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after 13 days of being off vicoprofin I am feeling no withdrawal symptoms, however, my anxiety is awful is anyone available to talk today - its labor day and I could sure use a friend!
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Try to stay away from caffeine and or sugars. Warm baths and exercising (early in the day) might help a bit. You have done great for 13 days, keep strong...It should get better soon.
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hello?  u can read my story i just posted it last night. IDK why it seems like no1 comes on here much lately? Hmmm. LMK if ur here.
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keep up the good work. I dont know what to say right now...the msgs seem slow. I posted one reply and it didnt come up. So IDK whats goin on. DONT LET IT CAUSE MORE  ANXIETY THOUGH!  :-)
take care (if this one works)
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hi yes I am here.  this site is a little confusing but I think Im getting the hang of it.  As long as I stay busy with work, cleaning, stuff like that i seem to be ok.  Tomorrow is 14 days with one single pill I am thrilled a nd the withdrawals are gone.  I only take 1 sometimes 1 1/2 zanax to sleep, but considering I was up to 3 vicoprofin a day I don't think thats so bad.

I am here if you need me/   gj911
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sorry I mean to write WITHOUT one single pill in 14 days Whew! for me thats such an accomplishment after being on and off vicoprofin for 3 years, I can definiately now sympathize with anyone going through withdrawal, it is pure hell.  I couldnt get out of bed for 4 days and whenI did, i ended up in the bathroom.

Anyway look I am on here now just complaining about anxiety so please all of you my friends who are suffering it can and does get better.
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. I dont know what mg vicoprofen is, but  Norco is prob more. Not that it matters, cuz I take friggen 10-12 per day :-( . actualy ystrday I took 9. and today I'm gonna shoot for 7. If I can do that, maybe I'll have a bit of hope for a quick taper? IDK. I'm so lost and scared right now, anxiety times a billion. But not the type of anxiety that xanax can even help. :-( Cuz Even at a slower rate, I'll still be out of supply in a couple days. I know that "running out" is not a good reason to stop...but maybe if I combine that with the fact that I've wanted to quit for several years. ANd find some support on here too. Bcuz every waking hour for so many years I want to quit. So maybe this is a good opportunity. If I could maintain a 3/day habbit I'd consider myself doin pretty good. But thats the devil talkin. I admire your strength gj911 and STOPPING completely.  Keep that up. Thats very inspirational. What scares me gj911, is that you sound like you were at a low dose, and you still had 4 days of "pure hell" so when did you start feeling better? Like was there even hope at day 2 or 3? I go about 8 hours and I'm up the creek unless I take a few. (just one doesnt do anything)
Sorry for rambling. Stay strong gj911. I'll be back early afternoon (pacific) I hope to hear that things are better and better for you.
take care.
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hi there - well its about 6:10PM on the east coast.   I think the reason why I had such terrible withdrawal from only 2-3 /day, was my body learning to live without the pills and the anxiety of not having any at all.  You see I have some problems at home and they were my "coping" mechanism.  So the anxiety was more of how am I going to deal with my problems then I don't have anymore.  Now I'm rambling....  Please stay strong and be careful.  The best thing to do is cut down slowly at least thats what Ive been told.  I was hoping you'd write back.  Maybe in some small way, I can help.  Don't ever be afraid to get ALL the help you can.  I texted my niece who is 46 years old now; 70 times in a single day and she answered me every single time.  So ASK for help if you need it.  And remember go slow!!! write back if you like - gj911
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PS.  I started feeling better around day 6.  Now its 14 days free of vicoprofin and well, although I think about it, I am learning to live without it because I know its better for me (and feeling much better too).  Hang in there!  gj911 :)
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I wish Ihad some1 to txt.....but on here is all i got...so anyway...i'm still trying to cut back. what a fight it was today. almost full w/d just because of a small cutback while at work. IDK.  i'm sorta at my normal dose, a little low, which is good. andI I feel ok. gonna try to find some sleep. will wait to see if anyone posts.
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hi just wondering how you are doing?  gj911
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hang in there I'm pulling for you!!! I check this every day now - now that Im feeling better, I am trying to give others encouragement so keep checking in!  peace gj911
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I am having such a hard time trying to figure out how I'm goo to get off hydrocodones I took one positive step today tho n took less than usual I'm gunna try and ween myself but I have no one to talk to or turn to.. :(
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The anxiety will be there for a while. It is proved that depending on how long you were addicted, it takes the body about 3 to 6 months to actually be back to the way you were before..  I've been addicted to everything you can think of, opiate & heroin wise, for 6 years.. I've just recently found out I am 6 weeks pregnant & I am 5 days clean. Anyway, keep your head up & try to do things to occupy your time so the.anxiety isn't so bad.. Also there is over the counter meds to help with anxiety, such as some vitamins. Good luck, God bless you & stay strong.
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The anxiety will be there for a while. It is proved that depending on how long you were addicted, it takes the body about 3 to 6 months to actually be back to the way you were before..  I've been addicted to everything you can think of, opiate & heroin wise, for 6 years.. I've just recently found out I am 6 weeks pregnant & I am 5 days clean. Anyway, keep your head up & try to do things to occupy your time so the.anxiety isn't so bad.. Also there is over the counter meds to help with anxiety, such as some vitamins. Good luck, God bless you & stay strong.
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I know people use the expression hang in there but it works.  I am pill free since August 21st and it definately got better.  I still have anxiety sometimes but not nearly as bad.  My husband and son are away in Fl. for a football game till wednesday so being along was a real test and I'm doing ok.  If I feel anxious I take 1/2 zanax and that takes the edge off.

I will be checking this off and on all weekend.
ginny
jersey shore
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You too and bless you and your little baby.  Stay strong too and know that being pregnant is a true blessing.  There is a reason why you got pregnant maybe its to get clean forever.

Thanks for your post!

gj911
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