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