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Dr. A. Clark
Dr. A. Clark , Pediatrician
Category: Pediatrics
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Experience:  33 years of experience as a general pediatrician in private practice and in pediatric urgent care.
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Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. A. Clark replied 3 years ago.

Dr. A. Clark :

Hello. How can I assist you?

Customer:

dr clark its julie again with the methadone grandaughter i paid to ask you one more question if you dont mind i got an update from my daughter

Dr. A. Clark :

Sure. Go ahead.

Customer:

can you please help us do the math on this? the babys dose is .14 for three days, she will be weened 10% every other day after 3 days her first dose was yesterday. Can you please give us your incredible dr brain to figure out approx. how long that will take

Dr. A. Clark :

So 0.14ml is her dose?

Customer:

yes

Customer:

or mgs

Dr. A. Clark :

To make it easier than trying to measure something like 0.11 ml here is what I'd do:

Dr. A. Clark :

  • Next 2 days at the 0.14 ml

Dr. A. Clark :

  • Sunday decrease to 0.13

Dr. A. Clark :

  • Tuesday to 0.12

Dr. A. Clark :

Thursday to 0.11

Dr. A. Clark :

Next Saturday to 0.9

Dr. A. Clark :

9/2 @ 0.8

Dr. A. Clark :

9/4 @ 0.7

Dr. A. Clark :

9/6@ 0.5 (slight increase in drop)

Dr. A. Clark :

9/8 @ 0.4

Dr. A. Clark :

9/11 @ 0.2

Dr. A. Clark :

9/13 at 0.1 then stop

Dr. A. Clark :

You can go back up one step if she becomes very irritable, fussy, won't eat etc.

Dr. A. Clark :

This is a nearly 3 week taper and that is at a little more than 10 drop, which would have taken a month!

Customer:

wow. long time for such a small amount. the incredible thing is i am a 46 year old gma. i lost my 3 daughters father and love of my life at 36. his birthday is XXXXX 14th that would be quite a sign to us. ty so much

Customer:

ty again

Dr. A. Clark :

You are quite welcome and it will go by quickly. Please let me know if you have any problems along the way. I've been married 38 years, have 3 children and 6 grandchildren, all of whom are here now destroying the house but I don't care a bit!

Dr. A. Clark :

Of course I've got them all outside in the pool!

Customer:

aweee god bless you

Dr. A. Clark :

You as well.

Customer:

sounds like a place i would not want to leave

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Expert:  Dr. A. Clark replied 3 years ago.
I agree.
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