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Desperate to get off suboxone.. Is it possible????

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I want to get off this maintenance dose of suboxone. My doctor seems to think that I shoul stay on it for longer. I wish I would've never listened to my doctor about continuing it for so long. 2 years already. I have been tapering myself off of it. This medicine has created problems for me. I want to work and I don't think tpapn will allow me to do this while on sub. My family doesn't understand the med. It has helped me also. I don't high off of it or anything it just helps me feel "normal". whatever normal is. anyone on this med will understand what I'm saying. I tried to educate my family about sub but they just don't want to bother listening. has anyone ever been sucessful on geting off this med completely?? How hard was it. I have been free form any other meds for almost 3 years. Any advice. What should I do????. Also I have a job offer in houston for $29/ hr. I have9 years exp. in er/ crit care. Should we accept any offers even if it is unfairly low rate just because we are on tpapn??? Do employers try to offer tpapn nurses a lower pay rate than what they would pay a nurse not on tpapn. any advice is appreciated. If I am successful at getting off sub, how long does it show up in a urine test for sub. Does tpapn test your urine or sub???

CASTLEGATES

Specializes in Addictions, Acute Psychiatry. Has 27 years experience.

ayurvedic medicine works. see if your doc knows about it; it can cut in half your dose and eliminate w/d's if on a lower dose. w/d's are the main reason for not stopping...fear of wd's

basically set your mind to it and do it. there are herbals to reduce w/d's and they're powerful and they work. I didn't believe in them till i saw it work so now I guess i stumbled into something I thought was humbo jumbo pretend medicine. Knowledge is a pain (for me) because now I have to study to fuly understand it since I feel its my duty. Think about it, opium is an herbal medicine. There ya go! These are legal and OTC...look em up for w/d's and see if it fits or ask a practitioner.

For the record, I don't recommend self prescribing even if it's OTC

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i'm sorry but waht is ayurvedic medicine?? by the way thanks for the reply. i will talk to my md about the herbals. do you know which ones have been successful? i know there are alot of imitators (companies making meds that don't work as well). thank you again. please let me know of anything else that I can do if you find out more. i really appreciate the help.

Silverdragon102, BSN

Specializes in Medical and general practice now LTC. Has 32 years experience.

Please remember as per terms of service we are not able to offer medical advice, You really need to speak to your PCP

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