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How much methadone is too much for dosage?

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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41 years experience
Any dose that causes: The patient to nod off, act drunk, or stop breathing is too high. When i worked in a Methadone clinic in 1980 in chicago, the average dose was about 45 mg. With the increase in heroin potency, I am seeing patients who have been or are on 200-300 mg a day.
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