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Why do some people become addicted to methadone if it is used to help quit a addiction to opiates?

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Dr. Rita Agarwal answered

Specializes in Anesthesiology

Methadone is a powerful pain relieving medication. It does not have as much of the euphoria you see with other opioids , but still can make people feel better. Peopel who get addicted to Methadone have usually been addicated to other medications.

Answered Jun 28, 2014

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