Methadone Addiction

Methadone addiction is very severe and millions of unsuspecting individuals have fallen pray to the illusion that taking Methadone would somehow handle their addiction to other drugs such as heroin or other opiates.

As a highly promoted substitute drug designed to replace heroin, methadone is often used by those seeking to free themselves of addiction. However, 1 for 1 these individuals discover that they become hooked on Methadone relatively immediately and when they attempt to withdraw from this legally prescribed drug the pain and discomfort for exceeds that of withdrawing from their original drug of choice.

Many advocates of Methadone promote that it curbs risky behavior by offering a non-intravenous solution to drug use thereby avoiding the spread of infectious disease like HIV or Hep C as well as removing the legal barriers associated with usage of street drugs like heroin. Skeptics to this opinion state that while there are truths to the removal of some risky behaviors associated with illegal drug use the side effects of this drug are extremely detrimental and the only real solution to an addiction to opiate based drugs is a drug free approach leaving the person un-enslaved by any drug.

Methadone is in such demand due to it’s promotion as an heroin alternative and potent drug that black market street sales of the drug have sky rocketed over the last few years. Unfortunately, Methadone is in large supply from street dealers who acquire the drug through various illegal and unsafe means. Many addicts of heroin prefer the high they get from combining Methadone with heroin because they claim it drastically increases the euphoric effects of heroin. This, of course, is a deadly combination and many have died from overdose trying to reach the “ultimate high”.

In short, methadone is available throughout the United States and if you or someone you love is currently considering Methadone addiction as an alternative to heroin or other opiate addiction