Can a statement made to police be suppressed if the person was withdrawing from drugs when the statement was made?

Question Details: My daughter made a statement to police while she was having major withdrawal symptoms from prescribed methadone. She had been taking methadone for 3 years for back pain. She was arrested and had been deprived of her medicine prior to meeting with the detectives. She stated several times during the interview that she was sick due to the withdrawal. Could her statement be suppressed because of this? She is currently awaiting trial.

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