Active Ingredient(s): Methadone
FDA Approved: * March 14, 1973
Pharm Company: * MALLINCKRODT
Category: Opioid Dependence

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Methadose Overview

Methadone, sold under the brand name Dolophine, among others, is an opioid used to treat pain and as maintenance therapy or to help with detoxification in people with opioid dependence.[3] Detoxification using methadone can either be done relatively rapidly in less than a month or gradually over as long as six months. While a single dose has a rapid effect, maximum effect can take five days of use. The effects last about six hours after a single dose and a day and a half after long-term use i...

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how long does methadose last in your system
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I would like to know the full and half life of methadose. I have been on this medication for almost 20 years. And why does it only seem to work for 16 hours then fade? I did much better on a split dose then once a day, why?
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Methadone Doctor
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Hi I need to find help i am addicted to pain pills and would really like to get off of them i have tried methadone and it works, i just need help finding a doctor to prescribe it for me i live in Michigan if anyone knows could you please help me i cant go to a clinic because i dont live near one. i live in the upper penninsula but would drive downstate to get a doctor..... ## I need a doctor who prescribes methadone or methadose in Brooklyn NY. ASAP ## Hey NeedHelp, I use to live in MI too and I lived in Northern Michigan and had the same trouble as you. You have to to ask your self first, how bad do you want to get off the pain killers. Methadone is a great way to stop craving the other drugs you use and saves you a lot of money while keeping you off the street drugs. You are going to ...
Updated 22 hours ago.
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I'm looking for a Doctor Who will prescribe methadone wafers I have been a clinic client for a very long time I have been bringing my dose down I've been having issues with that I need to find a Doctor Who will prescribe me what I need to do to my Cesar issues which I have been Working out I just think that this would be a better way for me to treat myself even if it was a weekly pick up prescription ## Unfortunately, in the U.S. under current FDA law, a regular doctor cannot prescribe it for you, if you've been taking it from an addiction clinic. It is only allowed to be prescribed by someone specially trained in its use and must be done in a clinical setting. The FDA warns that this medication carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as naus...
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dr. who can prescribe methadone
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I have just moved to Harrisburg, PA. I found a pain management clinic who will prescribe my methadone (I have been taking Methadone for pain management for 5-6 years), however they have asked that I find another doctor. I was told by pain management clinic that I am the only patient they prescribe methadone for. Does anyone know of a doctor in the Harrisburg, PA area that prescribes methadone for pain management? ## Due to the severe addiction issues associated with it, it is not usually prescribed for pain, unless it has failed to respond to all other treatments. That said, it can be prescribed by any doctor with a valid medical license, finding one that is willing to do it, however, is going to be the tough part. When you go somewhere and are asking for a specific medication, especial...
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methadose vs methadone
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I have been on methadone maintenance several different times over the past twenty years. Previously, I always received powder methadone dissolved in Tang. On several occasions I found myself in a situation where my methadone was not available to me for a given period of time. While on methadone, the withdrawal symptoms did not even begin for approximately three days after ceasing administration. Now I am on a similar dose of liquid Methadose and I wake up in withdrawal every morning. What more do you need to know in order to be convinced that the two products are dissimilar?
Updated 1 year ago.
methadose oral tab
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i have been described this medicine how long does this pill stay in tour body to help the pain?? ## Your prescription should tell you how often to take it, and you should not take it more often than that without checking with your physician. ## why would anyone want to take methadone my brother in law is dead becouse of it it took his life i wouldnt priscribe it to anybody if i was a docter ever.He cant be replaced ever and now we will never get to talk any more becouse of methadone it has taken many lives i think it should be band from getting whos dumb ass even made the pill. ## Methadone is a very good pain relieving medication. I have been taking Methadone for 11 years and it has enabled me to enjoy some quality of life I would not have had otherwise. Methadone is a naturally long a...
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Searching for pain clinic that prescribes methadone
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I am a male in my mid 40's. I live in the Charlotte n.c. area. I've been on methadone for the better part of 12 years and I have come to believe it is a miracle drug. I am a retired Auto Worker with multiple injuries and multiple surgeries. I do not nor have I ever used street drugs. I am a non drinker, and as you can imagine I ran the gauntlet with every single pain medication out there. I do not like being high. I don't like being slowed or have any of my senses retarded in anyway. methadone does not do that to me. it cures my pain and I have a quality of life. I have 5 children so I had live a very active life. As a pain clinic patient I follow all the rules to t. I don't understand as long as I've been a pain patient I have a decade-long of clean urinary analysis...
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Needing to detox from methadose, been taking 100mg. For 6 years , its time to let it go
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I am from ND and in dire need of finding a doctor who can prescribe me methadone. I have been battling drug abuse for 10+ years and have gone through many treatment facilities. I have done my research and want to move on with my life by getting on a methadone program. PLEASE HELP! ## The problem with Methadone is that many people never truly get drug free, even after using the treatment programs. They often end up requirng a lifetime maintenance dose of it. You may be better of with Suboxone, which is fairly new, but has helped many people taper off of and completely beat their drug addiction. It contains the opiate Buprenoprhine. You can read about it here: To see if there is a doctor in your area that provides treatment with it, you can check out the website: Click Here I...
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Dr who prescribes methadone
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I live in Harrisburg, PA I'm looking for a pain management dr. or doctor who will prescribe methadone. I've been on the med for several years. Just moved here. ## I am not familiar with doctors in that area, I used to live in PA, but never there. I am not sure if they will prescribed it for pain management, but there is a website that lists treatment centers near you: Methadone Treatment Click Here Does anyone else have any ideas to help? ## my family dr has prescribed me methadone for over 3 yrs she says i think you need to see a pain management dr will just prescribe me the meds she has been giving me ## Thank you for your reply. Right now my family doctor is prescribing my meds, but wants me to find a pmd. So I'm still searching. Finding a pmd is not the problem though. I...
Updated 3 years ago.

Methadose 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.

NDC Database Records for Methadose: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0406-0527 Methadose 10 mg/ml Oral Concentrate by Mallinckrodt, Inc.
  • 0406-6974 Methadose 5 mg Oral Tablet by Mallinckrodt, Inc.
  • 17856-0527 Methadose 10 mg/ml Oral Concentrate by Atlantic Biologicals Corps
  • 50436-0527 Methadose 10 mg/ml Oral Concentrate by Unit Dose Services

Other drugs which contain Methadone or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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