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Butorphanol tartrate

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Introduction

Name

  • Butorphanol.

Class of drug

Uses

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Indications

  • Antitussive/analgesic.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • The depressant activity of butorphanol may be potentiated by barbiturate anesthetics, phenothiazines Acepromazine maleate and tranquilizers.
  • Concomitant use with metoclopramide Metoclopramide may lead to antagonism as each drug has opposing effects on gastrointestinal motility.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Based on Small Animal Formulary. Tennant Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.
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