Methadone

Category: Opioid Dependence



Methadone Overview

Methadone, sold under the brand name Dolophine among others, is an opioid used for opioid maintenance therapy, to help with tapering in people with opioid dependence, and for pain.[3] Detoxification using methadone can either be done relatively rapidly in less than a month or gradually over as long as six months.[3] While a single dose has a rapid effect, maximum effect can take five days of use.[3] The pain relieving effects last about six hour...

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methadone prescribing doctor in alabama

I am in desperate need to find a doctor to write me methadone for chrobic back and neck pain. Hopefully near dothan AL or near panama city fl. Ive been going to a methadone clinic because i cant find a doctor and i cannot afford the clinic anymore. ## Hello, Tina! How are you? I'm very sorry about your financial situation and the pain you're in. However, if you've been going to an addiction treatment clinic, then that is what is going to be listed in your medical records, even if you were going due to pain, and a regular doctor will not be able to prescribe it for you. I know the clinics are expensive and very inconvenient, but that's the way the current laws are. Doctors that aren't specially trained to treat addiction can only prescribe it for pain and once someone...

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Dr has quit PM and can’t find a doc in or around Houston

My pain management doctor will no longer practice PM and the doctor he referred his patients to will not take me because he said he was an interventional doc and there isn’t anything he can do for me. I have been taking 20 mg methadone 2x a day and 30 mg oxycodone 3x a day for breakthrough. He obviously didn’t want to take me as a patient due to my meds. I live in Houston but will travel to Dallas, San Antonio, Austin or anywhere within 250 miles. I have been in chronic pain many years. I would be so very greatful for help. I can’t find any doctor in H town that will take over my PM. Thanks in Advance ## Hello, I don't live in your area but I can at least give you a link to an website that lists all the doctors in your area and from there you might find one that wo...

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Causes of constant low blood sugar

I'm having severe symptoms daily sometimes several times a day for low blood sugar. What can cause this? The only other meds taken daily are omeprazole 40 mg and methadone 100 mg. ## Hello Barry, This could potentially be a very serious problem and honestly you should see a doctor about this asap. There are a number of reasons that you could be experiencing low blood sugar but not the least of which could potentially be diabetes.

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Need a doctor who will take over my previous prescriptions in Sacramento

I've been on methadone for 7 years and got off of it with suboxone for 5 years and it was the most miserable five years of my life so getting back on methadone at a methadone clinic is totally different than it used to be seven years ago so I was wondering if anybody knew a doctor in Sacramento who could prescribe methadone not that I abused it but my quality of life is a lot better on a stable dose of methadone can help me, the clinic are a joke and I will never get take homes because I am prescribed benzoz, so I need a doc who can take over my medical records and prescribe me the meds I have been on for 9 years. Anyone in Sacramento who gets methadone prescriptions from a doc please get back to me so I don't have to deal with this shady clinic anymore. {edited for privacy}. Th...

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methadone withdrawal support

I am I Jessup and would like to know the best over the counter med to help with my methadone withdrawals and pain. Pls I have little money no insurance and hurt like never before. I'm determined to be 100 clean ## I hate to tell you this but nothing will stop your withdrawls from methadone. The only thing that may help you is ibuprofen for the fevers. I went to a physicians assistant who prescribed me gabapentin (which i am alergic to)and clonidine which only lowers your blood pressure. I am on 18 days without methadone 80mgs a day or more depending on the day and the withdrawls the first week and a half are pure hell!.... I'm feeling better in some ways but still feel paralyzed with fear whenever I have to go somewhere. Work has been extremely difficult. Nobody to take care of ...

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If i take 130mg of methadone a day will a 60mg morphine sulfate help get me thru one day

I go to a methadone program and have for about 4 years .Ive recently had the flu which causedme to vomit up my methadone (I get 5 take home bottles a week) tried taking another bottle and threw up again im feeling sick from not taking it so I took a 60mg morphine sulfate pill,will this help at all? ## It may help stave off the worst of the withdrawals you could experience, since it is also a narcotic. However, before doing so in the future, you really should call the doctor or clinic you are working with and get their advice, first. Taking another narcotic may not be approved and might get you kicked out of the Methadone program. How are you feeling now? ## Because of a heart problem my wife was taken off 150 mg per day immediately and it was replaced by morphine. Dr. said 20 mg morphin...

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if I've been on 20mg of methadone for 3 days, will i get any withdrawls if i stop

I was taking 10mg norco 6× a day for 7 years and wanted off so my sister talked me in to getting on methadone. I've gone for 3 days and been getting 20mg a day but I don't like how it makes me feel. I feel really high on it and feel like I'm gonna pass out. So I don't want to go any more my question is will I have withdrawal from that small amount that I've been on? I've recently been told methadone withdrawal is horrible. ## Hello, Cindy! How are you feeling? You might be better off asking them to lower the dosage, rather than stopping, because yes, you aren't out of the woods for withdrawals, yet. This is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and co...

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I Have Been Taking 30mg Of Methadone For 6 Weeks And Changed Script Now Take Percocet How Long Will It Me To Stop Having Withdrawls

I have been taking 30mg a day of methadone for 6 weeks and wanted to switch to percocet and changed script now take 45mg of percocet a day. How long will it take for me to stop having withdrawls symptoms from methadone? I am feeling sick even while I am taking the percocet. Is it possible to still go through methadone withdrawls even while you are taking the percocet? ## You should not be switching from methadone to percocet which is very addictive also. If your Dr. can perscribe suboxen try that. It helps to take away the pain of opiate withdrawl. ## I forgot to mention Suboxen can also be addictive.. ## Methadone is well known to cause withdrawals, regardless of what it is replaced with. That is why many people end up on a lifetime maintenance dose of it, rather than ever being able t...

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Taking methadone. Will Percocet and Klonopin help with withdrawals?

I've been on 130 mg methadone a day for over a year... i got cut off so now i'm withdrawing.. Will taking Percocet and .5mg claudapins help the withdrawal symptoms? ## It will help, ever so slightly Easiest way to withdrawal, Taper methadone down every two weeks I would start at 100 Take 100 for 2 weeks Go to 80 for 2 weeks Go to 60 for two weeks 40 35 Then at 35 or 30 Start taking it every other day Stay off for 5 days, then switch to suboxone Suboxone for 2 months until you take nothing This way you won't suffer from the acute withdrawal syndrome for the next 3 months I stopped cold turkey at 60 after being on it for years, I had no energy for 3 months ## No offense do nottake that advice that is way too aggressive you can die are you extremely sick please be careful what ...

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find a doctor that prescribes methadone in ri

i need to find a doctor in ri that will prescribe me methadone pills for my back and hip pain its a chronic pain on a daily basis i have the bone disease avascularnocrosis and it is very difficult to live day to day with the pain i have please help me ## Dear Michelle, my brother and I live in Northern R. I. And, my brother gets methadone pills from a Dr up here 4 back problems. Do u know how 2 edit 4 privacy on a mobile cell? Let me know and I'll give u his name. ## Dear Michelle, I can't figure out how 2 edit 4 privacy, so, I'll just give u the info (see post #4). The Dr name is Dr Hussain. I don't know if he's taking new patients, but, u can try. I would go in as having him b your PCP, so, he doesn't think u r just looking 4 pain meds right off the bat. GOOD L...

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Methadone Appearance

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Methadone
  • Concentrate: 10mg/ml
  • Injection: 10mg/ml
  • Liquid: 10mg/ml
  • Powder: 100%
  • Solution: 10mg/5ml, 10mg/ml, 1mg/ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 40mg, 5mg
  • Tablet, Dispersible: 40mg
  • Tablet, Effervescent: 40mg
  • Tablet, For Suspension: 40mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Methadone: (68 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0054-0391 Methadone Hydrochloride 10 mg/ml Oral Concentrate by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-0392 Methadone Hydrochloride 10 mg/ml Oral Concentrate by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-3553 Methadone Hydrochloride 10 mg/ml Oral Concentrate by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-3555 Methadone Hydrochloride 5 mg/5ml Oral Solution by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-3556 Methadone Hydrochloride 10 mg/5ml Oral Solution by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-4218 Dolophine 5 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-4219 Dolophine 10 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-4570 Methadone Hydrochloride 5 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-4571 Methadone Hydrochloride 10 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-8553 Methadone Hydrochloride 5 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-8554 Methadone Hydrochloride 10 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0406-0540 Methadose 0.333 mg/ml Oral Suspension by Mallinckrodt, Inc.
  • 0406-1510 Methadone Hydrochloride 1 g/g Oral Powder by Mallinckrodt, Inc.
  • 0406-2540 Methadone Hydrochloride 40 mg Dispersible Tablet for Oral Suspension by Mallinckrodt, Inc.
  • 0406-5755 Methadone Hydrochloride 5 mg Oral Tablet by Mallinckrodt, Inc.
  • 0406-5771 Methadone Hydrochloride 10 mg Oral Tablet by Mallinckrodt, Inc.
  • 0406-8725 Methadose 10 mg/ml Oral Concentrate by Mallinckrodt, Inc.
  • 0904-6530 Methadone Hydrochloride 10 mg Oral Tablet by Major Pharmaceuticals
  • 10544-377 Methadone Hydrochloride 5 mg Oral Tablet by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 10544-378 Methadone Hydrochloride 10 mg Oral Tablet by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 48 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Methadone or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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I have been on methadone for 10 years for fibro. I take 60-100 mgs a day. I have recently begun taking garcinia cambogia... 120 replies
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