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Sep 21, 2010 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community - 3
Congrats.to you!! you are right in putting your recovery first,if you don't take care of you how can you do anything? I got clean in june with suboxone,got off that after a month and a week.I felt all rosy and cheerful at first for awhile.then I got depressed,moody,stuck in a rut,etc.etc.But,I realized all these feelings I was having I had had ten time...
Sep 18, 2010 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community - 3
idk what you're asking when you say what will happen.how much hydro were you taking?,if you're running out before they're due,yeah it's time to get off. and taking ultram will be something else to get off of.tell your doctor you need help getting off the pills. you're worried about w/d symptoms?your doctor will help you and good luc...
Sep 18, 2010 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community - 5
congrats on your decision to get off the pills,I was taking hydro 160 mg a day and got off on june 12th,I was put on sub.and got off that after about 5 weeks.I tapered off the sub.w/o problems. the fear of withdrawal symptoms was my biggest problem,I took the hydros for 7 years and the sub.under the supervision of an addiction specialist. brave thing you di...
Sep 18, 2010 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community - 8
I want to thank you all.I didn't like the way it made me feel(ultram)but it did dull the pain.I've had UTI infections before but never with kidney involvement and the other thing.never did they give me this kind of back pain before.slept for 2-3 hours and the pain is not as intense this am. yes,I can give them to my grown son to hold,I took 2 yeste...
Sep 17, 2010 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community - 8
idk how much u were taking and how long.Did you stop cold turkey?or taper,I hope....good luck!
Sep 17, 2010 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community Best Answer - 4
I was 7 years on them,tell your doctor you want off.the doctor that's giving them to you and tell the drugstore,too.you gotta make a clean break and be honest when you do it.Idk your medical issues but there are non-narcotic alternatives that may work for you.I never thought I would get off them dang pills.I do think they messed with my bladder and kidne...
Sep 17, 2010 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community - 8
I want to put it out here.for the last 3-4 days my lower back has been hurting and this morning I couldn't hardly walk.long story short,I went to the doctor,found out I have a bad kidney infection,yeast and UTI.So,he suggested I take 3 different scripts,1 being ultram. sorry but I took it,anyway it kinda helped but I should feel better by sunday,he said...
Sep 17, 2010 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community - 7
hey!!welcome and yeah w/d ***** but it don't last 4ever and you're stronger than u think!! I will say a prayer for you...........
Sep 04, 2010 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community - 4
Tell him just like you said it here,you got a problem with the pills,became dependent and want his/her help getting off. Your doctor will help you,it's good to come clean with everyone when you decide to get drug free. Keep posting,the folks on here are great,plus it really helps.good luck!
Sep 04, 2010 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community - 14
I respect the fact that you're concerned but I agree with IB,I am a nurse and was addicted to hydrocodone.90 pills lasted me a week,well 5 days to be exact. Idk that you're being paranoid.it's good that you're aware of what could turn into a problem esp.since you're in aa.I don't think you have a problem now,though. Hoping you ...