The opiate dosage adequacy scale for identification of the right methadone dose—a prospective cohort study

Opioid maintenance treatment with methadone is regarded as gold standard in the therapy of opioid dependence. Identification of the ‘right’ methadone dose, however, remains challenging. We wanted to explore if the Opiate Dosage Adequacy Scale (ODAS) is a helpful instrument in methadone titration. Within this 12-months prospective naturalistic cohort study… CONTINUE READING