Methadone is a prescription medication utilized for the reduction of harm associated with opiate addiction. Someone who wants to stop abusing prescription pain killers or heroin can get started on a methadone clinic in or near Yarnell where they ingest it daily to avoid withdrawal, stave off cravings and basically replace their addiction with a legal medication. Many people who start methadone treatment stay on it for many years, due to the fact that withdrawing off it causes withdrawal symptoms far greater than even heroin withdrawal. Methadone is a full opioid agonist, just like heroin and morphine. However, it's effects last much longer which is why detoxing from it can be so painful and last for weeks. Additionally, considering methadone can remain in the body for so long, users usually will not even start feeling the effects of withdrawal for a day or two if they quit taking it. Methadone withdrawal is similar to that of other opiates, and are likened to a really bad flu and can include fever, chills, profuse sweating, nausea and vomiting, muscle and bone aches and pain, stomach cramping, acute insomnia, etc.
Methadone withdrawal can be made much more comfortable in a detox facility that accepts methadone clients. Some facilities provide a medication assisted detoxification while others help the person withdrawal off the drug cold turkey without any medications.
There are 4 Drug and Alcohol Rehab Programs offering this service near Yarnell, AZ