methadone hydrochloride


methadone hydrochloride
   A synthetic narcotic. Used medicinally as a sedative and also useful in treating heroin addiction.

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  • methadone hydrochloride — noun synthetic narcotic drug similar to morphine but less habit forming; used in narcotic detoxification and maintenance of heroin addiction • Syn: ↑methadone, ↑methadon, ↑dolophine hydrochloride, ↑fixer, ↑synthetic heroin • Hypernyms: ↑narcotic …   Useful english dictionary

  • methadone hydrochloride — A synthetic narcotic drug; an orally effective analgesic similar in action to morphine but with slightly greater potency and longer duration. It produces psychic and physical dependence as with morphine …   Medical dictionary

  • Méthadone — Général Nom IUPAC (RS) 6 (diméthylamino) 4,4 diphényl 3 heptanone No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Methadone — Méthadone Méthadone Général Nom IUPAC (RS) 6 (diméthylamino) 4,4 diphényl 3 heptanone No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Methadone — Phy redirects here. For the abbreviation for the physical layer of the OSI Model, see PHY. Not to be confused with Methedrine, Methedrone, Mephedrone, or Methylone. Methadone …   Wikipedia

  • methadone — methadon methadon, methadone methadone . a narcotic drug similar to morphine but less habit forming; used in treating heroin addiction. Syn: methadone hydrochloride. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • methadone — /meth euh dohn /, n. Pharm. a synthetic narcotic, C21H28ClNO, similar to morphine but effective orally, used in the relief of pain and as a heroin substitute in the treatment of heroin addiction. Also, methadon /meth euh don /. [1945 50, Amer.;… …   Universalium

  • Methadone — A synthetic opiate. The most common medical use for methadone is as a legal substitute for heroin in some treatment programs for drug addiction. It is administered to participating addicts daily at a drug clinic in the form of a green, tasteless… …   Medical dictionary

  • methadone — also methadon noun Etymology: methyl + amino + diphenyl + one Date: 1947 a synthetic addictive narcotic drug C21H27NO used especially in the form of its hydrochloride for the relief of pain and as a substitute narcotic in the treatment of heroin… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dolophine hydrochloride — noun synthetic narcotic drug similar to morphine but less habit forming; used in narcotic detoxification and maintenance of heroin addiction • Syn: ↑methadone, ↑methadone hydrochloride, ↑methadon, ↑fixer, ↑synthetic heroin • Hypernyms: ↑narcotic …   Useful english dictionary


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