Hello my name is mike and i was on suboxone for 3 years and 7 days ago i took my last dose of 4mg and for the past 3 days now my bladder feels full all the time even if its empty.Is this because of the medication withdrawl or could i have developed an infection during withdrawl.Ive tried OTC meds for bladder numbing agents but they really dont work at all.
Mike, it is entirely possible to have developed a urinary tract infection regardless of the timing of the withdrawal, since there is usually minimal influence on bladder control or retention from systemic narcotics. Have you been adequately hydrated in the past few days? I would suggest increase in fluid intake especially cranberry juice and if this does not flush your system go ahead, and get your urine checked for bacteria to make sure you have not gotten an infection. I am very happy for you that you got off Suboxone. Good going and stay strong!
Hi julia thank you for responding.I am on day 8 now with no suboxone and im slowly getting better day by day.I think the suboxone is a good drug to help with drug abuse.It started for me 3 and a half years ago i was working in my horse barn i was on the second floor and i fell through and shattered both ankles and my wife was 9 months pregnant at the time and it was only 10 days before christmas that i got hurt.I had many surgeries to fix my ankles and the problem for me was when my scripts for painkillers were finished my dr would give me more and when they werent really helping because i was on them so long he would up the dose and i got hooked on them and i needed a way out of it so i looked online and i saw a post about suboxone so i looked up a dr near me and went and got started on suboxone but this suboxone dr i cant say he didnt listen but when i felt i was ready to start tapering he told me i was better doing a long term maintenece program with him.Well 2 years later he was arrested for over prescribing this drug to his patients but also taking money and had over 250 patients under his care for suboxone.Long story short i went to a new dr and i sawe him for a year and this past week and a half i finally took it upon myself to taper off of it and i feel alot better off of it.Thank you for listening to me it means alot
Mike, I am so glad to hear that you are feeling better. It is unfortunately not surprising to hear stories about dishonest and unscrupulous physicians, but I hope those are few and far between. I am happy you finally found one that helped you and now you are free of Suboxone. How wonderful! Please keep in touch and I do hope your bladder is better as well. Stay healthy and happy.
It's normal to get aches and pains from withdrawal from opiates. I highly doubt you have an infection. Withdrawals can also give you anxiety which will make you think something's physically wrong with you when in actuality there is nothing wrong at all. Just hang in there. It will pass.
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