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Descriptor English:   Methadone 
Descriptor Spanish:   Metadona 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Metadona 
Synonyms English:   Amidone
Biodone
Dolophine
Hydrochloride, Methadone
Metadol
Metasedin
Methaddict
Methadone Hydrochloride
Methadose
Methex
Phenadone
Phymet
Physeptone
Pinadone
Symoron  
Tree Number:   D02.522.675
Definition English:   A synthetic opioid that is used as the hydrochloride. It is an opioid analgesic that is primarily a mu-opioid agonist. It has actions and uses similar to those of MORPHINE. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1082-3) 
Indexing Annotation English:   for methadone maintenance treatment, coordinate with OPIATE SUBSTITUTION TREATMENT
Pharmacological Action:   Analgesics, Opioid
Antitussive Agents
Narcotics
 
See Related English:   Opiate Substitution Treatment
 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AA analogs & derivatives
AN analysis AI antagonists & inhibitors
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification EC economics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PO poisoning RE radiation effects
ST standards SD supply & distribution
TU therapeutic use TO toxicity
UR urine  
Record Number:   8866 
Unique Identifier:   D008691 

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