Category: Opiates

Tolerance and the Dangers of Self Tapering

Recently I heard a few patients tell me that they have been self tapering their Methadone dose.  They had been doing this by throwing out a small amount, each day, from their carries in an attempt to decrease the amount they are taking.  I feel that this is so dangerous that I wanted to let …

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Fentanyl

It has come to my attention that many patients in this clinic are using Fentanyl.  I am not entirely sure why this is a recent trend. Perhaps it is availability, or perhaps it is because it is harder to detect than other opiates.  There are a few things you need to know about Fentanyl in …

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