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What is Methadone?

Methadone is an FDA-approved opioid medication used to treat opioid disorders and moderate to severe chronic and acute pain.

Using Methadone can be more effective if taken along with other behavioral and physical therapy.

Being an FDA-approved medication, Methadone is not generally available at local pharmacies and other online pharmacies.

However, we are an online pharmacy, offers all the controlled, scheduled, and FDA-approved medicine at the lowest possible rates. You can easily buy Methdaone from our website and use it as advised by your doctor.

Methadone misuse and abuse

Methadone is an essential medicine used in the health sector that can turn out dangerous if taken inappropriately.

It is addictive and habit-forming; therefore, the chances of its misuse and abuse are high.

We also advise you to avoid excess use of Methadone; otherwise, you may experience certain overdose symptoms that can be life-threatening for your health.

How to take Methadone?

Methadone is a prescription medication for opioid disorders, opioid detoxification, and chronic pain and can work best if taken under the supervision of an experienced medical professional.

You probably know that using Methadone can be fatal for your health if misused. Therefore, please consult your doctor and take medicine accordingly.

Methadone dosage

Although you should take Methadone as advised by your health expert,

However, if you want to taKe Methadone on your own, please initiate your treatment with the minimum possible dose.

The following is the usual Methadone dosage for different categories of patients who don’t have any health issues or history thereof:

Dosage for treating pain ranging from moderate to severe

In the form of oral tablets

  • For adults (18 years or above)

2.5 mg of the Methadone after every 8-12 hours or as and when required.

  • For children (below 18 years)

Using Methadone for anyone younger than 18 years is not safe.

Dosage for detoxification of opioid addiction

In the form of oral tablets

  • For adults (18 years or above)

20 mg - 30 mg of the medicine once a day or as and when required.

  • For children (below 18 years)

Using Methadone for anyone younger than 18 years is not safe.

Dosage for maintaining opioid addiction

In the form of oral tablets

  • For adults (above 18 years)

80 mg to 120 mg of the medicine twice a day.

  • For children (below 18 years)

Using Methadone might not be safe for treating patients younger than 18 years.

Methadone Side effects

Using Methadone can cause some mild and severe side effects even if taken at prescribed dosages.

Common side effects of Methadone includes:

  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Increased sweating

These side effects are very common and don’t need any medical attention unless they bother you too much.

However, it is advisable to stop using Methadone and consult your doctor immediately if you experience:

  • Shallow breathing or feeling breathlessness while sleeping
  • Severe constipation
  • Lightheadedness
  • Pounding heartbeats
  • Shortage of breath
  • Fluttering in chest
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Tiredness or weakness
  • Serotonin syndrome causing fever, hallucination, twitching, agitation, loss of control, etc
  • Any other severe allergic reaction to the medicine

Methadone withdrawal

Abrupt Methadone withdrawal is life-threatening if you are using it for too long. Therefore, we advise you to ask your doctor before leaving Methadone. Your doctor will gradually change your medicine doses to avoid the following withdrawal symptoms:

  • Lightheadedness
  • Dilated pupils
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Irregular breathing
  • Runny nose
  • Yawning
  • Sneezing
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Sweating
  • Chills
  • Tremors
  • restlessness
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Pains in the joints and leg
  • Fluctuating blood pressure level

What are some possible drug interactions with Methadone?

The following medicines can interact with Methadone and affect the effectiveness of the medication, and can adversely affect your health:

  • Narcotic drugs
  • Opioid pain medication
  • Cold and cough medication
  • Sedatives
  • Sleeping pills
  • Anti-anxiety
  • Anti-depressants
  • Anti-psychotic medications
  • Stimulants
  • Migraine medicines
  • Medicines for nausea and vomiting
  • Parkinson disease medication

The risk of adversities is higher if you take Methadone simultaneously with other medicines. Therefore, it is necessary to talk to your doctor if you use these medicines before starting your treatment with Methadone.

We also advise you to avoid taking herbal products, vitamins, and other nutritional supplements if you are taking Methadone.