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What does liquid methadone look like? What does it do?

What does liquid methadone look like? What does it do?

Varies by brand: It comes in different colors, most commonly used one is red, and comes in different consistencies, some of which contain sugar and some of which do not. It does everything that methadone in pill or wafer form does, with the additional flexibility of allowing differences as little as 1 mg. Most methadone treatment programs dose by computer equipment that requires liquid. It is a long-acting opioid ...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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Is it okay to cut or crush methadone pill?

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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I have taken 2 10 milligram methadone pills last week how long will it stay in my system?

It depends: Methadone because it stays in the body's fat can remain detectable in the body for extended periods. Hair testing might show its presence for months. Most screening, however, is through urine and with standard cut-offs I would expect after a week it wouldn't come up as positive unless previous use was high or there was some significant problem effecting excretion. ...Read more

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Is methadone a good way to get of pain pills?

It depends: What is your ultimate objective? Are you treating a pain issue? An addiction issue? Do you want Methadone maintenance? You need to speak with a doctor who can review all these issues. ...Read more

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Can methadone be used to help someone get off pain pills, how does it work if methadone is also used for pain?

Can methadone be used to help someone get off pain pills, how does it work if methadone is also used for pain?

Yes: Methadone is very cheap and very potent. It has a complicated pharmocology so an expert should be involved in prescribing it. I more or less always use Methadone to detox patients off other opioid medications. It has a long fairly stable halflife so dosed 2-3 times a day with a slow taper should prevent most withdrawal symptoms. ...Read more

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Can methadone be used to help someone get off pain pills? How does it work if methadone is also used for pain?

Not really.: Methadone is an artificial opiod. It is provided to addicts to avoid needles, overdosing with unknown purchased narcotics, etc. But, it is hihly addicitve and simply a trade off! ...Read more

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Is 8 pills of 5mg methadone pills deadly? A friend has just taken 8 methadone pills of 5mg, should I be worried? Is it deadly?

Wanting to Die: When someone we love feels this poorly it is an overwhelming situation. You can best help your friend by informing the local authorities that they have harmed themselves and needs urgent medical attention. In the U.S. We recommend calling 911. I am sure there is some similar system there where you live to alert the authorities of an emergency. ...Read more

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Can i take the diet pill ACE while on methadone?

No : It would effect the absorption of other meds and should be avoided ...Read more

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How long will it take for one 10mg methadone in pill form to leave my system for drug testing and screens ?

Methadone: Methadone is one of those drugs where it's almost impossible to say when it will be completely washed out of your system - essentially because it has a ton of metabolites and a huge half life window. Could be as little as 2 days or 2 weeks. Hope that helps! ...Read more