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Methadone 40 mg Hydrochloride

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Methadone 40 mg Hydrochloride reduces withdrawal symptoms in people addicted to heroin or other narcotic drugs without causing the “high” associated with the drug addiction.

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What is methadone?

Methadone 40 mg Hydrochloride is an opioid medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic.

Methadone 40 mg Hydrochloride reduces withdrawal symptoms in people addicted to heroin or other narcotic drugs without causing the “high” associated with the drug addiction.

Methadone is used as a pain reliever and as part of drug addiction detoxification and maintenance programs. It is available only from a certified pharmacy.

Important information

You should not use methadone if you have severe asthma or breathing-problems, or a blockage in your stomach or intestines.

Methadone can slow or stop your breathing, and may be habit-forming. MISUSE OF THIS MEDICINE CAN CAUSE-ADDICTION, OVERDOSE, OR DEATH, especially in a child or other person using the medicine without a prescription.

Taking this medicine during pregnancy may cause life threatening withdrawal symptoms in the newborn.

Fatal side effects can occur if you use this medicine with alcohol, or with other drugs that cause drowsiness or slow your breathing.

Methadone may cause a life-threatening heart rhythm disorder. Call your doctor at once if you have a headache with chest pain and severe dizziness, and fast or pounding heartbeats.

Before taking this medicine

You should not use methadone if you are allergic to it, or if you have:

  • severe asthma or breathing problem; or
  • a blockage in your stomach or intestines.

Methadone 10 mg Hydrochloride may cause a-life-threatening heart rhythm disorder. Your heart function may need to be checked during treatment.

Some medicines can interact with methadone and cause a serious condition called serotonin syndrome. Be sure your doctor knows if you also take stimulant medicine, herbal products, or medicine for depression, mental illness, Parkinson’s disease, migraine headaches, serious infections, or prevention of nausea and vomiting. Ask your doctor before making any changes in how or when you take your medications.

To make sure this medicine is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have ever had:

  • heart problems, long QT syndrome (in you or a family member);
  • breathing problems or lung disease;
  • a head injury, brain tumor, or seizures;
  • drug or alcohol addiction, or mental illness;
  • liver or kidney disease;
  • urination problems;
  • problems with your gallbladder, pancreas, or thyroid; or
  • if you use a sedative like Valium (diazepam, alprazolam, lorazepam, Ativan, Klonopin, Restoril, Tranxene, Versed, Xanax, and others).

If you use methadone while you are pregnant, your baby could become dependent on the drug. This can-cause life-threatening withdrawal symptoms in the baby after it is born. Babies born dependent on habit-forming medicine may need medical treatment for several weeks. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

Do not breast-feed while taking methadone. This medicine can pass into breast milk and cause drowsiness, breathing problems, or death in a nursing baby.

How should I use Methadone 40 mg Hydrochloride?

Methadone may be habit-forming, even at regular doses. Never share this medicine with another person, especially someone with a history of drug abuse or addiction. MISUSE OF NARCOTIC MEDICINE CAN CAUSE-ADDICTION, OVERDOSE, OR DEATH, especially in a child or other person using the medicine without a prescription. Selling or giving away methadone is against the law.

Follow all directions on your prescription label. Methadone can slow or stop your-breathing, especially when you start using this medicine or whenever your dose is changed. Never use this medicine in larger amounts, or for longer than prescribed. Tell your doctor if the medicine seems to stop working as well in relieving your pain.

Read and carefully follow any Instructions for Use provided with your medicine. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you do not understand these instructions.

Measure liquid medicine carefully. Use the dosing syringe provided, or use a medicine dose-measuring device (not a kitchen spoon).

Dissolve the dispersible tablet in water, orange juice, or other citrus-flavored non-alcoholic beverage.

Never use methadone tablets or liquid to make a mixture for injecting the drug into your vein. This practice has resulted in death with the misuse of prescription drugs.

When Methadone 40 mg Hydrochloride is used as part of a treatment program for drug addiction or detoxification, your doctor may recommend that this medicine be given to you by a family member or other caregiver.

You should not stop using this medicine suddenly. Follow your doctor’s instructions about tapering your dose.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

Keep the medication in a place where others cannot get to it. Methadone is a drug of abuse and you should be aware if anyone is using your medicine improperly or without a prescription.

Do not keep leftover pills or liquid. Ask your pharmacist where to locate a drug take-back disposal program. If there is no take-back program, flush any unused pills or liquid medicine down the toilet.

Brand

Methadone Hydrochloride (Dispersible)

Imprint

M 2540

Color

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Manufacturer

Mallinckrodt Inc., Hazelwood, MO 63042 USA

Each Tablet Contains

Methadone Hydrochloride………..40 mg USP

Pharmacist

Dispense the patient information leaflet with the drug product.

Dispense

In a tight, light-resistant container as defined in the USP/NF. eeo tightly closed

Usual Dosage

see the attachment insert for full prescribing information., Tablets for Oral Suspension are intended for dispersion in a liquid prior to oral administration for the prescribed dose

Store at

20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F). [See USP Controlled Room Temperature].

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