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how long after taking methadone can i take a percocet
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Is it normal for a doctor to switch me from oxy 10/325 to Methadone 20 GM's a day? I have severe back pain and the oxy wasn't working anymore after being in it for 6 years! ## Hello, Chrissy! How are you? Did you mean 20mgs of Methadone? It does not come in grams. There is no hard and fast rule for pain management, it is up to your doctor and what they think would work best for you. 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. If you're not happy about taking Methadone, then you are free to inform your doctor that you'd like to try something else. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 9 months ago in Methadone.
Fri, Sep 19 '14, 2:13 PM
how long after taking percocets can i take suboxone
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i was on methadone havent had any since monday. been taking percocet to help with withdrawal. took 10 mg of percocet about 4:00 this morning. how long til i can take a suboxone ## how long after taking percocet can i take suboxone ## 4 days ## You should follow your doctor's prescribing instructions. In order to take Suboxone, you have to be in full withdrawals from other opiates, because otherwise the Naloxone in it could throw you into very dangerous withdrawals. Learn more Suboxone details here.* Thus, there is no set time frame for when to start treatment, because the onset of full withdrawals can vary from person to person, depending on how their body handles it. Some people may end up in full withdrawals within 12 hours, or it could be 4 days for others. What has your doctor a... ...
Updated 6 days ago in Percocets.
Wed, Jun 24 '15, 10:55 AM
How Long Should I Wait After Taking Methadone To Take Percocet Or Klonopin?
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I am addicted to opiates. Mostly Oxycodone, and Vicodin if I can't find my drug of choice. I am also prescribed Klonopin, 1mg 2X a day. A couple days ago, someone gave me 1 10mg Methadone because I was sick from not having my D.O.C. I was told not to take my Klonopin though because the mixture could be deadly. However I've just learned that mixing other opiates with Methadone can hurt you as well. So I took the methadone Saturday evening. Sunday I took Vicodin throughout the day, but did not take my Kpin. All day today I have been doing Percocet. I have done about 80mgs over the period of 5 hours. I also took my Klonopin today. I just learned today that methadone has a long half life, and that it probably is still in my body because it is only 3 days since I took it. My question... ...
Updated 3 months ago in Methadone.
Mon, Mar 16 '15, 2:25 PM
methadone and percocet
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Can anyone help a man in pain? I'm in search of a doc that prescribes methadone. My Dr. moved to another state. Please any advice? I live in Philadelphia. Pa. . ## Advanced Urgent Care. City Ave. ## I myself go to an Urgent Care and know for a fact they do prescribe Methadone. My mother is prescribed 10mg of methadone with 15mg of oxycodone for chronic back pain. I have back pain but am only prescribed 20mg of oxycodone. No appointment necessary they take walk-ins and are open 7 days a week. the doctors there are very helpful and caring. hope this helps... ...
Updated 10 months ago in Methadone.
Sat, Aug 23 '14, 11:44 AM
can i use methadone to get off of percocets?
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I take about 150mgs of percocet30mgs a day and I want to know if I take methadone will it help with the withdrawl & shakes of the stopping the percocet dose every day.. I have used methadone to come off of percocets before, but it was at a way lower dose.. I know suboxtons are what is recomended but from what I'm told @ my dose methadone is stronger if I use it right ## In my honest opinion I don't think that Methadone will be of the best help, seeing as there is a possibly unsafe interaction between Methadone and the Oxycodone found in Percocet. The interaction between these two drugs states the following: "Central nervous system- and/or respiratory-depressant effects may be additively or synergistically increased in patients taking multiple drugs that cause these effec... ...
Updated 3 days ago in Percocet.
Sat, Jun 27 '15, 2:54 AM
I Have Been Taking 30mg Of Methadone For 6 Weeks And Changed Script Now Take Percocet How Long Will It Me To Stop Having Withdrawls
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I have been taking 30mg a day of methadone for 6 weeks and wanted to switch to percocet and changed script now take 45mg of percocet a day. How long will it take for me to stop having withdrawls symptoms from methadone? I am feeling sick even while I am taking the percocet. Is it possible to still go through methadone withdrawls even while you are taking the percocet? ## You should not be switching from methadone to percocet which is very addictive also. If your Dr. can perscribe suboxen try that. It helps to take away the pain of opiate withdrawl. ## I forgot to mention Suboxen can also be addictive.. ## Methadone is well known to cause withdrawals, regardless of what it is replaced with. That is why many people end up on a lifetime maintenance dose of it, rather than ever being able t... ...
Updated 57 minutes ago in Methadone.
Tue, Jun 30 '15, 1:27 PM
how long do you feel ROTTEN AFTER STOPPING METHADONE
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I recently was on about five months of 20mg of Mehadone to help me get off a serious eight year percocet habit. I tapered down to five mgs..and have stopped for two weeks totally. I feel absolutely horrible. How long might it take to adjust to this stopping? Thank you. ## I went through the same thing your going through recently.Everybody is different I was on 80mgs and quit without a taper it took about a month for me to feel physically ok.you are almost there stay strong,take it one day at a time.You should be very proud of yourself for making it this far,try to use that as motivation,good luck.hit me back if you need help. ## If possible ask to switch to liquid easier to reduce and taper down as low as poss i have been taking self down from 45 mg dose i have a lengthy opiate addictio... ...
Updated 24 days ago in Methadone.
Sat, Jun 06 '15, 5:56 AM
can i use methadone to get off of a high dose percocet
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I take about 150mgs of percocet30mgs a day and I want to know if I take methadone will it help with the withdrawl & shakes of the stopping the percocet dose every day.. I have used methadone to come off of percocets before, but it was at a way lower dose.. I know suboxtons are what is recomended but from what I'm told @ my dose methadone is stronger if I use it right ## Well the main issue is that the Methadone itself is very addictive and you could end up trading one problem for another. That is the reason that Suboxone has become the preferred addiction treatment option, because it has helped many more people become drug free, rather than have to stay on a lifetime maintenance dose of it, as happens with most people that use Methadone. What has your doctor recommended? ## yes,... ...
Updated 11 months ago in Methadone.
Wed, Jul 16 '14, 7:50 PM
taking methadone will percocets and claudapins help with withdrawls
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Ive been on 130mg methadone a day for over a year...i got cut off so now im withdrawling..will taking percocets and .5mg claudapins help the withdrawls ## It will help, ever so slightly Easiest way to withdrawal, Taper methadone down every two weeks I would start at 100 Take 100 for 2 weeks Go to 80 for 2 weeks Go to 60 for two weeks 40 35 Then at 35 or 30 Start taking it every other day Stay off for 5 days, then switch to suboxone Suboxone for 2 months until you take nothing This way you won't suffer from the acute withdrawal syndrome for the next 3 months I stopped cold turkey at 60 after being on it for years, I had no energy for 3 months ## No offense do nottake that advice that is way too aggressive you can die are you extremely sick please be careful what you listen to on form... ...
Updated 27 days ago in Methadone.
Wed, Jun 03 '15, 6:37 AM
Would Percocet help Methadone Withdwals
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Hi I have 2 questions, #1.I live on Miami, Bch Fl. & been trying 2 find a Pain Clinic with a good Reasonable Dr. That will perscibe me Methadone 4 my back Pain & Personal reasons? #2 if I was taking Methadone b-4 & just curious would like 2 start taking 325mg of Percocet would it be a good replacement? As well as taking care of d Withdrawals & all. Please help me with this Info, Think u. ## Hello, Jose! How are you? I'm sorry about the problems that you're having. If you're looking for doctors according to whether or not they will prescribe this specific drug, you'll most likely continue to strike out. When someone contacts a doctor asking for a specific drug, especially one that is a controlled substance, they are taught to view that as being drug seekin... ...
Updated 8 months ago in Percocet.
Fri, Oct 17 '14, 3:48 PM
Find a dr who prescribes methadone and Percocet in Las Vegas
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I have horrible daily pain due to my L5S1 disc is almost completely collapsed and now my L4/5 is bulging and torn. Plus last MRI showed changes in my bone due to long term degenerative disc disease. Anyways I've seen my pain dr for almost 10 yrs. I've also seen two surgeons after doing 33 procedures who told me I need to do a double fusion yet I know a lot who haven't had a good result plus I'm a hair dresser so I have to be able to stand all day. I've really liked my dr but because of all the dr getting in trouble writing meds my pa is to scared to write what works best for me he said the dr over him said no one can be on it from now on. He's tried others but they don't help my pain half as good. Plus I don't want to just call asking if they will write t... ...
Updated 7 months ago in Methadone.
Wed, Nov 05 '14, 1:16 PM
coming off methadone
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pray alot,it will work,any thing you put your mind too and praying helps alot ## i just thought that i should tell u that u shouldnt be giving advice to ppl addicted to methadone if ur gonna say pray...methadone is a opiate and i dont know if you know what an opiate which is what herion, morhpine, pure percocets, oxycontin, roxycontin, and other extremely strong pain killers are...and if you know anything about opiats is that they are extremelly addictive and not mind they are physically addictive...ppl die from the withdrawls so please before give advice know what you are talking about!!!!!!! ## Wow, jumped down her throat there. I'm sure she assumed that her advice would be given in general knowledge that no one is going to come off their medication lickity split and hop on their ... ...
Updated 6 months ago in Methadone.
Mon, Dec 01 '14, 3:24 PM
Percocet addiction
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Hello, I need some help. My husband has been in pain for some unknown nerve problems and the do for that he was seeing prescribed him Vicodin for the pain. Over time his tolerance went up and he got referred to a pain management specialist and he starte prescribing him methadone and 10 mg percocets for his pain. He has been abusing pain pills fr about 8 years now and he is up to taking 30+ percocets a day when he gets his prescription filled along with 10-15 of the methadone (80 mg pills I think?) then when he runs out, which is very quickly, he gets a lot from other people. He has a horrible problem and I don't know what to do. I want to leave him but he doesn't have a job because he lost it from taking off too much work and he doesn't have his license. I guess what I am as... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Percocet.
Thu, Oct 31 '13, 9:55 AM
where can I find methadone in columbus OH
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Where can I find a doctor in Columbus Oh that will prescribe methadone for chronic back pain? My doctor gives me percocet but it just doesn't help. ## What other medications have you tried? And what is the dosage of the Percocet? The reason I'm asking it because Methadone should really be the last resort medication, for several reasons. The first is because there are other stronger and safer options available, such as Morphine or higher doses of Oxycodone. Learn more Morphine details here. Learn more Oxycodone details here. Another is due to the fact that Methadone is so very highly habit forming, so most people never get off of it, even if they're just using it for pain. Learn more Methadone details here. ## I take percocets 7.5. I go to a pain management clinic and that is... ...
Updated 9 months ago in Methadone.
Mon, Sep 22 '14, 5:28 AM
methadone and surgery
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I'm having surgery for knee replacement and this is the first time I've had surgery and general anaesthetic while on methadone. Can anyone advise me about the safety of this and how they will treat post-operative pain? ## I have had two surgerys while on methadone, you will be fine they gave me percocet for pain and it took the edge off which is what it should do, alot of people think they should be pain free after a surgrey while taking pain pills but that is not the case hope all goes well ## Hello. If you are on methadone maintenance for opiate addiction, you will need to tell the surgon so he/she knows how to treat your pain and your general sedation. Methadone won't help your post op pain, so he/she will have to prescribe another type of painkiller. One of the reasons i... ...
Updated 23 days ago in Methadone.
Sat, Jun 06 '15, 11:00 PM
percocet 10325
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IS THERE A PROGRAM THROUGH YOU TO HELP ME GET THIS MEDICATION? ## METHADONE 10MG 1 PILL A DAY FOR ABOUT 2 MONTHS. NO WITHDRAWAL SYMPTONS FROM THOSE NARCOTIC PAIN PILLS ...
Updated 1 year ago in Percocet.
Mon, Jun 16 '14, 1:26 PM
Methadone for Pain Management
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I am taking 60mg of methadone a day for pain management, given to me by a rheumatologist in Pa. We are moving to NJ. Will it be hard to find a doctor in NJ that will prescribe it for me there? I have been on it for about 6 years. I also take Percocet 10/325 for breakthrough pain. ## I am not sure how hard or easy it will be to find someone, some doctors are more understanding and liberal than others. The best advice I can give you is to make sure you take a complete copy of your medical records from your current doctor with you. By doing this you make sure they get the full records of all current tests and prescribing information and you also ensure that they get all of the information and nothing is lost or left out during a records transfer. Learn more Methadone details here. Learn mo... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Mon, Oct 14 '13, 1:05 PM
Replacement For Methadone
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I am currently on 10 mg of methadone 16 times a day. I have to have something for my backpain but cannot deal with the side effects of methadone anymore. What would be a replacement drug that would be as effective? ## Hi Sara, Sorry to hear that your pain medication isn't working as well as you'd like it to. Some of these side effects can be pretty horrible, so I don't blame anyone for trying to find an alternative. A few suggestions I can give you for other prescription pain medications include: Demerol, Morphine, Vicodin (extended release), Percocet, Dilaudid, Opana, Oxycodone, and Fentanyl. Your doctor would have a better clue as to which one of these would best replace the drug you're currently on, but honestly, there's no way of telling ahead of time how you... ...
Updated 9 months ago in Methadone.
Thu, Sep 11 '14, 7:42 PM
Methadone Doctors Philadelphia Pa
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I need a mehtadone clinic in philadelphia. I was unfairly taken off my last clinic. I have mehtadone in my system. I have been forced to get pills on my own and that can be dangerous ## i have been on a clinic for four years but i am wondering if there are doctors who would prescribe methadone from hie/her office.. i would like to get back to work and feel like a human my dose right now is 130mg..i need a job,,would like to get back to life before the car accident took my life ,,i am on methadone as i gotten addicted to pain killers,,percocet,oxycontin all due to a lady on a phone and ran a red light ## Michele, I have actually found only one listing for a Methadone treatment clinic in Philadelphia. And Page, many doctors are reluctant to prescribe it, due to its addictive nature. The o... ...
Updated 19 days ago in Methadone.
Thu, Jun 11 '15, 9:02 AM
percocet7.5 and oxycontin 15mg
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I have been taking 2 7.5 percent every 4 he's a 1 oxy 15 mg for over a year now and its gotten to where its only taking the edge off for maybe an hour. I have crohns disease with multiple surgeries I have tried the fentanly patch and they made me sick I need some suggestions on what I need to ask my doc for next? We have a good relationship but I just don't know where to go next it. Seems the percocet is what's not working anymore is that from taking it for so long?please I don't know I need suggestions! Thanks ## I meant 2 7.5 every four hours and 1 15mg oxycontin every 6 hours for breakthrough pain ## I too have Crohns Disease. I have run the gamete of pain meds. I am now taking methadone, and have been for about 3 years. I can say that this has been the best medicatio... ...
Updated 3 years ago in OxyContin.
Sun, Feb 26 '12, 3:37 PM


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