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methadone in Drug culture topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmethadonemeth‧a‧done /ˈmeθədəʊn $ -doʊn/ noun [uncountable]  MDDa drug that is often given to people who are trying to stop taking heroin
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methadoneCarcinoma, methadone, diabetes, depression, miscarriage and angina have poured down as unremittingly as the weather.The regime in the Detoxification Unit consisted of five days' methadone reduction followed by two weeks of Clonidine.I would like a maintenance methadone course, y'know, if possible.Some forensic medical examiners, however, are reluctant to prescribe methadone.He lied about his address and so received methadone on a maintenance basis.My eyes are without light, except for the glass of the day's methadone.The methadone is beginning to take effect.It would be like switching from heroin to methadone.