Methadone Side Effects In Asthmatics.?
Good night to you ladies and gentlemen on duty. What is the smallest to the greatest risk when someone who has a history of asthma consumes the disease by chance gets a methadone drug? Thank you … success is always for the doctor.
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Methadone is used to relieve severe pain (usually requires pain medication all the time), and cannot be treated with other drugs. This drug can also be used to prevent drug withdrawal syndrome in people who are addicted to opiates.
This drug in some people can cause slowed breathing / difficulty breathing, can cause respiratory failure and even death. In people who have a history of asthma, this drug is usually avoided and only used if it is very necessary because it is feared that it will aggravate the side effects and increase the risk of respiratory failure.
Common and mild methadone side effects include anxiety, nervousness, fatigue, insomnia, weakness, drowsiness, dry nausea, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, lack of appetite, decreased libido. More severe effects include respiratory problems, hallucinations, chest pain, dizziness, fainting, palpitations.
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