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Why use distilled water for methadone stock solution?

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Because it is a pharmacological medication, FDA regulation calls for distilled water just like any other liquid medication a pharmacy would mix behind the counter.
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Why can't distilled water be used as an IV solution?

Water is hypotonic compared to the serum/blood. Putting a hypotonic solution in there will cause dilution and may draw solutes out from the cells to compensate. This can kill

Is distilled water a solution?

Yes, this is one of the many dirty little secrets of chemistry: There isn't any such thing as pure liquid water. Distilled water is a very dilute solution of hydroxide and hyd

Why would distilled water not tap water would be used to prepare solutions?

Tap water can contain impurities such as minerals, and other substances though usually harmless for human consumption in most developed countries. Because of the "extra" subst