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Not sure what to advocate for...I started out with Methadone several times and it just really did wierd things with my psych meds. I went back to using, NEEDED to change and went on Sub for 14 months *BUT* the family physician handling my case refused to go above 8mg so I quit, got sick and had MMT as an option. They fixed my psych meds and 180mg held me for 9-12 months before MaineCare (Medicaid) put a LIFETIME 2 YEAR limit on MMT and a 2 yr "step-down" on Suboxone so I tapered from 180 down to 69mg by 3mg/wk in 6-9? Months and then said: "Let's DO THIS" and started going down 5mg/wk from 69 to 30 and then styed at 30 for 30 days before going 3 days with NOTHING!! May 3rd was the last dose of Methadone and May 6th, I started Suboxone (8mg). May 13th, I was increased by a WHOPPING 2mg. Now, I'm ok but the doc has me taking my 8 strip in the AM and the other 2 strip in the early afternoon. My sleep is a ROYAL mess, I'm still a LOT more agitated than I should be and I'm very restless/fidgety. Should I ask to go from 10 to 12mg on the 27th?? I don't want to delay going to 30 DAY appmts and they won't go up to 30 day visits until I am "dose stable"!! I go in every 14 days now but I don't want to sacrifice feeling normal simply to get them to put me up to 30 day scripts...What do I do?-wait to go up to 30 day status to achieve better stability (which would take 2 visits-a whole month) OR just suck it up and deal with this sleep and restlessness to get to 30 day status??