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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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on methadone maintance prog in sw florida need private dr that will prescribe 40 mg tabs for severe pain crushed pelvis
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Like to find private Dr in Southwest Florida to prescribe 40 mg tabs..Needs 100 mgs daily so far and is still SUFFERING badly !!! Husband fell thru roof 5 yrs ago,,crushed pelvis,,elbows held together by metal,,severe nerve pain in hips and Buttocks. Been on Methadone Clinic on and off for 16 years now due to (IV Use).. Now moved 1300 miles away and no no one.He is in his early 60's and finally Clean but Clinic is far away and very costly. Any suggestions would be much appreciated, Thanks ## I'm sorry, but if he has already been in a clinic on their maintenance program, then he will have to continue going there. Under current law, a regular doctor cannot prescribe it for addiction or maintenance treatment and with the fact the he has been going to such a clinic noted in his reco...
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i need the names of doctors in pensacola, milton, pace, florida that will prescribe methadone
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i need the names and info. of any doctors in northern florida/gulf coast/pensacola,pace,milton,gulf breeze,ft. walton,navarre areas that will prescribe methadone for my right knee that i had up while i was driving and crashed at a high speed into the back of a stopped car and actually broke the steering wheel in half on the car with my knee,i also have back issues and syatica and methadone worked the best for my knee all day so i could actually play with my 2 little boys 6 and 7.people here who do know of and get methadone from some private doctors here in pensacola are so grimey and nasty that they won't tell you the names of the doctors unless you pay them off or give them a piece of the pie from least the first doctor visit..yea real nice people down here..rediculous leaches and par
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Methadone withdrawal symptoms when switching from Methadone to Opana ER
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I am a 55 year old man, and I have been going to a Pain Management facility for lower back pain and now even chronic Osteoarthritic shoulder pain, and have been taking 60mg of Methadone every day (10mg tablets x 2 x 3 times a day -- morning, noon & night) for the past three years. Although I've been doing well on that regimen, perhaps out of more of a psychological concern over the known "qt" (heart) effects of the drug (rather than any "real" ones), I decided to ask my doctor if I could try Opana ER (20mg every 12 hours), which I had taken once before, for a short time, at another Pain Management facility, with great success. All I'm wondering are what the withdrawal effects might be (if any) of stopping the Methadone (60mg) on a Monday, and starting the Opa...
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Medicaid pays methadone at Fl. clinic.....YES.....
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Today was my first day starting at the meth clinic in central east coast Fl. I was told to have $117.00 to start the meth and for the next 3 days and to my BIG surprise I only had to pay $6.00. I have medicaid due to the fact that I am on SSI. You don't know how HAPPY I was. Just thought I would let everyone know that some clinics DO take medicaid so before you pay cash make sure that you ask about it..Don't know about medicare but medicaid YES for this clinic...Hope this can help someone... Have a nice day......... Donna ## I need to find a clinic in Florida that accepts medicade. I'm on disability and can no longer afford 13.00 per day that it costs. I have been a maintenance patient for over 15 years and really need help. Thanks so much for any help anyone can give me. ##...
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Methadone AMA Taper
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On 60mg. of methadone. Want to due a taper of 5mg. per day til at 30mg. Stop for two days, Then start Suboxone 8mg per day for two weeks then discontinue. Does this sound doable?
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Help Finding A Pain Management Doctor In Wa State That Prescribes Meds
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I need help with finding a pain management dr. that prescribes pain meds in the bellevue wa area or as close as possibe am willing to drive if necessary. Please it's almost impossible to find. I have been in pain since 2002 please any leeds greatly appreciated. ## i know this question is several months old, but i just came across it. are you still looking for a doc or info? i may be able to help. ## The best suggestion I can make for anyone in our area is to contact one of the major hospitals, such as Evergreen, Harborview or Swedish and ask to speak to someone in their social work department. The people that work in them here are excellent and if there is such a pain management specialist in the area, they'll be able to help you find them. Learn more pain management details her...
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ordering prescriptions online
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I was wondering if anyone here has ever order prescriptions online from a place called VectraMedical? If so, was it legit? Because my grandpa doesn't have insurance and is only trying to go to his doctors with his checkups, and not every month to get his scripts, such as methadone. So if it isn't a scam we were goin to order them online but we want to find out if anyone out there has order threw VectraMedical before. So if it is a scam, then what website can we go to to order medications for him that are a legit website? ## Hello, Redietoflip! How are you and your grandpa? If they don't require a prescription, they they are not legitimate. Law requires all such medications only be dispensed via a doctor's prescription and for controlled substances, such as Methadone, tha...
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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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methadone and morphine detox from Dr. perscribe medication for pain.
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Had been in hospic for Aids. Doc thought I would die, but got better. Placed on 150 mg of methadone per day and 30 mg of morphine per hour (using 20 to 22 pills a day). Two weeks ago informed no pain clinic would treat me because of high dosages. Sent home for hospice two weeks ago and told they would begin the detox from methadone. Went from 150 to 140 to 130 to 125 to present dosage of 100mg of morphine and same amount of morphine. I would like to know what symptoms and side effects will I experience from detoxing this quickly from the methadone. ## Hi Anna! The withdrawals r TERRIBLE! I'm NOT trying 2 scare u, just being honest. U will feel like u have the worst flu, your whole body hurts bad , runny nose , sneezing , hot flashes and cold chills, u can't sit still. Not 2 ment...
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Doctors in Louisiana that prescribe methadone for chronic pain
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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...
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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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