The side effects of methadone are generally mild, especially in comparison to heroin withdrawal symptoms.
Articles on Methadone
Those recovering from opiate addiction often require months or even years of methadone treatment, which often means they will become dependent on the drug.
If your life seems to revolve around obtaining and using opiates, then you’re likely addicted.
Discover the thoughts of a recovering heroin addict while undergoing MMT to get a better idea of what to expect when you seek treatment.
Whether going to a methadone clinic once a day or staying in an inpatient facility is right for you depends on your individual needs.
Whether you choose an outpatient or inpatient setting for methadone treatment should be based on your individual needs and preferences.
Learn about how methadone use could lead to a failed drug test, and why you should seek this treatment anyway.
Many people are opposed to having methadone clinics in their communities for fear of a rise in criminal behavior.
Those who use methadone to overcome an addiction to painkillers or heroin have to consider the eventual need to wean off of methadone, or to remain on it indefinitely.
Methadone will help to restore chemical imbalances created by heroin addiction, making it easier to focus on your recovery.