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Were you looking for information about Methadone? Methidone is a common misspelling of methadone.
Methadone hydrochloride (Diskets®, Dolophine®, Methadose®) is a prescription medication used for treating moderate-to-severe pain, as well as heroin addiction (or other morphine-like drug addictions). It is a narcotic that works by binding to opioid receptors throughout the body, which produces pain relief, reduces opioid cravings, and reduces opioid withdrawals.
Because methadone is classified as a controlled substance in the United States, there are special rules and regulations for prescribing and obtaining it. There is also a significant potential for both physical and psychological dependence and abuse.
(Click Methadone for more information on how this medicine works, to find out what strengths are available, and to learn about the warnings and precautions associated with its use. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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