I'm prescribed 12 Methadone a day, but I take ten. I NEED 12, but I'm afraid to
take them because there will come a day when I have to go off it for one reason or
I believe it blocks Narcotic medications should we need a surgery. That's real scary.
I read a lot of things. I don't know who to believe.
I'm afraid to complain to my Pain Doctor. If I tell him the true extent of my pain,
he'll send me to a Neurosurgeon and that could put me in a much worse place than
I'm in now. Ever hear of failed back surgery?
It does take awhile for Methadone to start working. I remember calling my Pain
Doctor when I first started. I'd cry and carry on. It did me no good at all on the
Many doctors do not know about
Methadone. Some who live in the dark ages think
it's only for Heroin Addicts withdrawl symptoms. I had to go to ER with a serious
infection not long ago. (Terrible. I thought I was going to die) The ER docs saw
that I was taking Methadone and there was no Demerol for me.
If I was offered it again, I'd takele it. Oxycontin does nothing. Strong Morphine
doesn't touch it. (The Morphine problem is another post.) Not many people would
be interested in what happened so ask if you want to know. (or anyone else)
Post Edited (Pamela Neckpain) : 9/14/2008 11:15:12 AM (GMT-6)