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Were you looking for information about Methadone? Metadone is a common misspelling of methadone.
Methadone hydrochloride (Diskets®, Dolophine®, Methadose®) is a prescription medication licensed for several uses, such as for the treatment of pain, detoxification treatment from heroin, and maintenance treatment of heroin addiction. It is a type of narcotic opioid and does have significant potential for both physical and psychological dependence and abuse.
Although most people have no problems when taking this medicine, side effects are possible and may include nausea, drowsiness, and dizziness. Before using methadone, talk to your healthcare provider about any other medical conditions you have and other medications you are taking (including nonprescription drugs).
(Click Methadone to learn more about the uses, effects, and general safety precautions for methadone. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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