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  • It has weaker opiate effects than other forms of treatment, is less likely to cause overdose problems, has a lower level of dependence, and is thought to cause less respiratory depression than other opioid treatments.
  • The Addiction Medical Group Inc. (AMGI) offers Rapidly Accelerated Narcotic Detoxification (a.k.a. ultrarapid opiate detoxification) to people who are chemically dependent on opiates.
  • Methadone is a synthetic opiate that can treat individuals who live with chronic pain, but its most common use is treating patients who have opiate addictions, especially heroin.
  • Methadone is a synthetic opiate, but it is a safer alternative to staying on heroin or other opiates and it is safer than withdrawing abruptly.
  • Opiate dependence is a serious problem and the effects of methadone treatment during pregnancy is a pressing concern in public health.