Clonidine controlled substance

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I am an alcoholic. I was treated with upwards of 150mg of Oxycodone (controlled release and immediate release)after multiple surgeries, all while on Clonazepam 3mg daily (ten years) and Clonidine Patch for blood pressure. For about a year, I am down to maximum of 30mg Oxycodone a day but escalated my Clonazepam in the last six (up to 10mg day, occassionally), have had episodic alcohol relapses (last one three days ago 400mg Vodka). Started Disulfuram today.
Shifting focus here, the DEA maintains a strict schedule of controlled substances and spends lord knows how much money (tax dollars...) every year to enforce regulation and monitoring of controlled substance distribution, from top to bottom (doctors to pharmacies and everything in-between) not to mention the money invested for research and testing. Add all of this up and do the math, the conclusion is pretty obvious..
The dr that stepped in for mine said that the controlled substance dept will help me with medications for withdrawls mentally and phisically. I go tomorrow in the am before. work. What about the norco withdrawl?
He was a respected doc in substance abuse and detox and had some new ideas. I had clonidine patches put on me and was given clonidine pills about 3 times a day. I was also given attivan about 4 times a day and 2 davon 65 pl. 4 times a day. At night I was given chloralhydrate to sleep. I slept about 8 hours a day and 8 hours a night for the first 10 days and the gardualy less and less.
I would pop one every now and then if I felt jittery. It is not a controlled substance and there is NO risk for addicton to this medication (Clonidine). I am suprised it is not more widely discussed or known about.
Well, if you're on Methadone because you were addicted to opiates then you know what to expect. There is a medication that made getting off Methadone easier for me. It's called Clonidine. It's an anti-hypertension drug. It keeps your adrenaline from getting too high and causing that "I feel like I'm gonna turn inside out" feeling. It's not a controlled substance and it's not addictive. Ask your doctor. Read up on it.
I don't want everytime something goes missing from the controlled substance (which happens a LOT and it ain't me!) cabinet every one looks at me! I'm determined to taper down to zero by October 3rd. Is that too fast? I have a 3 day weekend then and I figure it be a good time to go to zero.
altho i do think there are pharmacies in canada/overseas where u can get it without one as it is not a controlled substance,,,clonidine is a touchy drug and i think u need to be monitored while on it due to blood pressure and stuff...hypotension/a drop in blood pressure can be fatal...
Two years ago I went through that with Ultram. The docs and pharmacists treat like a highly controlled substance, but isn't labeled that by the FDA yet, it should be. I will never forget what I went through, everything you are now...BUT I got through it and YOU WILL TOO! If just sitting there is what you wannt to do, then so be it. Before you know it, 72 hrs will be one week, and then two weeks ect. If you fall, get up and do it again.
skb knew it was addictive when it was introduced but did not want it classifird as a controlled substance because doctors would hesitate to prescribe it. at 85 dollars for 2 and a half mls or half of a teaspoon, that means a lot of money. many people became addicted and skb finally classified it as a controlled substance after it had been on the market over two years. i also discovered that it was several times more potent than morphine. i feel for anyone who is addicted to stadol.
I was kind of disappointed that there was nothing else that would ease my withdrawals except for another Controlled Substance. However, I made the first step in asking for help and I am going to have to trust what he says. He said that the other option would be to taper. I kinda laughed and said that I tried that several times before and it isn't going to work. Since I took 10 10mg of vicodin yesterday. I am going to taper the rest of the week. Today ONLY 3 and so on...
Tramadol does work in similiar ways to narcotic pain medication. It is not a controlled substance. But It can be habit forming and cause withdrawls. And it is true some believe it is harder to get off of than narcotics themselves. But of course stopping a medication or experiencing actual withdrawls can feel more intense to one person than the other.
Tramadol is a pain reliever, as I desperately need something for the pain, but is not an opiod or a controlled substance. Stronger than tylenol or any other otc med, but by prescription. The clonidine helps you sleep at night, and it flushes out your system (makes me pee alot!!!) and lowers your immune to all the opiods. And I got valium for the anxiety of detoxing. (I have always suffered from anxiety) I know it may sound like a lot of pills, but it is helping me SO MUCH.
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They also forget to use their independent thinking and ability to look up information for themselves. They assume that if the medication is not a controlled substance (and it very well should be as we will discuss), then it is not an opiate, it is not addictive and they can just give it like candy without any consequence to their patient.
The seroquel is a dopamine inhibitor - - most of us addicts are dopamine deficient........I tried to take the seroquel as directed and quit after 3 days - - - For that one I would prefer to have the affliction as opposed to the therapy. I am using trazadone now for sleep - - its along the line of benadryl - - its an antihystamine that makes you drowsy - - - working just fine....
I haven't taken them, but researched Puridone. There really isn't anything in it you can't buy OTC.. For much cheaper. ( it's like 400$ or more). However, if you aren't taking your vitamins good, then a one ounce once a day drink of Puridone may help, but honestly, that's just convenience. They state your body will absorb this better on their website, but those statements are not FDA approved, and their "trials" weren't controlled.
So many people come here asking what helps to ease w/d as well as whether to taper or cold turkey&if we know what works and what doesnt etc.PLEASE members add to this post with ur info on these things too.I see often new to the site asking for a taper schedule for opiates/benzos etc. As much as we want2help we CANT give u specific tapers because we dont know of others pre exsisting issues&dnt want2put u n danger.Genral tips we can do though.
These withdrawals will last about a week. I recommend he go see a substance abuse specialist or check himself into a methadone clinic. There are special medications such as suboxone and methadone that will help him taper off the drug with minimal withdrawal symptoms. Also, he's been doing this for 2 years which is a long time. These drugs are mind altering and even after the withdrawals he will crave the drug. He will have to go to an outpatient program to totally beat this addiction.
I stick with it because I was tired of going to my doctor, hat in hand, and asking him to increase my daily dose of the drug. I stick with it because I no longer desire to be under the control of a substance that wanted more than I had to give, while returning less and less to me. ETC. ETC. ETC." Gah! Threw all my forks away too Fred. Tramadol is a terrible drug. Thank you so much for your kind message for me! It helps :D And yes, pain in places I never have had paiin before.
ask your doctor for the clonodine. It's not a controlled substance, and it works wonders!!
( in colorado that is a felony- obtaining a controlled substance by fraud and deceit) and also my relationship with my wife is going to hell in a hand basket!!! What I would like is some feedback on what I may use for the withdraw aches and pain and those long nights that seem to last forever. I plan to cold turkey from a 15 - 20 percs a day habit. Every time I try to taper down I fail big time. I tried to cold turkey 3 weeks ago and I was on my 3rd day. I got weak and gave in.
You do need to take care of the clonidine-it's dangerous just to stop it. It's not a controlled substance or anything so any doc should be able to prescribe it. The massage was amazing as always. She reminded me that because of the trauma our bodies go through during detox we tend to hold ourselves tight to ride that freaky rollercoaster. She really helped me to ground my energy and worked out the tennis balls in my calves and shoulders. I was so relaxed I couldn't get my clothes back on...
I've heard this can be tough but it may be the lesser of evils? I am looking for anything that may help this bit easier. Trying Clonidine but with minimal help.... What are you coming off of? I'm here for support if you'd like!
The recommendation on scheduling is binding only to the extent that if HHS recommends that the substance not be controlled, the DEA may not control the substance(good news at last). Once the DEA has received the scientific and medical evaluation from HHS, the Administrator will evaluate all available data and make a final decision whether to propose that a drug or other substance be controlled and into which schedule it should be placed.
At any given time, states can request pharmacies to tell if they see controlled substance prescribed often to a patient. They can not give patient info but can give Dr's name after filing proper papers of release. Most states don't waste the time unless they are known for street sales. You can do this anonymous by phone. Just hit me, PM is pain mngmnt. Dah! Anyway, same response applies. Call State board for their ruling on drugs.
If not, you might discuss Clonidine as a possibility to help ween you off the codeine. Clonidine will help with withdrawal and can very safely overlap when you start Wellbutrin. I personally take ritalin, Wellbutrin, Clonidine and on rare occasions, low doses of Xanax. Most importantly, I would suggest you do everything you can to see a therapist on a regular basis. Seriously, therapy has made an incredible difference in my life.
If your son has a primary care physician you might could maybe get an order in for something like clonidine ( not a controlled substance ) or just talk with the doctor to see if they could contact the jail of his condition.
An addict is an addict you may prefer one substance but if you takeaway that substance and replace it with another addictive substance chances are you will just cross addict ,Its the cycle of addiction and the reason I would not sugest replacing one pill with another took me years to learn that.dont not waste years find a good recovery program get off everything good luck I hope everything works out well for you.
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