Methadose, Methadone

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Rawdog Says:

So a friend of mine started taking home 2 weeks of the pill form of Methadone witch is called Methadose it's a 40mg wafer. It directly from a clinic and he drops it in water let's it dissolve and drinks it. It lasts him all day but notices it makes him very tired. He's been on it for a little over a year now. I'm just trying to figure out why he's ALWAYS so tired after work he usually takes an hour or two nap on the back porch and he says it's because the methadose makes him super tired after a long day at work. I thought this would of ran its course by now especially after a year plus of being on it. He's tried to up his dose by double and he's tried lowering it by almost half but either way he stays SUPER tired. Has anyone felt with this or been thru this? Are there any suggestions cause its getting to be very ANNOYING for him and me. So please let me know if anything would help with the fatigue

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VerFree Says:

The tiredness, and fatigue are normal side effects, they don't always taper off for everyone that takes it. I always got hit hard, when I was on Morphine, it was horrible. We are all different, and while side effects do taper off for most people, it doesn't work that way for everyone.

Methadone is also well known to be harsh, and cause other side effects, such as nausea, constipation, and dizziness.

What else has he tried so far, other than napping? Is he taking a multivitamin? Is he making sure to get plenty of rest at night?

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Joseph Says:

Been on it over twenty years. That's one of the side effects of Methadone that will remain, after all it's a narcotic. Methadone is just a brand name for Methadone made by Mallinckrodt. There are many other side effects and there's a lot of info online about Methadone. Good Luck

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