Medication-Assisted Treatment

Medication-assisted treatment

Medication-assisted Treatment  The controversy over medication-assisted treatment (MAT), also known as opioid replacement therapy, is still strong and for good reason. Drugs such as methadone, buprenorphine, and Suboxone have been successful in helping people manage opioid withdrawal symptoms and preventing relapse, but there is a catch. These drugs in and of themselves are addictive, and they also have the potential …

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