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levomethadyl-oral liquid, Orlaam

GENERIC NAME: LEVOMETHADYL - ORAL LIQUID (lee-voh-METH-uh-dill)

BRAND NAME(S): Orlaam

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WARNING: Taking levamethadyl more often than prescribed can lead to drug accumulation and a fatal overdose. Do not take this medication daily unless your doctor is monitoring you very carefully. This medication does not take effect immediately. If combined with mind-altering substances (including alcohol), a fatal overdose may occur even after this medication is stopped. Serious, even fatal heart problems (QTc interval prolongation) have occurred in patients taking this medication. This medicine should be used only when treatment with other drugs have failed. A heart test (EKG) should be performed before and periodically during treatment to check for abnormalities (QTc interval prolongation).




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