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Sulfameth Trimethoprim And Methadone
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I am currently on 20mg of Methadone and went to the dr yesterday and was prescribed Sulfameth/Trimethoprim. My dr. knows that I am on Methadone from my last appt with her a couple months ago. I just want to make sure that it is ok to take these together. ## Hi Nicole, From what I could gather, there is said to be a "minor" interaction between Methadone and Sulfa-Tmp. Some minor drug interactions may not be clinically relevant in all patients, since minor drug interactions do not usually cause harm or require a change in therapy. However, your healthcare provider can determine if adjustments to your medications are needed. The information I found on this interaction is quoted below, although I personally don't find their wording to make the most of sense: "Limited data su... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Trimethoprim.
Fri, Apr 21 '17, 11:11 AM
morphine sulfate 60mg vs methadone 10mg
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My morphine sulfate 60mg were stolen, and I hve some methadone 10mg. I was supposed to take the Morphine sulfate 60mg X3 a day. How should I take these methadone 10mg to help me get through until I see My Dr. next week? ## I'd suggest actually calling your doctor to see what you should do. If you're under a treatment contract, taking something else, regardless of the circumstances, without doctor's permission could violate it and result in your getting dismissed as a patient. 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. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 2 years ago in Morphine.
Sat, Jul 26 '14, 12:57 PM
sulfameth trimethoprim interactions with methadone
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Can u take sulfameth/trimethoprim 800/160 while on methadone? I once took cipro and went into immediate horrible withdrawal! ## Hello, Sandy! How are you? Yes, as long as your doctor is aware that you're taking both. There is a chance that it may prolong the QT interval of the heart, but it isn't considered to be a dangerous reaction. Side effects to this antibiotic may include nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 3 years ago in Trimethoprim.
Fri, May 30 '14, 8:04 PM
methadone and morphine together
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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. prescribed both Methadone and Morphine. The Methadone 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 man... ...
Updated 7 days ago in Methadone.
Fri, Jun 16 '17, 11:23 AM
If i take 130mg of methadone a day will a 60mg morphine sulfate help get me thru one day
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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 21 days ago in Methadone.
Sat, Jun 03 '17, 12:48 AM
Which Is Stronger 30 Mg Of Morphine Sulphate Er Or 10 Methadone
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I am in a confusing debate with ex husband which is stronger 30 mg of morphine sulfate E.R or 10 mg of methadone? ## Methadone is stronger than Morphine, just as an example, if you were taking the 30mgs of Morphine, the equivalent dosage of Methadone would only be 3mgs, so it's a roughly 1mg to 10mg ratio. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I was on Methadone tablets for 13 years with a NY pain mgmt doctor who worked alongside an Orthopedic surgeon who originally diagnosed my lumbar-sacral pain from DDD (L5/S1) and nerve damage in my legs, plus osteoarthritis in hips and spine. My Methadone dose began at 30mg/day, and at it's highest 10 yrs later, was on 150mg/day. I had gastric bypass surgery in 2009, and lost 130 lbs by 2010. My Methadone dosage was able to be brought ... ...
Updated 2 days ago in Morphine.
Wed, Jun 21 '17, 5:54 AM
what is apo sulfatrim DS 800/160mg
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I take 2mg Ativan daily, 90 mg of Cymbalta daily, 105mg Methadone daily and sometimes use Zantac for heartburn. Are there any drug interactions I should know about? Any knowledge u have about this would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. ## Hello, Sunny! How are you? Yes, you actually shouldn't take the Sulfatrim with Methadone, it can cause a prolonged QTc interval of the heart, which may be fatal/ The FDA classifies Methadone as an opiate, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Sulfatrim.
Wed, Jan 27 '16, 5:20 PM
can i take suboxone and morphine sulfate together
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I take suboxone 12/3 mg once a day. Can I take one 100 mg morphine sulphate with it once a day? ## Hi Rob, According to, suboxone shouldn't be taken with any opioids (i.e. morphine), since it can block its effects and potentially send you into immediate withdrawals - accompanied by a number of undesirable side effects such as increased anxiety, insomnia, nausea, difficulty breathing, sweating, cramps, etc. Having read that, it sounds to me like the wisest thing to do would probably be to contact your doctor about alternative ways to manage your pain in the event that suboxone 'or' morphine doesn't get the job done on their own. Some feedback I've read in other threads here even recommend trying methadone over suboxone; stating that it works better for their p... ...
Updated 3 months ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Mar 06 '17, 4:04 PM
sulfameth/trimethoprim interactions paroxetine
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can I take paroxetine while taking sulfameth/trimethoprim ? my dr prescribed me the sulfameth for a urinary trach infection but I never finished them and now im taking paroxetine and im starting to feel the uti come back and was wondering if I could take them together ? ive tried to look online other places and have no answer ## Hello, Nancy! How are you? No, it would be best to see your doctor for a new antibiotic, if you need one. Combining these two medications can increase the QTc interval of the heart, which could be dangerous. The FDA lists the typical side effects of Paroxetine as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and weight changes. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hi.My wife is on 50m of methadone P/D, she is also on 60mg of paroxetine.She was ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Trimethoprim.
Wed, Apr 27 '16, 2:29 AM
morphine 60 mg sulphate dosage
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i have been taking 60mg.morphine sulfate with little relief i just started on methadone hcl 10mg. & found them to be stronger & more effective my wife just believes that it is the change but i am convinced the methadone is stronger who is right? ## It would take 15mgs of Methadone to equal each 60mgs dose of the Morphine, so I'd have to give the win to your wife. However, there is a caveat, it may not be just because of the change to a different medication, it could be due to the fact that the Methadone may just work better for you. Learn more Methadone details here. Sometimes the equivalency or one being stronger doesn't matter, if one just works better with your body. Everyone is different and this happens quite frequently. Are there any other questions I can help with... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Morphine.
Wed, Jun 25 '14, 10:19 AM
Morphine and Prednesone
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My rheumatologist gave me prednesone 10 mg Q.D My Primary (PCP) gave me morphine sulfate 15 mg S.R. T.I.D I recently was on methadone and prednesone, but I believe one cancelled out the other, or so it seemed to me. I so far do not think this will happen with the morphine and prednesone, but I have only been on the morphine four days. Is ths in the literature? (methadone canceling prednesone ) Thanks for any infrmation ## Hello, Larney! How are you feeling? Yes, you are correct. Prednisone is known to decrease the effect of Methadone due to its effect on a certain intestinal/hepatic enzyme. However, there is no such interaction listed between it and the Morphine. Learn more Prednisone details here. Learn more Morphine details here. The Morphine, however, is a narcotic opiate, so it has ... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Morphine.
Mon, Sep 30 '13, 9:25 PM
oxycontin replacement
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I am currently taking oxycontin 40 mg and I going from a private insurance plan to a Humana PPO Medicare advantage plan and they don't cover it. Some of the other option they recommend from humana was Methadone, Hydromorphone, Codeine Sulfate, Fentanyal Patch, Morphine, and oxycodone IR. I know Oxycodone is the same active ingredient oxycontin but I also take Oxycodone 15mg for breakthrough pain. It helps somewhat but it does help enough. My good day after taking the medicine and having my spinal cord stimulation implant device on is a 5 but an avg. day is 7.5. To give you a idea what a five to me is I broke both of my arms with one bone poking through was a 5.5 and that is a good day for me. My doctor is very hard to get him to increase my dose. So maybe one of these other medicati... ...
Updated 3 years ago in OxyContin.
Wed, Mar 26 '14, 12:37 PM
small green oval pill with N on oneside and 15 on the other side
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It is suppose to be a methadone pill small green oval with 15 on one side N on the side ## Based on the description provided I may have come across an exact match to your pill - but it is not identified as Methadone: "Each green, round, sustained release, film-coated, biconvex tablet, engraved "N" on one side and "15" on the other side, contains Morphine sulfate 15 mg." Ref: Are sure the source you got it from was reliable? ## I just found 4 of these pills in my daughters room it's greenis oblong with 15 on one side and N on the other side what is this pill please ## So it's morphine 15 mg is that right?? ## Yes Morphine Sulfate Extended release 15mg. For chronic pain patients. Thet are way stringe... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Sat, Jan 09 '16, 4:25 PM
Does Anyone Know Of A Good Pain Management Dr In N Penna
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For the last 18 months I have seen a Pain Management Dr. in Pittsburgh Pa. I really like him. When I first started seeing him, I was on Methadone 30mg 3x a day. But had been on it for the last 6 yrs, so it really wasn't working all that great. In Sept. he put me on Opana 40mg 2 x a day. And it kind of helped. But when they changed its composition, it started to make me throw up. So, my Dr. put me on Morphine Sulfate 60mg 2 x a day. At first it caused severe vomiting. So I called him up, and told the nurse, and told her also that I dumped the bottle down the toilet, because I thought, this stuff, is nasty. He refused to write me a different script, and told me to come in as soon as I could get an appointment. Well, a week had gone by, and I was fishing around in my purse for some Neu... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Methadone.
Sat, May 24 '14, 4:24 PM
need to know if its safe
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Hi iam takeing morphine sulfate er 15mg my dr just started me on these one every 12 hours I took one at 5am it is now 12pm would it hurt me to take a nuther one...??? Iam in pain I was takeing methadon 10mg x3 but I wanted off of it so my ? Is can I take a nuthher morphine? ## Have you contacted your doctor? It isn't advisable to take them closer together, than the 12 hour dosing, unless your doctor specifically advises you to do so. It could result in your getting too much of the Morphine at once and may result in an overdose. Even though you have been switched to another narcotic, if you stopped the Methadone abruptly, without tapering, then you are likely to experience some withdrawal and rebound effects, which could result in pain that's much worse for a few weeks. ...
Updated 5 years ago in Morphine.
Mon, Apr 09 '12, 3:12 PM
is this pill i found a morphine
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i found a pill that has an m in a square box on it and says 30 on the other side and i am wondering if it is a morphine pill ## YES JAKE I HAVE WRITTIN ON MORPHIN AND THEY'RE NOT JUST RED THERE ALL TYPES OF COLORS GREEN BLUE WHITE PURPLE YOU NAME IT!!! MORPHINE AND OXY IS A VERY ADDICTIVE DRUG IF YOUR AN ADDICT PLES CONTACT YOUR NEAREST METHADONE CLINIC!! ## Yes, a pill with an M in a box, of a purplish / burgundy color, depending on your interpretation of colors, and a 30 on the other side is Morphine Sulfate 30mgs, manufactured by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. This is a time release tablet, a generic for MS Contin which is taken every 12 hours. And Britt is correct, the colors DO NOT MEAN ANYTHING without the markings. To identify a pill correctly you have to look at the imprints ... ...
Updated 5 months ago in Morphine.
Tue, Jan 03 '17, 8:31 PM
pain doctors in my area
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looking for pain doctors with in 20 or 30mi. of my home san andres ca. 95249 ## Hi, I am looking for a doctor in Michigan around the Jackson, Lansing area. My pain doctor went out of business and I can't find any doctor who will take me. I having taking 30 mg oxycodone and 10 mg methadone and I know how bad the withdraws are so I don't know what to do. If anyone lives around this area and know of any doctors who can help please let me know? Thank you! ## I had a rheumatologist in PA for over 15+ years! He now wants me to be off all pain medicine by the end of the year!!!! I need to find a doctor willing to prescribe oxycodone 5 mg every 4-6 hrs. a day, and morphine sulfate 15 mg 3x a day. PLEASE help! 15 years is a long time. Plus this is the only medicine that will allow me at ... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Oxycodone.
Tue, May 09 '17, 7:50 AM
57 71 otherside
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round white pill. M on one side and 15 on other side. Also there is a score down the middle. Any help deeply appreciated. ## Hi Carol, It looks like you want to identify two different pills here, is that correct? For the marking 57 71; the closest match that came up shows M 57 71. This is a rectangle-shaped pill with the letter "M" inside of a box (on the front side of the pill), with "57|71" on the backside of the pill, separated by a score line. Does this fit your description accurately? If so, this pill is Methadone Hydrochloride (10 mg). The other pill that is white and round with the imprint "M 15" was identified as Atropine sulfate + Diphenoxylate hydrochloride (0.025 mg - 2.5 mg). This pill is primarily used to treat diarrhea. To view information about Atr... ...
Updated 5 years ago in Methadone.
Fri, Nov 18 '11, 4:27 PM
round peach pill with 311 on one side and a half moon other
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small light pink pill 311and halfmoon like imprint on otherside ## Hello, Eli! How are you? This tablet is manufactured by Actavis and they list it as containing 60mgs of Morphine in an extended release formulation. The FDA classifies this medication as 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. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Yes 60mg morphine and they are awesome ## I have a new generic morphine sulfate that is 60mgs. with no number. looks totally different than usual. want to make sure I am getting the right medication. ## I was taking 10mg methadone and now I take ms morphine it has 311 on one side and a half moon on the other they don't seem to work f... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Morphine.
Thu, Mar 30 '17, 6:20 AM
methadone and morphine levels in UA
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I took 165mg of morphine sulfate over a 7 day period and a very small dose of methadone last night. I'm scared they are going to test my hair and UA soon and my levels will be high... But they said as long as they see my levels going down I am okay......I am really trying to quit and work the program...... Plz help. I couldn't sleep last night. ## Believe it or not, sometimes the meds can awake.You don't want to.harm.yourself do you?.Pleawe be careful with these extremely strong medications.I've taken them.too.They can build up.I'm your blood stream.and you won't have to.worry your Urine test. It the meds aren't working, sometimes they don't and you may have to try a different type of RX. Talk honestly to your Dr and see if you can come up with s... ...
Updated 7 months ago in Morphine.
Wed, Oct 26 '16, 6:00 AM

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