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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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Im Trying To Find A Doctor Prescribe Methadone For My Son In Ohio
I'm trying to find a doctor to prescribe methadone for my son in Ohio ## i have been tring to find aplace foor my son to go also he wants to got a place to get detoxed and put on methadones but there is no where i can find in ohio then if he does where would there be a doctor for him to go to for his prescripts i understand how that mother feels ## What part of Ohio are you in? Has he looked into going to a methadone clinic? I am a patient of a methadone clinic and it has changed my life drastically for the better. I would definitely recommend it to anyone whom is suffering through opiate addiction. I know how your son feels and I sympathize with him and you because the family goes through just as much pain and suffering as the addict does. ## yes he has but there is no methadone cl...
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Find A Doctor That Prescribes Methadone, in MD, Wv, PA. not a methadone clinic
I need a doctor that will prescrib me methadone because I can't afford to go to a clinic everyday. I don't know what pain clinics will prescribed them to me. I can drive to MD, WV, pa, Someone please help me out. ## NY City may be option for you. Beth Israel Methadone Clinic. Best, and oldest public meth program in US, and sanest regulations although you still jump through hoops compared to 35 years ago.There are AT Least 20 Beth Israel clinics in city at different locations. They use sliding pay scale. If you are low income, SS, SSI or no income you can pay as little as $7.00 a week for 7 doses, $28.00 for a month. But there are requirements. You must have address in NY, maybe Jersey OK too. You will need to call to double check the Jersey part and to be sure all my info is acc...
Updated 8 hours ago.
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doctors in grand rapids michigan who will prescribe pain medication
I am a severe and chronic pain patient on my way towards a fibromyalgia diagnosis. I just moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan and have priority health/medicaid. Do any of you know a good Doctor whos not shy about prescribing opiates??? I'm tired of being labeled a drug seeker when the drugs i seek ACTUALLY WORK. I don't feel high off them, I'm not a junkie, I just NEED to manage my pain levels because they get debilitating. I've great results historically with low level dose methadone (5mg 3x's daily) with norco (10/325mg, 4 x's daily for breakthrough). In otherwords I'm not looking to be a strung out zombie, I just want enough to take the edge off so i can function. Are there any sympathetic Doctors in Grand Rapids Michigan that won't treat me like a drug se...
Updated 10 hours ago.
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Methadone 10mg Asc 116
WHAT COMPANY MAKES THESE ASC 116 AND WHEN DID THEY COME OUT ON THE MARKET? ## January, 2012 ## That date is correct and the manufacturer is Ascend Laboratories, LLC. Are there any other questions or comments? ## Yeah, what is the difference between this pill and the 10mg methadone white round pill labled 54/142 and scored on the other side, is it just the manufacturer? I usually get the 54/ 142 and pay about $22 for 150 I had to go to a different pharmacy this month and they gave me the ascertain 116 ones and charged me $90 for the same 150!! I mean I don't have insurance but this seems outrageous. Could it maybe just have been the pharmacy I went to? Also, I want to make sure there wont be a difference in my pain management on these pills. Thanks ## hey these are made by ascend lab...
Updated 18 hours ago.
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Doctors in Louisiana that prescribe methadone for chronic pain
I have been taking 120 mg of methadone for approximately 5 years. My husbands job transferred us from Florida to Louisiana where I found a pretty good pain doc. He is now running scared and wants to take me off of methadone. Methadone has given me a good quality of life; I am able to work and be a productive member of society. My doctor is unwilling or unable to assist me in finding a new doctor who will continue my meds. Oh yeah, I have been the route of blocks and injections and gotten little if any relief. I'm tired of being branded a drug seeker-I have years of medical records that back up my claims and verify the dosages that I've been on-what drug seekers have this kind of back up? I am looking for a Louisiana doctor, but am willing to travel (within reason of course). Ple...
Updated 23 hours ago.
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Methadone and xanax dr sin Vegas who prescribe to non insured and British ex pat
Second question, seems to begging to same place..need to find a las,Vegas doctor to prescribe Xanax and methadone to british ex pat. ## Sorry my question isn't coming over well. Need dr in Vegas to prescribe Methadone and xanax to uninsured British ex pat. ## Hello, Max! How are you? There are no listings of doctors according to what they will or will not prescribe that I can refer to for you. Additionally, if you require such medications on a long-term, ongoing basis, you'll need to see specialists. Both of them carry the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, irritability and constipation. The easiest way to go about this would be to set yourself up with a PCP and then have them refer you to the appropriate doctors. For the Methadone...
Updated 1 day ago.
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Any docs in Montana who prescribe methadone ?
We are sick of Las Vegas and are desperate to move. Does anyone know a state or doctor where there is snow and mountains and doctors who prescribe methadone ( an opiate not opioid ) for chronic pain. I'm 63, not in the addiction category, nor the selling my scripts category....just getting old. My 87 yr old mother was thrown out of her wheelchair down some outside cement steps face first & I put my body between her & the pavement knocking all the curves out of my spine. Interested in Montana since Colorado refuses narcotic treatment.
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Methadone Detox-- at the end
About Me & A Question: After I stopped taking Dilaudid (prescribed) I got violently ill, freaked out and found myself at a for-profit methadone clinic. I was there for 6 months, my highest dose was 45 mg but I spent the majority of it at 30 mg. Even though I earned 3 take homes, I became VERY sick of driving in there 4 days a week and paying $450/month ($15 per day) and I wasn't there for the right reasons (because I freaked out from the previous withdrawal) so I started my detox and totally ignored their suggested schedule and did it my way (much faster). I've read nothing but horror stories about coming off methadone and the greedy people at my clinic told me I should drop 1 mg every 1-2 weeks. I dropped by 5 mg from 45mg until 20mg where I stayed for a month, then jumped ...
Updated 2 days ago.
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methadone10mg tablet
Need a doctor to prescribe, not a methadone clinic, currently exhausted all in souranding areas, very important any where in central AR ## Hello, Susan! How are you? I'm sorry, but if you've already gone to a Methadone clinic, at any point, then a regular doctor will not be able to prescribe it for you. It would be against the law for them to do so, so a clinic is your only option. 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. Can anyone suggest a good one in that area?
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pain drs in mobile write methadone
hello, I have.been on methadone for ten years and allergic to suboxone so I need to find a Dr. that writes for methadone for painccan't afford clinic anymore. ## Hello, Kim! How are you? I'm sorry, but if you've been going to an addiction/maintenance clinic, then that is your only option. It is illegal for regular doctors to prescribe it for that. Even if you need it for pain, the fact that you went to the clinic is in your medical records, so no one will be able to prescribe Methadone for you. 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. What are you allergic to in Suboxone? Have you ever tried Subutex?
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Methadone Appearance

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Methadone
  • 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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