Post Archives tagged ‘Methadone’



Pekin teen rejects plea deals for two methadone deaths

Posted on: March 13th, 2013 by
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Father charged with murder after son’s overdose

Posted on: March 11th, 2013 by
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Deadly Over-Doses and Private Equity – the Case of Bain Capital’s Methadone Clinics

Posted on: March 8th, 2013 by
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Methadone: Chemical Incarceration

Posted on: March 4th, 2013 by
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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"

METHADONE “TAKE-HOMES”: DOSE REGULATIONS LOWERED, DEATH RATES RISE

Posted on: March 3rd, 2013 by
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METHADONE “TAKE-HOMES”:

DOSE REGULATIONS LOWERED, DEATH RATES RISE

March 3, 2013/ By Fay Rose

In 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"

Sen. Jay Rockefeller: Collecting ideas for prescription abuse fight

Posted on: March 3rd, 2013 by
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Methadone clinic robbed at gunpoint

Posted on: March 2nd, 2013 by
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Methadone clinic robbed at gunpoint  

Methadone sales net 2 to 7 years in prison

Posted on: February 25th, 2013 by
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Methadone REMS/Important Please Read!

Posted on: February 19th, 2013 by
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METHADONE REMS  This is a must read! This is the most current labeling information on methadone. This shows that one dose can kill and also there have been deaths when this drug is taken as prescribed.

Johnie Kirton’s cause of death ruled acute methadone intoxication

Posted on: February 9th, 2013 by
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Johnie Kirton's cause of death ruled acute methadone intoxication- CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING