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  1. Savanna says:

    What does methadone do to your body? In: Addictions, Addictive Behaviors, Methadone categories]. Answer: Improve. Methadone is a synthetic opioid.

  2. Lakeshia says:

    One of the side effects of taking methadone is a decrease in sex drive, so he may be right with that one. He may just want to drink because he wants to take up a different bad habit, sometimes going from one bad habit to another one is a scream for help. He may just want people to tell him and show him that they care, stand by him, but if the drinking becomes a worry bring it to the attention of someone who will be able to help him. Methadone can become addictive itself, so he may just be struggling with the fact that they lowering his dosage may just be similar to withdrawal symptoms. He may think he needs something that makes up for his lessoned dose.Adverse effects of methadone include:Hypoventilation Constipation Increased sweating, heat intolerance Chronic fatigue, sleepiness and exhaustion Constricted pupils Nausea Low blood pressure Hallucination Headache Vomiting Cardiac arrhythmia Anorexia Weight gain Gynecomastia Stomach pain Dry mouth Perspiration Flushing Itching Difficulty urinating Swelling of the hands, arms, feet, and legs Euphoria Agitation Mood changes Blurred vision Insomnia Impotence Skin rash Seizures Withdrawal symptomsPhysical symptoms:Light-headedness Tearing Runny nose Sneezing Nausea Vomiting Diarrhoea Fever Chills Tremors Tachycardia Aches and pains, often in the joints and/or legs Elevated pain sensitivity Elevated blood pressure Cognitive symptoms:Suicidal ideation Depression Adrenal exhaustion Adrenal fatigue Spontaneous orgasm Prolonged insomnia Delirium Auditory hallucinations Visual hallucinations Increased perception of odours (olfaction), real or imagined Marked decrease in sex drive Agitation Anxiety Panic disorder Paranoia Delusions I hope this helps, there are also leaflets that one can read about the affects and side effects of methadone.

  3. Breana says:

    When a percocet addict is using pills do they get addicted methodone to get off the to the methodone? then what would the point be?

  4. Danika says:

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  5. Altha says:

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  6. Taylor says:

    Methadonewas developed in 1939 Germany by scientists working for I.G. Farbenindustrie AG at the Farbwerke Hoechst. More:http://www.chacha.com/question/who-created-methodone

  7. Kaitlin says:

    Methadone is used as a pain reliever and as part of drug addiction detoxification and maintenance programs.

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