Methadone

Jasmariah White

What Is Methadone?

Treat sever pain, also used to treat drug addiction or help control withdrawal symptoms,and it's a narcotic pain reliever.
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How is methadone taken into the body?

You can drink it (Liquid), take it as a pill, or crush it up and snort it

Slang/Street name for Methadone

  • Dollies
  • Fizzies
  • Pastora
  • Done
  • Wafer
  • Juice
  • Maria
  • Junk
  • Phy

How does Methadone effect the body?

  • swelling
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • dizziness
  • constipation
  • or death if overdose


Short Term Effects?

  • Restlessness
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Slow Breathing
  • Itchy Skin
  • Sexual Dysfunction

Ling Term Effects?

-Lung and respiratory problems

Signs Of Abuse.....

  • Tolerance
  • Withdrawal (Dope-sickness)
  • Lack of control over how much drugs are consumed
  • Using drug becomes a lifestyle
  • Drugs becomes more important than family,social,and activities


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