[ UK /mˈɛθɐdˌə‍ʊn/ ]
[ US /ˈmɛθəˌdoʊn/ ]
  1. synthetic narcotic drug similar to morphine but less habit-forming; used in narcotic detoxification and maintenance of heroin addiction
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How To Use methadone In A Sentence

  • This immediately disbarred him from continuing on his methadone programme.
  • These were followed by methadone, then amphetamines and methamphetamines.
  • The doctor was concerned about this, because the friend was also a heroin addict and was using methadone for his own treatment.
  • As the entire public health care system in Poland is notoriously underfinanced, the rather costly methadone maintenance does not constitute a priority concern.
  • There were traces of diamorphine on some scales and a bottle of methadone which had been prescribed to someone else.
  • Drugs for which subjects were tested included cocaine, opiates, marijuana, phencyclidine, benzodiazepines, methaqualone, methadone, propoxyphene, barbiturates, and amphetamines.
  • She was a heroin addict and used amphetamines, but had started a methadone programme when she learned she was pregnant.
  • So let’s save a fortune and bin free prescriptions of drugs like methadone, nitrazepam and diazepam. Sympathy For The Devil « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG
  • Mr Robinson said: ‘The demand for methadone greatly outstrips supply.’
  • Among the treatments offered are prescriptions for the heroin substitute methadone and structured courses of day care.
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