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I need a stimulant to get me through work on methadone tapering, what should I do?

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
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In brief: Don't

Don't depend on other drugs to get you through the tapering of one drug.

In brief: Don't

Don't depend on other drugs to get you through the tapering of one drug.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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Dr. Einar Ottestad
Pain Management

In brief: Slow

Slow down the taper is the first choice.
Next would be a cup of coffee. Except for cancer patients i avoid adding stimulants to methadone. The good news is the fatigue will get better with time. At most i would consider a week or two of modafinil.

In brief: Slow

Slow down the taper is the first choice.
Next would be a cup of coffee. Except for cancer patients i avoid adding stimulants to methadone. The good news is the fatigue will get better with time. At most i would consider a week or two of modafinil.
Dr. Einar Ottestad
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