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Can dietary supplements and methadone be taken together?

Can dietary supplements and methadone be taken together?

Specify which: I doubt there is significant interaction but we need to put specific substances to check for them. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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I am on the methadone program. Does milk thistle supplement make methadone stronger and last longer?

I am on the methadone program. Does milk thistle supplement make methadone stronger and last longer?

No: And don't take any supplements, herbs, or over-the-counter medications without first consulting your physician. Methadone is a highly controlled substance, and you should not be experimenting with anything else. Don't take any non-physician advice or suggestions. ...Read more

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I take 120 mgs of methadone a day. Will the thrive supplements and shakes cause precipitated withdrawals?

I would think that: any supplements will not interfere with your methadone provided you take your methadone daily as before. If you stop taking the methadone cold turkey, then you will have problems like withdrawing. ...Read more

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If on 170 mg of methadone , does it make vitamin supplements and amino acid supplements less affective ?

Other Concerns: You are on an extremely high dose of methadone. It is equivalent to over 500 mg of morphine per day. Most likely you have developed tolerance to the pain relieving effects. You are at risk for respiratory depression and death if you take alcohol or other sedatives with this dose. You should also have you pcp perform a baseline ekg, as Methadone can effect your cardiac rhythm and cause sudden deat. ...Read more

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I took 20mg of methadone instead of 10 for pain, will I be okay?

Odds are: You'll likely be gone as overall this isn't a particularly high dose. You may notice some sedation, nausea, itching or constipation. But the bigger issue is changing how you take a medication, particularly opioids, without reviewing this with your doctor. It's incredibly important to discuss medication changes with your doc. Not doing so could lead to your doc no longer prescribing for you. ...Read more

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Zomorph mr mgs equivalent of 20mls of methadone ?

Opiates: That is for your physician treating you to decide. One should never be taking opiates without the express care of a physician. ...Read more

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What is the zomorph mr equivalent to 20 mls of methadone ?

Please tell us: How many mg are in the 20 cc or mls of Methadone and then i can tell you what the conversion is. Please resubmit the question. Thanks. Methadone in the states comes in different strengths per cc. ...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