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How likely is it to recover completely from a methadone overdose?
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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry
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In brief: Depends
Depends on the dose.
An addict can develop tolerance to high doses of Methadone while someone who is a naive user may react badly to a "small" dose. If you stop breathing from the overdose you have only minutes before your brain is damaged. Getting to an er immediately can be life saving.

In brief: Depends
Depends on the dose.
An addict can develop tolerance to high doses of Methadone while someone who is a naive user may react badly to a "small" dose. If you stop breathing from the overdose you have only minutes before your brain is damaged. Getting to an er immediately can be life saving.
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