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find a doctor that prescribes methadone in Dallas ft worth area
I need a dr in the dallas/ ft worth area that will prescribe methadone I tried Suboxone for 5 years no luck. Methadone has worked but I'm working as a CPA for a firm and the clinics are so difficult these days. Any help would be appreciative. Also if you didnt get it was for opiate treatment. ## HI, Ryan! Sorry about the problems that you're having. However, a general practitioner isn't allowed to prescribe Methadone for addiction. Under the current laws, it can only be administered for that in a clinical setting by those that are specially trained in its use for such. Learn more Methadone details here. I wish I had better news for you, but the laws leave no leeway for this. Why didn't the Suboxone work for you? ## There has to be a dr or better "clinical" Experi... ...
Updated 6 months ago in Methadone.
Tue, Sep 17 '13, 3:18 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 251137
looking for a dr in middle tn that prescribes methadone getting clean
I am in treatment now but due to work schedule and distance from clinic to work I an in jeopardy of loosing my employment and I want to continue the treatment so I can come off of the methadone for ever. I need to find a doctor closer to Shelbyville than Nashville. Can a psychiatrist in the area also prescribe methadone? I do not want to change to suboxon ## I'm sorry, Paralee, but private doctor's aren't allowed to prescribe it for addiction treatment. For addiction, it can only be given in a clinical setting, such as the one you're already going to, by those specially trained in its use for such. Learn more Methadone details here. I understand that the clinic is inconvenient, many others have asked this same question, however, as the law currently stands, it is your on... ...
Updated 21 days ago in Methadone.
Sun, Mar 30 '14, 10:39 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 251742
doctors who will prescribe methadone for pain management phoenix arizona
I have been on methadone for about 6 years and had to start going to a maintenance clinic a few yrs ago after my pain dr lost his license here in Phoenix, Arizona. I tried going to another pain clinic after mine closed but they wanted me off the methadone and forced me to taper off of it in one week and demanded I took gabapentin which DOES NOT work and they didn't care. Anyways, I went to mmt clinic and have been there since but there are so many things wrong with it, I'd end up writing a book. Does anyone know of a pain Mgmt doc who writes methadone scripts in Metro Phoenix area? ## Unfortunately, since you've been going to the clinic, it isn't likely that you'll find a doctor that will take you on. For addiction/maintenance, the current laws will only allow it to ... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Methadone.
Thu, Feb 06 '14, 3:34 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 259568
Looking for private methodone dr not clinic
I am looking for a private methodone dr I am so tired of having to start my day driving to an hour away one way to a clinic I am a single mom and trying to work as well it is super overwhelming I have tried suboxone and I am back on methodone don't know if there is a way to get it so I only drive once a week or month ## I am in new Hampshire ## I'm not 100% about NH restrictions however in NY methadone can only be prescribe and dispensed at a clinic. Further the FDA requires special provider training in order to prescribe and treat patients with methadone. Many pharmacies do not carry methadone as even when a patient is given an rx for a take home dose it is for 7 days at a time. Further methadone now is very rarely if ever used in tx of pain. So in short it is unlikely you will... ...
Updated 21 days ago in Suboxone.
Sun, Mar 30 '14, 9:47 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 262726
If i take 130mg of methadone a day will a 60mg morphine sulfate help get me thru one day
I go to a methadone program and have for about 4 years .Ive recently had the flu which causedme to vomit up my methadone (I get 5 take home bottles a week) tried taking another bottle and threw up again im feeling sick from not taking it so I took a 60mg morphine sulfate pill,will this help at all? ## It may help stave off the worst of the withdrawals you could experience, since it is also a narcotic. However, before doing so in the future, you really should call the doctor or clinic you are working with and get their advice, first. Taking another narcotic may not be approved and might get you kicked out of the Methadone program. How are you feeling now? ## Because of a heart problem my wife was taken off 150 mg per day immediately and it was replaced by morphine. Dr. said 20 mg morphin... ...
Updated 5 months ago in Methadone.
Mon, Oct 21 '13, 6:31 PM   8  Subscribe to thread 209486
I Need To Find A Doctor Indianapolis IN that Will prescribe Methadone For Chronc Pain
I AM TRYING TO FIND A DOCTOR THAT WILL PRESCRIBE METHADONE FOR CHRONIC PAIN. ITS COMMONLY KNOWN AS DOLOPHINE AND COMES IN 10MG TABLETS. I USUALLY TAKE 40MG PER DAY. IT IS SO MUCH CHEAPER AND MORE CONVENIENT THAN CLINICS. I AM TOO FAR AWAY FROM CLINIC ANYWAY. THANK YOU ## I'm sorry, but there's no central listing of doctors that will prescribe any particular medication and there's never a guarantee when seeing one that they will prescribe anything. The main problem with Methadone is that is so highly habit forming and addictive. This makes most doctors very reluctant to prescribe it for pain, unless everything else has completely failed to work and all other options have been exhausted. Learn more Methadone details here. What else have you tried to treat your pain? There are ... ...
Updated 3 months ago in Methadone.
Fri, Jan 17 '14, 11:03 AM   24  Subscribe to thread 244050
Massachusetts North Shore - Doctor that prescribes methadone for severe back pain withdrawals
I have been on hydrocodone 30mg for about 3 years and started small but is now up to 4 a day just to feel fine and it has got very expensive and cant afford to do them anymore and it cost me my job... i literally cant get out of bed the withdrawals are so bad the back pain and restless arms and legs are the worse.. I have tried to quit 3 or 4 times now, once i bought 10 suboxone off a buddy and tried and only made 4 days and i vomited almost every day because it taste so nasty... i got out of detox on 1/17/13 and tried staying off but only lasted 2 days until i couldnt do it anymore and the detox center gave me methadone and it really helped and i need to get back to work have tons of bills that havent been paid in a while.... I been trying to go to clinic but had to wait for insurance ... ...
Updated 19 days ago in Methadone.
Tue, Apr 01 '14, 7:19 AM   13  Subscribe to thread 242908
Refusal Of Treatment By Pain Clinics For Mmt Patients
I am a MMT Patient at a Clinic in Western Pennsylvania Recently i had an Injury at Work and Suffered a Burst Fracture to l1 Vertebrea and bubed l2 disc Trauma Surgeon Released From Hospital With Referral for 3 Month Chronic Pain Management Treatment .Workers Comp Called every Pain Clinic in a 100 mile Radius All Refuse To Treat .Anyone Know Of One that accepts mmt patients.THANX ## I'm sorry you're suffering, but to be honest, due to the possible liabilities, plus the complications of treating someone taking Methadone, I am not sure you are going to find a place that will treat you. Learn more Methadone details here. Most places will likely just tell you that you need to use a higher dosage of Methadone for awhile. When I lived in PA, it was hard to find one that would treat wit... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Fri, Apr 12 '13, 4:41 PM   3  Subscribe to thread 238199
How to get off Suboxone
Im Marina Im 24 years old and a mother of 2 beautiul little boys. From the years 2006-2007 i was heavily addicted to Oxy 80 and eventually started doing herion. I got help in sep.2007 at a methadone clinic, it worked for as long as i was on the methadone i had NO relapse's. In June 2009 i was completly off of the methadone that first day that i was on 0Mgs I went through extreme withdrawls i went through things that i would never wish upon my worst enemy! i stayed that way for a day and a half and decided to go to a suboxone doctor. He put me on 32 mgs a day which i thought was pretty high of a dose but he explained to me that methadone withdrawls was worst then any other withdrawls. so i trusted him. Now when i go to see him every month i pretty much beg for him to start the weinin... ...
Updated 4 days ago in Suboxone.
Tue, Apr 15 '14, 3:57 PM   471  Subscribe to thread 204381
Methodone Dilemma
I have been taking Methadone for opiate addiction for almost 20 years! It has worked for me! The only time I relapsed was when I moved from NY to Ohio and had to wait to transfer into a different clinic. I have been clean since 2002! My problem is; I recently lost my medicaid because I do not live with my 12yr.daughter and her mom anymore.Ohio Social Services does NOT give medicaid to single men unless they are on disability or SSI. I am on neither being that I am capable of working, even though I am a insulin-dependent Diabetic also.I work part-time making 8.00per hour. The clinic I go to is 60 miles away, and medicaid was paying for my transportation also. Now I am faced with two dilemmas...getting to the clinic twice a week because I do not have a car at this time (I do get "take... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Fri, Jun 15 '12, 7:07 PM   3  Subscribe to thread 231379
Meathadone doctor
Looking for a doctor in Montgomery Co. Md or close to perscribe Methadone, I have been on a methadone for 15 yrs, I go to a clinic, the problem is I,m a building contractor, 53 yrs old and have had surgery on my back and knee, and I hurt most of the time, the clinic will only give 5mgs more and its just not enough, I,m at 110mgs but I,ve been on it for so long, I have saved meathadone on my good days and on my bad days I,ll take 200 mgs to 240 mgs and really makes me feel so much better, I work hard, I sweat alot, I think the meathadone just goes through my system very fast.Can you please help help me. Thanks so much, have a great weekend Ed Bennett ## I am a 57 yr. old male and been on 160mgs. a day for 4 yrs. The sweats are normal in males.I switched from other analgesics 100mcg fenta... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Methadone.
Fri, Sep 16 '11, 11:59 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 222033
do you gain weight with suboxone?
Hi I'm just starting to research suboxone. I'm currently going to a methadone clinic every day and it is such a hassle. I have to get up every morning at 4am to be there in time to get to work the line is so long but that's beside my point, My real question is Do you gain weight with Suboxone? This is my third attempt at trying to get off of opiates by taking Methadone but every single time I start taking Methadone I gain 40 to 60 pounds within the first 4 months. Most people do, some don't I just happen to be one of them. I get so discouraged by the weight gain that I stop going to the Methadone clinic and then start using again. Sadly my mom died from using the same drug I used before treatment. I have 3 children and want to get my life together again but I just can... ...
Updated 23 hours ago in Suboxone.
Sat, Apr 19 '14, 3:24 PM   145  Subscribe to thread 181771
QUESTION ON SWITCHING FROM SUB TO METHODONE
hI hOPEFULLY SOMEONE WILL ANSWER PROMPLY AS MY APPT IS TOMARROW. AFTER 3 YRS ON SUB IVE HAD ENOUGH AND AM GOING ONTO METHODONE. I KNOW HOW IT GOES FROM AN OPIATE TO SUB BUT HOW DOES IT WORK GOING FROM SUB ONTO METHODONE ## I know its been a while, and Im sorry you had no help here by the looks of things, but I was wondering.....How did you end up doing it and did it help? Thanks ## Yes, I am also hoping you got the answers you needed from your doctor, or clinic. Unfortunately, I don't have any information on switching from Suboxone to Methadone, or what the proper procedure is. Most of the questions we receive are in regards to switching from other drugs to Suboxone, since it allows you to become completely drug free, where Methadone usually doesn't. If you did get the informati... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Methadone.
Tue, Oct 18 '11, 2:54 AM   3  Subscribe to thread 214047
Mdone Xperience going from 150mg liquid to 10mg pills
I have read numerous times about how people either wanna know the difference between methadone liquid and the methadone pills, or how people swear the pills or liquid work better than the other. So i decided too share my experience and opinion with you all. I do know how people are all different and what may or may not work for me may very well work for someone else...so this is all opinions. Im on Methadone MMT and get 150mg of the cherry liquid methadone, i get weekly takehomes also...Ive been at that clinic for over 2 years now and at this dose for a couple of months(150mg) Anyways yesterday morning as i was opening up my bottle too down the liquid..it dropped out of my hands and all went into the sink..The entire freaking dose..gone! I was worried about being sick at night (im a sin... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Mon, Dec 24 '12, 11:35 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 239745
Does Methedone Disk Lose Potentecy If Left In Water For A Week
i go to the methedone clinic and i am on 90 mg. a day and i go once a week and i get 6 day take outs and it seems to me that when i go on friday my orange wafers are fresh for that day i watch the nurse put them in water, as for the other 6 bottles they are alredy premixed with water so i somewhat feel my medicine on friday, as the week goes on 2-3 days later i do not feel like i have taken anything it feels less potent, does anyone know if it loses potentecy for being in water for a week or two ## my oppioion is suboxone is alot better a family dr can give it to u medicade will pay for it and u get a 30 day supply ## I'm on 50ml of methadone a day and it totally works... no cravings, for the first time in 10-12 years i truly feel in control of my body, mind and soul. I have no more... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Suboxone.
Sat, Jan 29 '11, 7:02 PM   3  Subscribe to thread 213379
I Want 20 Mg Opana Ir
i am on methadone 5mg twice a day for long term pain. i am on 10 mg oxycodone four times a day for breakthrough pain. i hate methadone, but its a long story having to do with a stint at a clinic. i couldnt tell my doctor that. i have been taking 10 mg opana ir and they work well, i just have built a tolerance to it. i think the 20 mg twice a day along with two 15mg oxycodone for breakthrough should do me well. i cant take the opana er because they make me sick, do you guys think that what i want is a good enough substitute? any comments and suggestions would be helpful. thanks ## Was on both meds- got off both. Use Lyrica, elavil, muscle relaxant, and topic capasain for chronic pain/RSD. Have spinal cord stimulate. My life is a million times better without methadone(killed my teeth/ I u... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Opana.
Tue, Dec 04 '12, 9:39 AM   4  Subscribe to thread 231972
want to start a suboxone program
Im want to kick my opiate addiction! I want to know how much suboxone will i need to take a day? Does it really work? How much does it cost?...etc... Ive been taking opiates for 10 years but only everyday for the past 4 years. I take 100mg-150mg of morphine or 20-30mg of methadone a day. I tried to quit cold turkey by slowly weaning myself down for about 2 weeks to nothing. What a mistake that was, even after 7 days of not taking anything i was just as sick as i was on day 1. I thought about getting on the methadone clinic but its too much of a hassle for me. I also dont want anyone to know about my addition, kinda hard to do when you need to go to the clinic everyday. I heard suboxone is expensive is it really worth it? I can live without being "high" but i cannot live threw th... ...
Updated 4 months ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Dec 02 '13, 12:02 PM   5  Subscribe to thread 217225
Just Moved To Ny From Fl
i just moved to long island ny from florida and i was seeing a dr for methadone thought when i got here ide get a dr to perscribe it for me but i cant an im missing work do to withdrawls i have no friends or help up here if any one can point me in the correct way i would be in big time det john cavallo 516-{edited for privacy} ## Have you tried looking for a clinic? In some states, private doctors can only prescribe it strictly for pain treatments, because they aren't trained in its use for addiction and other conditions. ## Email me {edited for privacy}, I'm having the same problem too, but maybe can help. ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Wed, Mar 13 '13, 2:14 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 223561
oxycontin and morphine
is oxycontin more addictive or morphine? ## Ive been doing 80 mg OCs,or 100 mg morphines daily for almost 4 yrs. Now I'll be honest if one or the other is avilable, I'll doo both. Bottom line, I have 3 beautiful girls, and daddy is slipping. All the clinics around will not give a non liquid take home. I work in Indiana and live in michigan,real early hours. needless to say every clinic has turned me down. I know how hard it is to decifer weather my little story is heart felt.I do everything in my power to raise my kids right. But when daddy is sick, just from the oc and morphine, and alot of times herion.I can't find a doctor who would be willing to concider takeing my case into consideration. My personal opinion on methadone for opiates has blown my mind. my mother 47 has b... ...
Updated 10 months ago in OxyContin.
Mon, May 27 '13, 1:58 PM   5  Subscribe to thread 192845
need percoset or vicodin
does anyone know a docter who will prescribe percoset or vicodin near Cincinnati, N. Kentucky, or S. Indiana? i was on thr I.C.U for 5 days for throwing ip 2 pints of blood and almost dying cuz of taking alot of O.T.C. aspirin, tylonal and anti-inflammatorys. My 2 surgeons told me that i have to go back on percs or vics. They sent me to a pain mngmt dr believing he would. When i went to my app. he said he doesnt prescribe narcotics for any reason. please someone help me so i can go back to work, thank you. ## i dont know for sure on drs in s. indiana but i do know there is a methadone clinic/suboxen in charlestown indiana. they really just care about the money they will give it. so they could prob help u till u find a dr. methadone is a jump from hydros but will take the pain away... ##... ...
Updated 11 months ago in Vicodin.
Mon, Apr 22 '13, 12:28 PM   3  Subscribe to thread 245355

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