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Methadone Overview

Methadone (also known as Symoron, Dolophine, Amidone, Methadose, Physeptone, Heptadon and many other names) is a synthetic opioid. It is used medically as an analgesic and a maintenance anti-addictive and reductive preparation for use by patients with opioid dependence. It was developed in Germany in 1937, mainly because Germany required a reliable internal source of opioids. Because it is an acyclic analog of morphine or heroin, methadone acts on the same opioid receptors as these drugs, and...

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iam looking for a private doctor to prescribe methadone in kent england
Iam looking for a private doctor to prescribe methadone on a monthly basis. I live in Kent, England, iam willing to travel to London. I have been on methadone for over 20 years but my local centre is reducing everyone including myself. I do not want this, I want a maintenance script & if I have to go private & pay for this then I will. Can anyone help me with a name & number of a private doctor in the South of England please ??? THANKYOU. ## Same thing happening in Manchester UK , trying to force reduce you, any way im sick if being in there pocket ! Iv tapered from 90ml to 10ml , then jumped , been in methadone 18 years , was s***ting it coming off, did it on my own good nutrition get fit before hand with meth storing in ya tissue I can linger a week in ya body. took valium...
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detox at home with methadone taper
I am currently addicted to hydromorphine an I do them IV. I been reading and searching a safe way at home to detox. I tried staying in a medical detox but failed a few times recently. I have purchased methadone pills on the street. Because I am sick and tired of always being sick, either looking for ways, and means to get my fix daily and I sat back and seriously decided enough was enough. The time an energy spent getting and doing them is ridiculous as anyone with this addiction knows. I am really just wondering if anyone personally knows how to effectively taper with the pills at home because I do not want to end up in a position where I am gonna be more sick at the end of the taper cause that will defeat my whole purpose of doing this. Any help or advice will be gladly accepted and t...
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Is Some Methadone Stronger Even Though Its The Same Mg.
Im on a clinic and it seems like the methadone i got when i was at the hospital was wat stronger even though i was still getting the same seemed stronger and lasted better until i got dosed the next day at the sametime basically does anyone know if this is true or not or if it just seems like that I'm very confused about this someone please tell me what you know ## There can be some slight fluctuations in the amount of the active ingredient from one generic to another. However, there's a much better chance that you've just grown tolerant to your current dosage, so it's not having the same effect on you anymore. Learn more Methadone details here. How long have you been taking the current dosage? ## You probably took little white pills in the hospital. As they usuall...
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Methadone Pill Doctors Spokane WA
I was in a car accident when I was 16 and have 2 slipped discs, degenerate disc disease, and Chron's disease. I started taking pain medication young and developed a tolerance so I moved to Washington, Spokane and haven't found a Dr to take me. I got on the methadone clinic paying cash. I lost my job and I got kicked off. I am so sick. I need a Dr to prescribe methadone please help. ## Hi Miranda, I'm so sorry to hear about your situation, you are definitely not alone in this. Just know that you will find the help you need, if you believe it's possible. Here is a link to a directory of doctors in Spokane, WA who can prescribe Methadone: This may be slightly off topic, but I also recommend eating plent...
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Doctors Willing To Prescribe Pain Medication in columbus ohio or springfield ohio
My doctor had a stoke and was prescribing me 30 mg a day of methadone for a chronic pain syndrome..I am a 51 yr old,that has never abused drugs!!Does anyone know a dr.or pain dr. that is willing to prescribe this to me..Either in Col, ohio,or Springfield ohio!! Thanks for your time!! ## You'll most likely need to see a pain management specialist, due to the new regulations that were put in place at the beginning of the year. Due to the increased rates of over prescribing and improper prescribing, the DEA and FDA are making it harder for general practitioners and surgeons to prescribe such medications for long-term use and most people that need them must be referred to pain management. Learn more Methadone details here. Additionally, you'll need to stick with a doctor that lives ...
Updated 2 days ago.
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mississippi biloxi pharmies who fill suboxon prescriptions
i moved to bilixi a few months ago. i detoxed from methadone using suboxone. finally found a doctor now i need to fill the prescription ## Hello, Reeree! How are you? Have you tried asking your doctor? They may know who in the area can fill it for you, there might even be a specific pharmacy that they recommend for their patients. This is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. If you've been trying to find a pharmacy on your own, you should be made aware that you can't call them to ask about such a medication. They have no way of knowing if the person on the phone is a legitimate patient with a need, or a potential thief, so they will usually just tell you th...
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5mg of zanax with 10mg methadone
I took a 10mg Methadone at 8:00 AM and nothing since, is it safe to take a .5 mg of zanax now? ## Hello, Jinny! How are you? If they've both been prescribed for you by doctors who are aware that you're taking both medications. Otherwise, combining them isn't safe, especially if your body is not tolerant to such medications. Both of them can cause sedation and depression of the central nervous system, so you may inadvertently overdose. These effects can cause symptoms such as extreme drowsiness, dizziness and shallow breathing, which has the potential to be fatal. These medications also carry the risk of being habit forming. Is there anything else I can help with?
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methadone dr in flint michigan accepts medicaid
I need a doctor who accepts Medicaid that can prescribe methadone I was denied the clinic as they said I need pain management for to injury ## Hello, Theresa! How are you? I'm very sorry that you're in pain. However, there is no listing of doctors according to what they will or will not prescribe that I can refer to for you. Technically, any doctor can prescribe it, but there are some regulations that restrict it, now, so many won't do so. So yes, if you require such a medication, you'll need to see a pain management specialist, due to the new regulations that were put in place last year. It could also create an issue if you see a new doctor and specifically ask them to prescribe Methadone, doctors are taught to view that as being drug seeking behavior. You really need t...
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Methadone/ depression issues?
I have been taking methadone tablets,15mg-3 times a day, for back pain. I also have some depression issues as well, The methadone seems to make me in a good mood as well as taking my back pain away. I do have many mood swings lately where I go from very good feeling to very bad very quickly sometimes, This usually happens when the methadone starts wearing off. I think I may need to see a psyhciatrist about this. I do the methadone for pain, but maybe I need something else for my depression, I also have suicidal thoughts sometimes too, I have heard of mood stabilizers, Do these work? If anyone could suggest a medication , It would be appreciated. Also when the methadone is wearing off, I will feel very tired and weak, Without the metadone, I really cannot function that well due to the co...
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Pain Management Doctors In Philadelphia Area
I am new to the Philly area... Actually live in Delaware County but less than 5 miles from SW Philly... I am trying to find a doctor who is liberal because I am only 23 years old... I had a doctor where I used to live but since I moved here I cannot get in touch with him... I met a lot of people out here with scripts and they say their doctors are very liberal... But they are hesitant to give their names up... I got the name of one doctor but I can't find anything out about him yet because its Saturday and his office is closed... Anybody who can point me in the right direction? I am willing to take care of you if you can do right by me... ## Hi JoeyMotz, I may not have a doctor I can refer you to, but I can provide you with a couple links that may be of service to you in so far as l...
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Methadone Appearance

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Concentrate: 10mg/ml
  • Injection: 10mg/ml
  • Liquid: 10mg/ml
  • Powder: 100%
  • Solution: 10mg/5ml, 10mg/ml, 1mg/ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 40mg, 5mg
  • Tablet, Dispersible: 40mg
  • Tablet, Effervescent: 40mg
  • Tablet, For Suspension: 40mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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