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What are the symptoms of methadone overdose?

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Body as a whole

  • muscle spasticity

    Respiratory

  • difficulty breathing
  • slow, shallow and labored breathing
  • stopped breathing (sometimes fatal within 2-4 hours)

    Eyes, ears, nose, and throat

  • pinpoint pupils
  • bluish skin
  • bluish fingernails and lips

    Gastrointestinal

  • spasms of the stomach and/or intestinal tract
  • constipation

    Heart and blood vessels

  • weak pulse
  • low blood pressure

    Nervous system

  • drowsiness
  • disorientation
  • coma

    What is methadone dependency?

    As an opiate, regular use of methadone causes physical dependency - if you've been using it regularly (prescribed or not) once you stop you will experience a withdrawal. The physical changes due to the drug are similar to other opiates (like heroin); suppressed cough reflex, contracted pupils, drowsiness and constipation. Some methadone users feel sick when they first use the drug. If you are a woman using methadone you may not have regular periods - but you are still able to conceive. Methadone is a long-acting opioid; it has an effect for up to 36 hours (if you are using methadone you will not withdraw for this period) and can remain in your body for several days.


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