Buy Methadone Online
Firstly Methadone is an opioid medication. An opioid is sometimes as a narcotic. Methadone reduces withdrawal symptoms in people addicted to heroin or other narcotic drugs without causing the “high” associated with the drug addiction.
In other words, Methadone is used as a pain reliever and as part of drug addiction detoxification and maintenance programs. It is available only from a certified pharmacy.
The American Society of Addiction Medicine identified three specific patterns of overdose. A person can overdose because they are initially intolerant, or lose tolerance after stopping use for a period of time. Another form of overdose occurs when toxicity accumulates in the body. Doses may combine with what hasn’t been eliminated yet by the body. Also, methadone may be lethal when combined with other opioids and central nervous system depressants, such as fluoxetine, and alprazolam.
Overdose symptoms include:
- Feeling overly energetic
- Altered perception
- Mood swings
- Respiratory failure
Fortunately, it’s possible to avoid a methadone overdose by monitoring the patient. A person showing signs of toxicity will be monitored for at least a couple days. Naloxone may be used to counter the effects of methadone, specifically allowing the respiratory system to function normally. A person must also avoid other drugs or certain prescription medications while taking methadone. If administered properly, methadone can be helpful for controlling opiate cravings and reducing opiate withdrawal symptoms, so people can instead focus on building a firm foundation for sustained recovery.
Methadone Interactions that can makes it less effective
When methadone is less effective: When one takes methadone with certain drugs, it may not work as well to treat your condition. This is because the amount of methadone in your body may reduce. Examples of these drugs include:
- Anticonvulsants, such as phenobarbital, phenytoin, and carbamazepine. These drugs can cause methadone to stop working. This could cause withdrawal symptoms. Your doctor may change your dosage of methadone.
- HIV drugs such as abacavir, darunavir, efavirenz, nelfinavir, nevirapine, ritonavir, and telaprevir. Your doctor will monitor you closely for symptoms of withdrawal. They’ll adjust your dosage as needed.
- Antibiotics, such as rifampin and rifabutin. These drugs can cause methadone to stop working. This could cause withdrawal symptoms. Your doctor may change your dosage of methadone.
Uses of Methadone
This medication is used to treat addiction to opioids (such as heroin) as part of an approved treatment program. Methadone belongs to a class of drugs known as opioid (narcotic) analgesics. It helps prevent withdrawal symptoms caused by stopping other opioids.
How to use Methadone HCL Tablet, Soluble
Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor. You may take this drug with or without food. If you have nausea, it may help to take this drug with food. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about other ways to decrease nausea (such as lying down for 1 to 2 hours with as little head movement as possible).
Do not chew or swallow the tablets. Before taking, dissolve the dose in 4 ounces (120 milliliters) of water or an acidic fruit drink (such as orange juice). Drink all of the mixture immediately. If there is any medication in the cup, add a small amount of liquid and drink all of the mixture. Do not prepare a supply in advance. Do not inject this medication.
If you are taking this medication to treat moderate to severe pain, take it on a regular schedule as directed by your doctor, not as needed for sudden (breakthrough) pain.
The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.
Suddenly stopping this medication may cause withdrawal, especially if you have used it for a long time or in high doses. To prevent withdrawal, your doctor may lower your dose slowly. Tell your doctor or pharmacist right away if you have any withdrawal symptoms such as restlessness, mental/mood changes (including anxiety, trouble sleeping, thoughts of suicide), watering eyes, runny nose, nausea, diarrhea, sweating, muscle aches, or sudden changes in behavior.
Using the medication for long may not work as well. Talk with your doctor if this medication stops working well.
Though it helps many people, this medication may sometimes cause addiction. This risk may be higher if you have a substance use disorder (such as overuse of or addiction to drugs/alcohol). Take this medication exactly as prescribed to lower the risk of addiction. Stopping methadone maintenance treatment has a high risk of return to opioid abuse.