Mental Health Channel
Topics & Medications
Quicklinks
Related Channels

Methadone Drug Interactions

There are a number of drugs that may interact with methadone. Problems can occur if the narcotic is taken with medicines such as antidepressants, sleep medications, or protease inhibitors. Some of these reactions could increase your risk of side effects (such as drowsiness, confusion, or difficulty breathing), decrease the effectiveness of the medications, or lead to more dangerous problems.

Methadone Interactions: An Overview

Methadone hydrochloride (Diskets®, Dolophine®, Methadose®) can potentially interact with a number of other medications. Some of the medicines that may lead to drug interactions with methadone include (but are not limited to):
 
  • CYP 3A4 inducer medications, such as:
 
 
  • CYP 3A4 inhibitor medications, such as:
 
 
 
 
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), such as:
 
 
  • Some protease inhibitors, such as:
 
 
9 Signs You May Have Inattentive Type Adult ADHD

Methadone Medication Information

Referring Pages:
Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2017 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.