butorphanol

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bu·tor·pha·nol

 (byo͞o-tôr′fə-nŏl)
n.
A synthetic opioid drug, C21H29NO2, given by injection or nasal spray in its tartrate form to treat pain and to supplement anesthesia.

[but(yl) + (m)orph(in)an, structural basis of a group of opioids; see dextromethorphan + -ol.]
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Comparative gastrointestinal and biliary tract effects of morphine and butorphanol (Stadol).
A variety of pain relief options are available to laboring women, ranging from natural childbirth pain relief methods; to narcotic pain-relief medications, such as Stadol; to epidural anesthesia.
Double-blind comparison of intravenous butorphanol (Stadol) and fentanyl (Sublimaze) for analgesia during labor.
Mark and I were starting to lose our cool because of the lack of progress and lack of sleep, and we discussed all of our options, including an epidural, Stadol, natural induction techniques, and medical induction techniques.
Compounds with mixed agonist and antagonist activity at opioid receptors have been synthesized and they include pentazocine (Sosegon), butorphanol (not available in Pakistan, Stadol), and buprenorphine (Temgesic), are the most commonly available drugs at the sale counter of medical stores and
Divalproex Intravenous administration of 500mg can sodium break a migraine Butorphanol This is available in a nasal inhalation (Stadol) formulation; given early may be able to abort a migraine attack Opioids Morphine sulfate 2-4mg or comparable dose of another parenteral opioid can be useful in breaking a migraine attack.
Included among the four pain-relieving drugs was Stadol, which is similar to Demerol, a powerful drug prescribed to Jackson.
Mixed agonist-antagonists, including Nubain and Stadol, block the "kappa" pain receptors.
Stadol Nasal Spray (Ontario & Quebec): Capped at $12,457,350; for those who purchased a minimum of four bottles within any thirty day period within the class period (July 1, 1984--July 1, 2004); amount of claimant's entitlement based on point system for various events that occurred to a claimant during the period (i.e.
Many other drugs have been used in treating migraines, including: acetaminophen (alone, or in combination with caffeine and butalbital, aspirin and caffeine, or isometheptene and dichloralphenazone); NSAIDs, including aspirin; chlorpromazine (Thorazine); dimenhydrinate (Dramamine); diphenhydramine (Benadryl); morphine; meperidine; intranasal butorphanol (Stadol); and corticosteroids.
She waited a good hour through my begging for narcotics before she finally acquiesced and even then she gave me only 2 mg of stadol and said it would only last about 45 minutes.
Other migraine drugs include acetaminophen (alone, or in combination with caffeine and butalbital, aspirin and caffeine, or isometheptene and dichloralphenazone): NSAIDs, including aspirin; chlorpromazine (Thorazine); dimenhydrinate (Dramamine); diphenhydramine (Benadryl); morphine; meperidine; intranasal butorphanol (Stadol); and corticosteroids.