Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Medication treatments led to 80% lower risk of fatal overdose for patients with opioid use disorder

(NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine) Patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) receiving treatment with opioid agonists (medications such as methadone or buprenorphine) had an 80 percent lower risk of dying from an opioid overdose compared to patients in treatment without the use of medications.