OBO ID: CHEBI:6807
Term Name: methadone Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (+-)-methadone
  • (6RS)-6-(dimethylamino)-4,4-diphenylheptan-3-one
  • (RS)-methadone
  • 6-(dimethylamino)-4,4-diphenylheptan-3-one
  • dl-methadone
  • metadona
  • methadone
  • methadonum
  • rac-6-(dimethylamino)-4,4-diphenylheptan-3-one
  • rac-6-dimethylamino-4,4-diphenyl-3-heptanone
  • racemic methadone
Definition: A racemate comprising equimolar amounts of dextromethadone and levomethadone. It is a opioid analgesic which is used as a painkiller and as a substitute for heroin in the treatment of heroin addiction.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available