methadone hydrochloride

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meth·a·done hy·dro·chlor·ide

(meth'ă-dōn hī'drō-klōr'īd),
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 does 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.

methadone hydrochloride

an opioid analgesic used for anesthesia or as a substitute for heroin, permitting withdrawal without development of acute abstinence syndrome. Methadone does not produce marked euphoria, sedation, or narcosis. It is not given to pregnant women or to patients with liver disease.

meth·a·done hy·dro·chlor·ide

(meth'ă-dōn hī'drŏ-klōr'īd)
A synthetic narcotic; an orally effective analgesic similar in action to morphine but with slightly greater potency and longer duration. It produces psychic and physical dependence, as does morphine, but withdrawal symptoms are somewhat milder; used as a replacement (oral route) for morphine and heroin.

meth·a·done hy·dro·chlor·ide

(meth'ă-dōn hī'drŏ-klōr'īd)
Synthetic narcotic drug; orally effective analgesic similar in action to morphine but with slightly greater potency and longer duration; produces psychic and physical dependence, as does morphine, but withdrawal symptoms are somewhat milder; used as a replacement (by oral route) for morphine and heroin; also used during withdrawal treatment in morphine and heroin addiction.