10 mg/325 percocet (oxycodone)? or are they the same? I looked this up on 2 different narcotic converter calculators and they each gave me a different answer (unless of course it was o...
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Feeling like I am about out of the woods, thought I was the only one that thought I would never recover. It has been a long battle but is doable. Like I heard so many times here, if you just hang in there you too WILL recover completely....
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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 want to start off saying "Hello!". I've spent the last 72 hours reading this website. I've combed through countless threads (old & new), looking to see if my topic has been covered or answered. Either I haven't found it or it's never b...
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how will i feel from withdralws from 10 mgs aday...but i take 10 mgs everyday but the 3td day only 5 mgs...been this way awile now...will i have to go threw the mental stuff as bad as if i was detoxing from 80 mgs? im on this for pain.....
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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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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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