Metadone does not give the user a high but rather a "glow". That same fuzzy feeling without the rush. Although, mixed with xanax methadone can be deadly (in high doses) and can cause a heroin like high. Which is one reason methadone has gotten a lot of negative publicity and has been deverted to the streets.
Many Drs. are opting to put pain patients on methadone to get out of pricey lawsuits from oxycontin.
Used in place of Rx drug addiction and heroin.
An addict can get methadone for free by going on BHL or welfare, by checking into a clinic. Most clinic have waiting list but will take on as many as a few 1000 patients at one time. It is all given to addicts more discretely through a medical doctor.
Has become very popular with chronic pain patients.
Negative side effects: 1/2 month withdrawal, sweating, and loss of libido.
Not a short term answer for addiction.
Often used as a fix between fixes. Its not uncommon for an addict to be on methadone and still using they're drug of choice.
I don't have any cash until my pogey comes in, so I'm going to go get my methadone drink.
Martha checked into the Methasdone clinic to wean herself off of Heroin.
Made it's way to the streets & BEWARE!! People will LIE & say it is the equivalant of lesser drugs such as Loratab or Darvocet, but it is not. It can be FATAL & it will make you effing miserable!!