Methadone Hydrochloride Oral Tablet 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Methadone Hydrochloride: Oral tablet (10mg)

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Methadone 10mg Tab
Roxane Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: 54 142 
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Methadone 10mg Tab
Mallinckrodt Inc Pharmaceuticals Group
Pill Identification: 57 71  |  M

What is this Medicine?

METHADONE (METH a done) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat severe pain. The medicine is also used to prevent withdrawal symptoms in people addicted to other drugs.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Methadone Hydrochloride: Oral tablet(10mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Methadone Hydrochloride 10mg Tablet

NDC: 000544571
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Severe Pain, Opiate Agonist Withdrawal, Moderate Pain, Opiate Agonist Dependence

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Methadone Hydrochloride 10mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_4394.JPG
Roxane Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: 54 142 
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Methadone Hydrochloride 10mg Tablet

Addiction Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Methadone Hydrochloride 10mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Methadone Hydrochloride 10mg Tablet(Methadone Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Methadone Hydrochloride)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Methadone Hydrochloride 10mg Tablet(Methadone Hydrochloride)
Grapefruit juice and Methadone Hydrochloride(Methadone Hydrochloride)
Grapefruit juice and grapefruit-containing foods may increase the side effects of Metthadone. Do not significantly alter grapefruit juice intake while taking this drug, or avoid grapefruit juice if possible. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, difficulty breathing, palpitations, shortness of breath, or a change in your usual heart beat (fast, slow, or irregular heart beat), contact your health care prescriber.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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