Skip to content

methadone intravenous

contraindications

Who should not take methadone intravenous?

Check with your physician if you have any of the following:

Conditions:

Alcohol Intoxication, Misuse or Excessive Use of Drugs, Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease, Cor Pulmonale, Very Rapid Heartbeat - Torsades de Pointes, Prolonged Q-T Interval on EKG, Left Ventricular Hypertrophy, Abnormal EKG with QT changes from Birth, Abnormally Low Blood Pressure, Asthma Attack, Significant Decrease in Lung Function, Paralysis of the Intestines, Stomach or Intestine Blockage, Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements, Liver Problems, Biliary and Gallbladder Problem, Acute Inflammation of the Pancreas, Kidney Disease, Coma, Seizures, Cannot Empty Bladder, Decreased Oxygen In The Tissues Or Blood, Abnormal Nervous System Function Affecting Mental Alertness, Weakened Patient, General Ill Health and Malnutrition, Head Injury, High Pressure Within the Skull, Untreated Decreased Level of Thyroid Hormones, Low Amount of Magnesium in the Blood, Low Amount of Potassium in the Blood

Allergies:

OPIOIDS-METHADONE & RELATED

Selected from data included with permission and copyrighted by First Databank, Inc. This copyrighted material has been downloaded from a licensed data provider and is not for distribution, expect as may be authorized by the applicable terms of use.

CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

More about Drugs and Medications

Newsletters

Subscribe to free WebMD newsletters.

  • WebMD Daily

    WebMD Daily

    Subscribe to the WebMD Daily, and you'll get today's top health news and trending topics, and the latest and best information from WebMD.

  • Men's Health

    Men's Health

    Subscribe to the Men's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, nutrition, and more from WebMD.

  • Women's Health

    Women's Health

    Subscribe to the Women's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, diet, anti-aging, and more from WebMD.

By clicking Submit, I agree to the WebMD Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy

URAC: Accredited Health Web Site TRUSTe online privacy certification HONcode Seal AdChoices