is this for pain
14 Nov 2010
Stadol (butorphanol) belongs to a group of drugs called narcotic pain relievers. It is similar to morphine.
Butorphanol is used to treat moderate to severe pain and is also used as part of anesthesia for surgery.
For more information see: http://www.drugs.com/mtm/stadol-injection.html
16 Nov 2010
Stadol is butorphanol but it is considered a Schedule 4 narcotic and it is an agonist/antagonist. It is a great medication but be sure not to take it or other agonist/antagonist medications (ie... Nubain, Suboxone, etc... ) or it can cause serious withdrawl symptoms. Yes it is to treat pain and is ONLY available as an IV, IM, or Nasal Spray. The only bad side effect I have had from that medication has been with the Nasal Spray, one it tastes really awful and two it made me feel like I was glued to the couch even though I know that I wasn't. It is a good occassional medication as long as no other opiate medications are taken concurrently.
- Stadol Information for Consumers
- Stadol Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Stadol (detailed)
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