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How long for suboxone withdrawal?

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Asked: 2018-01-08 13:59:17
I’m afraid to tell my friends about my suboxone use. I don’t want different, so I need to get off it, I just know the withdrawal is bad. How long will I need to hide from my friends so they don’t know.


Answered: 2018-01-09 01:57:14

After the aches and pains, not sleeping, mood swings and depression. I feel like I still have cravings and bouts of depression 6 months after.


Answered: 2018-01-08 21:04:49

The physical withdrawal is the worst. Lasts about a week, then a week with no sleep, and horrible pains.Then still a good two weeks of crying for no reason at all or every reason. The withdrawal goes on for about a month. Talk to your friends, they should be willing to help you, not make fun of you.


Answered: 2020-04-04 22:30:13

I would advise anyone who’s been taking Suboxone for an extended period of time to seek professional rehab services to get off Suboxone - many of us, including myself have been through the awful throws of withdrawal from opiates - whether OxyContin, heroin or Suboxone ... I personally found Suboxone to be the longest and hardest of them all WHEN BEING DONE ALONE- we as addicted people can not do this alone - we need the help of others who have been through this - ON THE WITHDRAWAL- it will make your life so much different if you go into a detox but really to get into a rehab for a minimum of 28 days - the pains of withdrawal are significantly less - you will Not have to spend any nights staring at the clock - falling asleep only to wake up 15min later praying time has passed.... it’s the most disgusting , uncomfortable experience in the world as most who have been there already know - at a treatment facility they are trained in how to taper you off while not throwing your body into completely shock - (it’s like letting loose a bunch of snakes inside your skin ) they will give you medicine that will allow you to sleep - Last and certainly not least- this is not a medication that one can just stop with a detox - NO OPIATE IS- many of us think okay I just need to top and go through the withdrawal period and then we will be ready to go about our lives - you have a 1 in a 100 shot of actually having success- you will pick up again , it’s Not a case of “if you will” it’s a case of “when you will”.... do yourself a favor and get some tools and learn about why it is you became addicted to them to in the first place - we are the smartest people in the world and therefor think we can do anything by ourselves - this is one thing we can’t do alone - we need to do it together ..... last I’ll just say that the withdrawal is actually the easiest part of this journey - it’s staying off and away from it that will ultimately give you the life you desire - I am also not saying everyone should go Off of Suboxone - you can have a good life if you get help - get the tools and learn to recover whether you stay on Suboxone or not - And to answer the question - it takes at least 2 weeks to feel like you can even get hi and take a shower - you can force yourselves but you will not feel better until after that 2 week mark - the worst is the first 5 or 6 days ... once you are past that - another 8 day’s until you will feel “better” without a prescribed medication - you will not sleep for at least a month- Good luck !!!

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