Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Methadone

Contributor(s): John Dodam, Sheilah Robertson, Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Name

  • Methadone.

Class of drug

Description

Physical properties

  • Solution.
  • Tablets.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Central nervous system (CNS) depressants (anaesthetics, antihistamines, barbiturates, phenothiazines, tranquilisers, etc)

  • May cause increased CNS or respiratory depresson.

with diagnostic tests

Plasma amylase and lipase

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • BSAVA Small Animal Formulary. Ramsey I (2017) 9th edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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