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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methadone

Methadone, sold under the brand name Dolophine, among others, is an opioid used to treat pain and as maintenance therapy or to help with detoxification in ...

www.drugs.com/methadone.html

Methadone is an opioid medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. Methadone reduces withdrawal symptoms in people addicted to heroin or other ...

www.webmd.com/mental-health/addiction/methadone

Methadone works on parts of the brain and spinal cord to block the "high" caused by using opiates (such as heroin). It also helps reduce cravings and withdrawal ...

medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a682134.html

Jan 15, 2017 ... Methadone may cause serious or life-threatening breathing problems, especially during the first 24 to 72 hours of your treatment and any time ...

americanaddictioncenters.org/methadone-addiction/clinic-facts

A methadone clinic is a place where a person who is addicted to opioid-based drugs, such as heroin or prescription painkillers, can receive medication-based ...

www.samhsa.gov/medication-assisted-treatment/treatment/methadone

Sep 28, 2015 ... Methadone is a medication used in medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to help people reduce or quit their use of heroin or other opiates.

drugabuse.com/library/methadone-abuse

Methadone is a slow-acting opiate used in to treat heroin addiction or addiction to other powerful opiates. However, it can be abused on its own.

www.narconon.org/drug-abuse/signs-symptoms-methadone-use.html

Methadone Abuse: Do you think someone you know is using methdone? Here are some signs and symptoms to help you make that determination -- and what ...

one.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/research/job185drugs/methadone.htm

Source: Methadone is a synthetic narcotic analgesic and is a schedule II controlled substance. Methadone is available by prescription as oral solutions (1- 2 ...

drugabuse.com/library/the-effects-of-methadone-use

Methadone is usually the drug of choice, partially thanks to its price and easy availability; however, the system is not without its inherent risks, and methadone  ...