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Will methadone block the effects of heroin?

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At greater doses than those that are available in illicit opiates, methadone produces a blocking effect to the high of illicit opiates. This means that if the addict uses heroin while in methadone treatment, (s)he will experience little or no effect from the heroin. Keep ‘ing! Any comments?

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  1. Kaitlin says:

    You actually don't get high on methadone, it blocks the effects and gravings of a herion addict. it does help stop cravings for herion and other opiot drugs such as

  2. Rhoda says:

    NO it will not block those drugs.

  3. Chu says:

    Has anyone detoxed from heroin using kicking? I need help detoxing from methadone, not methadone maintence, just using methadone to ease heroin. Was on methadone for 6 months

  4. Thomasine says:

    if you can not feel the effects of your heroin it is because you are to high from the methadone it does not block the heroin at all. they are the same high….. NO they are not the same high. You actually don’t get high on methadone, it blo… More:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_long_will_methadone_block_out_the_effects_of_heroin

  5. Ashlyn says:

    They are not very similar Heroin includes muscle cramps, panic, tremors Meth includes fatigue, disturbed sleeping, hunger ChaCha! More:http://www.chacha.com/question/how-similar-are-the-effects-of-methadone-to-heroin

  6. Monnie says:

    Only 2% of addicts ever kick it. Several just save the methodone for when they need a fix and can’t get the real thing. This is a horrific addiction. I wish you or whoever all the luck in the world, because it will be needed. Source(s): Exp… More:http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20060822084639AAEoXYA

  7. Waneta says:

    Jul 10, 2007 Thread: how long does methadone block opiates . take your spot at the Methadone clinic while you’re out there doing Heroin. taking methadone, but your "normal" dose probably wont give u the effects that you are used to.

  8. Kassandra says:

    Effects of Methadone on the Brain · Methadone Blocking Effects Methadone does not give the same rush that comes from heroin, although it does provide a Detail:http://www.ehow.com/about_5043047_effects-methadone-heroin.html

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