Methadone side effects

Methadone is chemical synthetic opioid. In 1937 Germany scientists invented this chemical compound. This drug is equivalent to heroine or morphine. It is used to reduce chronicle pain. Methadone side effects are:
Asthenia.
Headache.
Edema.
Hypokalemia.
Hypomagnesemia.
Flushing.
Tachycardia.
Edema.
Weight gain.
Visual disturbances and many more.
Methadone is a drug, used to relieve pain. It is quite similar to drugs such as morphine.
This medicine is prescribed by doctors to people addicted to heroin and some others narcotic drugs as a part of detoxification procedure. It does not cause the ‘high‘ association with the medicine addiction.
As many other drugs Methadone side effects exist:

methadone side effects

methadone side effects

Short breathing.
Hallucinations.
Pain in chest.
Confusion.
Feeling of dizziness.
Heavy heart beating.
Fainting.
Weakness.
Face swelling.
Hives.
Swelling lips.
Swelling tongue.
Swelling throat.
If patients feel any symptoms of different allergic reactions, they should immediately call for emergency help or contact with their own doctor.
Less unwanted side effects of methadone may occur:
Anxiety.
Feeling nervous.
Tiredness.
Problems with sleeping.
Weakness.
Nausea.
Vomiting.
Feeling drowsy.
Diarrhea.
Appetite loss.
Dry mouth.
Low sex drive.
Impotence.
Difficulties with orgasm.
Sometimes taking this medicament may cause slow breathing, even if this drug is used quite a long time. Slow breathing may lead to death.
To avoid unwanted symptoms the patients should not stop using this drug suddenly and forget
Call your doctor if you miss doses or forget to take this medication for longer than 3 days in a row.
This medication may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
This medicine is taken in oral concentrate, may be in oral solution or oral tablets, powder, injections.
Experts mentioned rare neurological Methadone side effects:
Confusion.
Feeling of disorientation.
Dysphoria/euphoria.
Problems with sleeping ( insomnia).
Dizziness.
Research teams reported cardiovascular Methadone side effects such as:

methadone

methadone

Bradicardia.
Arrhythmia.
Hypo-tension.
Flushing.
Tachycardia.
Edema.
Extra-systoles.
Cardiomyopathy.
High rhythms.
ECG abnormalities.
T-wave inversion.
Methadone can include unwanted gastrointestinal side effects such as:
Pain in biliary tract.
Spasm in biliary tract.
Glossitis.
Increased or low appetite.
Psychiatrist have mentioned unwanted Methadone side effects:
Psychological addiction.
Obsessive compulsive symptoms.
There are some more side effects of Methadone reported:
Asthenia.
Headache.
Edema.
Hypokalemia.
Hypomagnesemia.
Weight gain.
Visual disturbances.
It is very important to mention all signs of side effects at a time and contact with the doctor immediately to prevent serious health problems.
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