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Methadone Withdrawal and Weaning Help

 Methadone (Dolophine, Methadose) was marketed in the United States in 1947 and its ability to reduce opiate cravings was recognized. By the mid-1960s heroin addiction was rampant and researchers at the Rockefeller Foundation found that Methadone stopped an addict’s obsessive need for heroin. Protocols were developed that became Methadone clinics. However, Methadone works by binding to the same receptors as other Opioid drugs and what was thought to be the cure for heroin has also left many with Methadone Withdrawal Symptoms when they attempt to Gett off Methadone.  Our Prescription Experts are often asked how to Wean off Methadone slowly to minimizes the Methadone withdrawal and at Point of Return we use all-natural potent nutraceuticals to diminish the withdrawal symptoms and we determine taper rates on an individual basis during our assessment. Contact our nonprofit to see if an at-home program is right for you.

How the Program and Tapering Process Works Methadone Dependence

Our Methadone weaning program is a slow taper that allows you to safely step down from Methadone under the guidance of our Prescription Experts; your Physician and Pharmacist.  

The Pre-Taper is for Symptom Relief. You will not wean Methadone until you feel better. This is where our Advanced Nutraceuticals are critical.

Point of Return provides healthy, Drug-Free Strategies to help minimize Methadone withdrawal symptoms to improve mental and physical well-being.

Our areas of expertise are Antidepressants, Benzodiazepines, Sleeping Pills and Painkillers on a case-by-case basis.

At-Home programs are individualized based on your situation. An assessment is done on any herbs, vitamins, and over-the-counter items you are currently ingesting to ensure there are no interactions. Don't Wean Methadone alone, with with our Prescription Drug Experts.  Start on your Point of Return today!

Methadone History and Information

Weaning off Methadone can be extremely painful for many people. While slowly Tapering the Methadone can ease the intensity of withdrawal symptoms, many find they need help to diminish the anxiety, irritability, insomnia, restlessness, tremors, shaking and other symptoms that are similar to Opioid Withdrawal. Our program has controlled the Methadone Withdrawal symptoms through high-potency Nutraceuticals and this natural approach also eases symptoms of anxiety, insomnia, fear, tremors, etc. Our nonprofit has been helping people for over 15 years in 81 countries. We can help you too.

The 1950s brought a government approach to heroin addiction and the civil confinement approach led to extremely high relapse rates. Methadone maintenance was considered a safer way to handle opiate addiction. President Nixon was concerned about the influx of soldiers returning from Vietnam as heroin addicts and changed the government policy away from strictly punitive to treatment.

German scientists first synthesized Methadone during World War II due to a shortage of Morphine. Americans controlled Methadone after the war ended and Eli Lilly began manufacturing Methadone under the brand name Dolophine in 1947. In the 1950s American doctors began using Methadone for the treatment of opioid dependence.

Today approximately a half million people are participating in Methadone maintenance treatment programs, but Methadone has a dark side and remains controversial. Methadone is still an opioid and highly addictive with debilitating withdrawal symptoms.

Methadone works by binding to the same receptors as other opioid drugs such as heroin or Oxycontin and because Methadone has a long half-life, it can stay in the body for 1-3 days but builds up quickly and if combined with other central nervous system agents there is a high risk of overdose. This has been a serious concern since the painkilling effects only last up to 8 hours but the remaining metabolites of Methadone can stay up to 59 hours. Due to the long half-life, if the weaning process is done properly the symptoms can be controlled. It is possible to Get off Methadone, contact our Prescription Experts for Help.

Imagine being Free of Methadone Dependency

- Proven Program completed At-Home with Expert Guidance

- Our secret is a Slow Taper combined with Powerful all-natural Nutraceuticals to help ease Methadone withdrawal symptoms

- Your program is customized for your specific situation

- Professional information on herb/vitamin/over-the-counter interactions

- 15 years of experience helping people in 78 countries

- Free Expert Mentoring on our 24/7 private Discussion Board

- Free Assessment Upon Starting our Program (a $400 value)

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      We've helped people in 78 countries and in all 50 states of the USA


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      At Point of Return, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, we have spent the last 15 years helping people correctly taper off prescription medications. With customized withdrawal rates and all-natural nutraceuticals, our program allows you to taper off Methadone, once and for all, from the comfort of your home. Read program FAQs


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      Methadone Side Effects May Include

      lightheaded, dizziness, sedation, shortness of breath or trouble breathing, nausea, vomiting, sweating, and constipation, restlessness, itchy skin, hives, hallucinations, swollen lips or tongue, chest pain.  Contact your doctor if you experience trouble breathing, feel faint, develop hives or a rash, swollen face, lips or tongue, chest pain or have hallucinations or confusion.

      Methadone Withdrawal Symptoms May Include

      nausea, vomiting, anxiety, insomnia, hot/cold flush, muscle cramping, diarrhea, flu like symptom, muscle spasm or twitching, heart palps, aches or pains, runny eyes, breathing issues, muscle tension, irritability, restlessness, tremors, shaking

      Other names for Methadone May Include

      Dolophine, Methadose


      *While great care has been taken in organizing and presenting the material throughout this website, please note that it is provided for informational purposes only and should not be taken as Medical Advice.

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      * Testimonial results may vary person to person.

      *The program outlined in Point of Return is not meant to substitute your doctor, instead it is to be utilized with your physician to help you with your drug withdrawal process and with his or her consent.

      *Because prescription medications can cause severe withdrawal reactions, do not stop taking any medication without first consulting your physician. The decision to taper any medication should be discussed with your doctor and done with their consent and support. More...