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In another experiment, researchers at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital focused on newborns who had been exposed in the womb to methadone, putting them in low-stimulation rooms with parents sleeping in the hospital while caring for their newborns.
One person filled a prescription for methadone in May 2013 and was dead two days later.
Because the buprenorphine is taken once a day at home, the treatment is more convenient and less invasive than methadone that must be administered daily at a clinic.
The other two medications, methadone and buprenorphine, are synthetic opiates that have a bias against them, Vuolo said.
The first-generation of opioid replacement therapy was methadone, which has been used for decades to treat opioid addiction.
After using drugs for 10 years, Amy Rardon started methadone treatment three years ago to help her conquer her addiction.
Darian McWoods' attorney called on a medical expert who criticized the coroner's findings that the girl died by a methadone overdose.
Patients being treated for opioid addiction or dependence often must report to a clinic to receive medication, such as methadone or buprenorphine.
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Origin and Etymology of methadone
First Known Use: 1947See Words from the same year
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Definition of methadone for English Language Learners
: a drug that people take to help them stop taking heroin
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