Methadone (Oral Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Methadone is used to treat moderate to severe pain when around-the-clock pain relief is needed for a long period of time. This medicine should not be used to treat pain that you only have once in a while (or "as needed"). Methadone is also used together with medical supervision and counseling to treat opioid addiction (e.g., heroin or other morphine-like drugs).
Methadone is an opioid (narcotic) analgesic (pain medicine). It acts on the central nervous system (CNS) to relieve pain.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
- Tablet for Suspension