Methadone

Pediatric
  • TRADE NAMES: Dolophine (Roxane); Eptadone; L-Polamidon; Mephenon; Metadon; Methadose (Mallinckrodt)
  • INDICATIONS: Pain, narcotic addiction
  • CLASS: Opiate agonist
  • HALF-LIFE: 15–25 hours

Methadone is not licensed for use in children though it can be employed for the management of neonatal opiate withdrawal syndrome

Our database has 50 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN
MUCOSAL
CARDIOVASCULAR
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC
GENITOURINARY
HEMATOLOGIC
LOCAL
NEUROMUSCULAR/SKELETAL
OTIC
RENAL
RESPIRATORY
OTHER


Page last updated 09/19/2018

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric
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