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What is the definition or description of: Methadone allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Methadone allergy?

Methadone: Methadone (Methadose, Diskets, and Dolophine) is used to treat narcotic addiction & is also sometimes used for pain. Allergic symptoms can include swelling of tongue, throat, lips or face, difficulty breathing and hives. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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What is the definition or description of: Methadose (methadone) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Methadose (methadone) allergy?

Methadose allergy: Methadone (Brand names: Dolophine, Methadose, Diskets, Methadone HCl Intensol, Diskets Dispersible & Dolophine HCl) is an opioid medication. It is used for detoxification & maintenance therapy for opioid addiction. It can also be used for pain relief. Allergic reactions could include swelling of tongue, throat, lips, mouth, face, hives or difficulty breathing. ...Read more

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What OTC allergy medications are safe to use while taking methadone daily for pain mgmt treatment? 140 MGS per day. Thank you.

What OTC allergy medications are safe to use while taking methadone daily for pain mgmt treatment? 140 MGS per day. Thank you.

2nd generation: Antihistamines are best, because they do not increase sedation, and don't have major interactions or effects on sedation. They are all pretty much OTC these days as well. The best, in my experience, is Loratadine (Claritin). Unless you have severe congestion, I would avoid the Claritin-D or pseudephedrine (Sudafed), since it likely will give a false positive amphetamine test on urinalysis. ...Read more

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Why does methadone make me itch?

Why does methadone make me itch?

That: Whole class of meds has itching as a side effect ...Read more

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How long can a person stay on methadone?

A very long time: Methadone has several uses. It is a dangerous medication if not used correctly & under strict guidance of a physician who is trained in it's us. It can be used for chronic pain & for drug rehabilitation. If all the correct precautions are used & one is followed closely & is careful with co-administration of other medications, it can be used for many years without harm. See pcp/pain mgmt doc. ...Read more

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What can methadone do to your personality?

Methadone personality: Nervous system side effects have included agitation, confusion, disorientation, dysphoria, euphoria, seizures, sleepiness or insomnia, and dizziness.One study has suggested that detoxification from Methadone maintenance therapy may result in the development of an organic mood syndrome. Psychological dependents has occurred and one case of Methadone induced obsessive-compulsive disorder has been reported. Source: www. Drugs. Com. ...Read more

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Is it okay to cut or crush methadone pill?

Not normally: It is never advisable to crush Methadone unless advised by your physician prescribing it. Methadone tablets include Methadone but might also include magnesium stearate, and microcrystalline cellulose. All these are proportioned for long acting delivery. If you disrupt the pill you can overdose and die. Please don't risk your life over a pill. ...Read more

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How will I feel when I start on my methadone?

Tired: Methadone may cause a feeling of fatigue or being tired especially when first starting the drug. This usually goes away with time as the body becomes accustomed to the drug. ...Read more

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My boyfriend may be using methadone. What can I do?

Methadone: First find out if he really using this. Secondly find out if its a legitimate script or is he buying off the streets. The latter is bad and you will have to discuss counselling and getting help. ...Read more

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What is the quickest clean methadone out of the system?

Time: Testing will show attempts to clean out your system which is considered a failure. ...Read more

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What is the quickest clean methadone out of the system?

??: I am not sure what you are asking. If you are trying to get off methadone then a gradual taper would be best. If you are taking it illicitly and trying to beat a drug test there is no sure fire way and it depends on how much to know how long before clean ...Read more

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I need to know what is quickest clean out for methadone?

Methadone detox: The quickest depending on the dose is to do a rapid detox. This will make you sick. The best way is to do a gradual dose reduction and weaning. ...Read more

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

Methadone -: There is no max. Really what's 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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I started on a regimin of 80mg of methadone a day. What's next?

I started on a regimin of 80mg of methadone a day. What's next?

Working on recovery: I hope that your next steps involve working on your recovery from opiate abuse, not only taking methadone. You can speak with the physician dispensing the methodone about this, but also connect with narcotics anonymous: http://www. Na.Org/ through this web site you can access much helpful information, and also find group meetings near your home. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm on 70mg of methadone and had a relapse recently my lastsystem for so long could it be because of the methadone?

Don't understand?: Is WHAT because of the methadone? The relapse? There is an old saying that a relapse doesn't begin with the drink/drug, it ENDS with it. Relapses occur because of many factors - inadequate dose and continued craving, inadequate support system, not working your program, putting yourself in dangerous situations and many, many more. You may need more Methadone and/or more counseling. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drive while on methadone?

Yes: As long as you are on a stable dose and not sedated. However, if you get in an accident they will still try to blame you. ...Read more

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What is the maximum methadone dose given?

Titrated: It is titrated to effect, there is no maximum when used very carefully and. ...Read more

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How does methadone affect childbirth pain?

How does methadone affect childbirth pain?

Worse: Patients on chronic opioids are at risk of more severe pain that is more difficult to control with acute noxious stimulus like labor. In essence, up to 4-6x as much opioid as normal might be necessary to control pain and often this makes a patient very sedated, with less pain relief than expected. Taper as much as possible prior to labor or surgery. ...Read more

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Can you mix benzoylecgonine and methadone?

Methadone and cocain: You should not be mixing these two together. ...Read more

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Does adderol help when quitting methadone?

No research: There is no research Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) helping quitting Methadone see addiction counselor and psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Can I take methadone and provider for pain?

Yes, you can: Only under pain management supervision. Methadone, a synthetic mu agonist opioid, has pharmaceutical activity similar to morphine. Because it can be taken orally and has an extended duration of action in suppressing withdrawal symptoms in physically dependent individuals, it is frequently used as a substitute for morphine and heroin in addicted patients.
Consult your physician for more info. ...Read more

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How can I handle withdrawal from methadone?

Slow: This medication should be slowly lowered under the supervision of a doctor, preferably an addictionologist. ...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


Methadone Allergy (Definition)

Methadone (Methadose, Diskets, and Dolophine) is used to treat narcotic addiction & is also sometimes used for pain. Allergic symptoms can include swelling of tongue, throat, lips or face, ...Read more