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Government medicine regulator launches major opioids review to cut prescribing

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Took Early Retirement 6.21pm. The use of methadone, the cure which is worse than the disease in terms of achieving abstinence, is because society has deemed that those reprobates who for many reasons choose opiates be begrudgingly given something to stop them withdrawing whilst providing no "high" or pleasure which their preferred poison offers. Theres some interesting work out there which suggests ultra-low dose naltrexone combined with mu agonists reduce dependence liability (physical and certain aspects of the psychological components). But as our colleague Chris Ho would state, market forces should lead the way, a position the pharma companies endorse fully.Hence the combination doesn't exist, and profits remain excellent. And our pension plans continue to reap the benefit.

Posted date

14 Feb 2019

Posted time

8:43pm

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