May 20, 2019

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Methadone Withdrawal Treatment Options for Men

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Methadone as a treatment for opiate addiction doesn’t work well for everyone. Because methadone is itself an opiate drug, people taking it as a treatment can still become addicted. Opiate addictions in general tend to have far-reaching effects on different areas of the body, according to the National Academies Press. For this reason, a methadone …

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Is Methadone Maintenance Right for Me?

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First developed in the early 1960s, methadone maintenance treatment works to reduce drug cravings and withdrawal effects in recovering opiate addicts. Though methadone is itself an opiate-based medication, its long lasting effects and low addiction potential make for an effective form of replacement therapy treatment for opiate addictions. As with any treatment medication, methadone does …

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Choosing Methadone Withdrawal Treatment Centers

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As methadone itself is an opiate-type drug, it’s naturally an effective drug treatment for heroin and opiate-related withdrawal effects. According to the National Academies Press, it does this by creating physiological effects similar to those of other opiates with a relatively low risk for addiction. Methadone’s use as a replacement therapy for drug detoxing and …

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What if I want to Stop Methadone Maintenance Treatment?

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Many patients will take methadone for months or even years following a heroin or opiate addiction but at some point, you may start to wonder what you can do to stop methadone maintenance treatment and get on with your life.  As life steadies out and you begin to feel “normal” again, it’s perfectly common to …

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Why Methadone Maintenance Works

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Evaluated as a medical response to the post-World War II heroin epidemic, methadone maintenance has been an effective method of opiate addiction treatment since the mid-1960s.  The treatment, also known as MMT or Methadone Maintenance Treatment, works by eliminating the use of heroin or opiates, reducing death rates associated with drug overdose and improving social …

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