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Addicted to methadone. Burning and itching on the body, exhausted. Need help in stopping this habit

hi Doc, Thank you for reading my question. I have been on methadone on and off for some years. After some time being totally drugfree, i relapsed. i have gone back on a low dose methadone, it is a different brand than before but i dont know the name.last time it was thick green liquid now it isa brighter green in colour and thinner.I was on 30mls daily, for about 3wks then was increased to 40mls last has only been 4days on the 40mls,but i have a burning itchy feeling,all over my is very sore and uncomfortable,plus when i wake in the morning i am exhausted and feel like i cud sleep all day. i just want to stop taking it. again thank you. I am sorry but i dont have any money. it is ok. but thank you again
Asked On : Wed, 17 Apr 2013
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Jun 2013
Hi there ~

I understand your situation. Any kind of methadone is not good for you. You need to see a substance abuse counselor for the same. I am glad you are seeking help. The best way to find help is to walk into the emergency room and let them know that you are in need of help for substance abuse for methamphetamine. I am sure it will take a lot of courage and I am sure you have enough of it.

Take care and have a lovely day! Wish you good recovery!
Answered: Sat, 20 Apr 2013
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