Post Archives tagged ‘methadone diversion’



Newport woman charged with murder for husband’s overdose

Posted on: January 25th, 2014 by
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­­Methadone: Do the Risks Outweigh the Benefits?

Posted on: December 17th, 2013 by
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­­Methadone

Do the Risks Outweigh the Benefits?

Even though methadone accounts for only 2% of all prescribed opioids, it has attributed to 30% of all opioid related deaths.

 

  Methadone is an opioid used to treat pain and to treat addiction to heroin and other opioids. In 2009 there were 5000 methadone related deaths nationwide.

 

Who Oversees Methadone Maintenance?

Special Report: Prescription Drug Abuse Part I

Posted on: November 12th, 2013 by
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Teen’s methadone death prompts call for changes

Posted on: October 29th, 2013 by
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Teen's methadone death prompts call for changes-CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING The United States also needs to make many changes.......How many people have to die?

Woman guilty in Methadone DUI death

Posted on: October 11th, 2013 by
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Parents: Westbrook girl had methadone in system

Posted on: October 5th, 2013 by
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Woman to go to trial in methadone case

Posted on: October 5th, 2013 by
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Autopsy: Grimes teen died from drug overdose

Posted on: September 21st, 2013 by
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Casey presses Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for more methadone data

Posted on: August 18th, 2013 by
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Casey presses Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for more methadone data

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Methadone: Help or deadly temptation for recovering addicts?

Posted on: July 16th, 2013 by
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