Methodone sentence example

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  • Some of the medications drug rehab programs can treat opioid addiction include methodone, LAAM (levo-alpha-acetyl-methadol), naltrexone, naloxone, and buprenorphine.
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  • Methodone is a drug taken orally, usually every 24-36 hours.
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  • Methodone relieves cravings for drugs and blocks the receptors for feeling pleasure if a drug is used.
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  • However, methodone does carry a risk for dependence and a person will experience withdrawal symptoms when concluding its use.
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  • This makes it more convenient for persons who cannot take the daily dosage of methodone.
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  • Like methodone, it carries the risk of dependence and withdrawal when a patient discontinues use.
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  • Unlike methodone and LAAM, naltrexone carries no risk of physical dependence.
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