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Methadone (Dolophine) Summary

Description: 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)

Also Known As: Dolophine; Methadose; Amidone; Biodone; Biomet Brand of Methadone Hydrochloride; Esteve Brand of Methadone Hydrochloride; Generics Brand of Methadone Hydrochloride; GlaxoSmithKline Brand of Methadone Hydrochloride; Mallinckrodt Brand of Methadone Hydrochloride; Martindale Brand of Methadone Hydrochloride; Metadol; Metasedin; Methaddict; Methadone Hydrochloride; Methex; Pharmascience Brand of Methadone Hydrochloride; Phenadone; Phymet; Physeptone; Pinadone; Pinewood Brand of Methadone Hydrochloride; Rosemont Brand of Methadone Hydrochloride; Roxane Brand of Methadone Hydrochloride; Symoron; Yamanouchi Brand of Methadone Hydrochloride; addiCare Brand of Methadone Hydrochloride; Hydrochloride, Methadone; 3-Heptanone, 6-(dimethylamino)-4,4-diphenyl-

Networked: 2985 relevant articles (228 outcomes, 468 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Methadone is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 71 outcomes 84 studies in 569 results
  2. Opioid-Related Disorders (Opiate Addiction) : 26 outcomes 30 studies in 243 results
  3. Substance-Related Disorders (Drug Abuse) : 24 outcomes 63 studies in 356 results
  4. Heroin Dependence (Heroin Abuse) : 24 outcomes 32 studies in 264 results
  5. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 16 outcomes 31 studies in 176 results
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Drugs Related to Methadone

  1. Morphine (MS Contin)
  2. Buprenorphine (Subutex)
  3. 2-methylcyclopentadienyl manganese tricarbonyl (MMT)
  4. Heroin (Diamorphine)
  5. Opioid Analgesics (Opioids)
  6. Fentanyl (Sublimaze)
  7. Cocaine (Cocaine HCl)
  8. Oxycodone (Oxycontin)
  9. Opioid Receptors (Opioid Receptor)
  10. Meperidine (Pethidine)
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Therapies Related to Methadone

  1. Analgesia
  2. Palliative Care (Palliative Medicine)
  3. Opiate Substitution Treatment
  4. Intravenous Anesthesia
  5. Patient-Controlled Analgesia (Analgesia, Patient Controlled)
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