Comprehensive services offered at Medication Assisted Therapy Program - Mercy Medical Center - Redding, CA
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Methadone has be prescribed for pain relief since eth 1960s. As an opioid, it comes with the risk of developing an opioid addiction. Two other commonly prescribed medications today are naltrexone and suboxone, both of which are used in the treatment of opioid addiction.
Opioid treatment is the treatment provided for people who have developed an opioid addiction. This treatment involves ensuring safe withdrawal from the drug with the use of methadone or other medications. Treatment may also involve outpatient counseling or behavioral therapy.