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help get off pills please Group

It's hard to get off pain pills when you can't get out of bed without them. You need them but they take over your life. How do you do it? Cold turkey? Wean yourself off? Substitute with other pills? Help others if you know the answer. Or any help for that matter.

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I WAS off methadone for 7 days and I messed up and took two. I usually take 8 at a time but didn't really want to take ANY but I the withdrawals were so bad I needed some help- I couldn't take it. I don't know if I think about it so much...
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I was mainly addicted to norcos, but would pretty much take any opiates if I had to for over 5 yrs. This addiction had me handcufffed. Like literally my life revolved around this drug. I could go into detail about some of my journeys, or...
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I was diagnosed with arthritis in my back and over the last few years, I have been on various strengths of Hydrocodone, Norco, and now Oxycodone 10/325. My script states 1 pill 4 times a day. As my body gets used to it, the 1 pill has be...
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Been taking hydros (any kind i can get) off of friends\ppl selling scripts for 2+ years. up to 5+ a day. i hate it! i have the want to quit but the first days of withdrwl drive me to get more. have all the symptoms this morning as its th...
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I quit taking norco after 5 years and didn't experience any symptoms for 2 weeks. How long will this last? (chills, nausea, vomiting, hot flashes, headaches, etc.)
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I am very scared and just need to talk to someone.
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I'm coming off 1 8mg strip a day and this is the start of day 2. If you guys could give me any tips or advice...and most of all moral support I'd greatly appreciate it. I know the next week or so will b rough...but it's a small price to ...
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I'm a 28 yr old, 170lb male that has been taking about 1 (sometimes 2 on long working days)8mg suboxone film strips a day. I was on oxy/roxy on and off for 10 years. I was clean for over a year and started hanging out with the ex to tr...
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I am on day 2 almost day 3. I was on roxicodones which I withdrew from those with perks and that was terrible even with the perks. Now i have not taken anything in 2 days which I am almost to day 3. I was taking about 8 a day 10 mil. How...
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Last night I broke down and told my husband who knew I was taking pain pills but not how bad it was! I scared myself yesterday after taking 15-20 5/500 hydrocodones it was the first time I actually felt like I over did it. Although I hav...
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I have been taking Tramadol for over five years. At worst, I was taking only 300 mgs a day. I tried to quit several times but could not take the withdrawls. I am trying a new taper plan and wanted to know if it has any chance of working....
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My 19 year old daughter is due October 16, 2012 with her first child. The babies father and her are together and he is addicted to methadone. He has got my daughter taking pills for the past year. She is taking 2mg Xanax bars pretty much...
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I am on day 2 almost day 3. I was on roxicodones which I withdrew from those with perks and that was terrible even with the perks. Now i have not taken anything in 2 days which I am almost to day 3. I was taking about 8 a day 10 mil. How...
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I am on day 2 almost day 3. I was on roxicodones which I withdrew from those with perks and that was terrible even with the perks. Now i have not taken anything in 2 days which I am almost to day 3. I was taking about 8 a day 10 mil. How...
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why is it that im the only one seems to get chills when im pill sick?
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Hi! I have never been to a board like this so please excuse me if I ramble or don't get the lingo or proper etiquette. I am 22 weeks pregnant and have been taking xanax off and on until the end of November. Probably more on. Since Novemb...
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Hi all from what i have seen no one has poosted since 1999 is this right??? or am i in the wrong Fourm? Anyway I have been on Methadone for 10 years for Pain and perscribed by a Pain doc. I can't drive, memory loss and have turned into ...
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Hi! I am glad to see this group! I am doing a painful taper from OpanaER. I was taking 40 mg OpanaER (which is 7 times stronger than morphine!). Now I am taking either 25 or 30 mg OpanaE. I really need to connect with anyone else goin...
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I spent 15 yrs taking oxycontin, duragesic patch (fentanyl) for previous back surgeries. I still had continual pain. 2 yrs ago I decided to stop all pain meds. My body was physically addicted and built up a tolerance. I never abused my ...
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i take 16-20 v's a day and been doing this for 3yrs, i just want my life back! i do have klopins and clonidine for the with withdrawls, will that make the withdrawls easier? or will i still be in hell? are there things i can do to make t...
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I've been in serious pain for a few years, knee injuries, back injuries, abdominal problems, etc. I take pain pills. I've been on them for a long time and I don't take them like I'm supposed to anymore. The only way to fix that is to ...
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