How to treat methadone addiction
You can treat methadone addiction with a combination pharmaceutical and behavioral therapy approaches. But who to ask for help? More on how to treat methadone addiction here.
Methamphetamine overdose: How much meth does it take to OD?
Meth overdose can occur from 100 mg – 5g of methamphetamine. Weight, general health, and tolerance all factor into the meth overdose equation. More on methamphetamine overdose here.
Is methadone addictive?
YES. Methadone is highly addictive. This is even the case when methadone is prescribed by a doctor. We review what methadone is made of, and how you get addicted to methadone here.
How does methadone work?
Methadone works by changing how the brain and body perceive pain. More on Methadone’s uses, side effects, and dangers here.
Is snorting Methadone more effective than taking Methadone orally? Can snorting Methadone get you high? What dangers are present and can they be avoided? More on snorting Methadone effects here.
How long does methadone stay in your system?
Methadone is a long acting opioid. Methadone stays in your system and can be detected 2-4 days after last dose. More on methadone testing, detection times, and signs of methadone addiction here.
Do you get high on methadone?
Most people do not get high on methadone. With stable dosing, methadone does not cause euphoria or intoxication. And getting high on methadone is extremely dangerous. Learn why here.
The effects of methadone treatment during pregnancy
What are the effects of methadone treatment during pregnancy? Should a woman stop methadone treatment if she is pregnant? Dr. Burson explains why not here.
Can taking methadone cause excessive sweating?
Yes, methadone can cause excessive sweating. Dr. Burson explains how to treat excessive sweating caused by methadone here.
Dr. Jana Burson, who treats opiate addiction using methadone, presents methadone myths and methadone facts here. This is the first article in a series of posts to get the facts about methadone to you, the public.
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