Category: Opioid Dependence

Methadone Overview

Methadone, sold under the brand name Dolophine among others, is an opioid used for opioid maintenance therapy in opioid dependence and for chronic pain management.[4] Detoxification using methadone can be accomplished in less than a month, or it may be done gradually over as long as six months.[4] While a single dose has a rapid effect, maximum effect can take up to five days of use.[4] The pain-relieving effects last about six hours after a sin...

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I need to know the herb I read about in this forum to help with craving sweets and other side effects on Methadone!! PLEASE HELP!!

I was reading in this forum a week or so ago and come upon someone talking about an herb capsule that helps with methadone side effects, craving sweets, sweating and a couple of other side effects. Is there anyone that could please help me with this?? PLEASE PLEASE!! I thought I found the answers to all my prayers. Except now, I can not find the name of this herb for the life of me! I truly appreciate all your help! Thank you and have a wonderful day!! ## Are you sure it was this forum? I have done some searching through our various Methadone posts from users and I can't find anything. I also did some general online searching and I am only finding details to help with withdrawals, when you stop taking it, I am not finding anything that helps while you are still on it. ## I am not co...

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Can you break the methadone 10mg into half?? ## Dear Samantha, yes, u can break them in half. It might b easier 2 get a pill cutter. They work great. U can get them at cvs or pretty much any pharmacy. They r sold over the counter. ## Yes as far as I know, personally have broken in half over ten years. Have chronic pain and when I was not in as much pain I often only took half (5 mg.). Contact your pharmacist first, if you call your Dr. they might decrease dose, feeling you don't need as much, I am assuming you take for pain relief. If so may days you will need dose prescribed. Wish that was my problem, after ten yrs. a new doctor said I abused, took other non-prescribed drugs and street pills. Without one blood-urine examination, so not one Dr. Will prescribe me even my meds. For Ga...

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...

Need help finding a doctor that will prescribe methadone for pain management in West Tennessee

I have a unique situation. I am a recovering addict with severe chronic pain. I have really bad scoliosis that's in my neck and back and been in several really bad car wrecks. Lets just say I'm a tree magnet when riding with other people. I have been on suboxone and subutex for the last 2 years. Before then I was going to the methadone clinic on and off for a few years but I couldn't pay for it anymore so I had to stop going. And before and during that I was going to the pain clinic for my back and neck pain. I was prescribed 120 10mg oxycodone and 120 60mg Morphine. Before all that I was Doing like 6 to 10 80mg OxyContin and 6 to 10 200mg morphine a day off the street from age 16-24. This was before I got insurance and found out I had scoliosis at the age of 24 and now abou...

Doctors Who Prescribe Methadone

I am addicted to strong pain meds and I am tired of having to come off of them, the withdrawal is awful. I went to a urgent care doc and was prescribed suboxone. I take anxiety meds too but he wants me to stop. I really need the anxiety meds but he wants me off them. How do I get him to change it from suboxone to methadone so I can take my anxiety meds? ## Legally, he can't. To get Methadone for addiction treatment in the U.S. requires that you go to an actual Methadone treating clinic, private doctors aren't allowed to prescribe it for addiction treatment. What anxiety medication do you take? Did he say why he wants you to stop taking it? ## Valium and in sc he is licensed to prescribe and treat me sumboxone is like methadone it us prescribed the same as methadone ## how about ...

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...

can i take methadone and lipozene together

I take 165 mgs of methadone everyday and i have gained alot of weight since. I got Lipozene to lose the weight. Is it safe to take them together?? ## Hello, Lori! How are you? Lipozene is a supplement, not an actual medication, so it has not been studied to check for possible interactions with prescription drugs. Have you checked with your doctor? They may have some idea of whether or not it would be safe. ## I would like to know if I could take lipozene and methadone together, I am currently taking 80 mgs of methadone a day. I need to know if I could add lipozene and methadone together? ## Wondering if you ever found out an answer because I have the same question I am on 90 mg of methadone and just started taking Lipozene. And I'm just wondering if they would effect each other ## I...

Methadone to Roxicodone

I stopped taking methadone 4 days ago; 40mg a day, and started taking roxicodone 30mg a day. I haven't had any withdrawals yet. Will I be ok? I was taking methadone from a neck injury, now I need another surgery on my neck and can't have any methadone in my system. When will it be out of my blood? I need to have a clean blood test. ## Dear Elaine, I think u r going 2 b ok. You would have felt withdrawals after 4 days. The Oxy or roxy r helping u out. B cause you're body is still getting the opiates. I'm not sure how long it takes 4 methadone 2 gat out of you're body, but, I know it has a half life and does last longer than the opiates. Maybe, 2 weeks??? Good luck ## thank you for replying , its been 20 days now an i havent had any methadone, i will never put one of t...

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...

Methadone Maintainance & WEIGHT GAIN!!! HELP!!!

I AM A METHADONE MAINTAINANCE PATIENT, CLEAN FROM OXYCONTIN FOR THREE+ YEARS & I HAE PACKED ON 40 POUNDS! I AM RETAINING WATER & EXPERIENCE HORRIBLE CONSTIPATION...ANYONE WITH SIMILAR ISSUES OR TIPS TO HELP ME OR FIND THE CAUSE??? ## Kali, I've taken Methadone for years (chronic pain). It is a side effect of methadone on the constipation & retaining water (edema). Try taking a stool softener like colace two every night. If that don't help take a mild laxative also. On the retaining water you can take a water pill over the counter or ask your doc about taking a diuretic. Sorry I don't know about the weight gain. But, I've got you beat on the weight gain 55 POUNDS!!! Good Luck, Gina ## I have gained over 20 pounds, but I don't think that it is due to the Me...


Methadone Appearance

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • 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: (77 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.
  • 57 more results ...

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

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