Methadone vs Levomethadone - What's the difference?

methadone | levomethadone |


As nouns the difference between methadone and levomethadone

is that methadone is methadone while levomethadone is the active enantiomer of methadone.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

methadone

English

Noun

(-)
  • (chemistry) A synthetic opioid analgesic, used to wean addicts off of heroin or other opiate based narcotics, and in chronic pain management.
  • levomethadone

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • the active enantiomer of methadone