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methadone clinics don't care

I been going to the methadone clinic in Birmingham for 3 years,I always pay for my dose,but this one day I ask to charge and I had to damn near get on my knees and beg to charge,Three years of paying and I ask for help this one time so you think they help me,he'll no,they don't care. ## I would pay like clock work but one day i owed 7 dollars and the medicating nurse was going to refuse medicating me. But another nurse told her to go ahead and dose me. In the early days I thought methadone centers where there to help improve your life ? But when the 1980s came and Reagan cut federal money to MHMR's doctor's opened up their on private methadone clinics.That's when it became cut and dry money for methadone and if you don't like it, go back to your street drug life ...

Methadone Maintainance & WEIGHT GAIN!!! HELP!!!

I AM A METHADONE MAINTAINANCE PATIENT, CLEAN FROM OXYCONTIN FOR THREE+ YEARS & I HAE PACKED ON 40 POUNDS! I AM RETAINING WATER & EXPERIENCE HORRIBLE CONSTIPATION...ANYONE WITH SIMILAR ISSUES OR TIPS TO HELP ME OR FIND THE CAUSE??? ## Kali, I've taken Methadone for years (chronic pain). It is a side effect of methadone on the constipation & retaining water (edema). Try taking a stool softener like colace two every night. If that don't help take a mild laxative also. On the retaining water you can take a water pill over the counter or ask your doc about taking a diuretic. Sorry I don't know about the weight gain. But, I've got you beat on the weight gain 55 POUNDS!!! Good Luck, Gina ## I have gained over 20 pounds, but I don't think that it is due to the Me...

need a doctor in the area of georgetown sc for methadone.

I am 30 yrs old with 2 kiddos. One is 8 and 3 both are girls and I has severe chronic back pain. I was parallized from waste down when my 8 yrs old was 3 months old. I finally was able to walk again by the grace of God and help from family. I was prescribed the prescription of 10mg methodone from my famaily doctor now he has left the practiceto take care of his parents in another state and now I am lost for words Bc I have not got any refills and bo doctor Pls help. ## Any doctor that is licensed to practice medicine can prescribe it for pain, so the best thing to do would be to find a new doctor, set up an appointment, make sure they receive a full copy of your medical records, then discuss your needs, in person, at the appointment. However, be careful not to ask about the prescribing ...

Local doctors that prescribe methadone for pain

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. ## Where in Michigan are you? Have you found a Dr yet? ## Unfortunately, if you have been going to a Methadone clinic, which is traditionally used for treating drug addiction, then a regular private practice physician cannot prescribe Methadone for you, regardless of why you were going there. Under current U.S. law, it is illegal for them to do so, since the fact that you were in a Methadone clinic treatment program is in your medical records. It sucks, I really hate to have to be the b...

Help others in getting their pain medications go to care2petitionsite and sign demand that chronic suffers get medication now

Here it is, your sincere effort to help us all get back our right to having our pain medications now!! sign this petition to get action and be a part in changing the DEA'a plan that is surely not working. Give us back our lives, Let the junkies overdose is they so choose to. Go to "Care2petitionsite" now sign the petition on "demand that chronic pain sufferers get their medication now, by valerie. I thank you for your support. Feel free to share it because the more signatures that we get the sooner we can make this a reality. ## Valerie - you are who I was looking for as I just put something similar on the discussion table under Chronic Pain patients organizing to fight for the civil rights. I am ready to sign, protest, fight and help in any way I can - Colorado is getti...

Methadone and Thrive supplement

I'm wondering if I could take "Thrive" - the supplement that everyone is taking, because it looks like it's only vitamins? ## I was wondering if I could take thrive with methadone ## Did you ever find out if you could take thrive with methadone.? Bc I would love to know. ## Are you referring to 'Thrive' made by a company called "Le-Vel"? If so, I've looked at the nutrition facts listed on their product page for the men's multivitamin supplement and compiled what it contains below: Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 1.4 mg 100% Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 1.7 mg 100% Vitamin B3 (Niacinamide) 12 mg 60% Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 10 mg 100% Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) 2 mg 100% Folic acid 800 mcg 200% Vitamin B12 100 mcg 1667% Vitamin D3 200 IU 50% Chromium (as chromi...

Methadone clinics in birmingham al

Did anyone know if the Birmingham metro methadone clinic will let you charge a dose and pay later or do you have to pay every time on time? ## I LIVE IN BIRMINGHAM BEEN IN TREATMENT 5 YEARS. Its a business,, they could care LESS if you can't pay.. You get established and later you can CHARGE ONE DOSE.. if you don't have the money then they don't care,, flop around on the sidewalk for all they care. Sign up for medicaid ,, they will pay for it. If not eligible then you are screwed, because they are so afraid the insurance companies won't reimburse at their fee of $ 14 a day , they wont take it. OBAMACARE was suppose to change that,, and when I get done with some of these clinics by suing them thru the justice dept. THEY WILL TAKE INSURANCE THEN WHEN BARACK AND HIS DEA GET...

Ingredients of TruVision Health Supplement with methadone

I take methadone and I've purchased a new product called TruVision tru Weight & Energy and TruVision truFix for tuning up your blood chemistry. I want to know if I can combine this product with methadone? Weight & Energy blend: B-6, Bioperine (black pepper), Chromium, B-12 Methylcobalimen, Decaffeinated Green Tea Extract, Bitter Orange Extract (synephrine), Caffeine, Phenylethlamine, Dendrobium are the ingredients for the Weight & Energy. The ingredients for the other Supplement are: Proprietary Blood Chemistry Blend (Plant Extracts (Chlorogenic Acid), Raspberry Ketones, Cinnulin, Alpha Lipoic Acid) Magnesium Oxide, Zinc, Chromium, Copper, Selenium, Vanadium. Could you let me know if it is safe to mix these two TruVision Health Products with Methadone?? ## I can't fi...

Can You Get Addicted To Methadone

I can tell you from first hand use of Methadose 10mg use I am most definitely addicted to the Medication! I have been with out now for almost 24 hours and I have not been feeling good at all!! I must add I crush and Snort my methadose tablets which possibly leads to me being very ill with out em idk? But I'm addicted went from percocet to methadose ## Methadone is actually very well-known to be addictive and to cause severe withdrawal symptoms. While it was used to treat drug addiction, most people that have been on Methadone programs never truly end up being drug free. Almost all of them end up having to take a lifetime maintenance dose of it. Crushing and snorting the tablets is also very dangerous, but it actually doesn't make them any more addictive than they already are. Ar...

Can I Add Methadone To Quick Fix Plus Synthetic Urine

I Have my Dr's appointment today and I smoked marijuana for the last 2 weeks. Can I use quick fix plus synthetic urine and just add methadone to it? Would that work? I know he makes me pay $42 for a drug test without insurance and that the plastic cup doesn't have a temp gauge on it and I see other people's cups of pee sitting in his office so I'm guessing he doesn't send to a lab. Please any input wud be greatly appreciated. My appointment is in a few hours. ## The test show if u use synthetic urine, the only thing u can is ask someone ur close to use there urine and warm it up a little in microvave for 20 seconds. I do it every month ## You can't add methadone straight to urine of any kind as it needs to break down a specific way in your body. i don't know ...

methadone 40 mg pictures

I would lwould like to know what a 40 milligram methadone disc it looks like they have new one so I'm not sure and I meant scribes them and I have white ones in there a lot smaller like a size of a quarter I just want to make sure that's what they are before I take them my Dr just describe them to me yesterday you know it says methadone on there I still want to make sure they take 10 milligrams and now I take 40 milligram disc it and I break them in half ## Hi, Blueyes! Can you post back with any markings that are on them? That is what would enable me to check the identification for you. Since Methadone is a generic, it's manufactured by several different pharmaceutical companies, so there are far too many for me to be able to post the detailed description of all of them for...

how does methadone compare to suboxone

I take suboxone. I'm really trying to be 100% clean. I ran out of suboxone early and took 3 10mg methadone pills. I have never taken them before. I don't know if I should let them dissolve or how the mgs compare to a suboxone. I'm not looking to feel high. Just trying to end this disaster I got myself into. If anyone knows about these could you please offer advice? ## Stay with suboxon man. Don't mess with methadone I tell you it is bad. You will be on methadone for life if you keep on ## Yes, many people who take Methadone never become fully drug free, they usually end up on a lifetime maintenance dose, which is why many people prefer Suboxone, or Subutex, now. Why did you run out early? These medications are opioids that carry the risk of being habit forming, and may c...

Doctors Who Prescribe Methadone In Houston Tx

Moving to Houston, Tx and looking for a doctor who will prescribe methadone. I have been on Methadone for Intractable Pain for over 10 years. I saw a psychiatrist/Intractable pain, oncologist for 8years and another for almost 8 yrs. Both doctors were in Houston, Tx. I moved back to Beaumont, Tx area and have been without proper medical and pain management. I am moving back to Houston next month and am dreading the whole start over ordeal...PLEASE HELP LOCATE a doctor in the Houston, Tx. area ## I am also in Houston, looking for the same thing. All the private doctors I have called only do Suboxone. Let me know if you find anything out. ## Heather, if you're looking for Methadone for addiction treatment, then private doctors can't prescribe it for you. A private doctor is only al...

methadone clinic first blood work is for what

I want to know why they take you blood work when you getting back on the clinic I moved away trandford out to another clince so I'm back at my old clince but it been so long why do they test your blood I know I have he c and told them that I found out from the clince before neither the blood work but the Docture nwantntonralk to me about my blood work I'm worried why and don't know why they take your blood they give a urin you when first get on then you have to do blood work does everyone does but why does it need to be done I forgot the reason why please help ## Generally, the same reason that any other doctor would do blood work, on top of checking the levels of controlled substances in your body, they also check the functions of your vital organs by looking at various enz...

Prescribed Methadone for Chronic pain, how long would it take for percocet to get out of my system if used just once (prescription was stolen)

I have a script for methadone for chronic pain and have been on vacation, well someone was nice enough to steal my last two days worth of meds here on vaca, well my partner has 15 mg oxycodone that I can take to help me thru till we get home yet I am weary due to my doc appt in ten days, will a days worth of perks be gone in ten days not using them on a reg basis? Or should I try n tough it out. ## Most narcotics are out of your system, for a standard urine test, within 4 to 5 days after taking them. However, you could run into a problem with not having the Methadone in your system on the test, as most doctors use these tests to make sure someone is actually taking their prescription medication and not selling it. Your best bet would be to report the theft to your doctor, immediately. A...

Chronic lower back pain and arthritis in right hip

I have chronic lower back pain and arthritis in my right hip, which causes pain that radiates into my knee. I am constantly in pain. Anyone know what my options could be? ## Paddy, I am 63yrs old and suffer what appears to be the same pain as you!! It has gotten progressively worse in last 4 yrs. It starts deep in my right hip, and continues down to my knee... The pain is terrible n will stop me in the midst of anything I'm trying to do. Sometimes the pain attacks when I'm laying in bed, n I don't understand as there's no pressure on hip when laying down. This pain occurs everyday after I'm up n on legs for over an hour. The mornings are better I believe due to methadone medication @ 90mgs I take every morning about 8am. This helps until noon n then the pain begins i...

Switching From Methadone To Suboxone

It took me a while to get down to it but I just switched from 10 mg of methadone to suboxone. How much suboxone should I have to take, and how long? Also what else can I take with the suboxone to make it easier? ## I am afraid I don't have that information for you. Doctor's that treat with Suboxone are carefully trained in its use and they have to carefully calibrate the dosage according to how much of the drug you were taking and for how long. On top of that, the tapering must be done very slowly, with the person's health and withdrawal symptoms being taken into account. For some people it can take several months, but other can take several years. Have you considered seeking medical attention? ## Iv been on the methadone program this time for a month now, and I finally got ...

Find Pain Clinic In Indiana Who Gives Methadone

I need a pain clinic in indiana that prescribes methadone for pain ## Hi Suzy, Whereabouts in Indiana are you looking? I may be able to point you in the right direction, as there are quite a few doctors/clinics there that are known to prescribe Methadone. ## clarksville ind. new albany any where in indiana aslong as its not over an hour away from jeffersonville ind. I appreciate any info, my doc is retiring. THANKS, Suzy ## really want to find a pain clinic no more then an hour or so away from clarksville in,really appreciate the info Suzy ## it really dosent matter, but I live close to jeffersonville and Id like to find a doc within 50 miles if possible. Any info would be greatly appreciated ## I really need to find a doctor in louisville ky thru indiana who prescribes methadone for pa...

Methadone causing drowsiness

I've been taking methadone for 10 months now. I'm a 200lb Male. I normally take between 50 - 150 ml per day. But the past 2 months the liquid I get has been putting me to sleep. Like I used to come home from work and relax, eat, watch tv, and chill. Well now I come home, eat, and wind up going to sleep for hours on end. Then I wake up at around 2 am, lay back down, and I fall asleep again till 6 when I get up for work. This is getting old quick. Has anyone else gone through this? By the way I dose at 7 am every day. Any and all help appreciated! ## I also should add that I go to pain management, but my doc has cut me way down, and I found a way to make it through the month by dosing with the methadone. But it's a double edged sword cause the methadone is so strong it almost ...

What cold medicine can I take with Methadone?

I am taking 70 mg daily methadone, have been going to clinic for 2 mths now. I have a severe sinus cold/infection and was wondering what OTC medication I can take without the risk of an adverse reaction? Ugh, just want to be able to breathe again!!! ## I had a chance to look at the UCLA Health drug interactions list between Methadone and Nyquil. Unfortunately it lists a number of interactions which would likely deem the combination unsafe. This is because of the ingredients contained inside Nyquil (Acetaminophen, Dextromethorphan, Doxylamine Succinate, Alcohol, and more). 1. Methadone w/ Doxylamine, MODERATE interaction: "Concomitant use of opioid agonists with doxylamine may cause excessive sedation and somnolence. Limit the use of opioid pain medications with doxylamine to only pa...


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