Methadone

Category: Opioid Dependence



Methadone Overview

Methadone, sold under the brand names Dolophine and Methadose among others, is a synthetic opioid agonist used for opioid maintenance therapy in opioid dependence and for chronic pain management.[3] Detoxification using methadone can be accomplished in less than a month, or it may be done gradually over as long as six months.[3] While a single dose has a rapid effect, maximum effect can take up to five days of use.[3] The pain-relieving effects ...

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Methadone 10mg Asc 116

WHAT COMPANY MAKES THESE ASC 116 AND WHEN DID THEY COME OUT ON THE MARKET? ## January, 2012 ## That date is correct and the manufacturer is Ascend Laboratories, LLC. ## What is the difference between this pill and the 10mg methadone white round pill labled 54/142 and scored on the other side, is it just the manufacturer? I usually get the 54/ 142 and pay about $22 for 150 I had to go to a different pharmacy this month and they gave me the ascertain 116 ones and charged me $90 for the same 150!! I mean I don't have insurance but this seems outrageous. Could it maybe just have been the pharmacy I went to? Also, I want to make sure there wont be a difference in my pain management on these pills. Thanks ## hey these are made by ascend labs and there relatively new but they work fine if ...

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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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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: (96 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
  • 0054-0709 Methadone Hydrochloride 5 mg Oral Tablet by Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.
  • 0054-0710 Methadone Hydrochloride 10 mg Oral Tablet by Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA 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.
  • 0406-4123 Methadone Hydrochloride 10 mg/ml Oral Concentrate by Specgx LLC
  • 0406-5755 Methadone Hydrochloride 5 mg Oral Tablet by Mallinckrodt, Inc.
  • 0406-5771 Methadone Hydrochloride 10 mg Oral Tablet by Mallinckrodt, Inc.
  • 0406-6221 Methadone Hydrochloride 10 mg/5ml Oral Solution by Specgx LLC
  • 76 more results ...

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

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