Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt.Ltd. Mercantile Chambers 3rd Floor 12 J.N. Heredia Marg Ballard Estate Mumbai 400038
Butorphanol tartrate 1mg/2mg injection,
List of Related Indications:
- Anaethesia of short duration
- Painfl diagnostic meas & surg
- Premedication and anaethesia
List Of Drugs:
- Butorphanol tartrate - @ Narcotic agonist analgesics
Indication Type Description:
Dosages/ Overdosage Etc
Interaction with Food
Pregnancy and lactation
Concurrent use of butorphanol with CNS depressants (eg. alcohol, barbiturates, tranquilizers and antihistamines) may result in increased
CNS depressant effects
It is not known if the effects of butorphanol are altered by concomittant medications that affect hepatic metabolism of drugs (cimetidine, erythromycin, theophylline etc.) but a smaller initial dose and longer intervals between doses may be warranted
Barbiturates anesthetics may increase the respiratory and CNS depression of butorphanol because of additive pharmacolgic activity.
Hypotension, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, stomach pain.
Somnolence, dizziness, confusion, anxiety, euphoria.
Floating feeling, nervousness, parathesia,
abnormal dreams, agitation. Sweating.
Diarrhea associated with pseudomembraneous colitis
Acute repiratory depression
Use with caution during labour
Caution is also warranted in patients physically dependent on opoid agonists, in hypertensives (when used preoperatively ) and in patients with acute myocardial infarction.
Dosages/ Overdosage Etc:
Treatment of moderate to severe pain Adjunct to anaesthesia
IV- 1mg (dosage range 0.5 to 2mg) repeated every 3 to 4 hours as necessary
IM- 2mg (dosage range 1 to 4mg) every 3 to 4 hours as required.
Children- not recommended in children below 18 years of age.
1. May cause drowsiness; observe caution while driving or performing other tasks requiring alertness,co-ordination or physical dexterity.
2. Do not use alcohol or other CNS depressants drugs concurrently.
3. Instruct patients on the proper use of nasal spray.
Interaction with Food:
Pregnancy and lactation:
Safety for use in pregnancy has not been established. Use only when needed.
Butaphanol appears in breast milk following the injectable route.