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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
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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
So 0.14ml is her dose?
To make it easier than trying to measure something like 0.11 ml here is what I'd do:
Thursday to 0.11
Next Saturday to 0.9
9/2 @ 0.8
9/4 @ 0.7
9/6@ 0.5 (slight increase in drop)
9/8 @ 0.4
9/11 @ 0.2
9/13 at 0.1 then stop
You can go back up one step if she becomes very irritable, fussy, won't eat etc.
This is a nearly 3 week taper and that is at a little more than 10 drop, which would have taken a month!
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
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!
Of course I've got them all outside in the pool!
aweee god bless you
You as well.
sounds like a place i would not want to leave