Methadone is used to treat moderate to severe pain when needed to relieve long-term mild pain. Do not use this medicine to treat the pain you only experience occasionally. Tips for treating opioid addiction (e.g., heroin or other morphine-like drugs).
Methadone is an opioid (narcotic) analgesic that acts on the nervous system to treat pain. These medications are only available by prescription.
Do not take it again, do not take it more often, and do not take it more than your doctor prescribes.This is especially important for older patients who may be sensitive to the effects of pain medication.
This medication comes with a medication guide. Read the instructions carefully and follow them. ?Talk to your doctor if you have any questions.
Swallow the tablets. Do not crush, crush, chew or melt.