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Grapefruit juice and Opioids

So I just dosed 110mg's of liquid methadone and drank 3 cups of Grapefruit juice. A couple hrs later I pretty much blacked out on and off for a few hours. Has anyone else have this happen to them? Also I'm about to take my daily 60- 80mgs of oxymorphone ER. If I drink another couple cups of Grapefruit juice is that gonna happen to me again or does it only pertain to Methadone? Any and all info is appreciated thank you ## Rawdog I hope you are not trying to get f***ed up off your meds bro? Just saying bcuz that's what part of the problem that we have now and why the public have such a negative perception of methadone patients.They see some of us nodding off on the streets and in public places and think it's the methadone that has the person like that but it's the othe...

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Methadone and surgery

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...

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can you be approved for weight loss surgery while being prescribed methadone opiate addiction

I am being prescribed methadone for opiate addiction been of all other drugs for 4 years I'm in the process of trying to have weight loss surgery and trying to find out if they will let me have it done since I'm on methadone? ## Hello, Brandy! How are you? Have you talked to the doctor or clinic that would be doing the surgery? There is a chance that you may not be able to, since if you're planning something like stomach banding, it can affect how some medications are absorbed. ## It puts you at greater risks for complications with anesthesia. For elective surgery it is a risk most drs would rather not take. Talk to your surgeon. ## I am having Gastic Sleeve surgery and have been on 110 mg of Methadone for 10 months. My surgeon has been wonderful. All is OK with anethesia an...

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Small round white pill 54 on top of 25

Need help finding out what this small round white pill is. It has a score on one side and the other side has a 54 on top of 25 (it could be 64 on top). ## This tablet is manufactured by West-Ward Columbus, and they list it as containing 5mgs of Methadone, which is most commonly used to treat addiction. NDC: 00054-0709 The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, constipation, and dry mouth. It also carries the risk of being habit forming. Inactive ingredients may include microcrystalline cellulose, corn starch, and magnesium stearate. REF: Medline Plus Methadone Is there anything else I can help with?

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Liquid METHADONE TO GO ON HOLIDAY

i have booked a family holiday for two weeks in lanzarote and have been told today that im not allowed to take my 150mg daily does with me because the doctor thinks i should go to detox first are they allowed to do this ## Your doctor isn't obligated to treat you or provide you with any medications, whatsoever, so yes, they certainly can. The only time any doctor is obligated to treat you is if you're in life threatening danger. Providing you with a medication such as this is not something they have to do. Learn more Methadone details here. And, if they did provide you with enough doses for a 2 week travel period, he could be held responsible if something untoward were to happen. I'm sorry, I realize it creates complications for you, but that's just the way it works. How...

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Liquid Methadone color discrepancy

My husband is taking liquid methadone has been for about four years and this morning he noticed his medicine was cloudy and then he took his other doses out and found several others of his doses were too. They were filled at the same time. Is this supposed to happen? And is it common? He said he hasn't bee feeling right for the last couple of days. I am worried, has anyone have this happen to thiers? And what could cause it? ## I'm not sure, but it makes me wonder if perhaps they didn't mix it properly. Has he tried calling the clinic or doctor that he receives it from to ask them? What are the symptoms he's experiencing when he says he isn't feeling right? ## never heard of cloudy methadone unless juice is added.even then its not cloudy. Is this is the clear or red ...

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find a doctor that prescribes methadone for pain management

I am 43 and had a laminectomy 6 years ago. After surgery i was referred to pain management and prescribed 50mg of methadone a day / 30 mg roxicodone every 8 hrs. / and 2 mg of xanax every 12 hrs. These combinations were just written to be therapeutic and brought my pain down to a level of 4 out of 10. However this was very expensive and not being able to work I could not afford to go every month. I now have medicare and disability so I need to find a local Dr. who will accept medicare & is taking new patients. My last MRI was 4 years ago. I need to get in to a local Dr. For REFERAL of new MRI, AND TREATMENT OF PAIN MANAGEMENT. CAN SOMEONE HELP ME PLEASE? IN PAIN EVERY DAY AND TIRED OF IT CONSUMING MY EVERY DAY AND THOUGHT. I STAY MENTALLY AND PHYSICALLY EXHAUSTED. I NEED SOME RELIEF...

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Methadone and Norco

I have been clean from methadone for 3 weeks now, after 10 days I started feeling a lot better. Withdrawals were not too bad, just weak and no energy. I was on them for 3 years and tapered down to 4mg before I completely quit. I feel pretty good id say. But was wondering if i were to take my norco prescription, will i get sick all over again? How long should I wait? Or if i take a methadone will i get sick? ## If you start taking Norco they will probably not make you sick until you stop taking them. Why are you taking the Norco if you are feeling pretty good. The one thing you will find is that your tolerance will increase much faster then when you were taking methadone along with the feeling that you have to have them just to get your day started. Even if you stop taking a opiate and w...

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Are Doctors beginning to NOT prescribe methadone anymore for chronic pain?

I am 56 years old and am disabled due to a work-related injury therefore I am rich by no means! I have heard that they are considering taking methadone off the market due to too many overdose issues, plus people on it, get a prescription filled and sell it for profit making it even harder for folks like me who take my meds honestly as prescribed. If Methadone is removed from the market, what am I supposed to do? I already know I can not go off this stuff cold turkey and am scared. Does anyone know any doctors in the Warner Robins-Macon, GA area that prescribe Methadone ILLEGITIMATELY? I am not looking to sell meds, I just want to be sure I will not be in pain. I've been on Methadone since November 2008 and so far it works fine for me. I just neeed a backup plan just in case that doe...

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M in a square and 57 51 on other side

White oblong pill with M in a square and 57 51 on the other side of pill, what is it? ## This is Methadone 10mg, which is most commonly used treat opioid dependence and chronic pain. (NDC 0406-5771) Inactive Ingredients: - Lactose Monohydrate - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Silicon Dioxide The FDA warns that this medication carries the risk of being habit forming, and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, headache, and constipation. Ref: DailyMed ## I can't seem to find this one. I find one similar M 5757. Please look at the imprint closer to see if there are any other numbers/letters or different ones. Thanks! ## I can't find it either, it is possible they misread the imprint. I checked all of Mallinckrodt's Pills as well as just...

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Find A Doctor That Prescribes Methadone

Hi my name is jimmy I was in a bad car accident and I need hip replacements and I'm in constant pain I'm trying to find a doctor to put me on methodone so I can like. My like I was pm opana 40s and bikes for 5 IRS and I can't stay clean I'm looking for a doctor to put me on methodone so I can like a normal like ## James, sorry to hear about your situation. I apologize, but I am having trouble understanding what you mean using the word 'like' in the manner that you are using it. Can you please post back and share more details of what you are going through? As to the Methadone, any doctor can prescribe it for pain treatment, but to treat addiction, it must be done by someone trained in its use, in a clinical setting. Have you searched for local pain management cent...

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Any psychiatrists in MN who prescribe benzo's to methadone patients?

I need to find a Psychiatrist in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, who will prescribe me Xanax, Klonopin, or Valium in fairly high doses, even though i'm on 80mgs of Methadone daily. I know someone out there knows, please help me out. ## If you find any doctors please let me know. ## Did you ever have any luck finding a prescription for xanax being on methadone? I'm currently in the same boat and having no luck myself. ## Dr sujit Varma in Edina was giving me 4mg Xanax while he knew I was on 165mg done. ## Of course it's in Edina. Affluent suburbs get the best drugs prescribed for them. ## I need a new dr who will prescribe benzo for anxiety & panic w/o a big hassle and zillions of questions. ## I'm looking for a doctor who prescribes klonopin or xanax while taking 115m...

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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...

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Can I add methadone to clean urine and pass a drug test that needs to be positive for methadone and nothing else?

i am on 76mls of methadone have been clean from heroin addiction for 8 months. things were great, me and my partner of 12 years were on a high because we were clean but for the past few weeks iv became majorly depressed and he my partner started getting 'itchy' he came home yesterday with heroin ....major regrets and i now feel so low and disgusted with us both its even worse because we are at the drug screening clinic today!! why i wasnt strong enough yesterday to say no is beyond me uuugh anyway my question is this if i got someone who is completely drug free to give me a urine sample and added a tiny droplet of methadone to it would i pass a drug screening test? i want to come clean we have been addicts for 10 years we have finally a brilliant drug worker who has helped us AL...

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Can I take Methadone with Suboxone

I am having some serious withdrawals this early morning. I just took an 8 mg of Suboxone at 4 am and I wanna go to the Methadone clinic at 5 am. Will I be able to take a dose of Methadone at that time or will it not mix well with the Suboxone strip? ## No, you'll need to be off the Suboxone for about 72 hours, before you can take Methadone, or it won't work. The Buprenorphine in it takes a stronger hold on the opiate receptors than the others do, plus the Naloxone neutralizes other opiates. The FDA classifies this medication 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? ## No, you will go through precipitated withdrawals and feel like...

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Anyone know of a pain management doctor long island nyc

I have lupus systemic lupus, breast cancer, just slipped disc and nerve damage, and a broken caucus bone. I just moved back to New York and I'm looking for a doctor or pain management doctor that is when we tried methadone or oxycodone. Does anybody know of any doctor? Please help I've been looking for 2 months now severe pain ## Meli, Sorry doctors are unable to prescribe methadone for pain. End stage conditions are an exception as is treatment for opiate dependence by a specialized licensed clinic or facility. ## Looking for a new Pain Mgmt Dr. in Queens, Nassau, or Suffolk counties New York.

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Can I take Methadone with Adderall?

Can you take Methadone while being prescribed Adderall? ## Hi Danny, Based on my research there are no drug interactions found between Methadone and Adderall. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist, but my sources state that every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is accurate. On a side note, there are interactions found between certain foods or drinks and both of your medications: Regarding Methadone, it states that co-administration with grapefruit juice may increase the plasma concentrations of the drug. (So you'll want to try and avoid drinking this when your taking methadone). Regarding Adderall, it states to generally avoid alcohol, as it may potentiate the cardiovascular effects of amphetamines (although the exact mechanism of interact...

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Find help for my chronic pain and depression

I have 3 herniated disc in my lumbar spine and methadone and oxycodone 15mg or 30mg is the only thing that helps me get out of bed to qork even though I have slight pain with them it barrable till im home thwn that's when I take my last dosage also I have depression and anxiety and have been on 1mg and 2mg aprolzam that helps me sleep as well I have no jpb because of my accident and can't afford a doctor untill I get my settlement from my car accident, please help Thank yoy AMBER RE FOREMAN ## If you're in that tight of a spot and can't afford a doctor or any type of medical assistance, then I'm honestly a bit lost on how I or anyone else can be of much assistance to you. Is there anyway you can connect with family/friends for temporary financial support until you re...

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Orange Liquid Methadone

Is it like water or thicker ## From what little information I was able to find, it is noted to be made from a syrup base by many manufacturers; meaning that it would be a thicker consistency than water. A liquid formulation ingredient list may look like this: Methadone Hydrochloride (HCL) BP 1mg/1mL Glucose syrup Green S (E142) Tartrazine (E102) Sunset Yellow (E110) Parabens (preservative) Ethanol Trace chloroform water. There are other mixtures as well that use different syrup bases like Sorbitol syrup or Unpreserved syrup. Additional information that I gathered states that "different liquid formulations only alter the medium in which the methadone is dissolved and will therefore have the same effect on the client." I hope this information helps! ## It's more like water bas...

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does methadone cause shortness of breath

I use to be a great landscaper,before I started taking methadone once I begin taking my dosage on a regular basis I began having stamina problems on my job,and sweating alot where I had to bring extra shirts to work.Does methadone cause some people too sweat abnormally and get tired from shortness of breath ? ## I have a doctor appointment tomorrow Wednesday 10th,hopefully I can get some kind of answer then.I'm from Baltimore MD and I am currently on Bp meds and cholesterol meds amlodipine besylate 10mg,atorvastatin calcium 40mg ## Yes, it has been known to cause all the symptoms you've described, according to detailed FDA reports. You may also experience nausea, dizziness, and constipation. They also warn that it carries the risk of being habit forming. How long have you been t...

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