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Methadone: Chemical Incarceration
March 4, 2013/By: An Ex Methadone Patient
I am an ex methadone patient. I was on methadone for the better part of 10 years. It was 2002 and there were vast amounts of oxycontin and dilaudid available at the time and I unfortunately abused the medication. After less than 6 months I sought treatment. I went inpatient at a … Continue reading the story "Methadone: Chemical Incarceration"
DOSE REGULATIONS LOWERED, DEATH RATES RISE
March 3, 2013/ By Fay RoseIn 1980, Methadone regulations were held to a more stringent set of standards than those of today. Prior to 2001, initial Methadone dosage was limited to 30 mg per day, with an additional 10 mg allowable in the 4 to 8 hours after initial administration, if needed to suppress withdrawal symptoms. … Continue reading the story "METHADONE “TAKE-HOMES”: DOSE REGULATIONS LOWERED, DEATH RATES RISE"