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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 tapering in people  ...

www.drugs.com/methadone.html

Sep 5, 2017 ... Methadone is used as a pain reliever and as part of drug addiction detoxification and maintenance programs. Includes methadone side effects, ...

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 ...

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 ...

medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a682134.html

Jan 15, 2017 ... Methadone: learn about side effects, dosage, special precautions, and more on MedlinePlus.

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  ...

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.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1070723

The dosage of methadone in maintenance therapy remains controversial. It is usually started at 10 to 20 mg and increased in 10-mg increments until the ...

www.recovery.org/topics/methadone-treatment

Mar 8, 2016 ... Find out how methadone is used to treat opioid addiction. Learn about how it works, its side effects and how to take it.