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Lortab vs. Suboxone for Pain

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Lortab

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Other Names: Vicodin   Norco   Lorcet   Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen   Zydone

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Hydrocodone or dihydrocodeinone is a semi-synthetic opioid derived from either of two naturally occurring opiates: codeine and thebaine. It is an orally active narcotic analgesic (pain reliever) and Cough medicine (cough suppressant). It is commonl... Read more on Wikipedia
Buprenorphine (sold under the trade-names of Subutex, Suboxone (buprenorphine with naloxone) - high-dose tablets used for the treatment of addiction - Temgesic, Buprenex - solutions for injection used for acute pain in primary-car... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Books
February 10, 2014
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By SubUser
February 5, 2014
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Suboxone addiction and Cancer
Dude. Your MD is an IDIOT. suboxone is super addictive. I don't know if you have health insurance or how your plan works, change doctors. Go to addiction medicine and find a suboxone group. I go to Kaiser Permanente in West Covina Ca. I know how you feel. I've been on and off suboxone for 3 years. I'm tapering now. It makes me incredibly nauseous and I'm sick of having to carry around MEDS to feel shitty. I was taking 6-10 mgs daily. Now I'm taking 3 mgs a day (half a pill 3x a day). Google "su
Ana  |  July 9, 2014
I had been on suboxone once for 18 months and it was no 10 day withdrawalsl like heroin or other opiates. It took me two months before the withdrawals finally stopped. Hot and cold flashes, sweating profusely, body aches, etc. etc. And that was just stopping and not tapering. You should taper down first, even if its as much as 2 mg a week but dont just dump it. get down to 1-2 mg a day first and then dump it. That would be my advice.
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By brooke
January 18, 2014
brooke wrote
thyroid and suboxone
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Nice that it cut off all my post. Long story short, all I said was consult your Sub doctor and let him know your concerns, he may lower your dosage or spread your dose throughout the day in smaller bits, or discontinue use if it is really affecting you that badly to where it is worrying you, and it obviously is because you came online and wrote about it. It happens in your sleep as well, and sometimes worse than when you are awake, keep that in mind, Good luck.
Krave  |  July 11, 2014
A side affect of Suboxone is breathing problems. I have been taking Sub for about a year and a half now and just within the past 4 to 6 months started having difficulty breathing. It was probably a coincidence that you started your other medication at the same time as having the breathing problems. I wouldn't call it a "drowning" feeling as much as just wheezing and I feel there is a blockage in my throat. When I breath in you can hear the wheeze (not crackly just obstructed). I just make sure
Krave  |  July 11, 2014
I feel like I am drowning at night when I finally lay down. Stuffy nose, thinning hair, and mood swings are symptoms I suffer from since I take synthroid. I think I would rather just suffer from my hypothyroidism!
Tanya  |  June 22, 2014
It's the suboxone, it took a while to hit me too but I know I hold my breath (unknowingly) because of it.
Dez  |  May 1, 2014
OMG I can relate to you so well. It's really scary when I get the shortness of my breath. I feel like I'm drowning or like I need to get more air. I'm also having muscle jerks constrantly but they do not hurt just feel strange. My body feels like it's numb or asleep. If I sit very still my neck jerks . I also have hypothyroid and now moderate arthritis in my neck. I'd love to hear back from you or anyone who can relate. Larsy1566
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or opiates. I was addicted to Lortabs for 2 years and when...
...I thought that Suboxone blocks all pain meds or opiates. I was addicted to Lortabs for 2 years and when I stopped I got put on Suboxone and it really has helped me but I also have...
did try suboxone to get off of lortabs and it did work for...
...did try suboxone to get off of lortabs and it did work ...know much about suboxone and was worried ...to stop. Big mistake than I am fighting lortabs again without the help of suboxone. But I...
Suboxone for addiction to Lortab .  My Dr. Started me...
Suboxone Dear Dr., I am taking Suboxone for addiction to Lortab .  My Dr. Started me off on 24mg and now I am down to 2 to 4 mg.  I have tried to stop taking and wein myself off of the low...
all my pains. I use Lortab in addition to Suboxone to help...
...it does!! I can say this from personal experience. I've found Suboxone helps my fibro pain, but doesn't help all my pains. I use Lortab in addition to Suboxone to help with my migraines and other...
my second Lortab today and that is not good.... I feel so...
...Bad, ...have had to take my second Lortab today and that is not good.... I feel so ...the heat... I dunno.. florida Subutex/Suboxone needed immediately, two more weeks and i think...
been in therapy and met several people that have had great...
...I have had a long history of pain and use of Lortab. I have been in therapy and met several people that have had great success with Suboxone. I just got ...a disease and I highly recommend Sub...
8 hours after taking 5 lortabs and I was just starting...
...about 8 hours after taking 5 lortabs and I was just ...before you start on Suboxone. It's the best thing I've ever done. ...weird... I plan on being on Suboxone for a...
was/am addicted to lortab but am taking suboxone which has...
...your story was. I was/am addicted to lortab but am taking suboxone which has saved my life. I don't even ...for now, I'm enjoying having a normal life again and not killing myself. Again, I'd...
so paranoid after being addicted to Lortab and Soma's for...
...to you! I take Suboxone also. I haven't ...taking. I'm so paranoid after being addicted to Lortab and Soma's for 3-4yrs. Suboxone gave me my life back and it's wonderful. I've finally gotte...
but I struggled with lortab addiction for 5 yrs and im on...
...what all she is on but I struggled with lortab addiction for 5 yrs and im on suboxone now it got me off the tabs and has made m...
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