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Methadone

Philadelphia Man Facing Trial After Baby Dies From Drinking Heroin-Laced Bottle

Prosecutors say the bottle contained trace amounts of heroin along with methadone, a prescribed drug used to treat heroin addicts.

09/04/2012

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Doctor At Jefferson Works To Speed Up Process Of Weaning Newborns Off Drugs

A baby born dependent on such drugs as methadone or oxycontin requires an average of five weeks in the hospital for treatment with morphine.

11/20/2011