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Methadone Maintenance Treatment and other Opioid Replacement Therapies

by Jeff Ward

  • 202 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Martin Dunitz .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Addiction & therapy,
  • Pharmacology,
  • Rehabilitation,
  • Self-Help,
  • Neurology - General,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Treatment,
  • Psychopathology - Addiction,
  • Methadone maintenance,
  • Methadone,
  • Opioid abuse,
  • therapeutic use

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages471
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9106837M
    ISBN 109057022389
    ISBN 109789057022388

    Methadone Maintenance Treatment for Opioid Dependence: Alessandro Tagliamonte, I. Maremmani (Editors) Drug Addiction and Related Clinical Problems: gulfpbc.com; gulfpbc.com is pleased to have The Ibogaine Dossier in the family of gulfpbc.com associates. We've agreed to ship books and provide customer service for orders we receive through special. Replacement therapies are medications that are prescribed to treat addictions to opiates such as heroin, morphine and OxyContin. There are two primary replacement therapy medications: methadone, which has been in use for decades, and buprenorphine, a relatively new medication that has proven to be effective in treating people with opiate addiction.

    In Canada, as in many other countries, there is a national level regulatory framework for methadone prescription. The Office of Controlled Substances, Health Canada, works with provincial/territorial governments and medical licensing bodies to facilitate increased . Methadone, sold under the brand name Dolophine among others, is an opioid used for opioid maintenance therapy in opioid dependence and for chronic pain management. Detoxification using methadone can be accomplished in less than a month, or it may be done gradually over as long as six months. While a single dose has a rapid effect, maximum effect can take up to five days of gulfpbc.comncy category: AU: C, US: C (Risk not ruled out).

    Sep 13,  · Be able to demonstrate basic decision making skills essential to providing or dispensing safe and effective opioid replacement therapy. Methadone Maintenance Treatment: Client Handbook REVISED; Can be found at: This website uses cookies so that we can remember you and understand how you and other visitors use this website, and in order. What is Methadone? Methadone is a synthetic opioid that works as an agonist drug possessing the same characteristics and producing similar effects as other opioids to reduce cravings and withdrawals from opioid dependency. How Methadone Maintenance Treatment Works. The MMT programs are designed to be effective by combining therapies.


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Methadone Maintenance Treatment and Other Opioid Replacement Therapies Methadone Maintenance Treatment and Other Opioid Replacement Therapies Jeff Ward, Richard P. Mattick, Wayne Hall No preview available - References to this book.

Methadone Matters: Evolving Community Methadone Treatment of Opiate Addiction. Nov 18,  · Book Language. English; Amazon Global Store.

Methadone Maintenance Treatment and other Opioid Replacement Therapies. by Jeff Ward and Wayne Hall | Dec 1, out of 5 stars 3. The Effectiveness of Methadone Maintenance Treatment: Patients, Programs, Services, and. The effectiveness of other opioid replacement therapies: LAAM, heroin, buprenorphine, naltrexone and injectable maintenance / Richard P.

Mattick, et al -- 7. Delivering effective methadone treatment /. Methadone Maintenance Treatment and other Opioid Replacement Therapies December 1,Martin Dunitz Hardcover in English - 1 edition.

Methadone maintenance treatment (MMT), a form of opioid replacement therapy, reduces and/or eliminates the use of illegal opiates, the criminality associated with opiate use, and allows patients to improve their health and social productivity.

Methadone is an agonist of gulfpbc.comcations: Opioid overdose, hepatitis C, marriage. Methadone Maintenance Treatment and other Opioid Replacement Therapies 1st Edition.

by Jeff Ward (Author), Wayne Hall (Author) out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

/5(3). Methadone is a full opioid agonist with a long half-life, generally remaining effective for 2–36 hours. This medication has been used for many years for opioid replacement therapy because it does not have the same intoxicating effect as other short-acting opioids.

Methadone can be dispensed at. For information about other medication-assisted treatment (MAT) or the certification of opioid treatment programs (OTPs), contact the SAMHSA Division of Pharmacologic Therapies at For assistance with the Opioid Treatment Program Extranet, contact the OTP helpdesk at [email protected] or Home > Methadone maintenance treatment and other opioid replacement therapies.

Ward, Jeff and Mattick, Richard P and Hall, Wayne, eds. () Methadone maintenance treatment and other opioid replacement gulfpbc.com by: gulfpbc.com is an information center on methadone treatment, methadone clinics, and general opioid replacement therapies.

This site profiles solutions for those suffering with opiate abuse or dependency, and aims to educate the public on the value of medication-assisted treatment.

Methadone is a synthetic opioid that is most commonly used as a maintenance treatment for opioid addiction. Methadone is also used in managing severe chronic pain, due to its long duration of action, high potency, and very low cost.

Jul 08,  · Methadone maintenance was the first widely used opioid replacement therapy to treat heroin dependence, and it remains the best-researched treatment for this problem. Despite the widespread use of methadone in maintenance treatment for opioid dependence in many countries, it is a controversial treatment whose effectiveness has been disputed.

Jan 22,  · Long term outcomes of methadone maintenance treatment. Methadone was introduced in the s and is currently the most commonly approved and used pharmacological maintenance option for the treatment of opioid dependence.

The main results of its long term use are summarized in Table gulfpbc.com by: Abstract. Background: Methadone maintenance was the first widely used opioid replacement therapy to treat heroin dependence, and it remains the best‐researched treatment for this problem.

Despite the widespread use of methadone in maintenance treatment for opioid dependence in many countries, it is a controversial treatment whose effectiveness has been disputed.

Sep 20,  · It’s also cheaper than other treatment methods and only needs to be taken once a day, two things that make recovery even more likely. Cons of Methadone.

One of the biggest flaws of methadone as an opioid replacement therapy is that it needs to be administered by specialized opiate addiction treatment centers. While this is absolutely. Jul 15,  · Methadone Maintenance Therapy. First developed in the early ’s, methadone maintenance therapy has become the most widely known and researched opiate addiction treatment, according to an American Family Physician report.

At its start, methadone maintenance therapy was only offered through specialty methadone clinics. Methadone maintenance therapy versus no opioid replacement therapy Methadone maintenance treatment can keep people who are dependent on heroin in treatment programs and reduce their use of the effectiveness of methadone maintenance treatment on opioid therapies or outpatient rehabilitation.

The control groups were. Dec 06,  · Methadone treatment has several advantages: Methadone is the most common MAT for opioid addiction, and has been around much longer than other treatments. Methadone treatment has the highest treatment retention rates of any other MAT (80% of opioid-dependent patients remain in methadone treatment after 6 months).[3].

Download Citation | Methadone and Buprenorphine: The Place of Opiate Replacement Therapies | Pharmacotherapy is the mainstay and standard of care for treatment of opioid use disorder with. Nov 01,  · Methadone maintenance therapy is the most widely known and well-researched treatment for opioid dependency.

Goals of therapy are to prevent Cited by:. ending methadone treatment, see page ) MYTH: People on methadone are still addicts, even if they don’t use any other drugs. REALITY: People who take methadone as a treatment for opioid dependence are no more addicts than are people who take insulin as a treatment for diabetes.

Methadone is a medication. Methadone treatment.For many patients who acknowledge an opioid addiction, methadone can be an effective choice for eliminating the symptoms of withdrawal.

Managing patients in primary care who undergo methadone maintenance treatment can be challenging, but understanding how this therapy is administered and overcoming common misconceptions can benefit both patient and provider.Methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) is a comprehensive treatment program that involves the long-term prescribing of methadone as an alternative to the opioid on which the client was dependent.

Central to MMT is the provision of counselling, case management and other medical and psychosocial services.