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Methadone Addiction

Methadone acts as a pain reliever and medication for opiate addiction. Methadone is so powerful that it can last up to 56 hours. Nevertheless, too high or too low dosage can be dangerous and is prohibited to people who have severe asthma and other breathing problems and bowel issues.


addictedWhen methadone is abused, the user’s tolerance is developing rapidly that the user should increase the dosage or else they would only feel numb and drugged without the high. Without the doctor’s prescription and much knowledge about the drug, one may lead to an accidental death (which thousands have already been reported) due to overdose.


Methadone abuse symptoms:

  • Drowsiness
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Unusual sleep schedule
  • Sweating
  • Flush
  • Weight Gain
  • Unusual mood swings
  • Skin Rashes


Methadone abuse major effects:

  • Suppressed respiration
  • Headache
  • Dry mouth
  • Itchiness
  • Loss of Appetite
  • Insomnia
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Waste discharge difficulty
  • Slow breathing
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Confusion
  • Muscle aches
  • Dilated pupils
  • Low blood pressure
  • Hay fever
  • Abscesses
  • Fatigue
  • Dental problems
  • Sleep disturbances


More information about drug addiction and treatment options for your friend or loved one are available when you call TruVida Recovery at 949-388-3866.