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How can I best manage the side effects of methadone?

You can best manage the side effects of methadone by taking the medication as your doctor instructs. Do not take more than the prescribed dose, and do not miss a dose. Drink plenty of non-alcoholic fluids to help remove it from your body, and be aware of any changes in your health. Talk to your doctor about your concerns.

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