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by FrankMatthews
Fri Jun 30, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Buprenorphine Dosing Discussion
Topic: 1 is all you need?
Replies: 15
Views: 3216

Re: 1 is all you need?

I am on 16 mg and it does nothing for pain my back is killing me! It's like tight knots of pain form and don't go away. Tylenol does nothing. The dose barely gives me a buzz at all but does improve mood, though I am very cranky. Personal issue though. Get this; I told him I was going to pursue couns...
by FrankMatthews
Fri Jun 30, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Opioids and Chronic Pain
Topic: Back pain
Replies: 32
Views: 8774

Back pain

I suffer from chronic intractable skeletal muscular spacsitcity in my lower back as well as tennis elbow in both arms. I hear it's better to dose multiple times a day for chronic pain. What is a good dosing schedule to keep back pain at bay? I also was thinking of starting Tylenol ER
by FrankMatthews
Fri Jun 30, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Buprenorphine Dosing Discussion
Topic: 1 is all you need?
Replies: 15
Views: 3216

Re: 1 is all you need?

I'm confused on why the hell people need 24-32 mg a day if the blood levels are the same with no difference cause of the ceiling?? I told my doctor I was getting cravings and he said that it looks like the medication wasn't working for me and I would need to get on methadone. He said they'll prescri...
by FrankMatthews
Fri Jun 30, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Buprenorphine Dosing Discussion
Topic: Injecting suboxone
Replies: 42
Views: 7821

Re: Injecting suboxone

I thought that if you dissolve the film in water and inject it, you go into immediate withdrawal because of the Narcan in there
by FrankMatthews
Fri Jun 30, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: Buprenorphine Dosing Discussion
Topic: 1 is all you need?
Replies: 15
Views: 3216

Re: 1 is all you need?

So if the blood levels are the same, why on earth would people be needed to get prescribed 24 MG and 32 mg lol when all they really need is 8-12 mg.
by FrankMatthews
Fri Jun 30, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Buprenorphine Dosing Discussion
Topic: 1 is all you need?
Replies: 15
Views: 3216

1 is all you need?

I talked to my doctor today about increasing to 3 8mg strips a day. He said that one is all you need, and that anything higher than that is all mental, they only prescribe two to make the person feel better mentally and it doesn't actually have an effect with the blood levels. I told him that I woul...