Drugs – Methadone

Methadone (Methadone Mixture, linctus, meth, Physeptone)   Methadone Hydrochloride is an opioid (a synthetic opiate) that was originally synthesised by the German pharmaceutical company Axis during the Second World War.   It was first marketed as ‘Dolophine’ and was used as an analgesic (a painkiller) for the treatment of severe pain. It is still occasionally used for pain relief, although … Continue reading Drugs – Methadone