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by jbwell
Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: Buprenorphine Dosing Discussion
Topic: Switching to once a day
Replies: 2
Views: 516

Re: Switching to once a day

I was down to 3 mg 2x per day (6 mg total), and it is difficult to split doses less than that evenly. I have found that if I didn't take but the dose exactly in half, and take it exactly every 12 hours, I just felt off. By going to once per day, it would seem to be easier to continue to gradually re...
by jbwell
Mon Sep 21, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Buprenorphine Dosing Discussion
Topic: Switching to once a day
Replies: 2
Views: 516

Switching to once a day

I am switching from dosing twice a day to once per day. I am really struggling with symptoms the last few hours of the day. Is it normal to need to increase your daily dosage a bit when making that switch? I feel like I am really withdrawing the last 4 hours.

Thanks for the help.
by jbwell
Sun May 24, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Buprenorphine Dosing Discussion
Topic: Once, twice, or three times per day
Replies: 5
Views: 1409

Re: Once, twice, or three times per day

Thanks for your reply. I would like to continue tapering, but my question is really around the sheer exhaustion I am feeling now, and whether I would be better off taking it only once per day (in the morning), or whether taking it 3 x per day would help with that. It seems like once I got to the poi...
by jbwell
Sat May 23, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Buprenorphine Dosing Discussion
Topic: Once, twice, or three times per day
Replies: 5
Views: 1409

Once, twice, or three times per day

When I first started on Suboxone, my doctor had me taking 24mg. I took 8mg, 3 times per day. It was probably too much. I have since worked my dose down considerably, and I can now get by on around 6 mg per day. I am currently taking 3mg, twice per day. I take the 2 doses exactly 12 hours apart, at 1...