This whole forum is a 'chat' place. There are no separate rooms to go to. It is an 'open' forum where all can read and choose to give input. Many here are quite familiar with opiate and Tramadol dependence and addiction.
Hello I am new to all this and I don't know where to start. I have become dependent on norcos. I was prescribed them a couple of years ago for a back injury. Well those came and went. I soon found myself taking them when I didn't have pain. It started with one at a time, then two, them three... I am so ashamed of myself. Every time I try to quit I can't. I have even turned to buying them off the streets. I can't believe that I do this. I am risking everything for stupid pills. I am getting ready to graduate school and be an RN, and I am risking everything just to feel normal. I have tried to cut back, but it seems if I have them I will take them. The problem is that I cannot take any time off as I am at work or school everyday so I am scared of withdrawals. I want to quit so bad that I finally told my live in boyfriend about my problem. His response was to leave. I feel like such a failure and I just want to stop. I have heard other people take about different drugs to stop, and honestly I don't want to do that because I don't want to become dependent on another substance. If anyone has any advice I would greatly appreciate it.
Hi Trying and welcome!! this is a really old thread so you should go to the top of the page and hit the "ask a question" button and put your post there, that way alot of other people can see it and you will get tons of support!! I came off a pretty high dose of Norco too...used for 10-15 years....please just hang in there and post a new thread....this site is awesome for support and info!! we can help you with WD symptoms when you are ready to make the jump....go for it girl!!! you can do this!!
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