Methadone is a regulated drug used in the treatment of opiate dependency and addiction. An Individual who wants to quit abusing prescription pain killers or heroin can get started on a methadone clinic in or near Mapleton where they take it daily to avoid withdrawal symptoms, stave off cravings and essentially substitute their addiction with a legal medication. Many individuals who start methadone treatment stay on the drug for many years, considering withdrawing off it can produce withdrawal symptoms much greater than even heroin withdrawal. Methadone is a full opioid agonist, similar to heroin. However, it remains in the body longer which is why the withdrawal from it can be so harsh and last such a long time. Additionally, since 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 like that of other opiates, and are likened to a severe flu which may include chills, fever, profuse sweating, nausea and vomiting, stomach cramping, muscle and bone aches and pain, extreme insomnia, etc.
Methadone withdrawal can be made much more comfortable in a professional detoxification facility that allow methadone clients. Some facilities offer a medication assisted detox while others help the client withdrawal off the drug cold turkey without any medications.
There are 4 Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Facilities offering this service near Mapleton, UT