Are Stadol and Nubain the Same Thing?
Nubain is also used for treating pain just after surgery or childbirth.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Stadol?
Common side effects of Stadol include:
- loss of appetite,
- dry mouth, or
- warmth or redness under the skin.
Tell your doctor if you have any serious side effects of Stadol (butorphanol) including:
What Are Possible Side Effects of Nubain?
Common side effects of Nubain include:
- flushing (warmth, tingling, or redness),
- stomach cramps or pain,
- upset stomach,
- spinning sensation,
- dry mouth,
- bitter or unpleasant taste in your mouth,
- skin itching or burning sensation,
- strange dreams,
- slurred speech, or
- blurred vision.
What is Stadol?
Stadol (butorphanol tartrate) is a narcotic pain reliever, similar to morphine used to treat moderate to severe pain. Stadol is also used as part of anesthesia for surgery, or during early labor (if childbirth is expected to be more than 4 hours away). The brand name Stadol is no longer manufactured and can only be found in generic form.
What is Nubain?
Nubain (nalbuphine hydrochloride) is a narcotic pain reliever used to treat moderate to severe pain. Nubain is also used for treating pain just after surgery or childbirth.
What Drugs Interact With Stadol?
Dangerous side effects or death can occur when alcohol is combined with Stadol. Do not use Stadol with other narcotic pain medications, sedatives, tranquilizers, muscle relaxers, or other medicines that can cause sleepiness or slow your breathing.
What Drugs Interact With Nubain?
Nubain may interact with other narcotic pain medications, sedatives, tranquilizers, muscle relaxers, or any other medicines that can make you sleepy or slow your breathing. Tell your doctor all medications you use.
How Should Stadol Be Taken?
How Should Nubain Be Taken?
The usual recommended adult dose of Nubain is 10 mg for a 70 kg individual, administered subcutaneously, intramuscularly or intravenously; this dose may be repeated every 3 to 6 hours as necessary.
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