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How long does Methadone stay in your system?

Posted 26 Jul 2011 6 answers

I take Lortab 10, 4x day, but does not take care of my pain. dr. is going to take labs on me, will be 7 days since i took a methadone, only took for 5 days.

Is is true that methadone blocks the effects of other opiates like oxycodone?

Posted 18 Jan 2012 4 answers

i was recently prescribed 5mg of methadone HCI 2x a day and 10mg of oxycodone for breakthrough pain. Someone told me that methadone blocks other opiates, but then why would my Dr. put me on oxy with the Methadone? Thank you!

Methadone Withdrawal - Want to get off Methadone but wondering the best way?

Posted 7 Jul 2009 16 answers

Hello I have been on 135 mg of Methadone a day at a clinic for over 3 1/2 yrs now and I recently lost my job and dont have the money to pay for the clinic right now and they are starting me on MSW (medically supervised withdrawal) or so they call it, starting tomorrow, they will start dropping my... read more

Does methadone show up in a urine test as just an opiod like hydrocodone or will it show up as meth?

Posted 28 Feb 2010 6 answers

does methadone show up in a urine test as just an opiod like hydrocodone or will it show up as methadone on a urine test. im coming off my pain meds and am using small amounta of methadone every 3-4 days to stay away from the hydrocodone... but if the VA finds out im takind methadone i will lose my... read more

How easy is it to get prescription for methadone from a private dr. instead of a clinic?

Posted 28 Mar 2010 11 answers

my husband and i both go to a clinic in east tn. the rate is 88.00 each a week. needless to say this is killing our finances. how hard is it to get it from a regular doctor? we are paying ALOT of money to go to this clinic and i had heard u could get from a private dr but it was hard and also... read more

What does 50mg of nucynta compare to oxycontin?

Posted 2 May 2012 5 answers

My mother is very ill and can no longer take oxycontin and methadone due to the gluten the tablets.. However we need to know some kind of comparison to her 50mg. ( example: I would compare a 5mg percocet to two 5mg vicodens) Thank you for your time. .

What does "HCL" stand for after the drug name?

Posted 5 Jan 2010 4 answers

For example: Methadone HCL 10 MG Tablet?

How can I test positive for methadone if I've never taken it?

Posted 25 May 2011 7 answers

I took a urine drug test at a Suboxone clinic and tested positive for opiates, oxycontin, Oxycodone, and methadone. I didn't take any of these. So how is it possible for this test to show up positive? NIK

PLEASE HELP! Going through wds... and on suboxone?

Posted 12 Aug 2010 36 answers

Hey guys! I will start off by saying that I have been using opiates for about 3 years now. It started with vikes..then perks..then methadone and now I am a mess. My whole life has been ruined. Before the methadone I was taking 5 percocet 10mg at a time and it wasnt even giving me a buzz (This is... read more

If I am on 50 mg of methadone and I start subutex NOT suboxone, will I still get really sick?

Posted 20 Oct 2011 3 answers

What should I do, i want off the methadone asap... its ruining my life!!! has anyone experienced taking subutex NOT suboxone decause suboxone has the Narcof in it... Any suggestions?

Does Methadone / Methadose use cause tooth decay?

Posted 8 May 2006 16 answers

Is there any documented proof that either methadone or methadose is the cause of excessive tooth damage or decay.Through sources quite a few patients complain that they have acquired severe tooth decay since seeking help through methadone clinics?.

What will make u test positive for opiates?

Posted 7 Apr 2011 2 answers

I can name a few narcotics that will cause a positive drug test. Correct me if i am wrong, but, methadone and syboxin will not because they are synthetic. And lower grade pain Pills such as darvocets, tramodal, fleurocets, ultracets, etc. Will not show up. Please tell me if I am wrong and list the... read more

Take Suboxone after methadone?

Posted 28 Apr 2011 5 answers

I do not take either one daily. I have had back pain and I took three10mg methadone tablets. Well that didn't really last long so I took a 8mg Suboxone. So far I am fine other than feeling a little sick on my stomach but I also haven't really ate today. This won't really hurt me will... read more

I am taking Methadone - what will happen if I take Tramadol, will Tramadol put me into withdrawal?

Posted 21 Sep 2010 7 answers

I was offered Tramadol by my pain management doctor today. I am currently on Methadone for pain. I take 200 mgs. a day in divided doses. When checking the interaction between the two medications, there was a sentence I didn't understand. I was wondering if anyone could tell me (in laymans... read more

Does anyone know how long a methadone 10mg Lasts for, like is it a four hour or a 12 hour pill?

Posted 17 Jan 2011 6 answers

My doctor gave me methadone 10mg to try out because the 15mg roxicodone is not helping with my pain anymore. But I have never heard of this medicine before and he wants me to take it at bedtime. But before I do that I want to make sure I dont have any reactions from it so I want to take it during... read more

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