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Metadol

Metadol Information

Metadol Benefits & Uses

Metadol is used to treat the following -

Metadol Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Metadol

Methadone

Metadol Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Metadol is used -

  1. Dizziness Mild
  2. Dry Mouth Mild
  3. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  4. Urine Retention
  5. Nausea or vomiting
  6. Constipation Moderate
  7. Headache Mild
  8. Urticaria
  9. Agitation
  10. Edema Moderate

Metadol Related Warnings

Is the use of Metadol safe for pregnant women?

Metadol can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Metadol right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

Moderate

Is the use of Metadol safe during breastfeeding?

Metadol has been seen to have minimal side effects on breastfeeding women.

Mild

What is the effect of Metadol on the Kidneys?

Metadol rarely affects the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Metadol on the Liver?

Metadol is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Metadol on the Heart?

Metadol is rarely harmful for the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Metadol with Other Drugs

Metadol should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Metadol Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Metadol unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Heart Disease
  2. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  3. Diabetes
  4. Depression
  5. Pancreatitis
  6. Ulcerative Colitis
  7. Asthma
  8. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  9. Liver Disease
  10. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Metadol

Is this Metadol habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Metadol has not been reported.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Metadol, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Metadol can make you drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Metadol only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, in many cases, taking Metadol can help with mental disorders.

Yes

Metadol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Metadol

You can take Metadol with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Metadol

Consuming Metadol with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 827-828
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 476
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Dolophine® Hydrochloride (methadone hydrochloride)
  4. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Methadose™ Oral Concentrate (methadone hydrochloride oral concentrate)