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eBook Methadone in the treatment of narcotic addiction ePub

by Andrew Byrne

  • ISBN: 0646248707
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  • Author: Andrew Byrne
  • Publisher: Tosca Press (1995)
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Andrew Byrne is a third generation medical practitioner from Sydney. This book is intended for the practising physician wishing to prescribe methadone in the treatment of heroin addiction.

Andrew Byrne is a third generation medical practitioner from Sydney. Following six years working in inner city hospitals, he went into general practice where he first treated drug addicts in 1984. He was the first general practitioner in New South Wales approved to prescribe methadone for addiction and has treated up to 120 patients at a time over a ten year period. It contains the lessons learned by a general practitioner during ten years of practice in this field.

Many international experts say methadone treatment is critical to controlling the epidemic. Methadone opponents in Russia say the therapy entraps patients in lifelong addiction; others accuse Western countries of pushing the treatment on Russia for commercial gain. Coupled with needle exchange (already in use in some Russian cities), the therapy could largely stop the spread of . There are also fears that methadone could seep into the black market, given the high level of corruption at many Russian clinics.

The letter analyzed data on patients who had been treated with opioids in a hospital setting, and concluded that addiction was uncommon among such patients

Methadone can be a very beneficial treatment for narcotic addiction. Methadone is a synthetic opioid that, in low doses, produces a much smaller effect in the brain than some other more intense narcotic drugs.

Methadone can be a very beneficial treatment for narcotic addiction. Whether you are addicted to prescription opioid drugs like oxycodone, hydrocodone, or fentanyl or illicit opioids like heroin or opium, methadone can be part of treatment regimen that helps you manage your addiction to narcotics. This means that it can, if taken at that correct dosage, occupy the opioid receptors and not cause a high.

Methadone in the Treatment of Narcotic Addiction" A guide for those involved in prescribing methadone. Dr. Andrew J. Byrne received the prestigious Marie Award at the 2006 national conference of the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence

Methadone in the Treatment of Narcotic Addiction" A guide for those involved in prescribing methadone. Byrne received the prestigious Marie Award at the 2006 national conference of the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence.

The treatment, therefore, is corrective but not curative for severely addicted persons. Meanwhile, methadone maintenance provides a safe and effective way to normalize the function of otherwise intractable narcotic addicts.

Addiction to methadone can be a bit of a taboo topic, as many people in the medical community see it as a necessary aid in helping heroin addicts recover. But as with any opiate, addiction is an all-too-common side effect. An addiction to methadone can come about because the drug eases a user’s pain. As time goes on and tolerance builds, more of the drug is needed for the same effect. Questions about treatment?

Vincent P. Dole is a Professor and Senior Physician to the Hospital, Rockefeller University.

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Main Journal of Psychoactive Drugs Methadone Maintenance for Narcotic Addiction. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs 1971, 12 Vol. 4; Iss. 2. Methadone Maintenance for Narcotic Addiction. Ramer, Barry S. Volume: 4. Journal: Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. 1. File: PDF, 482 KB. Eliminating ambiguities for quantum corrections to strings moving in ads 4 ℂℙ 3.

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