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Nyquil vs. Suboxone for Pain

Nyquil

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NyQuil is a brand of over the counter medication which is intended to relieve various symptoms of the common cold. Because all of the medications within the NyQuil imprint contain antihistamines and/or hypnotics and alcohol, they are typically taken at n... 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
Books wrote
Suboxone films and oral cancer
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I also just recently was diagnosed with oral cancer of the tongue and I too am a suboxone user. I have been thinking the same thing as you and thinking that it may be linked together, but I am so afraid to find out if it is, in fact, the reason. Where exactly was your cancer? Mine is on the left lateral border of my tongue. I haven't had the surgery yet. I am still in the process of figuring out who is going to perform the surgery. Any information that you may have on this would be helpful. I
Concerned  |  September 30, 2014
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By SubUser
February 5, 2014
SubUser wrote
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.
sub user  |  May 25, 2014
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By brooke
January 18, 2014
brooke wrote
thyroid and suboxone
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I am going through the same exact thing Larsy. Its terrible I have hashimotos hypothyroidism and have all the symptoms you do and I only take 1 mg of suboxone a day
asamm1122  |  September 23, 2014
Sub will make you shprt of breathe but the doctor says there are a lot of meds you CANNOT take while taking sub because it can make you stop breathing
August 4, 2014
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
Larsy1566  |  February 9, 2014
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By tony
November 18, 2013
tony wrote
suboxone treatment
The best way to combat the aftertaste of the film is to drink a regular RedBull. It will take the nasty aftertaste away and leave the RedBull taste remaining. With that being said, the combination of subs and RedBull make an interesting feeling that you can become addicted to. You have to wait until it fully resolves first before you start drinking. Good luck with your recovery abs sobriety.
aftertaste  |  September 16, 2014
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By Earl
November 12, 2013
Earl wrote
Nyquil's bad
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By Lee
October 23, 2013
Lee wrote
Cancer and Suboxone Sublingual films
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Can you take some nyquil, or benadryl, or something...
...go back-- Can you take some nyquil, or benadryl, or something for sleep? I wish I could tell you how long it's going to take, but I went the suboxone route--anyway you did the right...
effects its like taking nyquil basically but you feel...
...effects its like taking nyquil basically but you feel the buzz of the hydrocodone as well making it well worth it but i dont even know ...i havent taken hydrocodone in such ...im clean now su...
for 2 hours before using nyquil as last resort when off...
...day3 or day4 off of suboxone!! so you might only need the nyquil for 3 days if you ...dont forget no matter what nyquil is used as last resort!!! ...for 2 hours before using nyquil as last r...
on a suboxone program, and I get drug tested every single...
I'm on a suboxone program, and I get drug ...positive for anything. I had the flu and strep throat for ...cold/flu meds, vicks inhalers, and Nyquil. Well, I went in to...
it. I also took some nyquil (ask the dr. before doing...
I am on suboxone, and my dr. wanted me to be in withdrawls for 24 hrs. Unfortunately, ...refill it. I also took some nyquil (ask the dr. before doing ...to the dr. i was a little drowsy the next...
since i took that one suboxone within the last few nights...
...then 1 then itook one suboxone 8 mg my friend gave ...24 days since i took that one suboxone within the last few nights ...pm with a shot of nyquil i was wondering the same...
I to am off of suboxone, me for financial reasons....
...hopeful, I to am off of suboxone, me for financial reasons. ...head.I am taking ibuprofin for the ...really for me. I also use benadryl to help with sleep, and also have tried nyquil with so...
6 days. Was given Suboxone, valuem, and other confort meds....
...for 6 days. Was given Suboxone, valuem, and other confort ...very difficult to sleep. Tried everything from Nyquil, Tylonol PM, nothing worked. I ...morning and still have the runs. Anyone ha...
a little nyquil and got 15 min sleep. Everything slowly...
...brains out. Bought 20 8mg suboxone. I think i took 4-8mg ...i sipped a little nyquil and got 15 min sleep. Everything ...mentally over it while being on methadone and suboxone all those...
detox center and they gave me suboxone along with valum and...
...detox center and they gave me suboxone along with valum ...It was killing me. I tried everything to sleep Nyquil, Tylonol PM, Melatonin/Valarian root ...Anyhow you may be different Nyquil and...
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