Ending methadone use abruptly can cause severe withdrawal symptoms. It’s better to use other strategies, such as a gradual taper, when stopping methadone. Methadone can help people manage addictions to...


Methadone and Suboxone can help people safely end opioid use. The drugs are both opioids, but they differ in their active ingredients and how they work in the body. Article...



While a methadone is approved to treat opioid use disorder, a methadone addiction is rare but possible. These signs can indicate whether they’re using or abusing methadone. From the major...


Many people take methadone in order to treat opioid addiction, but this medication can still create risks like dependence, addiction and overdose. Methadone is a medication commonly used in opioid...


When taken as prescribed, methadone can help reduce opioid cravings and prevent withdrawal symptoms. When misused, however, it can have deadly consequences. Article at a Glance: Methadone should only be...


A methadone taper is a common way to treat opioid addiction. However, methadone itself is rarely tapered as it can lead to a return to opioid abuse. Methadone is one of...


Methadone is an opioid commonly used in medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction. Methadone is designed to prevent a rapid high — not cause one. Methadone is an opioid commonly used in...


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