Dhc / Codeine Addiction
Posted: September 12, 2017, 5:34 AM


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Joined: September 12, 2017



Hi all. New to this. I was prescribed 8 x 30mg DHC PER DAY for back
Pain. But I'm now taking at least 20- 30mg DHC per day.
I'm looking for advice please on the best way on tapering. I cannot go C/T as I have 2 kids and a job to hold on to. So could someone please give me say a weeks plan on taking 20 x 30mg DHCper day without having too much w/d symptoms. This was my plan :
10 am 10 pm for 5 days = 20 tablets per day
10 am. 9 pm for 5 days = 19 tablets per day
9 am 9 for 5 days = 18 tablets per day
9 am 8 pm for 5 days = 17 tablets per day
8am 8pm for 5 days = 16 tablets per day

Anyone think the above is ok? Or could I do it any quicker with similar w/d symptoms? The quicker the better

Any advice would be appreciated as I'm feeling very low and depressed as it's controlling my life

This post has been edited by Ranne on September 12, 2017, 5:36 AM
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Posted: August 14, 2018, 5:42 AM


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Joined: January 14, 2015



Hi Ranne, I had a N+ habit for about 4-5 years, 60 tabs a day! For the past 6 months because I can’t get N+ I’ve been taking 20 30mg codeine tabs- I personally can’t taper so I’m going cold turkey! I’ve been cold turkey plenty of times on n+ lasted up to a month then caved, tapering was to hard for me cause I still got withdrawals, while probs not as bad they were still there! I’m at the end of day 3 and i feel about 40% u just gotta push thru! I have got time off work
Due to my daughter breaking her arm but that means she is home with me! And I need to do almost everything for her- it’s hard but it helps, at least I’m not wallowing in my own self pity!! Best of luck with what you have decided!!
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