Methadone dosing, heroin affordability, and the severity of addiction Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Heroin
  • Heroin Dependence
  • Methadone
  • Narcotics
  • Patient Acceptance of Health Care
  • Street Drugs

abstract

  • When heroin prices fall, heroin addicts require more methadone (a heroin substitute) to stabilize their addiction--evidence that they are consuming more heroin.

publication date

  • May 1999

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC1508716

PubMed ID

  • 10224975

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 662

end page

  • 5

volume

  • 89

number

  • 5