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492561 tn?1209353033
Does anyone have advice on how to decrease the withdrawal symptoms when coming off of oxycontin/roxycodone?
Hello. My name's Kacey. I just recently decided to stop taking roxy and oxycontin. I'm young, only 20. In high school I expiramented with all sorts of things but in the end, I only kept smoking cigs, drinking, and smoking pot...until recently. I moved back to Florida and I got this new job, telemarketing (haha), started meeting people...and shortly thereafter...I was offered a "roxy". I had no idea what it was, just a pain pill was all I knew. Not long afterwards, I started taking them regularly. I am at a point where I take between 1 and a half - 3 roxys (30mg) or take an oxy (80mg), and half of a roxy(30mg) every day...give or take one or so. I also dabble with other pills occasionally such as xanax, valium, percoset, etc... The worst part is, I snort them. I've recently ruined, or damn near came close to ruining, a lot of relationships with family and friends b/c of my drug addiction. I am getting methadone to help with the withdrawls, but I was wondering if anyone had advice on how to stop the restless leg feeling at night and/or the insomnia. The muscle and back pain isn't fun to deal with either. I think I am going to try at least a few of these things in this recipe I saw on a previous post to help reduce the severity of the withdrawals, taking vitamins, hot baths, etc... If anyone could let me know anything at all, it would be much appreciated. I am willing to try to do anything to make things right with my family again, and to kick my roxy habbit. Thanks so much. -kcjones-
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401095 tn?1351395370
Why are you getting methadone?  have you read the peoples posts who are trying to get off of that drug?  I will let others with more experience post of that subject as i have never taken it but i do know wds are he!! from it....being on the forum for 4 months now...i am scared to death of it....there is a great tapering article in the health pages and number one would be to quit snorting it pronto...dont dig yourself into a deeper hole than you are in by trying to avoid discomfort..be careful...exercise is great when u can make yourself do it to get the endorphins going...get some movies, books, and post...stay busy and good luck to u...lots of support here
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Have you just recetly started taking the methadone?  Do you go to a methadone clinic?  If so, that is a very good way to get off of the pills in my opinion.  The restless legs and insomnia should subside once you are on the methadone for awhile.  From what I have read a successful treatment with methadone will take approximately 1 yr.  However, (and again this is from what I have read and my experiences with my husband) if you can complete the program the way it is meant to be completed then you will have a very high success rate of staying clean.  Good Luck and take each day as it comes...it's not an easy road, but one well worth it.
  
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my wife is addicted to roxi and pain pills it does ruin your relationship because she loves her addiction more than anything elsa i tryed to be their for but its not working so what do i do stay with her and not have anything are leave her and have something i mean dam its like her pills comes before me eatting its like right now my stomas hurting with hunger i will in the gym for the past ten yrs but now its like she comes first and cant do that anymore because i dont have the money to go it all goes to her pills so you tell me what to do please
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Hi Scotty and welcome to the forum.
You have commented on a very old post, for you to have the feedback you deserve, you should paste you question and start your own thread.
Best of luck to you. sophie.
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