Other Names

Dolophine®, Methadose® (There may be other names for this medication.)

How Do I Take This Medication?

Methadone comes as a liquid, tablet, or tablet for suspension. If it causes an upset stomach, take it with food or milk.

Why Am I Taking Methadone?

Methadone is used to relieve moderate to severe pain.

How Does It Work?

Methadone is an opioid (narcotic) analgesic. It works by decreasing the brain and nervous system’s response to pain.

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