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Addicted to methadone. History of opiates addiction. Help

Hello, I am in a HORRID situation. I have been addicted to opiates for@6yrs. Went to the doc, got suboxone, was recovery nicely. Then, I lost my insurance. I got access to methadone, and have been on this for@3months. I am currently withdrawing... have 3 methadone left (lower dosage ones) I am trying to make it through until Friday when I get paid and have an appt. with my suboxone dr. How can I BEST survive this withdrawal? Try to spread these methadone out.... (still sick, was taking 3-4 of the higher doses daily) now, I will have 1/2 of the lower dose to tske a day) Will I be functional on this? I dont want to lose my job. I CANT. Should I ask my dr. to switch me from suboxone to methadone? PLEASE help.
Asked On : Fri, 19 Apr 2013
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Psychologist 's  Response
Dec 2015
Welcome to HCM
We understand that you are withdrawing from methadone.
It is a synthetic opioid.
In medical science it is used as analgesic in mild doses.
Also used against opioid ddiction.
Your problem should not be withdrawal. Because withdrawal from methadone has been very easy for many.
For you, it should be the anxiety.
Any way consult your GP for futher advice.
Answered: Tue, 14 May 2013
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