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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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Full-agonist opioid or regional analgesia are good options, but not nalbuphine and butorphanol, Dr.
The eagle was sedated with midazolam (1 mg/kg IM) and butorphanol (1 mg/kg IM; Torbugesic, Fort Dodge Animal Health, Fort Dodge, I A, USA) for whole-body right lateral and ventrodorsal radiographs.
Some common analgesics that are used for the laboring patient include butorphanol, nalbuphine, meperidine, and fentanyl.
A full-agonist opioid or regional analgesia is a good option, but not nalbuphine and butorphanol, Dr.
Among the many analgesia drugs, butorphanol (88) has displayed predominance in a series of animal tests and clinic searches.
Euthanasia was conducted by intravenous injection of a barbiturate following sedation with intravenous detomidine and butorphanol.
Pain during injection of propofol: the effect of prior administration of butorphanol.
The opiates, along with their semi-synthetic opioid derivatives (heroin, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, nalbuphine, oxycodone, oxymorphone) and the increasing number of completely synthetic opioids (propoxyphene, levorphanol, meperidine, diphenoxylate, butorphanol, methadone, fentanyl derivatives, tramadol, buprenorphine, tapentadol) have a long and checkered history in medicine.
In February 2011, he was suspended for 90 days in New York after a horse named Fastus Cactus was found to have the banned painkiller butorphanol in his system following victory at Aqueduct the previous November; two weeks earlier, three hypodermic syringes containing the muscle relaxant xylazine had been found in Dutrow's barn.
The benzodiazepines, propoxyphene, and butorphanol are included in Schedule IV.
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.