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what is the difference between methadone and naltrexone

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Specializes in Addiction Medicine
Many: Each form of treatment is different , Suboxone is a partial agonist and anatgonist which can induce precipted withdrawal when used with opioids, it ca ... Read More
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Dr. Einar Ottestad
19 years experience Pain Management
A few: Methadone dosed right binds a bunch of receptors to decrease cravings. However, high dose Methadone has its own risks, including heart issues. An addi ... Read More
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
55 years experience Psychiatry
There are many: Methadone is a pure opioid so can be effective but you can get addicted to it also. Have to get it from a licensed Methadone clinic. Naltrexone block ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehul Desai
19 years experience Pain Management
Same: It is the same thing.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Same: When i write for naproxen, i can also write for Naproxen sodium or potassium. Docycline hyclate. Methoadone comes only in the hydrochoride form.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Wagner
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Methadone requires a specific test; morphine shows up on the general opioid test and Methadone does not.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Mandelin
20 years experience Rheumatology
Fight 4 your health: I am not very familiar with these meds (perhaps these are european names?) but please know that Methadone is not the solution to fibromyalgia. Work wi ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
35 years experience Addiction Medicine
C below: Bup is a partial agonist which means it has a ceiling effect and alsi it can not be combined with other opioids. It will last longer in the body. Me ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Of course: Methadone is much more potent than hydrocodone as well as longer half life. Just follow your treating physician advice. Take care.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Blixt
24 years experience Addiction Medicine
Legal issues: For Methadone to be prescribed for the purpose of treating an opiate addiction, legally it must be obtained from the Methadone clinic. Private doctors ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Choquette
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes it can: Methadone has a 2-1/2 day half-life and can easily still be detectable several days later.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
53 years experience Neonatology
Yes: all opoids are passed through the breast milk to the baby. In a baby it can cause sedation,cardiac problems and withdrawal symptoms.in a child the hal ... Read More

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