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2-Minute Neuroscience: Methadone (Video)

Methadone is commonly used to treat opioid use disorder even though its pharmacological action is very similar to that of other opioids like morphine. In this video, I discuss the qualities that make methadone an effective treatment for opioid addiction, along with how it acts to reduce the risks associated with opioid abuse. (Neuroscientifically Challenged, 07.06.2019, Video, 01:58)