Methadone
Methadone

Methadone

What is it?

Synthetic opiod prescribed as Methadose® and Dolphine®. Tablet, capsule, and liquid, used for detoxification and maintenance of opioid addiction and as a pain reliever for moderate to severe pain.

Street Names

Amidone, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Fizzies, Maria, Pastora, Salvia, Street Methadone, Water

How is it used?

  • Swallowed as pill or liquid or injected.

How does it affect the body?

  • Sweating, itchy skin, or sleepiness
  • Addictive
  • Overdose effects include shallow breathing, stomach spasms, clammy skin, convulsions, weak pulse, coma, and death
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