levomethadyl

levomethadyl

 [le″vo-meth´ah-dil]
an opioid analgesic used as an adjunct in the treatment of opioid addiction; administered orally as the acetate hydrochloride salt.

levomethadyl

/le·vo·meth·a·dyl/ (-meth´ah-dil) an opioid analgesic used as an adjunct in the treatment of opioid addiction; administered as the acetatehydrochloride salt.

levomethadyl

[le′vometh′ädil]
an opioid analgesic used as an adjunct in the treatment of opioid addiction, administered orally as the acetate hydrochloride salt.
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Itraconazole is a potent inhibitor of CYP3A4 and may result in serious cardiovascular events if used simultaneously with eisapride, pimozine, quinidine, or levomethadyl.
Through the cytochrome P-450 system, many antiretroviral agents interact with opioids, including methadone, levomethadyl acetate (LAAM), and buprenorphine.
Due to the potential additive effect of ziprasidone and other drugs that prolong the QT interval, ziprasidone should not be given with dofetilide, sotalol, quinidine, class IA or class III antiarrhythmics, mesoridazine, thioridazine, chlorpromazine, droperidol, pimozide, sparfloxacin, gatifloxacin, moxifloxacin, halofantrine, mefloquine, pentamidine, arsenic trioxide, levomethadyl acetate, dolasetron mesylate, probucol, or tacrolimus.
Through the cytochrome P-450 system, many antiretroviral agents interact with opioids, including methadone (see box), levomethadyl acetate (LAAM), and buprenorphine.
Levomethadyl acetate is a longer-acting version of methadone that's been on the market for several years.
In a 17-week study, 220 subjects were randomized to receive levomethadyl acetate (75-115 mg/day), buprenorphine (16-32 mg/day in an alcohol solution), methadone 60-100 mg/day or methadone 20 mg/day.
The additions are "other class Ia and III antiarrhythmics," mesoridazine, chlorpromazine, droperidol, gatifloxacin, halofantrine, mefloquine, pentamidine, arsenic trioxide, levomethadyl acetate, dolasetron mesylate, probucol, and tacrolimus.