Category: Shared Methadone Stories

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Kim’s Story of Methadone Side Effects

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A teenage gymnast has her career ended by medical error and iatrogenic addiction.  Methadone side effects not only damage her physically but cause her to use other drugs to be able to function.

cant get clean from opiates with opiates

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I was addicted to drugs for about 10 years and opiates were the drug of choice in the end. I have been in numerous detoxes and been on suboxone maintenance. I have dealt with plenty of addicts I've tried to help who h...

Craving Sweets on Methadone

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Methadone gave me a real sweet craving. I craved sugar and sweets all the time I was on methadone. The craving went away with Suboxone. But I was less depressed on methadone and I do miss my friends from the clinic, B...

Baby Born Addicted

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Baby Born Addicted        When my girlfriend got pregnant she was on 60mg of methadone. She wanted to decrease her dose but the clinic told her she needed to go up because they said the baby was taking half of it away...

Almost 2 years to get off 180mgs

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It took me almost 2 years to get off a dose of 180mgs.

Methadone Saved My Life

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Finished college with a masters in social services. Got my Ksact.My pain is being managed. Found the love of my life! been in a steady relationship for two years with her. Got all my family's trust and respect back. G...

Can’t visit daughter

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    My daughter lives 5 hours away. My methadone clinic has no affiliate clinic where she lives and they won't give me take-home doses. So I haven't been able to go visit my daughter for 4 years. A...

missed sister’s funeral

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The clinic refused take-home doses, missed my sister's funeral

Gained Weight with Methadone

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Four months ago methadone clinic took away my "take home" doses because I was prescribed Seroquel for sleep. I've gained #25 since then because I stay up eating at night because I can't sleep! Thanks for the websi...

Methadone Horror #19

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