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Switching from methadone to subutex
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I have been on methadone treatment for about 2 years. I originally started going to a clinic and took the liquid. I was at about 200 mg per dose. I couldn't keep going to the clinic, and keep a steady job. I ended up finding a pain management doctor that prescribed me the pill form. We worked out a plan to taper down because methadone is just not good if you want to have energy, an increased libido, sweat, and all the lovely other symptoms. I ended up tapering down to about 60 mg per day then my doctor decided that he wanted me to switch from methadone to subutex. So, we made a plan to get down another 30 mg. I took the 30 mg for a week, then he told me he was ready to prescribe the subutex. My last dose of methadone was Friday morning at 6 a.m. I ended up making it 56 hours before ... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Methadone.
Sat, Jan 14 '17, 11:58 AM
need to fill a script of 10mg Methadone
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I have a script for methadone. Took it to Walgreens,but they said it cant be filled until November11,2013... I really need my meds before i go into terrible WD. Plz help... ## If you are at a pain clinic, then you need to call them and tell them you've either had a bad month and over-taken and work with them to get you back on track. If its your family doctor? Be ware, they may cut you off completely. I've been down the road of methadone and it was a terrible drug to be on for me personally. I told my doctor to put me back on Percocets and I've been fine ever since. Nobody can get your script filled but you, however you do need your doctor or pain management doctor to understand its not working for you as you shouldn't be out so early if they were. ## Does anyone know of... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Methadone.
Fri, Nov 08 '13, 1:50 PM
help needing methadone doctor in tampa fl
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My husband and I just moved to Valrico, FL and I'm looking for a doctor that would help with his methadone maintaince. My husband is taking 150mg and has to go all the way to tampa everyday. the problem is he is starting to work early mornings and by the time he gets a ride and comes back he is barley making it to work on time(if traffic is good). He wants the job but he isn't going to be able to maintain the job especially when he has to go out of town for several days at a time soon.he's taking the methadone due to a neck fracture from serveral years ago so he isn't a "junkie" looking for a new fix. Before it was easier to go to the clinics everyday, now its becoming a nuisance for the job and myself. We need this job to support our family . It would help if an... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Methadone.
Mon, Jul 15 '13, 10:47 AM
find adoctor or clinic
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I'm already taking methadone, but where i get it i have to pay 98.00 a week. I cant affrod it. They took me off medicatied because of my job. Now I need a doctor that will perscribe me methadone that would take my work insurance or that would be cheaper. Can u help me? ## Hello, Debbie! How are you? I'm very sorry about the problem that you're having. However, a regular doctor cannot prescribe it for you for addiction treatment/maintenance, that can only be done in a clinical setting by those that are specially trained in its use. As to a clinic that would take your insurance, since I don't know where you are, or what insurance you have, I can't help search for one. Have you tried calling others in your area to ask if they accept it? ...
Updated 3 years ago in Methadone.
Thu, Jan 09 '14, 5:09 PM
find a doctor that prescribes methadone ny
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im a carpenter in ny, I was going to a methadone clinic, but unfortunately I work from 5am-5pm daily, and that's when there open. I need an alternative way to get methadone. It was working, nothing else really works for me. Maybe someone knows a way, or dr. Im located in Hackensack nj, but work in the city. I do have back problems, I don't know if that would help? I know dr's will prescribe it for pain, rather than addiction? I was on 40mg a day and I was fine, when I stopped, started using H again. please help if you can. ## Hello, Michael! How are you? I'm sorry, but with the addiction clinic listed in your medical records, no doctor is going to be able to prescribe it for you. It is against the law for them to do so, even if they wanted to prescribe it for pain, they ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Tue, Mar 10 '15, 7:58 AM
is methadone used for pain and our suboxons
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I had neck surgery in 2000 and was on pain pills and pain shots for 3 yrs then I lost my health ins so I went to methadone clinic and was on that for almost 5 yrs 100 mg a day then I got on off sept 2014 then by oct 2014 I was on 180 norco 10 cause I had to have neck surgery again so jan 2015 I had surgery now nothing is working for my pain well the norco 10 are butrans patch dont. what should I do get back on methadone thought a dr cause the clinic dont take ins are get on suboxne? I am in Huntsville Alabama and need a dr that give me one of these Please if some one out there can help me Please do Thank you and Have a Blessed Day ## If any one knows a Doctor in Alabama I'm in Huntsville but willing to drive. I need a doctor that will give me Methadone are suboxone I need the one th... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Sun, Aug 23 '15, 7:33 PM
Difference between Suboxne and methadone
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What is the difference between the suboxone and methadone treatment ## Hi, Same question- What is the difference between methadone and suboxone ? Thanks for helping ! ## I was on methadone maintenance for 5 years this time (clean from other drugs for 4 years) and I just switched to suboxone. If you are just on dope or oxys, you need to figure out what you want. You will feel better/higher off the methadone. about an hour after you take it you get that kind of warm feeling and you can still catch a nod. I switched off methadone b/c I got sick of going to a clinic all the time, putting up with the bull**** and everyone treating you like you are a worthless junkie, even if you are doing everything right and working the program--but I am in a fairly big city, so my experience may be atypica... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Suboxone.
Tue, Feb 11 '14, 3:16 PM
R there any methadone private doctors in nyc
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I am on a methadone clinic but the people who go there are always asking to buy or sell pills. I am not interested but I want to see a private doctor for this. Any one know of any?? ## Hi Susan, Through google, I was able to locate a "Buprenorphine, Methadone & Suboxone Doctor" in New York City, NY. You can view his contact information below: Jeffrey Deitz, M.D. 17 East 96Th Street New York City, NY 10128 (212)722-9777 I'm not aware if this doctor has a private practice or what his terms may be, but I would consider giving that number a call to inquire about his services. Please keep us posted if it works out for you or if finding another doctor is necessary. ## Can u help me find methadone in/near NYC? I need asap! Doctor, pharmacy... any ideas?? ## I need help finding ... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Methadone.
Fri, Jun 28 '13, 8:42 AM
I dropped my whole bottle of methadone in a glass of coke how can I get it out
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I dropped a 40 methadone in a glass of coke . What can I do .. I really them for my pain ## Drink the coke...or is there something here I am not catching? ## You dropped multiple Methadone tablets, or just one? If it's just the one dose, then I believe Art is spot on, it's not going to turn into a dangerous substance, just because it got mixed into coke. If it's multiple doses, then you can't do that, because you'd be getting too much at once and, if that's the case, you'll need to contact your doctor or clinic. Learn more Methadone details here. ## There are 40 tablets in there ## I just have to ask. How did you manage to "drop" them ALL into the coke? I mean you would almost have to work at getting that many to magically drop in that opening! What g... ...
Updated 7 months ago in Methadone.
Wed, Jul 20 '16, 1:53 AM
help find a doctor that prescribes methadone
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I am 40yrs. Old and broke my back and am confined to a wheel chair im in alot of pain i've tryed alot of different meds and methadone has worked the best i live in erie pa and cant find a doctor to help me if anyone knows of any please help i will drive as long as its not to far away thank you my name is bill ## Bill - Have you tried looking for a pain management doc/clinic? Have you talked with your primary doc about getting a referral? I'd start there. Other resources I'd check are with the social work departments of area hospitals. Many of them have referral services or in-house pain management clinics, which may be your best bet. If all else fails, there's always methadone clinics, though most of their clients are going to be there for addiction reasons. Not all of t... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Methadone.
Sat, Dec 13 '14, 3:55 PM
find a doctor that prescribes methadone in nc
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Looking for a doctor who will prescribe methadone in the Charlotte, nc area. I have real pain due to a car accident back in 2000 when I broke my pelvis. I moved from Jersey to Nc and got the pain meds off of someone else and when I became pregnant I was told to go to a methadone clinic. I had no idea what I was doing or that I could easily have gone to pain management. I'm willing to drive almost anywhere within reason for a doctor who can give me methadone. I've tried subutex and suboxone but neither work. Please help ## Unfortunately, if you have gone to a Methadone clinic in the past, then that is in your medical records and a regular doctor will not be able to prescribe it for you. Whether you need it for pain or not, your prior addiction treatment is what will restrict them... ...
Updated 5 months ago in Methadone.
Thu, Sep 22 '16, 9:09 PM
SETTING RECORD STRAIGHT!! how long after taking subutex can u take methadone
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Both subutex and suboxone will cause precipitated withdrawal. It is the bupe that connects to the receptors and kicks the methadone out. Naloxone is just an extra blocker!! I am a social worker at a clinic. Waiting at least 12 hours only if on low dose 20mg or less should b OK. But 24 preferred. ## If you take a little less then half of a 8mg subutext 15 hours ago is it safe to take 20mgs of methadone does anyone know! ! ! ## Why do people always minimize Naloxone? EMTs give the ODs Narcan, which brings the patient into withdrawal. Naltrexone (Vivitrol) has been used with chronic opiate addicts and alcoholics in several forms, pill, 30 day shot, implant. It is a VERY strong blocker and has many side effects. I have personal experience with this medication & know that it is not somet... ...
Updated 3 months ago in Subutex.
Sun, Nov 13 '16, 11:07 AM
Doctor That Prescribes Methadone in maryland
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Hi my name is DJ and I'm on a methadone clinic now but they don't give pills or liquid for monthly and my work now travels outta state . ## If you're taking it for addiction treatment, then a private doctor cannot prescribe it to you for such treatment. That can only be done in a clinic setting, by a doctor that is specially trained in addiction treatment. And they are required to give some take homes, but not necessarily a full months worth. Have you talked to them about the issue? Learn more Methadone details here. ## Have you found an answer? Are you on the eastern shore or over the bay? I might be able to help you find one but don't want to pry or ask personal questions but if its a back neck or bone type problem that would be one answer other med issue different ans... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Thu, Oct 01 '15, 11:41 AM
methadone doctor in grand rapids for addiction
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I recently left the Eastern clinic. Due to my work scheduel starting @ 7A.M. I can no longer make it there. I was wondering if anyone knew of any doctors in town that could help me out. ## Private doctors are not allowed to prescribe it for addiction, that has to be done through a clinic, where they are specially trained to do so. Learn more Methadone details here. Private doctors can only prescribe it for pain. Have you tried seeing if there are any other clinics with different hours that are close to you? ## Thered only 2 in Grand Rapids one that only accepts medicaide ( this one also has hours which conflict with my job 7am-3:30pm) and the Eastern Clinic. I don't know what to do. ## In a city your size, there should be a clinic that is open late Don't you have take homes? I g... ...
Updated 10 months ago in Methadone.
Fri, Apr 15 '16, 7:01 PM
find a doctor that prescribes methadone in maine
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I have been going to a methadone clinic for 7 years i have m\s and it works great for my pain but its 88 miles from my house and the drive is becoming too much. Im looking for a doctor that will percribe me methadone for my pain in the state or maine. Or a pain clinuc that is methadone friendly. ## Isnt there a Clinic on Brighton Ave in Portland? I took a now deceased neighbor to it. I believe the clinic owner may have recently passed away, but its still open ## Hello, Erika! How are you? I'm afraid that a clinic is your only option, at this time. Due to the way the laws are, regardless of why you were taking it, the fact that you went to an addiction treatment clinic is in your medical records, so a private practice doctor or pain clinic won't be able to prescribe it for you. T... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Methadone.
Fri, Dec 23 '16, 9:32 AM
Local doctors that prescribe methadone for pain
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I am curious on any doctors that earned my local area which is comes in Michigan that will prescribe methadone for pain. I currently have a full-time job and I'm not able to go to the Victory methadone clinic due to my hours at work. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated and helpful thank you. ...
Updated 6 months ago in Methadone.
Sun, Aug 07 '16, 9:49 PM
methadone prescribed for chronic pain tennessee
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Looking for an Anesthesiologist/board certified in pain management in East TN who will write Methadone for pain. Knoxville, Morristown, Maryville, etc. Have been on it for pain for 17 years. My doctor moved to Middle TN. Any doctors or clinics would be appreciated. ## I for 22 years. I am in dire need of a doctor as you can tell. If you have any info please share it with me. I would go to a clinic anywhere, I am so sick . I can't sleep as you can tell....it is very late and i'm still sitting here. I have to work in about an hour and a half-help me if you can. I live in Kentucky. I will drive for 2-3 hours. Please do anything you can to help me find a doctor or a clinic. Anything would be greatly appreciated. ## I have been on methadone for 22 years. I tried to get off of it with... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Tue, Sep 01 '15, 1:43 AM
Switch from suboxone to methadone for crohns pain??
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I'm a recovering addict, been on suboxone for 6 months now.. just had ileocecectomy for crones disease. Was given 48 morphine 15mg ir. Once gone (yesterday) was advised to resume subs. I did. It's not cutting the pain.... would methadone do better???? I don't wanna hear the withdrawal factor of methadone, just if it's potent or different enough from subs to help my pain.. ## Justin, Well methadone is far superior for pain relief.I doubt you switched from morphine to suboxne without the requisite time for induction.If you did wait the 4 days the levels of sub may not be sufficient to exhibit a clinical response. As a recovering addict who has tried Them both methadone is superior for those with chronic pain issues as a secondary issue. ## Suboxone doesn't work for eve... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Suboxone.
Sat, Jan 21 '17, 6:56 PM
please help me with panic attacks on 180mg methadone
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I am having anxiety attacks 1 or more a day. Used to take klonipin but since I am on a methadone clinic I can't use that. I've tried visteral, clonidine, busbar, antidepressants, ect. What meds could I try?? I am on 180mgs methadone and getting withdrawals every am b4 I dose. Does gabapentin work for anxiety? Need help or I am gonna lose it!! ## Hello, Emily! How are you? Gabapentin does help with some mood disorders, but there's no guarantees that it will. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and weight gain. Its not listed as having an problems or interactions when taken with Methadone. This medication is an opiate, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizzines... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Mon, Apr 20 '15, 2:54 PM
need help finding a doctor that prescribes methadone
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Ive been goin to a methadone clinic thats a 180mile round trip and currently dont have a car or a way 2 get their so ive been gettin very sick from not having my meds is their any dr.s closer to bedford indiana that i could see on a monthly arrangement ive tried suboxin and it doesnt work for me! ## Hello, Jason! How are you doing? I'm very sorry about the situation you've found yourself in. However, this is not possible. Under current laws for Methadone treatment, regular doctors aren't allowed to prescribe it for addiction or maintenance. That can only be done in a clinical setting by those that have been specially trained in its use for such. Learn more Methadone details here. The best suggestion I can make is that if you're suffering from severe withdrawal, you shoul... ...
Updated 3 months ago in Methadone.
Fri, Nov 18 '16, 5:34 PM

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