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Methadone

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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. It is an acyclic analog of morphine and heroin. Methadone acts on the same opioid receptors as these drugs, and has ma...

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Doctors in Michigan that prescribe methadone
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I'm interested in finding a private doctor's office (not a clinic) that will prescribe methadone. I can't afford these clinics! Does anyone know of a doctor??? ## I am a full time student and a single mother, I need assistance in finding a doctor who prescribes methodone because with my schedule and trandportation I cannot go to the Methadone Clinic anymore. ## Katy did What do you take methadone for? If you take it for opiate addiction, you won';t be able to find a doctor to prescribe it for you because a doctor can only write it for chronic pain. As for money, by the time you pay to see a doctor (Pain managment is a specialty) it will cost you more than going to the clinic. Most pain managment doctors charge $100.00+ each month plus the medication, and another problem ...
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10yrs and quit - how long do the withdrawals last
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I started taking methadone about 10yrs ago for pain. Started with 80mg a day and by the 2nd yr I was down to 40-50 mg a day. Over this past year I weaned myself off to nothing VERY slowly. It has been a month and I still can't sleep and feel like crap. Any replies would be appreciated. ## Methadone is notoriously hard to stop, it's very well known to cause severe withdrawals and cravings that can last a very long time. It may actually take a couple months, before you start to feel back to normal. That's why many people treated with it for drug addiction end up on a lifetime maintenance dose of it, rather then becoming completely drug free. The FDA classifies this medication as an opiate, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, ...
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how long after taking subIoxone can u take methadone
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I want to be back on methadone and am on suboxone should I wait or take it while on suboxone ## I want to know when can I feel the methadone after taking suboxone for two years ## Only your doctor will really be able to answer this, because it can vary from person to person and, of course, will also depend on your Suboxone dosage as to how much of the Naloxone that you've been taking. 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. You will need to wait awhile, but precisely how long can vary. What dosage have you been taking and for how long? ## Randy, do not understand why you want to go back on methadone. I was on it for 20 years and just this year was slid ove...
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Doctors Who Prescribe Methadone
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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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methadone
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i found in my house - a small circular pill w/an M in a square - 20 printed on the back. just want to see if my kid is using. ## its a morphine pill ## It could be oxycodone, but the sure way to tell is to take it to your pharmacist. The M is the drug company that makes the drug...I'm trying to remember what it is... ## The logo with an M in a square would be Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. This one is actually Methylphenidate 20mgs, a generic version of Ritalin. This link will show an image of the pill and manufacturer details: ## it is morphine 20 millagrams ## That is a 20mg roxicodone pill i have some myself however i would take it to a pharmacist to be sure ## go to google anytime you have this question and type in exactly what you found for this - white round pill letter M it wi...
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Oblong Orange Pill L 4 and M on other side
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it is a generic form of methadone 10mg gels. for treatment of addiction. ## Based on the description provided, I can confirm your oblong orange pill to be Levothyroxine sodium (25 mcg). This drug has no association with Methadone whatsoever...I'm not sure where you got that information from? Methadone is a synthetic opioid, used medically as an analgesic and a maintenance anti-addictive for use in patients with opioid dependency. Levothyroxine (the pill you have) is a hormone replacement usually given to patients with thyroid problems, specifically, hypothyroidism. For more information about Levothyroxine, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you. ## Thank you so much, I know this is the right answ...
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pink liquid methadone
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i was given a sealed little bottle of pink liquid meth and it said it was 100Mgs My question is, Can that little bit of fluid actually be 100 mgs? Its so little fluid that im worried its not all there. the top was sealed and it was the bottle from his clinic, i had to empty it in a bottle of mine becaise he said he had to bring the empty back. can this really be 100mgs. It just seems that there would be more fluid in it. i dont know, im gonna take 50 today and 50 tomorrow. im just hoping this is really 100 mgs. please help me if uknow about this stuff, thanks ## Ya your good. I have a bottle of 186 mg. Pink methadone. It does not look like its all there but I've measured it ## My 100mgs is like one fluid oz. There isn't much liquid there at all. I thought it would be like a half...
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can i take methadone with adderall
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can you take methadone while taking adderall ## Hi Danny, Based on my research there are no drug interactions found between Methadone and Adderall. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist, but my sources state that every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is accurate. On a side note, there are interactions found between certain foods or drinks and both of your medications: Regarding Methadone, it states that co-administration with grapefruit juice may increase the plasma concentrations of the drug. (So you'll want to try and avoid drinking this when your taking methadone). Regarding Adderall, it states to generally avoid alcohol, as it may potentiate the cardiovascular effects of amphetamines (although the exact mechanism of interaction is unkn...
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Methadone 10mg Asc 116
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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...
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Doctors Who Will Prescribe Pain Medication Portland Oregon
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suffering from cronic headaches and neck pain due to a variety of events ## looking for a new dr. who will be willing to give me the same meds as I was taking before I moved here, they are narcotics that I take on a regualar basis for headaches and neck pain, hydro codone 10 to be exact, where I came from it is tough to find a dr. who will help you, how will I start over in Portland to find a helpful Dr.? ## I'd suggest looking for someone that specializes in pain management and making sure that they get a full copy of your medical records from your prior doctor. In many cases, if you go in asking for a specific medication they will see it as drug seeking behavior, but they can see what works for you as documented by other physicians, they are more likely to prescribe accordingly. L...
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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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