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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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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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methadone and diatomateous earth
i take 65 mg of methadone and i have an infection of parasites. i would like to to take diatomaceous earth without getting withdrawels is that possible
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methadone 10 mg pills with asc 116 on side
Upon taking this med,it started to dissolve in my mouth by the time I got water in a glass and put it to my lips to swallow the pill, 10 mg. methadone with ASC 116 on one side ## Hello, Jan! How are you? It sounds like you were letting it sit in your mouth on your tongue for a moment, before taking a drink to swallow it, which is not the proper way to take pills. You should actually place them as far back as possible, to the very end of your tongue, just short of choking on it and drink the water immediately. This medication carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. Is there anything else I can help with?
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doctor that prescribes methadone for pain indiana
I am in serious intractable pain that can only be treated efficaciously methadone and I need a doctor who will prescribe 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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can durex water pills put you into withdrawls if are taking liquid methadone everyday
can someone tell me the answer please. i need to know whats wrong with me. IM ON 75 MILIGRAMS OF LIQUID METHADONE AND 1-2 WATER PILLS A DAY BUT HAVE BEEN EXPERIENING LOTS OF WITHDRAWAL SYMPTONS ## Hello, Amanda! How are you? Can you please double check the name of the diuretic that you're taking? There is nothing listed under the name Durex. Can you please post back and clarify? Thank you!
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methadone in Muskogee Oklahoma
Doctors who prescribe methDone in muskogee ## Hello, Smitty! How are you? If you require it for addiction/maintenance treatment, a clinic is your only option. It is against the law for a regular doctor to prescribe it for that. If you require it for pain, then due to the new regulations that were put in place last year, you'll need to see a pain management specialist. Can anyone recommend a good doctor in that area? This medication carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and constipation.
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Gaining weight cuz of methadone
Help plz.. I've been on liquid methadone for over 3 yrs and gained 50 lbs. and still gaining weight; my question is if I take phentermine from my doctor will it help me lose weight or is it a lost cause due too the methadone ????? ## Hello, Muffin! How are you? I'm very sorry about the problem that you're having. Yes, Methadone could be the cause, it does that to some people that take it and, if that is the case, there isn't much that will help as long as you are still taking it. You also may not be able to take Phentermine, with the Methadone, since it is a stimulant and the Methadone is a downer. However, it may be worth discussing it with your doctor to see what they think. Methadone is an opiate narcotic, so it may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drows...
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I go to MMS or a methadone clinic
I have severe anxiety and ptsd why cant i get perscribed xanax ## Hello, Bob! How are you? If you're in a clinic being treated with Methadone for an addiction issue, then doctors are going to be very leery of prescribing you any medication that also has to the potential to be addictive, which would include Xanax and all other benzodiazepines. What else have you tried to treat your issues? There are several antidepressants that can be used to successfully treat these conditions, which don't carry the risk of being habit forming.
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need a doctor in phila who writes prescriptions for methadone
Addicted to H. Need doctor in Phila who writes RX for methadone. want to work. can't go to clinic everyday
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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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