Methadone

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 27, 2017
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.

Paraphernalia

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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