Methadone Weightloss And Sweating

7 Replies Updated



Conversation Starter

joyce Says:
via mobile

I am currently on a methadone program for about 7 months now and have gained weight and noticed I sweat a lot more now. Does anyone have any suggestions for a weight loss supplement that I can safely take with methadone? And what's going on with this sweating?!! Of course I am changing my diet and am exercising more regularly now but still not seeing results. Please help!!!! Thanks!!!



Showing Replies 1 - 7 of 7 RSS Feed


Page of 1     Sorted By:
1
teresa Says:

my dr told me that it was the methadone causing the sweating and it was pain or sweat and i chose sweating. it is really bad but i am now having trouble finding a dr that will take me and continue writing my scripts that i have been on for 11 years. i am in wa state and if you know anyone that will please let me know.

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  
2
David Says:

Hi Joyce,

Sorry to hear about the unusual sweating and weight gain. From what I've researched, both are in fact listed as side effects of methadone at:

nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682134.html#side-effects

It sounds like methadone is counteracting all your efforts to loose weight. With this in mind, there's no promising that any supplement will even work until you stop taking methadone (same goes for the sweating). As far as weight loss supplements are concerned though, I would encourage you to get your doctor's recommendation or opinion just to be sure there aren't any drug interactions. But here are some options that have worked well for me: caffeine, raw cacao, rhodiola rosea, schisandra berry, ginseng (korean).

I hope this helps!

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     2  
3
Methadoneuser Says:

If you take a Garcinia Cambogia supplement, that will help you loose the weight. AS for the sweating, it probably means your dose is too low. It is a withdrawl symptom. It doesn't actually happen when you are on a high enough dose. Of course, if you add to your dose, you wil gain more weight…

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  
4
Vannaj Says:
via mobile

Hey, I've been in the methadone clinic for 7 yrs now and I'm here to confirm that methadone absolutely does make u gain weight and causes u to sweat profusely. That being said, I wanna tell you about a vitamin specifically designed for methadone patients, it's called vitadone or nutridone! Look this up on the internet, it will help with cravings, sweating, weight gain, libido and more methadone side effects. It Is a miracle drug for methadone patients if u take it regularly like you're supposed to. Thanks, I hope this helps!!!

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  
5
Concerned Says:
via mobile

Re: teresa (# 1)

I thought i was alone i take suboxane and i sweat so bad that i dont want to leave my house. I can be doing little to nothing at all and i will break out in a sweat. I have never had this problem before and my dr said he doesnt jave any other patients with this problem. Why? Why? Why?

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  
6
Gina Says:
via mobile

Re: Methadoneuser (# 3)

It's exactly the opposite. It's a side effect from the methadone period when your dose is low enough it's stops trust me I went from 1:20 to 55 and I no longer sweat and I lost 47 pounds without trying when I was at 120 mg I worked out and capped my weight loss at 10 lb

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  
7
Melissa Says:
via mobile

I'm on 240 mg of methadone just to help me with energy and not feeling so tired is it safe to take it with methadone

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  


Viewing page 1 of 1     Reply


More Discussions:

z70 and weightloss
does it help with weight loss even if u are not a diabetic> ## Hello, Dee! How are you? This tablet contains 500mgs ... 1 reply
methadone and morphine together
MY HUSBAND HAS BLADDER CANCER AND WAS PRESCRIBED 20 MG OF METHADONE EVERY MORNING. HE WAS ALSO GIVEN MORPHIN SULFATE 60 ... 160 replies
Methadone and Garcinia Cambogia
I have been on methadone for 10 years for fibro. I take 60-100 mgs a day. I have recently begun taking garcinia cambogia... 131 replies
methadone and surgery
I'm having surgery for knee replacement and this is the first time I've had surgery and general anaesthetic whil... 91 replies
Methadone and Thrive supplement
I'm wondering if I could take "Thrive" - the supplement that everyone is taking, because it looks like it... 33 replies
methadone and morphine detox from Dr. perscribe medication for pain.
Had been in hospic for Aids. Doc thought I would die, but got better. Placed on 150 mg of methadone per day and 30 mg of... 22 replies
methadone and xanax
I found a doctor I love but he doesn't know I'm on Methadone. He prescribes me 90 Xanax whichwhichneed because o... 18 replies
Methadone and morphine for end of life care
My Mom was diagnosed with Stage 4 Cancer - spindle cell sarcoma. They have given her 6 months to live. Right now the can... 17 replies
methadone and klonopin problems
I have been on 125mg of methadone for the past ten years, also on klonopin even longer, but for the past two years the p... 13 replies
Methadone and klonopin chat room
I have taken 100mg of methadone around 0600 then I took another 100 mg about an hour later. Now I have been taking .5 mg... 12 replies


Post a Reply

No registration needed.
Simply fill out the form below.

 *

 *


 Optional, stays hidden.
Get notified when a reply is posted here.




4) Text Verification: *
Prevents SPAM.

Click here to show the question



This form will be submitted securely


TRUSTe

Discussion Thread Guidelines: Any participation in the discussion threads signifies your agreement with the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. (1) Act civilized and be respectful towards others. No profanity, vulgarity or lewd / suggestive content is allowed. (2) Posts encouraging, facilitating, or seeking advice about the abuse of medications or other substances are prohibited. (3) Personal contact information (such as telephone numbers, email addresses, etc) is not allowed to appear on our discussion threads. (4) We do not allow our forums to be used for buying, selling, trading, or for the promotion of a product or service. (5) Posting external links to other web sites is not allowed without our prior approval. (6) We reserve the right to edit or remove content which we find objectionable to the community at our sole discretion.


Note: All times displayed are GMT - 7.

This information has been independently compiled and is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice from a qualified healthcare professional; nor is it intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. For more details please see the Medical Disclaimer. This page was last updated on 14 June 2018.

We are committed to your privacy.

Copyright © 2005-2019 All Rights Reserved. MedsChat® is a registered trademark of Limelight Innovations L.L.C. 9888 W Belleview Ave #5000, Denver, CO, 80123, USA