Methadose Tablet For Oral Suspension 40Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Methadose: Tablet for oral suspension (40mg)

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Methadose 40mg Disperable Tab
Mallinckrodt Inc Pharmaceuticals Group
Pill Identification: METHADOSE 40 
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Methadone 40mg Diskets Tab
Roxane Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: 54 883 
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Methadone 40mg Diskets Tab
Roxane Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: 54 883 
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Methadone 40mg Dispersible Tab
Mallinckrodt Inc Pharmaceuticals Group
Pill Identification: M 2540 

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.

In-Depth Information

Methadose 40mg Dispersible Tablet for Suspension

NDC: 004060540
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




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

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Methadose 40mg Dispersible Tablet for Suspension
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Mallinckrodt Inc Pharmaceuticals Group
Pill Identification: METHADOSE 40 
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Methadose 40mg Dispersible Tablet for Suspension

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 Methadose 40mg Dispersible Tablet for Suspension

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 Methadose 40mg Dispersible Tablet for Suspension(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 Methadose 40mg Dispersible Tablet for Suspension(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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