Used in controlling cravings for addiction/dependence, methadone is dispensed in one 24-hr dose. When prescribing methadone for chronic pain it is best taken 1/2 the dose twice a day or 1/3 the dose three times a day so the patient doesn't experience highs and lows, rather they experience continuous pain control. For myself, I am on Methadone for chronic pain and find it best taking 1/2 the dose in the morning, and the other 1/2 in the evening. I get my Methadone in tablet form. Best
Wishes to you - ElizaJane.
- Methadone Information for Consumers
- Methadone Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Methadone (detailed)
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