Methadone is...

Methadone is an opioid medication (narcotic). Methadone reduces withdrawal symptoms in people addicted to heroin or other narcotic drugs without causing the "high" the actual drug would give. Methadone is also a heavy pain reliever.

How to use Methadone...

You can take Methadone by a pill or take by mouth in a liquid. Do not insert liquid into veins with a needle.

Other names for Methadone

  • Dollies
  • Dolls
  • Done
  • Meth
  • Phy
  • Junk
  • Jungle Juice
  • Fizzies
  • Amidone
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Maria
  • Pastora
  • Salvia
  • Wafer

Effects of Methadone

Common side effects of Methadone: anxiety, nervousness, restlessness, sleep problems (insomnia), weakness, drowsiness, dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, loss of appetite, decreased sex drive, impotence, or difficulty having an orgasm

Signs of abuse

Drowsiness, weakness, nausea, vomiting, constipation, trouble sleeping so goes onto an unusual sleep schedule. The user may also have a headache, dry mouth, itchiness, lack of appetite, sweat, flush and gain weight, mood swings.

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