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I have been severely addicted to nurofen plus for around 18 months.
In June this year I ended up in intensive care and nearly dead as the codeine mixed with a muscle relaxant left me in a coma and serious breathing problems.
Because of this, children's service got involved and my 2 year old was placed with my sister. My son is now with other foster parents.
It looks like I will get him home, however this addiction has ruined my life.
As from tonight at 5pm I am on a detox for 8 days. I have a nurse that will come three times a day to check my blood pressure and to give me a medication called lofexidine (I think it's how you spell it) or also known as Britlofex, this will help with withdrawal symptoms.
I was offered Methadone, however, I wanted to show how serious I was in getting my son back in my care as soon as possible.
My poor little boy has suffered so much.
I have a stomach ulcer too caused by Nurofen plus and I end up in severe pain where I am bent over.
I really recommend that you all get help. Go to a drugs clinic and explain how you are addicted.
I was so scared at first however I got so much support and they are used to dealing with things like this all the time.
I just don't want anyone else to go through what I have.
I am frightened for tomorrow but my drive is my sin and that is the most important thing in my life.
I am kicking this habit and I know I will suffer but that will make sure that I never touch this again
I started taking it as I have a slipped disc in my back which causes real pain but I would rather be in pain than not have my son with me.
Wish me luck and I will keep you all updated xx
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