- Drug Facts
- Methadone Maintenance is not a cure for
heroin or opiate addiction.
- Many former heroin users have claimed that the
horrors of heroin withdrawal were far less painful and difficult
than withdrawal from methadone.
- As long as an individual is receiving methadone
treatment they are still addicted to opioids.
- Methadone was
initially used as a painkiller by the Germans during
World War II.