Methadone is a drug utilized for the reduction of harm associated with opiate dependency and addiction. A person who wants to quit abusing prescription pain killers or heroin can get started on a methadone program in or near Grouse Creek where they take it on a daily basis to avoid withdrawal symptoms, avoid cravings and essentially substitute their addiction with a legal medication. Many individuals who start methadone treatment stay on the drug for decades, considering coming off it can bring about withdrawal symptoms much worse than even heroin withdrawal. Methadone is a full opioid agonist, similar to heroin and morphine. However, it's effects last much longer which is why the withdrawal from it can be so painful and last so long. And since methadone can stay in the body for such a long time, users usually will not even begin feeling the effects of withdrawal for a day or two if they quit taking it cold turkey. Methadone withdrawal is similar to that of other opiates, and are likened to a really bad flu which may include chills, fever, 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 centers offer a medication assisted detoxification while others help the person detox from the drug without the use of controlled medications.
There are 4 Alcohol and Drug Rehab Programs offering this service near Grouse Creek, UT