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Common Brand Name(s): Dolophine
Phonetic Pronunciation: (METH-uh-doan)
Information last revised May 2010

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This medication is used to treat moderate to severe pain. Methadone is a narcotic (opiate-type) medication. It acts on certain centers in the brain to relieve pain. This medication is also used to treat addiction to narcotic drugs (such as heroin) as part of an approved treatment program. It helps prevent withdrawal symptoms caused by stopping other opiate-type narcotics.
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