methadone for pain

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debv60
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   Posted 1/30/2006 3:10 PM (GMT -7)   
is anyone out there taking methadone for their chronic pain i was wondering because you hear a lot of negativity onthe drug but it is helping with severe pain. thanks debbie

Ducky
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   Posted 1/30/2006 5:57 PM (GMT -7)   
Hey Debbie - welcome to healing well... I personally don't take methadone for pain, however, I have heard of some people doing it... hopefully they will be along soon to share their stories with you... take care and keep posting - Duck
Diagnosed January 2005 - Psoriatic Arthritis/Spondylitis
-Currently taking 50mg shot weekly of Enbrel
Diagnosed May 1998 - Graves Disease
-Complete Thyroidectomy September 1998 - While 11 weeks pregnant
Other Complications - GERD/Scoliosis/Hiatal Hernia/Graves Disease of the Eyes
Current Meds -  Enbrel/Prevacid/Synthroid
Past Meds - Inderal/PTU/Prednisone/Voltaren/Feldene/Mobic/Cortisone and Steroid Shots


curley
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   Posted 1/30/2006 7:31 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi,I can answer your question about methadone.I was on it for a couple of month's but could not handle methadone it made me to where I could not function on it it was well at all I felt so spaced out and I did not like that feeling,so I ask to be taken off of it and iwas put on oxycodone and I have no problem's with it.But you and your doctor need to sat down and see what you'll can come up with.I wish you much luck.
Thanks
Curley......
a.k.a.Mela...........

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