Methadone Maintenance Treatment
What is opiate addiction?
If you are addicted to heroin you have developed withdrawal symptoms, which means, you need a regular dose of your opiates to feel 'normal'.
Withdrawal symptoms can include:
• Feeling hot and cold.
• Runny eyes and nose.
• Being off food.
• Stomach cramps.
• Feeling sick (nausea) or being sick (vomiting).
• Poor sleep.
• General aches and pains.
• Just feeling awful.
The cost per dose/day is around $6, enrollment in the program is free, and all you need to start treatment is to come to Methamedic, get assessed by our physicians, and begin your new life addiction free.
How does methadone maintenance treatment work?
Methadone is a medication that can be used to treat opiate addiction and also to relieve pain, Methadone works for addictions to opiates such as: