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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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Methadone Detox-Is Your Ticket Out Of Methadone Addiction?
[3 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
Methadone Detox-Is Your Ticket Out Of Methadone Addiction?

 
Using methadone as a drug replacement for heroin addiction is common and is not a new practice. Many opiate addicts attend methadone clinics subsidized by the government to help them overcome their addiction. These programs provide clear benefits, two of which are lower incidences of drug-related crimes and reduced cases of diseases transmitted via shared needles. However, getting off methadone is an equally uphill task for addicts.
Methadone is an opioid and its actions resemble those of the opiates it replaces. Therefore, patients can develop tolerance and addiction to it too. …

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Can one go to a methadone treatment center because he (or she) is addicted to methadone? ?
[21 Jan 2010 | One Comment | ]

I have a friend that is addicted to methadone, but buys it off the street. Do clinics consider these applicants? Or do they only accept people addicted to other drugs? (Oxycontin, heroin, cocaine, etc.)

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Prisoners' heroin addiction treatment 'undermined'
[11 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]

Government in-fighting is undermining efforts to tackle prisoners’ heroin addiction, a former drugs tsar says.
Mike Trace said prisoners were being prescribed the addictive heroin substitute methadone instead of being encouraged to get drug-free.
He said the Department of Health wanted to control treatment, meaning inmates were being diverted from Ministry of Justice schemes to get them off heroin.
The government said more prisoners were “getting the …

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Does suboxone show up on a methadone clinic drug screen?
[29 Oct 2009 | One Comment | ]

bricklayers_wife25 asked: Does suboxone show up on a methadone clinic drug screen, do they test for it? I am in a methadone treatment center and am considering switching to sub, but I want to try it first and if I don’t like it I don’t want it to interfere with my methadone treatment. Your weekly fee pays for your lab screens and they say that a sub test costs a lot, so I wouldn’t think they would want to pay any extra for anything they didn’t have to, because that …

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How long does liquid methadone have to stay in your stomach to make sure your body absorbs it?
[6 Oct 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

simplycurious.girl asked: I just recently started on Methadone as treatment for prescription pain pill addiction. Every morning I go into the clinic, drink 50 MG of liquid methadone. The stuff makes me pretty nauseous but until this morning, I’ve been able to hold it down for hours before getting sick. This morning, I took my dose, and left the building without waiting. I believe it stayed down for about 20 minutes. My fear is that my body might not have absorbed it and that I’ll …

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How Much Is Methadone Treatment?
[30 Sep 2009 | One Comment | ]

Jamie Z asked: I have a oxycontin addiction, and Tomorrorw im going to go to a methadone clinic near me. I have Insurance, but I am broke as A joke. Is methadone a lot of money to detox with? I don’t know how it works in A clinic. I’m going to Be a outpatient, and I just need to know if they can still help me, considering I don’t have much money.
Do you need to pay A lot at methadone clinics?politics and civil society

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methadone or pain pills?
[29 Sep 2009 | 5 Comments | ]

minnis0610 asked: my grlfriend is 6 months pregnant , she now is iin a methadone treatment facility for hydrocodone abuse, my question is , what is the difference between methadaone and hdrocodone and why would thy be willing to give her 30 milligrams at the clinic im trying hard to support her in doing the right thing but i dont understand how substituting one drug for another is helping. will some one explain how this workscompulsive liar

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Does anyone know what the actual side effects of methadone treatment for pain pill addiction are?
[23 Sep 2009 | 5 Comments | ]

TD asked: My boyfriend has been taking methadone for pain pill addiction since Nov 2007. He has transfered clinics and I am glad he has because the first clinic was a joke they gave you as much as you wanted even if you would fail the drug tests. This new clinic as far as he tells it won’t allow you to go over a certain dose and you can’t keep failing the drug tests. What I am wondering is does anyone know if methodone makes people go …

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How many people have to die from a methadone treatment program before the government funded center admits faul
[25 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]

Pamela O asked: t? My son went in for pain management and within one week he was dead. On that particular weekend, that hospital had 5 methadone overdoses. He was 23 yrs. young.nostradamus predictions come true