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  1. Linnie says:

    Methadone is illegal if you do not have a written prescription from a physician. If you have a prescription from a physician then it is considered legal. Click Here

  2. Pansy says:

    The reason it is effective is because it is more addictive than most street level opiates and opiate derivatives. Methadone is clean of impurities and can be provided on a steady basis so the addict does not have ups and downs while trying to withdraw is why Methadone is used.So do I think Methadone is a good way to treat addicts?? Is making them more addicted and then trying to remove the addiction a good method?? Ten years of treating hundreds of addicts in a County Sponsored Methadone in Jackson County Oregon resulted in only 3 people quitting and not using again. After ten years the county stopped the Methadone program because the success rate for Methadone is too low for the cost.

  3. Fe says:

    Has anyone detoxed from heroin using kicking? I need help detoxing from methadone, not methadone maintence, just using methadone to ease heroin. Was on methadone for 6 months

  4. Venus says:

    Answer Not to give you a vague answer, but every person’s physiology is different. Body mass, metabolism, tolerance, etc. all play roles in determining the exact answer to your question. Whereas one person could never wake up after taking j… More:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_much_methadone_taken_illegally_is_considered_dangerous

  5. Louanne says:

    Methadone is illegal if you do not have a written prescription from a physician. If you have a prescription from a physician then it is considered legal.

  6. Mitsue says:

    According to the White House's website on drug policy, methadone treatment is indeed effective for managing withdrawal and preventing relapse into illegal Detail:http://www.ehow.com/about_5124790_effectiveness-methadone-maintenance-treatment.html

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