Drug Info and Links

Understanding drugs and their potential side effects is extremely important. We have compiled a listing of common drugs with useful information about them and we also have links to additional information about certain drugs.

Methadone

Methadone is a narcotic pain killer that is used to reduce withdrawal effects of heroine addiction without the "high" associated with drug addiction in some detoxification programs.

Side Effects

slowing of breathing, hallucinations, chest pain, fainting, death

Additional Information:

www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/publications/factsht/methadone/
www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/injury/research/job185drugs/methadone.htm
www.heroinaddiction.com/heroin_methadone.html
www.addictionsearch.com/treatment_articles/article/methadone-addiction-detox-treatment-and-withdrawal_30.html
www.drugs.com/methadone.html



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