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  1. Pain, sleep, and euphoric prescription drugs. PLEASE help!
    ... my friend has a routine where he takes 3 days of methadone , 3 days of klonopin, and then he has another four...
    ... thats all.could you explain? FB Yeah, after taking methadone for three days, it stays in ones system for 5 days ... again in order to avoid dependence. so - 3 days methadone . 7 days no methadone (to avoid dependence). then ... is tramadol, which wont even really work until the methadone is all out of his system because methadone blocks...

  2. in pain bup not enough
    ... control ill effects of detox...kinda like suboxone and methadone . It is meant to block the effects of other opiates...

  3. need some helping finding answers
    ... just in Feb. And she past of combined drug toxcity of methadone and alprazolam. Which neither should have been givin...
    ... from a combo of vicodin and xanax(alprazolam). Methadone and benzodiazepines (xanax, for example) do NOT mix...

  4. waiting long to see a doctor
    ... willing to prescribe all the meds we need (I take methadone , percocet and a benzodiazepine just for pain...other...

  5. Intrathecal Opiate Pump Granulomas
    ... suggestions would be appreciated. I am currently on methadone for withdrawls and percocet and Fentanyl patches for...

  6. withdrawl from opiates
    ... I am new to this site. I am taking methadone 10mg. 4 times a day. I am wondering, if there is any ... hydro,any of that kind of stuff. That's why i am on methadone right now. I have all kind of nerve damage that's ... very painful. Antiinf. med does not work, methadone works. I need to know if there's anything else that...

  7. Methadone overdose
    ... alot about people actually ODing on something like methadone itself.there is usually at least one or two other...

  8. Can't tolerate pain meds anymore.
    ... making me sick. I went to the hospital and then gave me Methadone to come off it. The Methadone was far better than...
    ... see a good pain doc.alot of them do use methadone for certain types of pain.if this did work for you...

  9. my husband is a stepfather, acts like a jerk
    ... when we told him he would have to pay for his own methadone , he wanted off it. they brought his dose down very...

  10. My Mother with MS and Me
    ... My mother got worse while I was away. I am now on a Methadone program. I am clean from illicit drugs and I am getting...

  11. Oxycotin?
    ... Now he is off of Oxy and the doctor replaced it with Methadone , which isn't exactly too far away from what Oxycontin ... the medication.... Maybe he could quite possibly try Methadone or something else instead, or at least think about...
    ... Methadone is often used for drug addicts who have quite. If ... paranoid it is possible that he is not taking the methadone regularly or he may need to see the doc about the ... had abused drugs and finally got off and was on the methadone to help with the flashbacks etc. He was fine when...

General Health board

  1. My symptoms
    ... medicines (such as birth control pills, aspirin, morphine, methadone , lithium, monoamine oxidase inhibitors [MAOIs], and...

  2. I Need To Find Out About Medication O. D.
    ... I don't need to tell you that shouldn't be on the methadone do I? That being said, go on the web and seach for...
    ... depression/anxiety, HBP, and mental health. Adding methadone to the mix will definately undermine your efforts ... take temasepam to help me sleep. Are you taking methadone for pain? If so, talk to your Dr. about your pain...

  3. what is Opiate
    ... codeine, hydromorphone, meperidine, oxycodone, Fentanyl, methadone , propoxyphene, pentazocine, et al. There are no...

  4. From Methadone to Suboxone - How does it feel?
    ... effects but I believe it blocks opiates just as your methadone does. It's probably scary for you to switch since...

  5. Opiate?
    ... pill with an 'M' on it, which we belive to of been methadone ? She only took half the pill, however we are curious...
    ... this was most likely not methadone but oxycodone.all i can say is that she should not...

  6. Grapefruit Juice and drugs
    ... eating a grapefruit about a half hour before taking my methadone dose will help increase it's effectiveness and make...
    ... that he used to eat a half grapefruit to extend his methadone dose. Grapefruit was his "bt" med as he put it. ...
    ... have been in the hospital three days ago before the methadone !...
    ... Tina, I haven't done this with Methadone , but I have done it with Xanax. It says not to...

  7. Please Please Please Let Me Eat Grapefruit!!! :)
    ... lercanidipine lidocaine lovastatin midazolam methadone nelfinavir nifedipine nicardipine nimodipine ...

Disabilities board

  1. New to SSD-help:)
    ... I've been on everything from the Patch,morphine, methadone , neurontin, etc. I currently only take Vicodin 3x...

  2. Function Report request ??
    ... knee and leg (besides being in a brain fog from the methadone and oxycodone) is important to go over. Have to laugh...

  3. 1st initial application....did this help?
    ... I have had my back fused many years ago. I am on methadone , oxycodone, cymbalta, lyrica - so have a brain fog...

  4. second alj hearing on June 30th
    ... judge was totally focused on the fact that I take Methadone and asked if it was for drug rehad which I have never...

  5. if disabled, does one qualify for medicaid?
    ... matologist plus my psychiatrist, plus my therapist,plus my methadone program and my family doctor due to constant problems ... called the woman and remindered her that I was on the methadone program and that's the one thing she did remember...

  6. The 55th day
    ... What Reagen did not know that heroin addicts who took methadone as treatment, would turn around and smoke crack so...
    ... believe all the people that get disability and are on methadone and things (I do pharmacy work)! It kills me! It seems...
    ... they have to file. My poor old husband has to take methadone but it's for his pain. He has had so many failed...

  7. help with my child's situation enough or not enough?
    ... ignoring it now that he's over 18 His overdose of Methadone at age 5, they don't want to discuss it His Asthma...

  8. Need advice on the progression from STD to LTD to SSDI
    ... pain management physcian last week he recommend I try Methadone for pain control and stated that there is always disability...

  9. Being sent to a psychiatrist for SSD
    ... don't lose hope. My pain management doctor put me on methadone several years ago and it has helped me tremendously...

  10. When to hire the attorney?
    ... Oxycontin, Avinza, MS Contin? I'm currently on Methadone , which a lot of people find very good at dealing with...

  11. speech impairment
    ... 4x aday,insulin 10 units 2x aday,bp meds once daily methadone 5mg 4 x aday. my neuropathy is all over my body even...

  12. Disability or new Job w/$$$
    ... the end of that, I was completely washed up. Taking Methadone , Morphine IR, Lyrica, Topomax, Klonapin, Zanaflex...

  13. Advice for CA hearing
    ... but my pain is what is disabling. I currently am on Methadone for pain relief and several other meds. 2nd, my disability...
    ... denied, then you call and involve them. I am on Methadone too, for Chronic Pain. I have had lung surgery for...

  14. Out of the blue my LTD was cut off! Help
    ... about I am not having any more surgeries. I am on Methadone for pain, with hydrocodone for BT pain. Also take...
    ... about I am not having any more surgeries. I am on Methadone for pain, with hydrocodone for BT pain. Also take...

  15. Anyone w/ pheripheral neuropathy/SSD
    ... some degree-- I no longer have to take the oxycontin, methadone and Oxycodone!!! (((yeaaaaaaaa!!)) I get the patches...

  16. What should I do?
    ... to pay for the refills. The other meds. I take is methadone and I know that can't possibly be causing headaches...

  17. Heads up to those trying to "settle" ltd claims
    ... shoulder and arm. If I stay fairly inactive the methadone keeps my pain tolerable. If I do too much like...

  18. finally hearing in a month, what should i expect??
    ... a list of your medications - the fact that I am on Methadone 3 tmes a day made them realize my pain is severe....

  19. SSDI Denied
    ... somtimes the end of his fingers. His Dr. has him on Methadone 40 MG and neurontin 100 MG, both 3x a day,and the...
    ... somtimes the end of his fingers. His Dr. has him on Methadone 40 MG and neurontin 100 MG, both 3x a day,and the...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. adderall interactions with methadone
    ... QUOTE=mikemike7777;3711761]adderall interactions with methadone does anyone know anything about taking metadone...

  2. methadone
    ... TrishBuckaway;3623076]How long do you have to be on methadone and how long does it take to wean off of it if you ... have been addicted to Percodent? This methadone is some wicked, mean, very serious stuff. My hubby ... he was on before. You should either call the local methadone clinic because they KNOW for sure, or deal with your...

  3. Temperarly used methadone(somebody please help)
    ... pain medication. Someone my brother knew was taking methadone for pain and he ofered to give me some. I had taken ... I checked on the computer and found out about the methadone and realy wished I hadn't taken it. I am kicking myself ... someone elses meds but i was desperate. I know the methadone blocks the vicodin from working so how long will I...

  4. Methadone
    ... I found methadone to be a wonderful med for chronic pain. The best ... what's referred to as a prolonged QT interval, then methadone may not be for you. Also, if you are predisposed ... Other than that there's no reason to be afraid of methadone . It can be sedating, so the idea is to start low...

  5. need to know if this is fatal
    ... Both Methadone and Lithium prolong the QT interval and a combination...
    ... Methadone is a very heavy drug to be messing with on your "own ... ".My friends friend passed away from a xanax and methadone combo, he was an ex-heroin user too.So please see...

  6. I dont think she needs all this! any advice???
    ... effexor 150mg once a day klonopin 1mg twice a day methadone 5mg twice a day amitriptyline 25?mg at night atenolol...
    ... effexor 150mg once a day klonopin 1mg twice a day methadone 5mg twice a day amitriptyline 25?mg at night atenolol...
    ... she has a neurologist who gives her the klonopin and methadone ....her PCP gives the rest...but the effexor is from ... of the samples no other reason....i have read that methadone makes people really sleepy and once she ran out and ... no way because she is only on ten mg's a day of the methadone , but still i think she would have withdrawals if she...
    ... she has a neurologist who gives her the klonopin and methadone ....her PCP gives the rest...but the effexor is from ... of the samples no other reason....i have read that methadone makes people really sleepy and once she ran out and ... no way because she is only on ten mg's a day of the methadone , but still i think she would have withdrawals if she ... should know of all meds she is on. As far as the methadone , yes she would go through withdrawals, as I have a...
    ... had to do this with my father-in-law because of his methadone causing him to stay in bed all day every day for three...

  7. Methaone takes how long to get hooked
    ... I been on methadone for a year and i was wondering if i wanted to go up...
    ... not possitive but I do know when I first went into Methadone treatment I was raised 10mg every 3 days. Doc said ... you were back to 100mg. I am presently weaning off Methadone I was at 115mg for about 1 1/2 yrs. I have been weaning...
    ... comment just in case someone wants the info. Because Methadone has such a long half life, it takes approximately...
    ... That is a pretty high dose to begin with. I was on methadone for years. It is really hard to get off of. But ... loved it. That was my hole point that round with methadone . Then I did some drugs...heroin on top of my methadone ... even get high. Anyway then I ruined my 100 mg of methadone from doing it's job. I had to raise to almost 200mg ... have been through some really tough ones. I was on methadone that time for like a little under two years....

  8. Methadone USE
    ... is probably pretty used to it. But the thing about methadone is that such a little amount of liquid is and can ... be a really high amount of methadone . You never know how much you are taking a little ... fun stuff...be careful. My husband and I met at a methadone clinic. We have been off any kind of opiates,crack...

  9. methadone use
    ... management clinic (for fibromyalgia) and she is now using methadone . I don't think she is on any other pain med currently ... take Valium 10mg. 3 times daily on most days. Her methadone dose for the past 3 years has been 10 mg. 4 times ... This started about the same time she started taking Methadone but at the same time her doc put her on high doses...
    ... probably taking more than she is telling. i too am on methadone 40 mgs a day and take now percocet for breakthrough...

  10. methadone and pregnancy
    ... know if anyone out there has had a baby while takeing methadone ? I am not pregnant myself but my friend has just ... clean first but she dosent seem to think that takeing methadone will a)stop her from concieving and b)affect the child...
    ... the baby was born the baby had to for 3 months of methadone treatments b/c he was having withdrawls. I hope by...
    ... doctor that it is dangerous to detox from heroin or methadone while pregnant. She was advised to stay on methadone ... side to this is that the baby is born addicted to methadone and had to be given a methadone dose right after birth ... and then had to be tapered off of the methadone slowly over a period of I think a couple of months ... had to be in NICU for a while, not to blame it on methadone , but it did happen. My daughter said she would not...
    ... have done research and have learned that babies on methadone may have withdrawls as bad as children who were exposed ... to heroin. So, while methadone may help the mother, the child is still being exposed ... purposely getting pregnant. Babies are affected by methadone , most definitely. If she is prone to use heroin...
    ... I've known people have babies whilst on methadone , but none of the pregnancies were planned. The children ... weight, premature, and are of course born addicted to methadone . I would not advocate getting deliberately pregnant...
    ... this. I know alot of women who have babies while on Methadone . Some babies go through withdraw some do not. Dose ... of methadone does have anything to do with that. If the women ... is not going to stop using, then methadone is her best choice a least she know what is going into...
    ... I was on methadone and miscarried....thankfully. I do have a friend ... who had a baby and was on methadone while pregnant. It is not advised to get off methadone ... know the feeling of thinking you will never be off methadone and might as well accept it. I remember looking into ... having a baby on methadone . I have a almost two year old but have been clean...
    ... third month of my 3rd pregnancy. I am currently on a Methadone maintenance program and have been since before my ... What you really need to know is why your friend is on methadone . Is she using it to get high, or to combat pain, or ... people think that smoking pot or such is ok while on methadone , they're wrong and B) she's serious about getting ... clean today if not for getting pregnant and getting on methadone in the first place. My children have given me a reason...
    ... caught my eye as my bf was a heroin addict, is now off methadone and has been for about a year. He has a number of ... who have children and some have used heroin, others methadone in pregnancy.Some also used both Grrrrr!!! This angers ... withdraw off heroin and also saw him withdraw off methadone and the methadone withdrawal was MUCH worse. Much ... the heroin withdrawal. The babies of mothers on the methadone were a lot worse than those withdrawing off heroin ... heroin the baby has little chance of withdrawal but if methadone is taken during pregnancy the withdrawal is almost...

  11. mixing zoloft and methodone
    ... Does mixing Zoloft 100mg and Methadone HCL 10 mg have any negative side effects?...
    ... each other. Zoloft is an SSRI anti-depressant and Methadone is a synthetic opiate, similar to heroin, which is...
    ... my mother who had a horrible drug interaction with methadone . She almost died. It took the doctors almost 8hours ... exactly what it was, but that whatever it was, the methadone was the key player in why she almost died. You have ... much as you can before taking any medication with methadone . They put her back on it, for chronic pain, but I ... am looking into other medications, besides methadone . It is too risky, I don't want to ever go through ... Good luck. Be educated in whatever you take with methadone , it is a serious drug....

  12. lethal combination list ???
    ... time ago, but i just wanted to say that i know that methadone and xanax are a lethal combination, even though for...
    ... I'm not so sure about the Methadone /Xanax combination being a problem. I take Methadone...
    ... time ago, but i just wanted to say that i know that methadone and xanax are a lethal combination, even though for ... prescribe both of them my doctors RXed me xanax and methadone . The pharmacist told me that could put me in a coma ... atleast 10 hrs apart, I should be fine.....I quit methadone c.t...I think its a horrible drug (in my opinion)...

  13. Morphine
    ... you along!! My opinion again, would be to go on the methadone program, If you are going to be in pain for a long...

  14. Tramadol
    ... I have it myself and it started when I switched to Methadone for Chronic Pain. I have heard others that have various...

  15. DWI Xanax.
    ... long have you been on it? I am being asked to take Methadone as well for Back & Sciatica Pain, However I don't...

  16. help for my hubby
    ... Lortab and Talwin nx are both related to Heroin. Methadone is also related chemically. There is a way of getting ... Xanax (or Librium) to replace the addiction. Maybe a Methadone treatment center along with talking therapy could...

Hernia board

  1. Vacuum disc phenomenon??? Herniated and Torn Discs Will IDET help me?
    ... pain is much worse than it was before. But Morphine, methadone , none of it took the pain away without causing another...

  2. Diagnosed in 2000 with herniated discs
    ... injections and heavier medications from methadose to Methadone Morphine to Oxycontin and back to vicodine. In 2003...

  3. Herniation bet T6 and T7
    ... It's good to know I'm not the only one. I take Methadone and Dilaudid, and I know both of those can cause breathing...
    ... areas of my back but the thoracic is the worse. I take methadone for the pain and also take neurontin. My back hurts...
    ... It's good to know I'm not the only one. I take Methadone and Dilaudid, and I know both of those can cause breathing...

  4. Herniated L4/L5 Disk
    ... Oxycodone in the beginning. Just recently I got off of Methadone (a recommendation of the PM&R guy) and I tell you ... letting the problem get worse. The reason for the methadone was because Vicodin and Methadone began to not work...

  5. Thoracic Spine Herniated Disc
    ... bad is to lay down with an ice pack. I am also on methadone and dilaudid. I have tried several epidurals, and...

  6. Thoracic Disc Herniations
    ... the long term prognosis. I just don't know. I take methadone and dilaudid, which keep me comfortable only at rest...

  7. Degenerative Disc Disease (w/herniation) & Headaches??
    ... wave of pain in my head. Now, I have been taking Methadone 5mg for about 3.5-4 months now for all the neck and...

Pain Management board

  1. Questions for those with morphine/intrathecal pump..
    ... But, I have some questions. 1. can doctors put methadone in the pump? 2. how long is the trial and what...

  2. L-5 on Siatic nerve
    ... L-5 on the siatic nerve. My Dr. had tried me on Methadone and durgesic patches due to (Fibromyaglia) but I can ... luck. I asked him that I didnt undertand he giving methadone and the patches which stays in your system and he...

  3. why doesn't liquid morphine work on me
    ... mouth. Now, I just switched from onehundredtwenty mg methadone and onehundred mg oxycodone daily. that didnt stop...

  4. Need new PM doc in MD
    ... like how it made me feel. You may want to consider methadone . I've been on that for long acting and it worked great...

  5. MS contin ER showing up on drug screen as Dilaudid
    ... i have taken everything in the book, and am now on methadone and, morphine sulfate for breakthrough...

  6. has anyone stopped using the interthic pump
    ... it would make more sense to switch to an oral like methadone that would inhibit withdrawal, rotate the opiate he...

  7. methadone
    ... thinks I feel a ***REMOVED** increase would prob help methadone has been a lifesaver up until about 6 mo ago it coverd...

  8. RSD pain pump shut off PLEASE HELP!!!
    ... and and there is a cheap alternative. They could use methadone and even at very high doses you wouldn't spend more ... have better or different isnsurance coverage. If methadone isn't doable, every manufacturer has free med programs ... 1500 a month on oral or intrathecal meds. That's when methadone is truly the only alternative. Not every PM doc is ... going to be comfy prescribing methadone , there is still alot of misinformation and stereo ... month worth of LA morphine with 60 bucks worth of methadone . This worked for years untill Medicare came out with ... for medicare and things will change, untill then, methadone is a reasonable option. Good luck, Dave...

  9. Question on Pain Management vs. Addiction
    ... early, the typical stuff. I am now going to a methadone clinic. As far as addiction goes, this is a WONDERFUL ... those things are dealt with very well by the MMT ( methadone maintenance therapy). As far as pain control, though ... following day, when you repeat the process. Methadone can suppress withdrawal symptoms for 24 hours or so ... still have my gastric surgeon, and he is aware of my methadone treatment. I no longer have access to the pain clinic ... have to drive over 100 miles one way just to get to a methadone clinic for treatment. I am so frustrated. Split ... doctor in the East TN area that will help a patient on methadone ?...
    ... single dose you don't. You decided you needed methadone and are willing to drive 100 miles to get it, but...
    ... feel the way you do deleted The fact is: METHADONE MAINTENANCE IS TREATMENT FOR ADDICTION. The typical ... the drug is the sole focus. MMT involves taking methadone to curb withdrawal symptoms and to RESTORE THE NATURAL ... BALANCE WITHIN THE BODY - the methadone replaces the damaged/destroyed endorphin system so ... are not capable of being "well". And THIS is why methadone maintenance is successful - and is ALSO the main reason ... It is trading ADDICTION FOR DEPENDENCE. I am on methadone , and I will STAY ON METHADONE FOR LIFE. It is clear ... level needed for normal function. THAT is what the methadone is for. In MMT, the primary goal of the treatment ... manner. So, this is where I'm at. I will NOT stop methadone unless there is another way to restore my body's natural ... have an issue with this. The misconception that methadone treatment is NOT treatment is just ridiculous. It ... understand that I am NOT planning on stopping the methadone , and that that is a MAIN POINT that will have to be ... clear with a pain management program. The methadone is the closest thing to restoring natural endorphins ... a book). So, the idea is for me to CONTINUE my methadone - but have something to deal with pain ALONGSIDE....

  10. Pharmacist accused me wrongly
    ... around by us. He did not need to explain how my methadone worked. I have been taking methadone for three years...
    ... who would write for enormous amounts of oxycontin, methadone , morphine etc... She eventually got caught by the...

  11. Just lost insurance, need price info
    ... pretty cheap I thought, mine is 10.00 with insurance, methadone is a lot cheaper of a pain med and there is no generic...
    ... I would call around for sure! I know methadone is really cheap. But MS Contin is the least expenisve...

  12. Anyone taken Provigil for severe fatigue
    ... fatigue and a feeling of "nodding off" while taking my Methadone . I've been on 120 mg. of methadone for about 6 months...
    ... My husband (who has RSD) takes methadone and has the same problem with nodding off and brain...
    ... that has got to be depressing. But I am so glad the methadone is helping your pain Kathy Mac, I know you have been ... helps you so much and you can't beat the price of the methadone .:) take care, SS...

  13. Methadone
    ... The brand name of Methadone in itself is VERY cheap. call your pharmacy and ask ... heard that the generic Methadose isn't as effective as Methadone is. But I have never tried this med so I am not sure...
    ... I paid $4 for my methadone and that was without insurance. I had insurance but ... I found no difference in the effectiveness between methadone and its generic counterpart....
    ... Hi Crystalk13, The name brand version of methadone is called "Dolophine" There are several version of ... genreic methadone and one gerneric made by mallinkrodt called methadose ... anything to compare it too. I took roxanne generic methadone for several years and the two times I had to use methadose ... worrying about getting the best or strongest version of methadone , as long as you stick with the same version you will ... It is by far the cheapest pain med out there but methadone isn't a true long acting pain med. It has no special ... "MSContin" or 60 bucks for an equivelant dose of methadone . [removed] A 10 mg methadose tablet is about twice...
    ... Methadone is a very inexpensive pain medication -- quite affordable ... , even without insurance. Methadone has been around a LONG time -- so the patents have...

  14. doc stopped pain med
    ... however, is very expensive and I am not to keen on methadone because of all of the hype on the news and because...

  15. Why the change?
    ... Does anyone know why my NEW doctor would perscribe methadone instead of vicodin when my chronic pain has been well...
    ... Hi Smspar71, More than likely becuase methadone is less prone to abuse. It doesn't create the high...
    ... epaderal, ultram , meloxicam, lyrica, cymbalta and now methadone , what I dont understand is why my current doctor is...
    ... actually can be a factor on what is done or not done. Methadone is actually a fantastic medication if you can tolerate...
    ... the last 2 weeks to see what im getting into with methadone and to be honest its kind of scary the storys im reading...