A 21-year-old male asked about a 24-year-old male:
Can ritalin (methylphenidate) be used for methadone drowsiness and lack of energy?(no plan to share or self rx)
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Addiction Medicine 36 years experience
See below: If you are on Methadone for addiction, this is technically illegal. Although legal as an adjunct to pain treatment, I have never seen more than a short term improvement. However, some docs do this regularly. (Doesn't make it right or strong)
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On Methadone: You didn't say how much Methadone you're on. Maybe you need a lower dose. Did your doctor recommend prescribing Ritalin (methylphenidate) for you, or were you planning to get it off the street? If so, that's not good. Ever tried Suboxone? Good luck.
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Last updated Jun 14, 2018
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