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Metadol Liquid, Methadose, and Compounded Methadone in Patients Using Opioid Agonist Therapy: Comparative Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: April 12, 2018
Project Number: RB1208-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of metadol liquid or methadose versus compounded methadone in patients using opioid agonist therapy?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines on the use of metadol liquid or methadose over compounded methadone in patients using opioid agonist therapy?

Key Message

No literature was identified on the clinical effectiveness of metadol liquid or methadose versus compounded methadone in patients using opioid agonist therapy. Moreover, no evidence-based guidelines were identified on the use of metadol liquid or methadose over compounded methadone in patients using opioid agonist therapy.