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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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So if you take methadone for the past two years can you or can't you have kids?

Yes: Yes you can but you need to get off the methadone first or your baby will almost certainly be affected. ...Read more

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How did i test positive for methadone on a instant test and i haven't used any drugs or meds?

Methadone: The quick test (dip stick) is good to get a quick idea. However, its not very specific and false positive results are not uncommon. In an instance like this the specimen must be sent to the lab for confirmation. ...Read more

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Im coming off of methadone can I take soboxone to feel better? I've been away from where i live and haven't taken my methadone for 2 days

Methadone & Suboxone: You need to stop Methadone for several days and be in full withdraw for suboxone induction. Mixing Methadone and suboxone would cause withdrawal. The dosage for suboxone will be determined by your doctor during the induction. Please see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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If i took methadone a couple of days ago, would it be more dangerous then it usually would to take mdma, beacouse of the methadone that still haven't left the body, or what's the deal here?

They don't interact: Both drugs are clearly harmful for different reasons. Methadone is an opiate which can suppress respiration, or lead to overdose. Mdma can have damaging effects on the brain with even a single use. ...Read more

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Can shoot up methadone?

No.: You should not do this. Extremely unsafe as the absorption and action of Methadone is quite unlike other medications and may rapidly lead to unintentional overdose. I am not advocating the use of any IV drugs but this is particularly bad.... ...Read more

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What is methadone used for?

Chronic narco use: It is a long acting pain control medication that is used to detoxify narcotic addicts form the narcotic addiction ...Read more

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