Treating heroin addiciton- methadone

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1. Where is methadone usually taken?

  • With another drug dealer
  • Always at the pharmacy
  • Normally under supervision at a pharmacy and then the addict is allowed to take the methadone home when trusted
  • Always at home
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2. What are some strengths of methadone?

  • Sops you from taking heroin and makes you want to take cocaine
  • Safer, breaks link with dealer and avoids diseases caused by needle sharing
  • It gets you high
  • It tastes nice, can be easliy administrated and stops you from seeing a dealer

3. How long do methadone withdrawal symptoms last for?

  • A month
  • A week
  • 2 months
  • 2 days

4. How long does methadone last for?

  • 24 hours
  • 48 hours
  • 6 hours
  • 1 hour

5. How is methadone taken?

  • Orally
  • Injected
  • Sniffed
  • In a patch


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