Methadone simply put is an opioid withdrawal medication or narcotic medication. This medication is additionally accessible under the brand name Dolophine or Methadose.
As with almost every medication, people have taken to calling Methadone different street names with the most common being Methadone Wafers, or diskets.
What does Methadone 5mg look like?
Methadone can come In many different forms. As either a tablet that can be swallowed, dissolved or as a liquid that is usually Green in color or Cherry flavored among others.
Methadone 5mg wafer or Methadone 5mg diskets are white or rectangular-shaped tablets depending on the manufacturer and at our store, the methadone 5mg wafers we have are white round tablets with 54 210 imprints.
How should methadone pills be taken?
Methadone 5mg wafers should be taken orally. Do not chew, crush or snort methadone because it can definitely lead to an overdose, more adverse side effects, or even death.
A single dose of 20 to 30mg is first administered and increased slowly depending on the need or the severity of withdrawal symptoms. Just so you know though, it isn’t advisable to exceed 40mg on the first day of taking a methadone disket, especially for opioid withdrawal.
What are the side effects of Methadone?
Methadone 5mg pills may have the following side effects as indicated. We created a list and divided it so if you feel any of these, you know the next step to take care of.
Normal secondary side effects
- Stomach Pain
Serious side effects
- Fast heartbeat
- Chest pain
- Runny nose
- Loss of hunger
- Low blood pressure
These side effects require immediate clinical help. Call 911 or your doctor if you notice these side effects.