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Can someone tell me why ppl snort methadone?  What effects does it have on a person?  Do you get a Buzz of it or what?
I know someone that is on methadone for getting of Oxy's but now I caught them snorting methadone.  I am worried that they are going to FREAK out like they did with Oxy's.
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Any drug can be abused. Snorting is definitely abuse.
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im sorry to hear about your friend snorting! not good! im fighting a 4 yr. addiction to snorting percs i cant help you with the methadone no personal exp. but i do know people who do snort them just like cocaine, opiates or anything else snorting will mess up the mucus lining eat a hole through your nose, also spikes your blood level, distroyes your brain cells that will not regrow, can cause heart problems, sinus issues,and so forth. it took me over 4 yrs. to quite snorting i hope your friend much luck! and yes they do get high! its a hard addiction to fight! hope i was some help?    sherri  im sure there are others here that know more about the methadone than me, i just know about the percs!
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when i started taking methadone, i snorted 5mgs. let me tell you this, it hurt so bad. my whole nasal passage was on fire, my eyes were burning. it was so unpleasant i cant believe this person is doing that. i wish this person luck and hope for all the best. -jesse
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how bad are the w/d from methadone?  
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well he said that he only snorts them about once a month but he has a prescrib. for them and he is such a lair I can't believe him anyways.  He got so messed up on Oxy's I thought he learned his lesson.  I guess not.  He seems to get addicted to anything he does.  I saw a lot of post that it burns so I can't understand why the hell someone would keep snorting them then?????  
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The w/d's from methadone are as bad as it gets.....
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I never snorted methodone so I can't comment on that,but i detoxed from it and I agree 100% with theeagle,they're as bad as it gets.
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omg!! snorting anything is not good..but methadone!!?? thats crazy..It sounds to me like your friend is not ready to quit yet..methadone in my opinion is the worst way to go..The w/ds are horrid to say the least..I will never forget what I had to endure to get off methadone..it's incredibly wicked!! And the w/ds can last 2 months..
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My doctor put me on methadone for pain almost two years ago and I hate utility I didn't want it to begin with but she said it was best for my condition with as much pain as I have been in and though it does help me in my everyday life with managing my pain my body has become very addicted to this drug and I have tried several times time w d from them on my own but it's nearly impossible I have never snorted them or ever even thought about it but I did see a friend do it a few times and it's jst liar any other addict it gets worse before it gets better.  Methadone is not a drug that anyone in their right mind wants to be addicted time I compare it to heron often withdraws are just as bad I know lots of people who have done both and said this to be true I wish I had done research. Before letting g my doctor put me on this from the beginning I was told it was a drug for h addicted people to help with the wd process now it had become a pain medication that daydream a lot
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It's definitely used for pain management also, not just for addiction.  I'm sorry to hear you've had such a hard time.  Have you tried asking your doctor for help with a taper?  A very slow deliberate taper will make it MUCH more do-able.  Not perfect, but better.

Good luck!

(FYI...you posted on a really old thread, so if you were looking for some input, you may want to start your own thread, you'll get more answers that way)
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