Side effects of the drug Methadone
The fact that methadone is an opioid and is very commonly used as a substitute for heroin indicates the strength of the drug and the dangers that can
be associated with the drug. On first use, many people are sick through taking this drug which again gives further indication of how strong this drug is.
It's pain-killing attributes and the way it can numb feelings and pain receptors is of huge demand for a great number of people and has been a large
factor in the way that people become addicted to this form of medication.
It is very common for users of this drug to feel sleepy when taking medication, which has some benefits to users but obviously can be dangerous to
others. If a person has an activity or something to do, falling into a sleep-like state where their reaction time will be dulled can lead to a dangerous
situation. There have also been instances where a person has fallen into a coma through taking too much methadone, which is a greater danger of
using this form of medication. This is obviously the most extreme outcome associated with using this form of medication but there are more than
enough recorded instances to make people take notice of it as an occurrence.
As well as making users feel sleepy, this form of medication can numb pain to a great extent. One the one hand, it is easy to see why this is
considered to be a good situation for many users but there are many negative elements associated with this outcome. Although pain is a negative
feeling or emotion, people feel it for reasons, one of the key ones being to inform them that something is wrong. If the pain receptors are numbed to
such an extent that people are unaware of something wrong, they may carry on as normal. They may be better served having their problem or pain
looked at by a medical professional, with a quick diagnosis and remedy being of greater value than ignoring it and hoping for the best. It is quite likely
that many people will exacerbate a great number of the problems they have by refusing t