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Methadone Treatment: Does it Work? Is it Safe?
[28 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Methadone is not a new drug neither is it newly used in addressing opiate dependency.  Therefore, it is a drug that has a good track record for the treatment of opiate withdrawal. Opiates like heroin and morphine, act chiefly on receptors in the brain. They cause the release of a large of amount dopamine there. The effects of this excessive release are what addicts find desirable.  Methadone is an opioid, which means that it acts similarly to the opiates. As a safer alternative, it occupies those same receptors in the …

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What You Should Know About Heroin and Methadone Withdrawal?
[4 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
What You Should Know About Heroin and Methadone Withdrawal?

People with heroin addiction are constantly seeking means to overcome their pains. Such pain can be physical and/or emotional. Heroin serves this purpose because it is a strong painkiller capable of not only eliminating bodily pain but also mental pain and psychological stress. In truth, heroin numbs the body by acting at the receptors signaling responses associated with pain. The use of methadone as a maintenance anti-addictive is so as to reduce the dependence on heroin.
Methadone is an opioid which although chemically different from the opiates, heroin and morphine, acts …

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Heroin addiction?
[26 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

teddyb asked: Our daughter is a heroin addict. She is extremely intelligent and has a college degree. She says she wants to quit, but will not go through detox (withdrawl) as she has done this before. We have been told that methadone and suboxone treatments are a possible solution for her. Any feedback on this?methadone drug treatment

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Killer blamed victim over heroin
[13 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

A man who killed his younger sister’s boyfriend who he blamed for her heroin addiction, has been jailed for at least six years at Swansea Crown Court.
Darren Curwood, 36, repeatedly stabbed Richard Shrapnell in the neck.
A jury had cleared him of murdering Mr Shrapnell, 36, in Llanelli in March but he was convicted of manslaughter on the grounds of provocation.
Curwood’s partner at the time, …

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Has anyone taken alprazolam (xanax) or trazodone while pregnant?
[13 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

Evil&Corrupt asked: Okay, this is going to make me seem like a monster but truly I’m not. I just want to be honest so I can get the best help I can. I am 28 years old and I’ve been on methadone for 8 years for a heroin addiction. I can honestly say that when I started taking methadone I never picked heroin up again. That is truly a feat itself. Although, I finally got over any desire to use hard drugs again and the methadone truly saved me from …

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Are there some buprenorphine-administering drug rehabs in Hoboken, New Jersey?
[13 Sep 2009 | One Comment | ]

danna a asked: I have a friend who’s going to get herself treated for her heroin addiction. I would like to suggest that she get herself treated with buprenorphine instead of methadone since buprenorphine seems far more appealing. This is why I would like to know if there are drug rehabs here that administer buprenorphine.stress relief gifts

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Any buprenorphine-administering drug rehabs in Coaldale, Pennsylvania?
[12 Sep 2009 | One Comment | ]

dominique b asked: My uncle has to get himself treated for his heroin addiction. I figured it would be good to use buprenorphine instead of methadone because buprenorphine is way more appealing. I just want to find out which drug rehabs are registered to administer buprenorphine so I can recommend it to my uncle.medicare billing software

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What are the drugs used for addiction treatment?
[6 Sep 2009 | One Comment | ]

blair a asked: I am especially interested in those that are used to counter heroin addiction. I do know about methadone, but aside from that, what other drugs are used?hugs video

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Aside from methadone, what are the other drugs used to treat heroin addiction?
[23 Mar 2009 | One Comment | ]

colleen_li asked: I was just wondering since I’ve heard that methadone is also addictive. What are the other alternatives?dating web site

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What are the downsides to using methadone for addiction treatment?
[27 Feb 2009 | 3 Comments | ]

cinthia cb asked: I have a friend who has finally decided to get herself treated for her heroin addiction. I’ve heard a lot of good things about buprenorphine as a detox option, but I know that a lot of people are still banking on methadone as a good way of detoxing. I just want to know the disadvantages of using methadone so that I can warn my friend as well as help her in making a decision.asian dating advice