addiction

What Is Methadone?

Methadone is a medicine that is used to treat addiction and dependence on opioid drugs such as Vicodin, OxyContin and heroin. Methadone does not produce a “high” or the same euphoric effect as abused opioids do which helps patients avoid relapse during their recovery. Methadone has been in use since it was first approved by …

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What is an Opioid?

Doctors use opioids to help patients get relieved from acute pain. You should be cautious when using this medicines. They can be harmful if overused. One should only use opioids under the doctor’s prescription. Doctors use this medicine on patients who have undergone surgery. They also prescribe it to patients with extreme pain from other …

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