Methadone maintenance

What is Methadone maintenance?

Methadone maintenance is the use of methadone, a synthetic, habit forming drug. It is used as a substitute, administered over a prolonged period of time (can be indefinite), as treatment for someone who is addicted to opioids (such as heroin), where detoxification has been unsuccessful .

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What is the process of helping a patient who has become addicted to opioid pain medication?

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Brief Answer:
Consult in-person, a Physician at "Methadone Maintenance Clinic" !!!

Detailed Answer:
Warm Welcomes. I appreciate your trust in HCM and...

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My husband is in a methadone maintenance program. He wanted to not be dependent on legally prescribed pain pills. His GP prescribe Axiron...

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what is the best time in the day to take my methadone?

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Hi,

It will depend on many factors like:

-when you experienced initiation of withdrawal,
-your dosing schedule
-dispensary time

According to me...

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What is the process of helping a patient who has become addicted to opioid pain medication?

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