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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 dependency. It was developed in Germany in 1937, mainly because Germany required a reliable internal source of opiates. 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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My Dr. who prescribed me 150mg a day of methodone since 2000 quit his practice. Does anyone know a pain Dr.that prescribes methadone in kansas city
My Dr. who prescribed me 150mg a day of methodone pill form since 2000. He informed me today it was his last day and quit his practice. Does anyone know a pain Dr.that prescribes methadone in kansas City, Kansas. I a m fighting to save my arms and legs and cannot function without my medicine. I have 9 weeks to find a Dr.before I need more medicine please help. ## Hello, Petrified! How are you? Sorry about the problem that you'e having. However, if you're hunting for a new doctor by asking if they'll prescribe it, the problem is likely just going to continue. Doctors will view that as being drug seeking behavior. What you really need to do is set up an appointment with a new pain management specialists, make sure they get a full copy of your most recent medical records, then ...
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doctors who r afraid of doing their job n prescribing patients the correct meds that work
Where r doctors who hve the balls to give scripts that work? Where day 30s b??? Stop hiding docs n do ur jobs..... ## It's not the doctors nor the drugs. It's the drug addicts and dealers is as to why ppl who needs meds for real reasons can't get them. Plus in state of Virginia, all doctors now have to meet with the DEA every six months and go over every patients charts to see if that person needs prescribed meds. That patient must undergo a full pain evaluation once a year for DEA. If their problems, illnesses don't meet certain criteria then dr. has cut them off that drug or lose their lic. ## There are only a few doctors left to prescribe strong narcotics. These doctors are usually in a pain clinic. Doctors are becoming more and more afraid to write prescriptions for ...
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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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on 10 mg methadone a day - blood pressure has gone up - wants to reduce it - why is she trying detox without me knowing
BLOOD PRESSURE WAS UP 145/90 THEN 135/80. TOOK AGAIN BEFORE LEAVING. DOWN TO 120/68. LAST SAW DR PRIMARY DR ORDERED EKG SAID LOOKED OK. WENT TO PAIN MANAGEMENT APPT TOOK UA AS USUAL. MY PRESSURE WAS AGAIN UP TO 145/90. SHE SHOWED ME EKG SOMETHING ABOUT QT LEVELS SOMETHING LIKE THAT WANTS TO START REDUCING METHADONE. BEEN ON LONG TIME ALONG WITH OXY HAVE CHRONIC PAIN WHY IS SHE STARTING TO REDUCE IT. SHE SAID HOPING PRESSURE WOULD COME DOWN. BEEN UNDER ALOT OF STRESS ON DIFFERANT MEDS. THIS IS 2ND TIME PRESSURE WAS UP THIS HIGH. IS REDOING EKG IN MAY. I AM AFRAID SHE IS TAKING AWAY FROM ME. I TAKE MEDS LIKE SUPPOSED TO, EXCEPT PREGABLIN DUE TO PROBLEMS WITH IT FOR FIBERMYOLGIA. ## Hello, Sue! How are you? Methadone has been know to cause QT prolongation in some people that take it, that ...
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how can it help in methadone valium copd
Pm put me on valium2mg,methadone2.5 mg at bedtime also take 4 norco 10 a day,have copd and chronic pain scared to take anyone have any experience on this? ## Hello, Gigi! How are you? Narcotics can cause CNS depression, but the real question is how bad is your COPD? That's a very low dose of both medications. Though they all carry the risk of being habit forming and can cause side effects such as nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability and drowsiness.
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methadone and roxicodone for chronic pain
From 2009 thru 2012 I was prescribed methadone and roxicodone for chronic back pain. Which was very effective. The clinic closed down and I've found it difficult to find a doctor who will prescribe methadone. My current doc gives me five 30mg roxicodone a day but I don't get the pain relief I had when taking methadone and the occasional roxicodone for breakthrough pain. Can anyone reccomend a pain doctor in the Nashville area that prescribes methadone and roxicodone for pain control? ## Hello, Jim! How are you? I'm 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. The only thing you can do is see a doctor and discuss your treatment options with them. Many won't want to pre...
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private methadone doctors in western MA
Name of Dr in Western MA,,, that was would prescribe methodone for pain. I have been going to a clinic only because I could not find a Dr who would prescribe methodone. I would be so thankful to have a Dr. Please help if you can
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methadone stronger
I take 160mg if methadone I am tapering from 190mg and I feel awful by end if the day. Is there any OTC meds that can make it last longer?? I heard grapefruit juice but had no luck ## Hello, Crowe! How are you? I am sorry about the problem that you're having. Have you consulted your doctor about it? Jumping down 30mgs might just be too big of a drop for your body to handle and you may need to go a little slower. However, Methadone is notoriously hard to get off of, so it is likely that may always experience some withdrawal effects. 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. ## Dear Crowe, I was on 110mg of methadone and decided it was time 4 me 2 taper down. ...
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can i take methadone with adderall
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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how to get methadone out iof my system fast
What can u use to get 49 mg methadone out of my system asap? I have a ua in two days. ## Dear Just a druggie , I would suggest getting a clean urine at the store and drink tons of water. Also, what's really good at flushing out your bladder and kidneys, Cranberry juice. U may not like it, but, it's a good thing 2 drink. GOOD LUCK!
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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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