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Definition: Maintenance

Maintenance is the name for a type of drug treatment in which a substitute drug, usually methadone is prescribed so that the user does not have to rely on street-level Opiates.

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Full Definition of 'Maintenance'

Maintenance is the name for a type of drug treatment in which a substitute drug, usually Methadone is prescribed so that the user does not have to rely on street-level Opiates.

 
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