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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Brown
Specializes in Pulmonology
Copd: Avoidance of any type of narcotic therapy is typically advised in patients with copd. Narcotics have the potential of making a patients not be able to ... Read More
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Dr. Einar Ottestad
19 years experience Pain Management
Possibly: Any older person, especially with repsiratory medical issues, should be very careful with any medication that causes sedation and respiratory depressi ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It just is!
Dr. Einar Ottestad
19 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Yes.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fietsam
35 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Probably.: Methadone is a very long acting drug, like 2-5 days. If you have already been taking 10 mg for a while, an extra 10 should not kill you. At age 19, ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Odds are: You'll likely be gone as overall this isn't a particularly high dose. You may notice some sedation, nausea, itching or constipation. But the bigger ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Trescot
38 years experience Pain Management
Slowly: Because Methadone is a very long acting medication (the half life is 15 to 150 hours) Methadone needs to wean very slowly. I usually recommend one tab ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Opiates: That is for your physician treating you to decide. One should never be taking opiates without the express care of a physician.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Please tell us: How many mg are in the 20 cc or mls of Methadone and then i can tell you what the conversion is. Please resubmit the question. Thanks. Methadone in th ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
43 years experience Addiction Medicine
Both work: Methadone is only available at special clinics, and is generally less expensive. Suboxone is available from authorized physicians; you may find one ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nichol
30 years experience Anesthesiology
No: Methadone is a narcotic and an effective pain medication for patients with chronic pain. It is also used to maintain opioid addicts in order to preve ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Methadone: Methadone requires liver enzymes to be metabolized and then ultimately eliminated. So one could argue that it may affect the liver.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Van norman
34 years experience Psychiatry
Work with your doc: Gradual, patient dose reductions along with good psychosocial supports and recovery work can get you off methadone and continue your recovery journey.
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