Definition of Methadone hydrochloride

1. Noun. Synthetic narcotic drug similar to morphine but less habit-forming; used in narcotic detoxification and maintenance of heroin addiction.




Medical Definition of Methadone hydrochloride

1. 6-Dimethylamino-4,4-diphenyl-3-heptanone hydrochloride;a synthetic narcotic drug; an orally effective analgesic similar in action to morphine but with slightly greater potency and longer duration. It produces psychic and physical dependence as with morphine, but withdrawal symptoms are somewhat milder; used as a replacement (oral route) for morphine and heroin; also used during withdrawal treatment in morphine and heroin addiction. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Methadone Hydrochloride

meth-
methacholine
methacholine chloride
methacholine compounds
methacrolein
methacrylaldehyde
methacrylate
methacrylate resin
methacrylates
methacrylic
methacrylic acid
methacycline
methacycline hydrochloride
methadon
methadone
methadone hydrochloride (current term)
methadones
methadons
methadyl acetate
methaemoglobin
methaemoglobinaemia
methafurylene
methallenestril
methallibure
metham sodium
methamfetamine
methamidophos
methamine
methamphetamine

Literary usage of Methadone hydrochloride

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1. Guidelines for Treatment of Cancer Pain (1993)
"methadone hydrochloride (Dolophine Hydrochloride) - a strong opioid with analgesic activity for 4-6 hours following a single dose. ..."

2. Aus dem Stromgebiet des Qyzyl-yrmag(halys).by Hermann von Flottwell by Hermann von Flottwell (1895)
"S mg., 7.5 mg. methadone hydrochloride tablets 2.S mg.. S mg.. 7.5 mg. •olution: 10 mg. in l cc ampuls and 10 cc. vials calcium levulinate 10% ampuls l Gm. ..."

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