methadon methadon

Definition(s):

  • (n) synthetic narcotic drug similar to morphine but less habit-forming; used in narcotic detoxification and maintenance of heroin addiction

Usage(s):

  1. Methadone, which easily crosses the placental barrier, may impede the fetus's normal development.
  2. Thousands of heroin addicts have kicked the habit with the help of the synthetic drug methadone.
  3. To many of those involved in the fight against heroin addiction, methadone seems to be the most workable weapon yet devised.
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