Methadose User Reviews

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Methadose User Reviews

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Comment from: superdaddy41505@aol.com, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient) Published: October 25

i was on 40mg every 4-6hrs for cronic pain the doc who wrote the the meds for me must have wrote it up WAY to often my heart went into torsads were the bottem part of your heart just like shakes iit dont give a good pump and that brought my heart rate down to lke 34bpm then it would ski rocket to almost 130 beats per minute and then i would "pass out" well me passng out wasnt really passing out it was my heart stoping they nurses had to shock me 7 times in total to get my heart back on the right beat. then i had to have a ICD put in "pacemaker defibulater" iim 23 years old. sucks huh but for pain the meds worked great but just becareful due research and if you have history of a PROLONGED QT rate if you

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Comment from: grandma jacks, 45-54 on Treatment for 5-10 years (Patient) Published: February 23

I have been trying to slowly wean myself off of methadone due to a severe chronic pain condition I have. I want to go on a spinal pump so the meds are no longer going through my blood stream and brain. I've been taking heavy duty opids for over 6 yrs now and want to see if my muscles still hurt like they did before all this medication. I was taking 6, 10mg pills per day for last 3 yrs now, and have weaned myself off the first 4 pills with no problem. But whenever I try to take away the 5th pill, which I usually take at 11pm, by 1am I am sweating, having severe hot/cold sweats, trembling, and muscles are spasming up real bad despite the fact I started taking fexeril at 9:30am and 1 at 11pm. It still hasn't helped. After going through this for 7 days I finally took a methadone pill at 11pm to see if it took away the symtoms and it worked. Now again I'm on my 3rd day of no methadone at 11pm and the symtoms are getting SO BAD. Why was it SO easy to eliminate the first 4 pills but not the last 2 pills? How long must I endure the awful pain in my muscles after stopping the meds? I'm just not sure how long I can stand this and my Dr just keeps saying I should be just find, and all of the symtoms are just in my mind! IS HE KINDING? I have no one to guide me on this. Please help! Would I be better off taking a milder opid for a while, and THEN wean myself of of IT? Thank You for anyone that can help me.

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Comment from: bostonkid47, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5-10 years (Patient) Published: September 30

I am living a much safer life style, but I think methadone is best used along with alot of commitment from the addict to work towards getting off drugs. Because like any chemical it has its' bad side effects. And if a user is not committed to their sobriety they will mix this drug with others to create lethal cocktails. I am weaning myself, I had to become aggressive because I believe for some of the clinics its all about $, making them no better than the "man" on the street. In fact, the clinic I transferred from, it's Dr. and founder is in prison and has lost his liscense to practice. I was so excited to hear this man was opening a cliinc about 65 miles away from my house, that meant 130 mi. round trip until I got my priviledges. It was all about $. I asked weekly for decreasers, finally I found a private Dr. who is got me down to 60 mg. from 200 mg daily. Much safer, people need to read about what is going in to there body whether you were once an abuser or not, in fact it is pertinant for people in recovery to be more anal about what there taking along with their methadone."ANNA NICOLE SMITH" I will leave you with that to ponder.

Comment from: Al, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: November 12

I was addicted for 25 years to pain meds.My addiction ruined 4 relationships... 2 years ago I started on Methodone and am currently Tapering from 160mgs daily. Methodone literally saved my life!!! I hope to be mthodone free within the next 1 1/2 years

Comment from: Believer in Jesus, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10+ years (Patient) Published: May 05

I have lived in chronic pain for over 10 years now. I take ~ 54 pain meds scattered throught the day. This is not something I'm proud of but the pain is just too much. Several back surgeries with h/w in lower back and neck, did not releive the pain, acyually made it worse. Any and all doctors that say "It is in your head" is an uncaring person. There is true pain. I don't wish this on anyone, but if they experienced what I have to live with, for a day, would do the same thing. Thank God for CARING doctors!!! I do believe that healing still exists, and would gladly go back to a pain free life. But for now, what am I to do?

Comment from: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10+ years (Patient) Published: January 19

It keeps me from using street drugs and lets me live a normal life.no one needs to know unless you want to tell them

Comment from: prareone, 25-34 on Treatment for 2-5 years (Patient) Published: May 19

been in a methodone clinic for 3 years and i am finally seeing light at the end of the tunnel.the highest dose i have taken is easily over150 mg but ive managed to ease myself downto 20 mg and have had no serious withdrawal so far. methadone has allowed me to realize how important it is for me to stay sober.i realize i have many laps left to race but i thank methadone for giving me a choice in my decisions after many years addicted to opiates and herion.god bless


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