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Methadone

"Methadone" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A synthetic opioid that is used as the hydrochloride. It is an opioid analgesic that is primarily a mu-opioid agonist. It has actions and uses similar to those of MORPHINE. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1082-3)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Methadone" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Methadone" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 153 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 22 publications in 2019
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.