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Methadone   Listen
methadone, methadon  n.  A narcotic drug similar to morphine but less habit-forming; used in treating heroin addiction.
Synonyms: methadone hydrochloride.

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... parepectolin), morphine (MS-Contin, Roxanol), codeine (Tylenol with codeine, Empirin with codeine, Robitussan AC), and thebaine. Semisynthetic narcotics include heroin (horse, smack), and hydromorphone (Dilaudid). Synthetic narcotics include meperidine or Pethidine (Demerol, Mepergan), methadone (Dolophine, Methadose), and others (Darvon, Lomotil). Opium is the brown, gummy exudate of the incised, unripe seedpod of the opium poppy. Opium poppy (Papaver somniferum) is the source for the natural and semisynthetic narcotics. Poppy straw concentrate is the alkaloid ...
— The 2003 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency

Words linked to "Methadone" :   methadon, narcotic, fixer, dolophine hydrochloride

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