I dont know if thats how you spell it but Ive been taking, I want to know what its effects are, like I seem to take a very long time to bust when im on it.
Asked by Missy Piecuch 6 months ago.
Methadone is an opaite like morphine, codeine, oxycodone, and herion (diamorphine) to name a few. It is a synthetic pain killer thats main purpose is used to kill pain. But hospitals usually use morphine instead of methadone. Methadone can be used recreationally like all opiates. It is very strong but not as addictive as one might think. That is why it is favored with rehab centers to help herion (diamorphine) addicts stop using. But it is a very long process and doesnt even work half the time. Methadone is a controlled substance and if used recreationlly great care should be taken. A user may ingect, blow (snort), ingest, or rectally admister the drug. Effects are strong euphrioa, warm sensation all over the body, sedation, contracted pupils,higher pain tolerance, possibly vomiting if ingestion of very high dose, and addicion aown the road. Methadone effects usually take 30-40 min to take effect if ingested, 5-10 min if snorted, 5 -90 secs if ingected ( INGECTION OF THIS DRUG NOT RECOMMENDED) and effects usually peak after 2 hours. The high lasts about 5-12 hours. Tolerance develops very quickly just like any other opaite. If you have any other questions i would suggest Ewriod.com Answered by Letty Nora 6 months ago.
there is a HUGE likelihood that it might. Methadone is unsafe adequate on its own, allow on my own blending it with something. Like you mentioned, methadone factors your respitory process to slpw down, and so does alcohol. You might fall asleep, and no longer wake again up. watch out Answered by Garret Filbey 6 months ago.
Very addictive. They give Methadone to Heroine addicts to ween them off the drug. Answered by Cherelle Lotshaw 6 months ago.
Methadone and pregnancy..?
How many mgs. of methadone is considered safe while pregnant? I am only on 33 mgs. and I know I'm going to have to go up on my dose b/c I am still having cravings, can anyone relate to me or help? and what mg. is known to make babies go through withdrawl when born?
Asked by Aleisha Passe 6 months ago.
Hi, I had a baby while on methadone 2 years ago.I was on 165 mil. and barely had any problems she had very mild withdrawl symptoms.I think its diffrent for everyone.Were you already on methadone when you got pregnant that also plays a big factor.I know a girl that was only on 40 mill. and had a hard time with the baby but she was also doing heroin and alot of other drugs for the first 6 months untill she got on methadone,Just make sure you keep up with your appointments and get the baby checked out whenever your supposed to to make sure there is no problemsGood luck and if you have any other questions or need some advice feel free to email me [email protected] hope everything works out well for you Answered by Silvana Chesnut 6 months ago.
I'm sorry for the situation you are in. Do whatever you can to be on the lowest dose possible. Answered by Alec Wechselblatt 6 months ago.
How does methadone work?
Asked by Shani Waltemeyer 6 months ago.
Methadone is a narcotic drug used to treat chronic pain and opiate addiction. Originally developed in Germany, during World War II, the drug was first introduced to the United States in 1947. Methadone was first used as a long-acting painkiller in both surgical and cancer patients. It wasn't until after 1950 that methadone found use as a withdrawal treatment for heroin and morphine. Unlike heroin and morphine, methadone is not made from opium poppies, but is synthesized in a lab. It has pain-killing properties, similar to opiates but is much longer-lasting--natural opiates last two to four hours, versus 24 hours for methadone. Methadone fits into the same receptors as opiates and can relieve many of the symptoms of opiate withdrawal. The difference between methadone and opiates is that methadone does not cause that euphoric high. Additionally, methadone can actually block the effects of opiate drugs--preventing someone from getting high if they do relapse. Methadone is not a cure for opiate addiction and is actually addictive, in and of itself. What methadone does is prevent the addict from going into opiate withdrawal so he can avoid using the opiate drugs and start the road to recovery Methadone is administered orally in either pill or liquid form and the addict may either go to a clinic to receive each dose, or take home a prescription. How it is administered depends on the facility, the level of addiction and the addict's history. The most effective methadone treatment program is one that combines the drug with some form of counseling. if you need more info let me know. Hope this helps Answered by Marcell Betker 6 months ago.
there is a HUGE probability that it might. Methadone is unsafe adequate on its own, permit by myself blending it with some thing. Like you stated, methadone reasons your respitory procedure to slpw down, and so does alcohol. You would possibly fall asleep, and no longer wake again up. watch out Answered by Lourie Whilby 6 months ago.
What will happen if I snort methadone?
I currently use the drug for long-term pain relief but it doesn't work as well when swallowed. I'm just wondering if it burns or what happens.
Asked by Ghislaine Mazar 6 months ago.
Well, methadone isn't a horrible drug for people who truly need it and are intelligent enough to use it properly, so disregard the ignorance of the prior commenter. Regardless, no, snorting methadone is not an Intelligent or fruitful venture to embark on for several reasons: 1) Methadone is a time released medication. if you're taking the pill form, which i assume you are, it's likely coated on the exterior with something to prevent people from doing just that. Regardless of whether it is or isn't, it's still not going ot get you stoned; since again, it's time released. that's the very nature of the drug~ and why it works so well for people who are recovering from addiction, since it helps to keep them from going through with drawl, but eliminates the rush and subsequent high heroin or other opiates produce, deterring them from over using it. 2) it's irresponsible. if you're abusing your medication, then you have one of two problems; or perhaps both: the first is, you're not using your medication properly, and that's not good. Secondly, it may signify that your medication isn't doing it's jobs properly. In either case- or both- you need to contact your physician, and discuss pain management options. If it truly is just that your medication isn't strong enough, he or she can raise your dose, or add/change another medication that may work better. 3) Your behavior is the very reason why ignorant people, like the commenter above, have deluded assumptions about a drug they know nothing about. And that kind of ignorance only incites fear and spurs on radical changes that effect those of us who use the drug properly and rely on it as a way to stay sober. Not 2 days ago i read another article about a florida clinic that had been open for 4 years without any kind of incidents, that is now being shut down, b/c of the town's rage over it's mere presence. they succeeded in running the clinic out of the town, by telling other tenants of the strip the clinic was located in to tell the landlord they would not renew their leases unless the landlord ended the clinics lease. Then to further make their point on how negative an impact a methadone clinic has on a community, these good and concerned citizens went and vandalized said clinic, and smashed the car windows of clinic staff. Now the city is losing their only clinic that accepted patients on a sliding scale income basis, which i can only imagine will likely leave several hundred methadone patients without the treatment they need to stay sober, and most likely, see them relapse and demonstrate to that city just what kind of crime it is to LOSE the clinic. In the past five years methadone has consistently gathered more and more negative press; but it NEVER is the result of clients using the drug as it's prescribed~ so please understand the implications that your misuse can have, not only on yourself, but on thousands of people who have finally gotten clean with the use of this medication. Answered by Gema Levielle 6 months ago.
The reason for anyone snorting or injecting a drug apposed to oral ingestion is to feel the affects faster. The strength of the drug remains the same. The reason why narcotic pain relievers are in a pill form is to slow the absorption of the chemical into the body, this allows the drugs affects to last longer. The reason why snorting or injecting the drug speeds up the affects is how it is introduced into the body. The quicker the drug enters your blood stream the quicker its affects are felt. However the reason why ingestion is preferred is because it is easier on your system. Answered by Clyde Step 6 months ago.
*Everyone’s body isn’t going to have the same reaction. How about not wasting your money or time on doing such a thing? Answered by Rosario Altwies 6 months ago.
do not do it! methadone is a horrible drug!! Answered by Tammera Polston 6 months ago.
What is the drug methadone?
what dose it do and how damaging is it
Asked by Bettina Divincenzo 6 months ago.
Methadone (Symoron, Dolophine, Amidone, Methadose, Physeptone, Heptadon, Phy and many others) is a synthetic opioid, used medically as an analgesic, antitussive and a maintenance anti-addictive for use in patients on opioids. It was developed in Germany in 1937. Although chemically unlike morphine or heroin, methadone also acts on the opioid receptors and thus produces many of the same effects. Methadone is also used in managing chronic pain owing to its long duration of action and very low cost. In late 2004, the cost of a one-month supply of methadone was $120, as compared to an equivalent analgesic amount of meperidine (pethidine) at $240, up to $500 and more for hydromorphone, morphine, fentanyl, Vicodin (brand name of the generic hydrocodone with acetaminophen) and extended-release oxycodone. Methadone is useful in the treatment of opioid dependence. It has cross-tolerance with other opioids including heroin and morphine and a long duration of effect: oral doses of methadone can stabilise patients by mitigating opioid withdrawal syndrome. Higher doses of methadone (60–80 mg+) can block the euphoric effects of heroin, morphine, and similar drugs. As a result, properly dosed methadone patients can reduce or stop altogether their use of these substances. Methadone is approved only for the treatment of opioid dependence. It is not intended to reduce the use of non-narcotic drugs such as cocaine, methamphetamine, or alcohol. As for the amount of damage, it can cause things like respiratory depression like other opioids, so it can cause death if taken in large enough amounts. Answered by Lizzette Mcshan 6 months ago.
It's a synthetic opioid that has similar effects to Heroin and Morphine. However, because it is chemically not similar to these drugs at all, It is much less habit forming. That is why it is used to help junkies, in theory. They still receive the opioid effects while using a less-addictive drug. Answered by Fidel Millwee 6 months ago.
Has anyone taken methadone?
Look dude i appretiate the advice but that wasnt my question.........common...lets think before we going answering ****
Asked by Deedra Ajello 6 months ago.
Unlike first guy that answered, methadone is a wonderful treatment for chronic pain if administered by doctors who are highly trained in what they are doing and if you are a chronic pain sufferer that may be on meds. for a long time. Yes, withdrawals will be difficult when you stop taking the medicine, but again, under proper care it is much more widely prescribed now a days than many people know. If you doctor doesn't want you to take it is more likely because you are awaiting surgery. You may be able to up your dose of what you are taking now, until your surgery but the deal with that in your doctors eyes may have something to do with managing your pain AFTER the surgery. My experience with methadone is that it has worked wonders for me. When I was taking Lortabs - more than I wanted to put into my body each day (even though the doctors said it was O.K.) it was the constant ups and downs from not getting enough relief that drove me to want to be off meds, all together. So I did. Coming off of pain relief all together is something that I appreciate having done now, simply because it showed me that I do need pain control but that the Lortabs were not for me. My pain management suggested methadone which I was weary about due to the horror stories and knowledge that it was for heroin addicts...but now that I have been closely monitor, found the lowest dose needed for my pain control, I am living a quality of life that is one without constantly focusing on pain or when my next pill is to be taken. With methadone (or at least the type I take - nothing like the wafers that dissolve in water that a heroin addict may take) the difference say v.s. a Lortab or Percocet is that it is longer acting. Also though, it takes longer to take full effect. If someone was to take one, per say, and not feel so great from it and get little relief, it is because it takes up to two weeks to gradually build in your system. After just a few days of doctors starting me on 5mg. twice a day, up to four times a day over the time period they suggested...I was getting a perfect amount of control where I was suddenly feeling like before my "accident" and surgery considered the extensive damage to my body. I many times only need 3 of the 5mgs throughout the day and later found it harder to keep track of taking 3-4pills a day and talked to the doctor about changing my dose to 10mgs twice a day. He explained it may not take me through the day as well, but again, once I adjusted this was great for me because I only need 2 pills a day and eventually now may only need 1 a day. So with that said, methadone may not be for everyone, and your doctor would know best (if you have a doctor you trust and believe is concerned about your best interest - your relationship with your doctor is key) but it changed my life. So much that now I am soon considering trying to work together with my doctor to ween me off the meds. so I can gage whether or not I may be able to work through my pain from here on out. I am sure that I will still have painful days, but the methadone and it's pain control has given me that quality of life back to have this confidence. You situation is in need of surgery by the sounds of it. You should consider you options though, and get more than one opinion - because there are people who do not get alleviation from disk surgeries...but if you are having this much pain in life then you have to be proactive. Have you tried Percocet vs. the Norco? It is almost the same medicine, but some find it stronger. I did. Until your surgery, a long acting medicine may not be something available to you. Did this help at all?! : ) Answered by William Sinquefield 6 months ago.
If you want to treat chronic pain get something other than methadone... That drug has withdrawal symptoms that last longer then heroin's. My friend took it once and just felt sick from it. Answered by Melda Oxley 6 months ago.
A guy friend of mine has been Methadone Free (YAY) for one year this month. He was on 180mg liquid for over five years and he quit cold turkey last July, went through the horrific physical and even worse the mental withdrawals of the drug. Since then, he has been drug free. No one told him to do it, he said he...
Asked by Maya Dragotta 6 months ago.
A guy friend of mine has been Methadone Free (YAY) for one year this month. He was on 180mg liquid for over five years and he quit cold turkey last July, went through the horrific physical and even worse the mental withdrawals of the drug. Since then, he has been drug free. No one told him to do it, he said he did it because he wanted to and he was tired of depending on a drug to determine what kind of day it was going to be. Anyway, it has been a year and the diarhea has not stopped. It isn't 'as bad' as it was, but it is very much present as well as daily stomach cramps. Any ideas about the length of time this is supposed to continue? Seems like it would have all stopped. Oh, and for anyone who thinks it could be something else medical...he has had a colonoscopy and EGD, samples of this and that from his body, blood work and more blood work etc etc etc...The only thing that was out of the norm was a hernia which most of the world has. Any ideas from someone who has been there or knows someone who has been there? Just looking for some hope on this one. I have no idea how to help him and if the doc's cant seem to stop the symptoms ...what's next? He didn't want to go on suboxone in that he thought it was just another gateway to addiction. Answered by Jarrett Crislip 6 months ago.
Methadone, from my experience, a synthetic opioid, used to ease heroin and other opiate addicts from dealing with the withdrawal symptoms of opiates, can actually be harder to quit then the original drug of choice. Many methadone users have worst withdrawals from methadone than they did before. The deal with methadone is that it is stays in one's system longer than heroin, morphine, Oxycontin, Fentanyl( unless transdermal) so the opioid receptors have longer to bond with the opioid. Watching someone go through with WD of Methadone can be worst than watching a heroin addict WD. Since it acts like this, the withdrawal symptoms can last longer than any other opiate, other than Suboxone( which I would NEVER suggest to anyone, nor Methadone either) it can last months, to a year. That is why with managed methadone treatment, they detox a patient to 1 to 2 mg a day. However, since he wanted to quit(kudos to him!!) he will have complications for awhile longer. Having his speak to a doctor would be a good thing, but, as a recovering addict myself, I would not take Suboxone, it is just subbing one drug for another. Methadone, for those with real determination, may work for addicts trying to get their lives back together, but, to me, it is just high risk. My problem was, when I was getting off OC's and Fentanyl, I liked the Done' better, goes back and forth, why I say do not use the Suboxone. I wish him and you the best, and I hope he stays clean!!! Answered by Thanh Zastawny 6 months ago.
im sorry to hear that he is struggling so much after all the effort it must have taken him to get off the methadone. sometimes it can take a long time for these sorts of drugs to fully leave your system although a year on still getting diarhea sounds a bit much. all i can suggest he does is to make sure he drinks lots of water and electrolyte solutions and maybe takes anti diarhea medication, not sure if the latter will help. its important that he keeps with it its not worth going back in to the addiction cycle just to stop the withdrawals especially if the other symptoms have subsided. Answered by Trudy Terwey 6 months ago.
What would happen if I quit methadone cold turkey today?
Id like to PM someone who replied to this for alternatives BUT I don't know how to PM! Can anyone tell me?
Asked by Kina Bratek 6 months ago.
Quitting methadone at 100mg is an extremely bad idea. A horrible, horrible idea. Since methadone has a long half life you would probably be okay for a couple of days but then your withdrawal symptoms would start. At day 3 or 4 the worst symptoms start. You usually vomit quite a bit. You get diarrhea and stomach cramps. It's not uncommon that people going through methadone withdrawal crap their pants because the diarrhea is that bad. You will freeze and have chills and then get really hot. You will have pain in your whole body and a creepy, crawly feeling like you have thousands of ants running around under your skin. You will have no energy to the point where walking to the bathroom is like running a marathon. You won't be able to eat and you'd be lucky if you can sleep. Your senses will be enhanced to where light hurts your eyes and gives you headaches, any smells will be stronger and will nauseate you even more. Imagine the worst flu you've ever had times ten. Because of the long half life methadone has this sickness will last for weeks. Once you start feeling better physically after a few weeks you may have other symptoms that lasts for months like anxiety, agitation, insomnia and fatigue. Methadone withdrawal is torture and anyone who would go in to it willingly is a real fool. If you've ever experienced oxycontin or heroin withdrawal and thinks that's bad, well methadone is kind of like that but it doesn't just last for a week or so. It lasts for several weeks. I've been through methadone withdrawal and I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy. It's brutal. I would rather have the flu, food poisoning and a broken leg at the same time rather than go through a cold turkey methadone detox. Fortunately though you don't have to suffer to get off methadone if that's what you want to do. If you reduce your dose little by little over several months, like you're supposed to, you will not feel any significant withdrawal symptoms, if any. It takes time and patience but it's the only way to do it without suffering and putting yourself at a high risk of relapse. ADDED TEXT: "Id like to PM someone who replied to this for alternatives BUT I don't know how to PM! Can anyone tell me?" You would click on the user's name and see if they have it set up to IM or email them. Not everyone does. Really though, there are NO alternatives to tapering your dose slowly if you want to get off methadone. There are medications you can take to help the withdrawal symptoms but you will still have them for several weeks. Sadly there are no short cuts. A girl I know tried to get off methadone fast so she went to a detox clinic that tapered her dose down to 30mg quickly and then switched her over to Suboxone and tapered that in 3 weeks. Over 3 months after her last dose of Suboxone she was still sick and couldn't function at all. A week ago she ended up relapsing because she just couldn't stand it any longer. A few days ago she went back on Suboxone because she couldn't stand being sick any longer. Now she will have to start over and taper the Suboxone slowly over many months so that she won't have these extreme withdrawal symptoms. Some say it's easier to taper off Suboxone while other thinks it's about the same but that is an option. But to switch to Suboxone you have to be on less than 30mg of methadone. I hope you will take my advice and not jump off methadone without slowly tapering it first. I can assure you that you will regret it. There are no other options or alternatives to a slow taper unless you want to get extremely sick for months. You just have to do what you have to do. If you decide to go cold turkey from methadone anyway please make sure that you can get back on the clinic if you need to. I'd also find a doctor who can prescribe you medications for the symptoms like Clonodine, Phergan and sleeping pills. Although it's very rare there have been people who have died from going cold turkey off methadone. Answered by Lasonya Siert 6 months ago.
This Site Might Help You. RE: What would happen if I quit methadone cold turkey today? I've already had my dose today. I've been on 100mg daily for maintenance for about 3 months. What would happen if I just quit cold turkey today (meaning I don't dose tomorrow or ever again). Answered by Hedy Casar 6 months ago.
h i it wa good to read ur post. im condidering going cold turkey from 50mls of liquid methadone(pinadone).in ireland we dont get suboxone or any type of buprenorphine.ive tried the internet but just keep getting scammed.ive tried saying off methadone 4 days.it felt like my body was on fire inside,nearly undrescribable.now ive just had enough of this crap ruling my life.i have 2 girls who i want them to be proud of me,not embarrasedhave you any advice or help that might be useful.thanks a lot and keep going. [email protected] Answered by Sumiko Dominiguez 6 months ago.
Please Please PLease dont stop taking your meth, A methadone withdrawal is worse than going cold turky from heroin trust me, i am a ex user been clean for 6 months now :) feel free to pm me for alternatives like a warm turky however the best thing to do is to advocate how you feel about your current drug treatment to your pescriber and ask for a reduction good luck Answered by Jude Delsordo 6 months ago.
That is a pretty strong drug. You will probably have withdraws. Crankiness, aggravation, get easily annoyed, anger easy, your body may hurt, headaches, ect ect Answered by Aleisha Takehara 6 months ago.
Doctors who prescibe methadone?
in and around kannapolis, landis chin grove, all of northcaolina
Asked by Delilah Ginn 6 months ago.
I hope you will consider another option than Methadone. There are other alternatives Suboxone is one. Methadone has caused too many deaths in the United States in the last decade. Especially, when prescribed for pain medication. It is a highly addictive dangerous drug that has led too the deaths at an epidemic rate in our country. North Carolina is one of the leading states with Methadone use, abuse and deaths. One 10 mg Methadone pill can and will kill. Hope you take this into serious consideration while searching for your answer. Answered by Lane Lizarraga 6 months ago.
Well in oder to be able to get a script for Methadone,you have to be in severe pain to begin with,or a heroin addict.It really doesn't matter where you live,you must have a good enough reason in order to get a script for Methadone.Good luck either way. Answered by Jaclyn Kamrath 6 months ago.
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Preset the timer with your TV to turn off after one hour to remind you to make a move more active. Answered by Tamiko Barbo 6 months ago.
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My son is a heroin addict. Dr. perscribed methadone. He's had 3 relapses and has repeatedly been perscribed methadone. Is it possible he will have to stay on it the rest of his life? It seems every time he gets taken off of it, he gets nightmares about using, gets insomnia, and anxiety and then goes back to...
Asked by Loreen Baumler 6 months ago.
My son is a heroin addict. Dr. perscribed methadone. He's had 3 relapses and has repeatedly been perscribed methadone. Is it possible he will have to stay on it the rest of his life? It seems every time he gets taken off of it, he gets nightmares about using, gets insomnia, and anxiety and then goes back to using. Any help out there would be very much appreciated. Answered by Fidelia Spiering 6 months ago.
If he gets to a stable dose the cravings will go away. I shot up and smoked crack and I've been on methadone for ten months. They aren't there to help only to make money remember that. They'll make him feel like he needs.methadone for life. It gets better. I did about 8 shots of daulidid or h a day and I went o to 110mg of methadone. Today I'm on one mg after ten months. I'll be off in four days. Answered by Jannie Haustein 6 months ago.
Methadone is prescribed as the safe alternative for heroin addicts, unfortunately I have met many people who are addicted to methadone, hence your sons withdrawal symptoms. He does need to come of methadone at some stage, your dr is the best one to ask how long he can be on it for. My strongest suggestion is to encourage your son into rehab, so he has the chance to get really well and have a happy and fruitful life. Answered by Nettie Schan 6 months ago.
Helen I am on Meth. I have been suffering from Heroin Addiction since July 1998. I am now 30 (31 on 4/8). I was on Meth Maint. 2 other times with disasterous results.. I have been given Meth in inpatient detox's also.. Is he trying to do a detox off of Heroin in a "outpatient" basis (at home w/ therapy?) Does he go to a "Outpatient" clinic? You know daily groups and individual therapy for 60 or more days? Is he just taking the Meth and chillin at home? How old is he anyways? Drug dreams, anxiety, depression are 100% normal for a Heroin Addict. These after detox-detox effects can last up to 2 years. It is normal! That is why H addicts trying to do it without Meth Maint. are on psych meds and go to NA/AA meetings, groups, etc.. You actually detox from the detox. It can manifest itself in physical ways. I needed help sleeping for example. Sometimes I would see a visual reminder of using H and actually get sick to my stomach because I had such a strong visual of shooting up/using. Little things like seeing a spoon or cotton balls would make me pratically run out the door to get a few bags.. Does your son shoot/sniff? I was clean-clean for over 18 months I began using the minute I was able to despite the clean time, psych meds, support, etc..I kept relapsing over the next year or so. Finally my insurance company told me no more inpatient detox's, you NEED to go on Methadone Maintenence. I did it. The 3rd time for me. It had been years since the last time. 2000-2005. I have been there a little over 1 year now. I have NOT used 1 time! Yes, I craved. I went to NA/AA meetings for a little while, did daily outpatient groups, still take psych meds, etc.. I get "Take home bottles" in the start people go everyday except Sunday. I now go 1x a week about to be "rewarded" with 1x every 2 weeks. 1 year later. 1 year of clean urines. I have tons of hobby's. I started my own housekeeping business, save stray cats, knit, watch movies, bike ride, decorate, cook, shop, etc.. I DROPPED ALL of my old "friends" ALL of them Infact I did not even make 1 "friend" at the clinic. You can't. To much negativity. Can't risk it. I came from a middle class family, boarding school, etc..ended up homeless, I mean abandoned house homeless, rejected by society, chased by police, smoking crack, looking like hell, did prison time for shoplifting, was a rotten, coniving person, lost EVERYTHING I cherished (family photo's, my baby pic's, my dad's pic's, all of my family photo's) Never to be seen again. My legacy is gone! My dad died. Methadone is NOT a forever treatment! It does not need to be! Use it as long as the PATIENT see's fit. Trying to push him off before HE is ready will be disasterous... Answered by Zofia Boesenberg 6 months ago.
The best thing you can do for your son is to get him into a rehab.The only catch is "He has to be Done with the Dope".If he's not done then he'll just keep getting high.There is Nothing you or anyone else can do for him. Answered by Claribel Yearicks 6 months ago.