Psi_in_PA OP t1_j76qpw6 wrote

The main inference might be that methadone for pain, which is used at lower-doses, is pretty safe. Methadone for opioid use disorder, not so much.

Yes, its just a correlation, but a very strong one! It would be nicer to have a comparison group that didn't change their take-home rules.


Psi_in_PA OP t1_j75zzif wrote

Data from the Center for Disease Control’s Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research (WONDER) and the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Automated Reports and Consolidated Orders System (ARCOS) with figure by GraphPad Prism 9.4.