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54 142 White round pill

What is a white round pill with 54 above 142 on it? I know nothing about drugs, please inform me about why my son would be taking this without a prescription. ## This tablet contains Methadone 10 mg (NDC 0054-4571). Methadone is a synthetic opioid, used medically as an analgesic, antitussive and a maintenance anti-addictive for use in patients on opioids. Methadone also acts on the opioid receptors and thus produces many of the same effects. Methadone is also used as an analgesic in chronic pain. Inactive Ingredients: - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Starch, Corn Ref: DailyMed ## Methadone is used for two purposes that I'm aware of; being weened off of heroin, or for severe pain. ## Is your son under 18? If not should you be looking through his prescription? Don...

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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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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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Methadone and Chronic pain

I am seeking information on existing or establishing organizations / associations for chronic patients to fight for our rights to live without being in unbearable pain day in and day out. The rapidly increasing limitations and sanctions being made by State and Federal politicians that have no idea what it is like to live with severe chronic pain every waking moment are threatening our rights to pursue life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Politicians and FDA concern is solely for those who misused these medications, not for the 100 million (voting) Americans that need pain medications to minimize the pain that comes with their afflictions. I am willing to invest as much of my time and money as I am able and provide copies of letters and/or emails for people to send to their repres...

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Private Doctor To Prescribe Methadone Instead Of Clinics In Fort Worth Tx

I took Hydrocodone for pain for several years and became very dependent. I have been going to a Methadone Clinic now for 2 years and it saved my life. I have led a productive life since. I take care of my parents and they both are bedbound. It is getting so hard for me to go to the clinic daily. Does anyone know of a private doctor in Fort Worth Texas that subscribes Methadone? Thank you for your help ## Have you considered a possible switch to Suboxone? It has been very successfully used to enable people to become completely drug free, rather than staying dependent on something, as often happens with Methadone. Treatment with it is also often done with a take home prescription, rather than always having to go to a clinic for a daily dose. You can check for a doctor in your area at the ...

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opiate to replace methadone for chronic pain

Could someone please advise me , as I have a BIG PROBLEM. I'm suffering from Central Pain SYNDROME following a severe STROKE in 2006 . I was tried on several drugs, but methadone @ 150mg daily is what I've been on for years, which totally destroyed my teeth . In November of 2015, I was told by Pain Management, that because of new federal guidelines that my MME-morphine equivalent MUST BE MUCH LOWER . They started reducing my daily level at that time .Now, 6 months later, I'm now at 20 mg, tomorrow, I go on 15 mg daily, after being on 20 for the last week. I go to the pain clinic Friday and I'm not sure what to ask for, as I need 24 hour pain relief . Could anyone with experience please Help . I'm in a bad situation, but h happy that I'm getting off of the methado...

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My take home methadone tastes like lysol!!

Iv been goin to the same methadone clinic for years now and have all my take-homes ( i pick-up once a week) for the past 2 weeks my doses have tasted VERY different! Also, iv been having symptoms such as, headache, dizziness, fatigue, skin issues, and general malasie. So, I happen to know, from chatting w a nurse, that they use lysol disinfectant to clean the thermos dispensers ( 1 holding water, 1 holding cherry syrup) they use these to water-down or flavor your methadone dose. Well my take-homes have water added, from these dispensers, and now have the uncanny smell and yes taste of lysol...As if they didnt properly rinse them and im scared of the potential risk involved in ingesting that. Btw i most certainly know what it should taste like( been drinking it w only water, no flavored ...

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Methadone clinic stopped dose increase at 85 ml

My Methadone dose increase was stopped by my counselor at 85 ml. I'm on week 5 fresh off Fentanyl and Hydromorphone. The crazy thing is my counselor looked pleased that she stopped my dose as if she caught a drug addict trying to use drugs lol??? So I was told to see the doctor, I entered the office and my counselor came in with me she jumped on the patient's bed Indian style and a smirking grin as my doctor asked what was my issue? I said I'm trying to get to a blocking dose of methadone like 120/140. The doctor says there is no such thing as blocking does of methadone and told me No. What do any of you think about this? Feedback is appreciated good and bad thanks. ## I'm on my lowest dose of 120 since 1970. They said then that 40 was the blocking dose and you couldn...

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Anyone heard of methadone clinics watering down methadose?

Anyone heard of methadone clinics "watering down" the methadose? There have been people at my clinic complaining of getting sick in the evening all of a sudden. ## It is more likely that they've gotten tolerant to whatever dose they are currently taking. That can happen with any medication, when you are taking it for awhile at the same dosage. There is no precise time frame, it can take years for some people and just a few months for others, it depends on their bodies. Learn more Methadone details here. Has anyone discussed it with those in charge? ## You said people complaining all of a sudden. I would have to ask approximately how many, how long have they been on their dose, and what if any other issues they might have in common. Such as alcohol, benzos, and any illicit dr...

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Methadone in Mexico - Legal there?

Please help - Can I get Methadone in Mexico with a Canadian script? Anyone know? ## From my research, it appears that Methadone is illegal in Mexico. They only allow it to be used in certain extreme cases, where no other pain relief works, for AIDs patients. If you are going, you may be better served, if you are on it, to take enough of a supply with you to last for the duration of your trip. ## I'm not sure if was ILLEGAL.. but now it isn't and there are even methadone clinics in mexico... you just need a doctors letter... and don't have anything on it about drug addiction or anything about being an 'addict' past present of future... just keep it about pain managment and that if you don't take it you will get dealthy sick... so you MUST have it for daily you. yo...

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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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Does methadone expire?

I have had liquid methadone bottles in my safe for over a year now and needed to know if they expire? ## Yes, all medications expire, but that does not mean they become dangerous, they just start to lose efficacy. Overall, the FDA advises that you dispose of them and see your doctor, if you need a new supply. This medication carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, constipation, and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I have a bottle of methadone and it said to take it all on the 6th and I didn’t and it’s the 14th now it expires on 12/31/17 can I still take the lil bit that’s left ## I get 27 bottles to go at my clinic, all dispensed on the same date. They are effective beyond the last da...

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need a doctor to prescribe methadone in makati city Philippines

I am traveling to manilla and am on a methadone script but will need a doctor to continue my script when I get there as I am planning on being there for at least 4 months. ## Hey we're you able to find your methadone in the phillipins ## I need a source of methadone once in the filipines...i may visit. I may decide to live life expectency is not great.but w/o this medication i will bleed internally and suffer complete stoppege of liver function..any ideas? A dr. The cost ? The address and phone # ?? ## My fiance from US he want to visit here in Philippines but he is on methadone,he trying to see if he can be guaranteed treatment the same day he arrive in Philippines and how much it cost the treatment for 30days.,? Thank you ## Methadone is not available In the Philippines ...

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How Can I Tell If Methadone Is Affecting My Heart

How can I tell if Methadone Is affecting my heart and what other symptoms would i have if i've taken too much? I was just put 10mg 4 times a day but not doing much and am scared to increase the dose, so any info would be great. ## The noticeable symptoms would most likely including your starting to feel very dizzy, drowsy, fatigued and maybe like it's hard to breathe or get air. Learn more overdose details here. How long have you been taking it? It may take a short while for it to really reach its full effect in your body, so increasing it without medical approval wouldn't be advisable. ## i have just started this drug on the 24th and have read all bad new about it. i took a 20mg last night around 9 and about 30 min latter i felt my heart raceing out of were for like 60 seco...

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Doctor that writes scripts for Methadone as an alternative to going clinic daily Bradenton FL

I live in Bradenton FL and I have been going to the local methadone clinic here for almost 2yrs now and I'm OVER IT!!! Yesterday I was forced to miss my best friends funeral in GO solely because this clinic would not give me travel doses only guest dosing 80 mile round trip from where I wld be at. I am on medicaid and it doesn't cover out of state so we were going to have to pay $110 for both my husband and I for only 2 days!!!! On top of that they wouldn't even accept credit card so I was unable to go. I need to find a doctor locally who would be willing to write me a script of methadone monthly and aide me in tapering off my dose. I was on 177 mg a day and started tapering after this last Christmas 6 months ago. I am now at 66 mg and counting. (This was one of the reasons ...

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Doctors in Michigan that prescribe methadone

I'm interested in finding a private doctor's office (not a clinic) that will prescribe methadone. I can't afford these clinics! Does anyone know of a doctor??? ## I am a full time student and a single mother, I need assistance in finding a doctor who prescribes methadone because with my schedule and transportation I cannot go to the Methadone Clinic anymore. ## Katy did What do you take methadone for? If you take it for opiate addiction, you won';t be able to find a doctor to prescribe it for you because a doctor can only write it for chronic pain. As for money, by the time you pay to see a doctor (Pain managment is a specialty) it will cost you more than going to the clinic. Most pain managment doctors charge $100.00+ each month plus the medication, and another problem ...

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Find A Doctor That Prescribes Methadone In Ga

I'm trying to find a doctor who prescribes methadone pills in Atlanta ga. Can someone please help me? ## Hi Candace, I actually found quite a few doctors in the Atlanta, GA area that are said to prescribe Methadone. Posted below are a few of their contact details for you to check out: Joseph F. Griffin, III, M.D. 3131 East Shadowlawn Atlanta, GA 30305 (404)303-7233 Paul H. Earley, M.D. 5448 Yorktowne Drive Atlanta, GA 30349 (678)251-3327 Michael Clark Hilton, M.D. 3975 Roswell Road Atlanta, GA 30342 (404)352-4001 Pamela Raj, M.D. 275 Carpenter Drive Suite 101 Atlanta, GA 30328 (404)252-4673 Let me know if none of these doctors work out for you so I can post back with more options in your area. I hope this helps! ## I need a Dr. in Augusta Georgia who will prescribe Methadone. Thanks...

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methadone prescribed

Hi my name is Janelle. I am 33yrs old. I have been on mmt for 13yrs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I need a doctor to treat my pain from having ulcers. I just had surgery and i am really sick with diarrhea and vomiting. I have panic disorder with agoraphobia. I was molested by my father and my mother disowned me for having bipolar. I had a nervous meltdown and was thrown to the street. Please help me. ## I don't think it's fair that ppl get to be prescribed suboxone in the comfort of a private doctors setting and get a monthly perscription when they can sell their medication for $$$ ....but if your on methadone and have a clean urine you can't get a monthly prescription and have to report to a place everyday, standing in a long line which you are exposed in a public facility...

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I have been prescribed methadone for two years. Can I take Adipex?

Can you take Adipex with methadone? Do the blockers in methadone block the effects of Adipex? ## Methadone is simply Methadone, there are no blockers, or anything else in it. It is an opiate that is commonly used to treat drug addiction and severe pain, so the FDA warns that it carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and constipation. Adipex contains the active ingredient Phentermine, it is used to aid in weight loss and you should not take it, without your doctor's approval. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability, insomnia and anorexia. Has it been prescribed for you? ## It was weird bc I was taking Adipex while I was at the methadone clinic and for five month...

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Methadone expiration

How long does it take for methadone tablets to go bad past the expiration date? Will it have any potency after 10 years or more? ## I was just reading a great article about this very subject, Harvard Health Medication Expiration Dates. So, while it is usually said that expired medications should be disposed of, and a new supply obtained, if one is needed, actual research date shows different information. It should also be noted that it will vary for different medication formulations, for instance liquids will go bad faster than solid forms. Storage conditions will also play a role, the more a medication is exposed to elements that cause degradation, such as heat, light, and moisture, the faster it will lose potency. The FDA warns that Methadone carries the risk of being habit forming, a...

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