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Methadone and Buprenorphine

Methadone is a safe medication when prescribed, dispensed and consumed according to the guidelines in place, but can be extremely dangerous when used inappropriately. It is strongly recommended that good systems and procedures are in place prior to dispensing methadone, and that pharmacies develop a policy and procedure manual to facilitate staff training and awareness.