Hello Scarred! Welcome to the CP forum! You have gotten some really good advice here, so I won't add to the mix of what has been brought up here. I'm glad to see that you have realized the terrible situation you are in, and sought help. Once you get out of this predicament, I hope you follow through, and stay on the straight path. As you can see, thses pain meds will destroy your life and those around you as well, if not taken with care, and per a Dr's orders. Things may look pretty dark right now, but things will get better once you are honest with yourself and your family. Take care my friend, and come back and let us know the outcome of your journey went.
Carmen~*~*~Chronic Pain Moderator
DX-Chronic Pain due to two freak car accidents, Pancreatic Divisum,Fibromyalgia, Asthma, Depression w/anxiety, Migraines
Meds- Suboxone 16mg for pain, Cymbalta 60mg, Lyrica 50mg, Imitrex 100mg PRN,Ibprofen 800mg PRN, Ventolin Inhaler PRN, Visteril PRN
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,And sorry I could not travel bothAnd be one traveler, long I stood
Imscared....I know how hyou feel. I have been through this before and it's not easy...you have gone through the worst of it if you are actually on day 5, but I have a question....Why are you going through the WD in the first place? What was the reason you were taking pain meds and why are you not taking them anymore?
I have been away from the forum for a while so if I missed something I apologize...but if you need to be on pain meds for a medical reason then stopping them cold turkey isn't the way to go.
If you need to talk I am usually around....you could even email me. it's on my profile...
I have been a spectator for so long..Now it's time to participate.......
Post Lamenectomy Syndrome, Spinal Stenosis, DDD....
1999 Hemi Lamenectomy/2005 Spinal Fusion(L4-S1)
Methadone 120 mg. a day/ 30 mg. Oxycodone as needed(up to 4 x a day)
High Blood Pressure: Lisinopril HCTZ 10 mg. daily
Type 2 Diabetes: (March 16, 2009)
Metformin HCL ER 1000 mg. at night..Glipizide 10mg. 2X in the morning
Lantus 35 units at bedtime with Solostar Pen