Most commonly used drug for opoid dependance – MCQ

Which of the following drug is most commonly used world wide in maintenance doses for opioid dependence
A. Naltrexone
B. Methadone
C. lmipramine
D. Disulfiram

Correct answer : B. Methadone

  • Methadone is the most commonly used drug for treatment of opiod dependence.
  • Buprenorphine is also used.
  • Methadone is given as a once daily oral drug
  • It helps to prevent relapse, reduce craving and improve functioning

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