Articles tagged with: perscription opiods

Treating Chronic Pain In Opioid Addicted Patients

on Wednesday, 24 September 2014.

Opioid addiction is one of the fastest growing diseases in the country. Each year, thousands of people face addiction to prescription painkillers or heroin, which is made from the same substance as painkillers like vicodin. Opiates are a highly addictive drug that also carry with them serious risks for overdose and other severe health issues.

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    Methadone For Babies?

    A controversial practice in England involves methadone being given to babies born to mothers who were using drugs during pregnancy. Typically methadone is used to treat heroin addicts trying to kick their habit. The methadone is used as a taper to get a person through the uncomfortable withdrawal and detox period.

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