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how to taper off vicodin

ive been taking vicodin for 9 months, and i take 20 a day, i need to WD, should i taper because i take so many or CT?  i just want my life back and dont want to be a slave to these vicodin anymore, plz can someone tell me how should i start my tapering off??
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1580085 tn?1400940838
i really think perhaps you could see a dr about tapering off, i went cold turkey ,but from a lower dose, we cant tell you exactly how to taper, cause everyone is different, you could go to NA they can help you , especially in staying off, and give good advice, i really hope you get the help you need , i expect some more folks on here will give you some help, take care,  best wishes   sudie
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647911 tn?1373314647
well i think the c/t route might be to hard at that dose, i was on over 30 pills a day of vicodin  last year, i started to taper at the end of august and kept up with my reducing my dose, but i didnt keep a time limit on myself, I would just reduce when ever my body adjusted to the new dosage amount, it is very, very hard  but it will be worth it in the end now that i have overcame the hardest addiction of my life which was the vicodin because immediatley after some of the physically withdrawls where over I suffered alot, of depression from it, but it will get better just keep up with reducing your dosage when u feel that u can, it may take alot but our bodies adjust to how we want them!
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