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Is methadone an opiate blocker ?

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Dr. Brian Nichol
Anesthesiology 32 years experience
No: Methadone is a narcotic and an effective pain medication for patients with chronic pain. It is also used to maintain opioid addicts in order to prevent withdrawal symptoms while they abstain from other narcotics.
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