Category Archives: Medications

Methadone, Vivitrol, Buprenorphine, Naltrexone

[slideshow_deploy id='2357']   Methadone works on parts of the brain and spinal cord to block the "high" caused by using opiates (such as heroin). It also helps reduce cravings and withdrawal symptoms caused by opiate use. The action of methadone is similar to other synthetic (man-made) medicines in the morphine category (opioids). Substances that are…
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