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Can I Take Methadone With Zoloft
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I am an addict on 60mgs of methadone am also given 1mg of xanex 3x daily and Zoloft 100mgs. Is it ok to stay on this longterm?
I have been taking Zoloft 50mg for 2 weeks on top of methadone 80mg (1 year). I get really sleepy in the afternoon. Is it safe? I've read bad things.
Your doctor and the: Methadone program need to know about each other, and if not, make sure they do right away. Zoloft, like all SSRIs, has the potential to be sedating, plus it can (although usually in higher doses) reduce metabolism of Methadone so that the blood levels go higher. Talk to the nurse at your program (or your pain doctor) to see if your Methadone dose needs a bit of lowering. Zoloft is a very safe drug ...Read more
Im having a problem starting urination for drug tests and sometimes at home, i take zanex, methadone, zooloft and vicadin 4 pain & depression asap luv?
What is the equivalent amt of morphime one would need to take day if they r switching from 120mg methadone daily?
It varies by person: Equvalencies when switching from Methadone are tricky. At low doses it is 3:1 so 120 would equal 360. At higher doses of Methadone and with more chronic use- some say that the equivalence can be as much as 10:1 (1200mg) however, there is no such thing as perfect cross tolerance and a starting dose of another opioid should be less than half the equivalent dose followed by quick adjustments. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Doctor's advice: It depends what it is being prescribed for. Methadone can be highly addictive. For those not used to taking it, a relatively low dose can cause respiratory depression and even death. I am wondering if you are asking about a safe dose for recreational use, and it that case, my strong advice is to stay away from this drug. The safe dose is the one prescribed by a medical doctor. ...Read more
Extremely variable: Methadone is lipid- (fat-)soluble and takes several days to fill tissue reservoirs after a person begins taking it. The rate at which methadone leaves a person's body after he/she stops it is variable and depends on dose, frequency, and on body chemistry. It can literally take months for some folks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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