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What is the equivalent amt of morphime one would need to take day if they r switching from 120mg methadone daily?

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 more

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Reglan (Definition)

Metoclopramide increases emptying of food from the stomach and decreases symptoms of nausea, vomiting, heartburn, and fullness,. It should ideally be taken 30 minutes before meals. It's use in pregnancy should be reserved for severe conditions where the risks to the baby of not treating exceed the potential ...Read more


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Anyone know what is a safe dosage to take of methadone?

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

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How long does it take for methadone to leave your body?

How long does it take for methadone to leave your body?

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 more

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How do I get take home methadone perscribed when I actively smoke majuana ?

Addiction specialist: If you are requesting Methadone due to addiction you should see an addiction specialist and stop all illicit drugs including marijuana. ...Read more

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I have been on methadone for about a year and have not taken it in 2 days. if I take a 5 mg perk will I be able to feel it's effects?

No methadone x 2 ds: Whether or not you'll be able to feel effects of 5mg Percocet depends on whether you were tapered from methadone, or just stopped, your prior dose, whether or not you are currently withdrawing, & ur metabolism, amongst other things. In all likelihood, effects will be minimal. More importantly, it sounds like the best thing you could do is get back on methadone & avoid relapse. Call ur doc! ...Read more

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How long does 20 milagrams of methadone oral tablets take to leave your system?

Variable: Depends on how long you have been on this dose and if you were previously on a higher dose. Half life ranges from 8-59 hrs and may be released very slowly from fatty tissue and liver. ...Read more

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What is the maximum strength of methadone a person can take?

Methadone - : There is no max. Really whats limits the dose is side effects and regulation. In the usa if you are at 160mg per day this is often viewed as a dose for addiction medicine. Cardiac issues can be seen at any dose. Also dose depends on the comfort level of your prescriber. ...Read more

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With all the medicines i take; is it okay to be taking the methadone 135 mg. I i?

What medications?: At 50 years old and 135 mg you can run into problems, regardless. Be careful and plan a safe taper. ...Read more

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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Metoclopramide (Definition)

Reglan improves GI motility and is also ...Read more