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Dr. Stuart Wasser
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Methadone (Definition)

Methadone is a synthetic opiate used for pain control and in the rehabilitation of opiate addicts. Methadone used in rehabilitation relieves craving, suppresses withdrawal symptoms, and blocks the euphoric effects associated with ...Read more


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Im on 115mg methadone daily,injected 100mg morphine IV, can histamines flood head stay there and cause heart failure?

Im on 115mg methadone daily,injected 100mg morphine IV, can histamines flood head stay there and cause heart failure?

Talk to your doctor : Methadone is a drug that demands respect. It's metabolism can be unpredictable and tricky especially when combined with other medication. Please discuss this with your methadone doctor. The majority of deaths associated with methadone involves its use in combination with other drugs. Please be careful and don't take medication unless discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm on 115mg methadone,I injected 100mg morphine IV,can histamines flood my head,stay there,eventually causing heart failure?

I'm on 115mg methadone,I injected 100mg morphine IV,can histamines flood my head,stay there,eventually causing heart failure?

Overdose: Histamine, alone, would not induce heart failure. However, it sounds like you are going through a lot right now ... And would benefit from seeing a psychiatrist to restart your rehabilitation. If you're having any trouble breathing, chest pain, or other alarming symptoms - you should head directly to your nearest ER. ...Read more

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Is methadone a good way to get of pain pills?

Is methadone a good way to get of pain pills?

It depends: What is your ultimate objective? Are you treating a pain issue? An addiction issue? Do you want Methadone maintenance? You need to speak with a doctor who can review all these issues. ...Read more

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Can methadone be used to help someone get off pain pills, how does it work if methadone is also used for pain?

Can methadone be used to help someone get off pain pills, how does it work if methadone is also used for pain?

Yes: Methadone is very cheap and very potent. It has a complicated pharmocology so an expert should be involved in prescribing it. I more or less always use Methadone to detox patients off other opioid medications. It has a long fairly stable halflife so dosed 2-3 times a day with a slow taper should prevent most withdrawal symptoms. ...Read more

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Can methadone be used to help someone get off pain pills? How does it work if methadone is also used for pain?

Not really.: Methadone is an artificial opiod. It is provided to addicts to avoid needles, overdosing with unknown purchased narcotics, etc. But, it is hihly addicitve and simply a trade off! ...Read more

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Is 8 pills of 5mg methadone pills deadly? A friend has just taken 8 methadone pills of 5mg, should I be worried? Is it deadly?

Wanting to Die: When someone we love feels this poorly it is an overwhelming situation. You can best help your friend by informing the local authorities that they have harmed themselves and needs urgent medical attention. In the U.S. We recommend calling 911. I am sure there is some similar system there where you live to alert the authorities of an emergency. ...Read more