Effectiveness Bank Analysis: Think More Than Twice Before Detoxifying from Methadone

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Drug and Alcohol Findings
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Think more than twice before detoxifying from methadone was the message of a study based on the unusually detailed records kept by the Canadian province of British Columbia. It established what seemed the best way to taper from methadone but even then very few patients avoided the risky return to illegal opioid use - an argument say the researchers for careful consideration and informed consent before making the attempt.