About Methadone (Prescription Drug)
Methadone is an opioid analgesic used for the management of moderate-to-severe pain; detoxification and maintenance treatment of opioid addiction (if used for detoxification and maintenance treatment of narcotic addiction, it must be part of an FDA-approved program).
Learn more about Methadone in our Methadone Community Report.
|50 mg Daily Mar 25, 2012 - Last Update|
Apr 1, 2012
EffectivenessSlight (for Chronic pain)
Side effectsSevere (Nausea, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), Depression with anxiety)
BurdenVery hard to take