Methadone

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Methadone (methadone systemic) is a member of the drug class narcotic analgesics and is used to treat Chronic Pain, Opiate Withdrawal and Pain.

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UK matches:

Scheme

Prop.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N07BC02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000076-99-3

Chemical Formula

C21-H27-N-O

Molecular Weight

309

Therapeutic Category

Opioid analgesic

Chemical Name

3-Heptanone, 6-(dimethylamino)-4,4-diphenyl-

Foreign Names

  • Methadonum (Latin)
  • Methadon (German)
  • Méthadone (French)
  • Metadona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Metadone (OS: DCIT)
  • Methadone (OS: BAN)
  • Méthadone (OS: DCF)
  • A 4624 (IS)
  • AN 148 (IS)
  • Hoechst 10820 (IS: Hoechst)
  • Methadone Hydrochloride (OS: BANM)
  • Algolysine (IS)
  • Amidon (IS)
  • Doloheptan (IS)
  • H.E.S. (IS)
  • Mecodin (IS)
  • Moheptan (IS)
  • Panalgen (IS)
  • Phenadone (IS)
  • Phenadonum (IS)
  • Polamidon (IS)
  • Polamivet (IS)
  • Méthadone (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Methadone Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2011, USP 34)
  • Methadone hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Methadonhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Methadoni hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 2)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Prop.INNProposed International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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