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How does methadone work for heroin addiction?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Addiction Medicine
6 doctors agree
In brief: Mutual support helps
Methadone replaces the heroin, releasing the addict from the time, energy and legal risks of using heroin.
Consider using some of this time and energy to engage in a recovery process involving a mutual support group like narcotics anonymous.

In brief: Mutual support helps
Methadone replaces the heroin, releasing the addict from the time, energy and legal risks of using heroin.
Consider using some of this time and energy to engage in a recovery process involving a mutual support group like narcotics anonymous.
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
4 doctors agree
In brief: Suppress withdrawl
The principal effects of Methadone maintenance are to relieve narcotic craving, suppress the abstinence syndrome, and block the euphoric effects associated with opiates.
Methadone maintenance has been found to be medically safe and non-sedating.

In brief: Suppress withdrawl
The principal effects of Methadone maintenance are to relieve narcotic craving, suppress the abstinence syndrome, and block the euphoric effects associated with opiates.
Methadone maintenance has been found to be medically safe and non-sedating.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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