methadone hydrochloride

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Noun1.methadone hydrochloride - synthetic narcotic drug similar to morphine but less habit-formingmethadone hydrochloride - synthetic narcotic drug similar to morphine but less habit-forming; used in narcotic detoxification and maintenance of heroin addiction
narcotic - a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
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The drugs are Physeptone and could be extremely harmful if taken when not prescribed, and should be handed in to a police station or pharmacy, officers say.
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It should be noted here that the "methadone" used in South Africa at the time of this survey was almost exclusively physeptone linctus, a much weaker methadone preparation that is currently seldom used in the treatment of dependence internationally.