methadone

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tville01
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methadone
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2013-01-10 20:03:53
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methadone
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  1. Medication class of methadone
    opioid analgesic
  2. Indications for methadone(Dolphine)
    • moderate to severe pain
    • opioid detox
    • opioid addiction maintanence
  3. Dose and route for methadone(Dolphine)
    • PO
    • IM
    • IV
    • subcut
    • 2.5-10mg q3-4 hrs; 40mg or more once daily
  4. Contraindication for methadone(Dolphine)
    • allergy
    • asthma
  5. Adverse effects
    • hypotension palpitations,flushing,bradycardia
    • sedation, euphoria, tremors
    • N&V constipation
    • urinary retention
    • Respiratory depression
  6. What is the antidote for overdose
    naloxene(Narcan)-IV

    naltrexone(Revia)-PO
  7. Methadone Interactions
    • Alcohol
    • Antihistamines
    • Barbituates
    • Benzos
    • MAOIs
    • Other CNS depressants

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