Methadone is an opioid agonist medication that has been used to treat opioid use disorder for 50 years. This medication, which is also used to treat pain, can cause adverse effects, including overdose, if not taken as prescribed. In order to prescribe methadone for treatment of OUD, healthcare providers are required to acquire and maintain certifications issued by SAMHSA.
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