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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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if I've been on 20mg of methadone for 3 days, will i get any withdrawls if i stop
I was taking 10mg norco 6× a day for 7 years and wanted off so my sister talked me in to getting on methadone. I've gone for 3 days and been getting 20mg a day but I don't like how it makes me feel. I feel really high on it and feel like I'm gonna pass out. So I don't want to go any more my question is will I have withdrawal from that small amount that I've been on? I've recently been told methadone withdrawal is horrible.
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Find A Doctor That Prescribes Methadone in idaho
I need a dr who will script methadone for me in the boise area I have been prescribed it for over 3 years now for chronic pain and now my dr left the state and I am screwed please someone help I do not want to go to the methadone clinic. ## Hi Casey, It looks like you have a number of options in the Boise area for doctors that are known for prescribing Methadone. You can view their contact details below: Michael--Newberry,-M.D. 500-West-Fort-Street Building-116 Boise, ID 38702 (208)422-1000x7508 Patrick-James-Dwyer,-M.D. 5985-West-State-Street Boise, ID 83703 (208)853-0071 Kristina-J.-Harrington,- 5985-West-State-Street Suite-555 Boise, ID 83703 (208)853-0071 Richard--Montgomery,-M.D. 413-North-Allumbaugh-Street Suite-101 Boise, ID 83704 (208)323-1125 John-B.-Casper,- 8050-West-Rifleman...
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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...
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Doctors Who Prescribe Methadone
I am addicted to strong pain meds and I am tired of having to come of of them the withdrawal is awful I went to a urgent care doc and was prescribed simboxon I take anxiety meds to but he wants me to stop I really need the anxiety meds but he wants me off them how do I get him to change it from simboxon to methadone so I can take my anxietymeds ## Legally, he can't. To get Methadone for addiction treatment in the U.S. requires that you go to an actual Methadone treating clinic, private doctors aren't allowed to prescribe it for addiction treatment. What anxiety medication do you take? Did he say why he wants you to stop taking it? ## Valium and in sc he is licensed to prescribe and treat me sumboxone is like methadone it us prescribed the same as methadone ## how about for neuro...
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If U Are Prescribed Methadone Pills And You Move To A Different State Area That Does Not Have Clinics Can Still Fill Ur Script At The Local Drug Store
If u are prescribed methadone pills in SOuth Carolina and then move to Grand Rapids, MN where there is no dosing methadone clinic anywhere/ can u still get the pill form at any Hospitol and pharmacy in the area? Or is it treated just like liquid dose? Can u get methadone pills at any Hospitol or pharmacy? ## Regular doctors cannot prescribe it for addiction treatment, they can only prescribe it for pain. If you were in severe withdrawal and went to an ER, they'd have to treat you to stabilize you, but they are only required to do so, until you are out of danger and they don't have to prescribe Methadone. Learn more Methadone details here. However, there are 2 Methadone treatment clinics listed in Grand Rapids: Proaction Behavioral Health Alliance 616-776-0891 etx. 401 Eastern Cl...
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methadone clinic payment opeions
I am currently a patient at a methadone clinic in Bham. I find that I am having a hard time paying for my doses. I pick up 5 bottles a week 200mg a day. does any one know of a place that gives help for paying for methadone? please let me know if you know of anyone thank you ## You honestly take 200mgs. a day? That's enough to kill a horse! ## Aloha I am not sure where Bham unless Alabama? Yes 200 mls is a lot but at one time I was at 450 but law have changed a lot! Here over 150 a day you have to go daily.no 6 packs, in Hawaii the state aid pays for the program unless you are well off and have private Ins that may have no coverage! Do you have pain or is this drug maintenance for you? I found going down 5 a month will get you down to levels that if you can't pay it will not be l...
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methadone dr chronic pain lowell ma area
After 10+'years new Dr. stopped methadone and break thru Meds. for no reason, nor would give me one. Thankfully I try to take as little as needed.So I still didn't have a great time withdrawing, not fun at all. At 57 with a rare autoimmune disease that causes blood clots+ had first stroke at 36. Second at 50. Plus A-Fib. and many other related issues. No suggestions,no referral and honestly took anything other than he prescribed. So he has blacklisted me in two states, and I truly don't know why. And when I asked, he yelled one more word and I'll have you throw out. So now Constance pain, feel totally lost and WHAT about Quality of Life. And do no harm. Just want a true honest doctor, that also believes in Quality of a human beings life. Live in NH banned and also MA. Do...
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Methadone and Chronic pain
I am seeking information on existing or establishing organizations / associations for chronic patients to fight for our rights to live without being in unbearable pain day in and day out. The rapidly increasing limitations and sanctions being made by State and Federal politicians that have no idea what it is like to live with severe chronic pain every waking moment are threatening our rights to pursue life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Politicians and FDA concern is solely for those who misused these medications, not for the 100 million (voting) Americans that need pain medications to minimize the pain that comes with their afflictions. I am willing to invest as much of my time and money as I am able and provide copies of letters and/or emails for people to send to their repres...
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methadone and morphine together
MY HUSBAND HAS BLADDER CANCER AND WAS PRESCRIBED 20 MG OF METHADONE EVERY MORNING. HE WAS ALSO GIVEN MORPHIN SULFATE 60 MGS TWICE A DAY. HOW SHOULD THESE MEDICINES BE TAKEN. ## Debra,i dont know why his dr. prescibed both Methadone and Morphine.The Meth. is known to block or cancel out the effects of the Morphine. ## i take 30mg 6 times aday plus 135mg of methadone a day for stomach cancer pain is it safe what are the dangers ## First of all methadone is not a blocker. People mistake it for suboxone because they are both used in opiate withdraw treatment. They first made methadone in world war II...when China cut Germany off from poppy trade. Hitler had his science goons make somthing to substitute opiate pain killers and Bam methadone is born. First used as a pain killer for many years...
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need a doc or pain managemnet clinic for methadone but i take it once at a maintence clinic for addiction but also have daily pain .
i stated taking done for herion addiction in jan 90 mg but i also suffer from cronic pain in my knees and hands and feet ,my meth maitence clinic gives me 90 mg liquid in the morning 6;30 am but does not give take homs for people with pain or write scripts ,i need a doctor or pain management clinic who will write me a script for methadone or dose in pill form so i can take it in the early evening when the painstarts going back to 100 percent im in constant pain all night waking me up at least 5 times , and standing up to use the bathroom at night takes time when i put pressure on my knees and feet i sometime fall back down on the bed i experimented myself i got extra mehadone in the street once and took a dose 45 mg of liquid in the evenimg and it worked the pain lessend up alot and i s...
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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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