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    An_263104 posted:
    Has any one taken methadone to treat their bipolar symptoms?
     
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    bpcookie responded:
    Im sorry, this is a new one for me. Never heard of it treating Bipolar. Could be a new treatment. Hopefully someone here has tried it and can give you some information
    When all else fails, go Bipolar all over their azzes!!
     
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    dibbits0530 responded:
    It is utilized for the treatment of terminal pain in patients with certain mental illnesses. Bipolar being one of them. When a person withdraws from a strong drug such as heroin, methadone is used to heal the symptoms of pain. For those who do not understand withdraw patterns, mental anguish and physical pain manifest within the withdraw cycle. The problem with treating a patient with methadone is that methadone is also highly addictive. When it is removed, the symptoms will reoccur.

    Not always a good response to mental illness

    david
    take from each day, all that is comes your way - then return, only the very best that you are
     
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    mellyagain responded:
    Like Dave said, I have only ever heard of it being used to help withdrawal symptoms from opiates. And it is just as addicting. I have never ever heard it being utilized in treatment strictly for bipolar. Dual diagnosis with drug addiction yes, but not for bipolar.


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