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Methadone and Hydrocodone Together?

i have just started on methadone and being brought off of hydrocodone.

i'm on 5mg pills of methadone. 1 at am, 2 at lunch, 1 at bedtime. i'm given a 10/500 of hydro/apap per day for breakthrough.

my question is, is it safe to take the methadone and hydrocodone together? is there a limit to how much i can take of the two in a 24 hour period?

i am thinking i will not be able to stay on the methadone anyway, based on how i've felt since i started, but i can't find info on the two together and any limits or what have you.

thanks.
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replied June 12th, 2008
go to detox, get over the hump, and join a program. it is less painful than stretching it out over a longer period of time.
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replied October 10th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Its safe to be on both but its not wise decision.
You can take upto 30 mg equivalent dose of morphine daily.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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