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Well, I'm back. I was clean for a while, then started up again and deteriorated from there. I am taking horrible amounts of roxy per day, 100 mg doses at a time. I have a whole bottle of 30 8 mg subutex. I am wondering how much to start with, what will cover my symptoms. I will be going to meetings and seeing a counselor, because I know staying clean is the hardest part. I guess I am just scared to stop taking this amount to get to the wd to take the subutex. Should I wean down off the oxy a bit before doing this, or should i take my last dose tomorrow at some point, then wait until the morning? I guess I'm just scared and don't know what to do.... I am taking insane amounts of this drug, and I think it's going to kill me, that I won't wake up one morning. Suggestions for induction from this big amount? I tried 4 mg one time and it didn't even touch the wd. And how long should I be on the subs? I guess I just need support and a plan. This can't go on any longer-- I have to get clean because I want it more than anything. Please help...I want my happy life back, my money, and my joy... These things have eaten me alive.
Hello rgirl.I am sorry to here your pain. I am new to this site and I dont have alot of answers im afraid. But I know someone will jump in for some suggestions for you!! It sounds like you know what works for you as far as your support system and that is great!!
You said your doing 100 mg a dose..How many doses are you doing in a day? To give people an idea how much your using . Im sure that will make a big difference on working out a plan with you .
Hey-- thanks for responding... Like the title says, I'm up to 350 plus mg's of roxy a day :( it's awful. I don't even get high anymore, I just take them compulsively. I need to start sub on sat, so tomorrow will be my last dose... I'm thinking of taking it at noon and then the sub at 9 the next morning depending on the COwS. But any help or ideas would be appreciated. Just not sure how much to induct with for this big a
habit. I heard induction is crucial so I want to do it right...
Wow hitting self in head for missing that! Sorry ... I can tell you what I have read.They say not to start the sub until you starting to withdraw although personally I didnt let it get too bad before I started and it worked fine for me. They say the lowest dose you can use to feel well is the best hope for eventually coming off these.I take it you are not going on subs long term? Just the thirty pills?
Well you said 4 mgs didnt work for you ..So try 6 mgs..wait an hour if that is not enough take 2 more mg.etc. The lowest dose possible to feel well...You wont feel high but you can maintain and function. I know there are people on here that will help you with how long to stay on them ..when to start tapering with much more experience than me .
I understand your fear. W/d s***!!! But if you can find the dose that works for you that is a good first step. Right?
It's not a clock thing...use the COWS scale. Then start with 2mg, rinse and repeat IF needed after 90 minutes. Log your doses and time.......you should'nt need much more then 6-8mg for the saturation dose. 2-3 days of that, then start cutting down. It would help on the second day if you split the doses....am, then 3-4 hours before bedtime...after the first day of ascertaining the saturation point.
You can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking that caused them in the first place.
Jdude is dead on. I had a habit north of 350 and my doctor did exacty whay Jdude describes above. I was feeling better after 4 mgs, and physically ok at 6 mgs.
Th thing to re,ember is that Sub is for the physical, the mental is another ball game.
We are here to help. U absolutely can have your life back ..fk blue pills, its a Hamster Wheel...not even gttn high. I shudder remembering those days. Didnt stop me tho, i just piled other drugs ontop of my daily oxy/roxi intake....awful way to live. Today, i am a part of recovery and life is indeeed good!
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