Methadone is a prescription medication utilized for the treatment of opiate addiction. An Individual who wants to quit abusing heroin or prescription pain killers can get started on a methadone clinic in or near Bouse where they take it on a daily basis to stop withdrawal, stave off cravings and in essence replace their addiction with a legal medication. Many individuals who start methadone treatment stay on it for decades, because withdrawing off it causes withdrawal symptoms far greater than even heroin withdrawal. Methadone is a full opioid agonist, similar to heroin. However, it's effects last much longer which is why detoxing from it can be so uncomfortable and last for weeks. Additionally, because methadone can remain in the body for such a long time, users usually will not even begin feeling the effects of withdrawal for a day or two when they quit taking it. Methadone withdrawal is similar to that of other opiates, and are likened to a severe flu and can include fever, chills, nausea and vomiting, profuse sweating stomach cramping, muscle and bone aches and pain, extreme insomnia, etc.
Methadone withdrawal can be made much more comfortable in a professional detoxification facility which allow patients withdrawing from the drug. Some facilities provide a medication assisted detox while others help the individual detox from the drug without the use of controlled medications.
There are 4 Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Centers offering this service near Bouse, AZ