In this website, you can learn essential facts about the opioid methadone. Not just what the drug has been used for, but its short and longterm side effects, consequences to your mental and physical health, and risks of overdose. Furthermore, you will be able to read the interactions being on this drug can have on the social and emotional parts of your life. The withdrawal symptoms it causes and the detoxification programs and addiction treatment options available.

Methadone Rapid Detox and Addiction Treatment

The Waismann Method has been one of the most successful detox treatment available for Methadone dependent patients. Because the drug is an extremely potent opioid analgesic, withdrawing from it can be extremely challenging. For this reason, we offer detoxification in a full-service hospital under medical care. In a hospital, doctors can successfully manage the withdrawals symptoms while patients are under sedation. Subsequently, people can achieve effective and complete detoxification, without unnecessary suffering.

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Methadone Prescriptions Cause Dramatic Rise in Patient Deaths

A new study is highlighting the dangers of prescribing methadone for pain patients outside of a supervised medical setting. The study, conducted by Vanderbilt University Medical Center, reveals disturbingly high mortality rates among patients who self-administer methadone. Compared with other equally effective painkillers, it seems as though methadone prescriptions put patients at an unnecessarily high risk…

Dual Therapy: Better Than Methadone

Why are other drugs usually better than Methadone for addiction therapy? Medication therapies have been used for decades to control drug use and diminish cravings. Addiction medicine has evolve tremendously, where detoxification methods have shown to be much better than methadone, in order to achieve a drug free state. Drug addiction can be a very…

Methadone Is Blamed For Overdose Deaths

The statistics are striking. Methadone – a drug once prescribed mostly to treat drug addiction – is now blamed for one third of the overdose deaths attributed to prescription painkillers. The U.S. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention reports that researchers have found that methadone only accounts for two percent of all painkiller prescriptions written…

Methadone: Two Faces of Abuse

Death rates from prescription painkillers taken alone, in a cocktail or with alcohol have been in the new for decades. Stellar names like Judy Garland, Marilyn Monroe, Heath Ledger, Michael Jackson, Amy Winehouse and a host of other performers, artists, directors and athletes died in the prime of life allegedly due to overdose or drug-related…

Methadone Withdrawal Symptoms

Methadone withdrawal symptoms can be the most severe and lengthier then any other drug. Going through opiate withdrawal is never easy, particularly if you are trying to kick an addiction to Methadone. Trying to gradually wean or stop abruptly can be difficult and dangerous. The sickness associated with methadone withdrawal can be intense and seem…

Methadone Dependency Vs. Methadone Addiction

Methadone Hydrochloride is a synthetic opiate  that was originally synthesized by German pharmaceutical companies during the Second World War and it was first maketed as Dolophine. Taking any number of prescription medications on a regular basis can result in physical dependency. This is just part of the process, especially for Methadone. Methadone addiction and dependency…

Methadone Dependence

Methadone Dependence can be reversed  in a humane and effective manner. Methadone dependence can developed, after a short amount of a daily dose. Dependence can be noticed when withdrawal symptoms are present if the drug is discontinue. Usually methadone withdrawal takes about 4 to 12 weeks and is characterized by extreme discomfort and pain, diarrhea,…

Methadone Addiction And Women

Methadone addiction can affect plenty of women that struggle everyday with other forms of opiate addiction, and think they’ve found a solution by taking the opiate replacement drug Methadone. What many do not realize, and often aren’t told, is that this “replacement” or “substitution” approach to treating addiction just perpetuates their dependence to opiates. Methadone…

Methadone Addiction Symptoms

Methadone addiction symptoms and signs are fairly straightforward . If you suspect a loved one is addicted to Methadone, you’ve probably already noticed some of the signs. Read on to learn more about the symptoms of methadone addiction. Methadone is a synthetic opiate prescribed for pain but better known for its treatment of opiate addiction.…

Methadone Detox Center

Thousands of people have found lasting recovery from addiction to opiates including Methadone, OxyContin and heroin. What’s truly impressive is that, in a crowded field as drug detox, Waismann Method’s Methadone Detox Center has maintained an excellent reputation for its safety and effectiveness for almost 20 years. . In addition, the Waismann Method ® has…