Whether Heroin or Prescription Drugs, Fatal Overdoses in Maine 'a Waste of

Whether heroin or prescription drugs, fatal overdoses in Maine 'a waste of
… which can take months, Sorg said. The deadliest drugs in 2012 were oxycodone, a narcotic responsible for 29 percent of fatal overdoses; benzodiazepines, sedatives often used to treat anxiety, at 24 percent; and methadone at 20 percent, according to …
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BC methadone dose change brings risk of overdose
Every morning, she goes to a Vancouver pharmacy for a dose of methadone, which she has been prescribed to stem withdrawal symptoms she would feel if she did not take the drug. As of Feb. 1, the compound she will be taking will be 10 times stronger, …
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