PREVIOUS QUESTION:

 

NEXT QUESTION:

 

Who should not take methadone?

ANSWER

Some people shouldn’t take methadone. Tell your doctor if you have:

  • Heart disease
  • A heart rhythm disorder
  • An electrolyte imbalance
  • Breathing problems or lung disease
  • A history of head injury, brain tumor, or seizures
  • Liver or kidney disease
  • Problems urinating
  • Gallbladder, pancreas, or thyroid problems
  • A condition for which you take sedatives

From: What Is Methadone? WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on August 19, 2017
Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on August 19, 2017

NEXT QUESTION:

Which drugs can affect how methadone works?

WAS THIS ANSWER HELPFUL

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.

    This tool does not provide medical advice. See additional information.