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Dr. Laurence Dahners
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Butorphanol (Overview)

Butorphanol is a topical anti-fungus agent which is a kind of anti-fungal drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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What is effect of butorphanol?

What is effect of butorphanol?

Narcotic: Butorphanol is what is called a partial agonist opioid used for pain control. It is available is a nasal and injectable formulation. ...Read more

Dr. Laurence Dahners
44 doctors shared insights

Butorphanol (Overview)

Butorphanol is a topical anti-fungus agent which is a kind of anti-fungal drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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How do you take butorphanol?

How do you take butorphanol?

Call physician: Always call your physician prescribing the medication in question for the most accurate answers. ...Read more

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How many hours can I repeat my dose of butorphanol after my second dose? (Nasal spray)

How many hours can I repeat my dose of butorphanol after my second dose? (Nasal spray)

Review with your doc: You should review the dosing regimen that is optimal for you, as this is a plan that should be determined between a patient and his/her physician. Often butorphanol intranasal spray is administered a 1 mg(1 spray) every 3-4 hours as needed but this may not be best for you depending on your pain and medical/medication history. ...Read more

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How do you take butorphanol?

Call physician: Always call your physician prescribing the medication in question for the most accurate answers. ...Read more

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What is effect of butorphanol?

Narcotic: Butorphanol is what is called a partial agonist opioid used for pain control. It is available is a nasal and injectable formulation. ...Read more

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Trying to find a medicare part d insurance company that pays for butorphanol?

Trying to find a medicare part d insurance company that pays for butorphanol?

Medicare part d: Good luck - appropriate coverage is becoming a thing of the past. Keep in mind that there is going to be a further $500mil dollar reduction in medicare funding. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Butorphanol allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Butorphanol allergy?

Stadol Allergy: Butorphanol (Brand name: Stadol) is a synthetic opioid agonist- antagonist that is used for pain control. The brand name medication has been discontinued by the manufacturer. Allergic reactions to medications could include swelling of tongue, throat, lips, mouth, face, hives or difficulty breathing. ...Read more

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How many hours can I repeat my dose of butorphanol after my second dose? (Nasal spray)

Review with your doc: You should review the dosing regimen that is optimal for you, as this is a plan that should be determined between a patient and his/her physician. Often butorphanol intranasal spray is administered a 1 mg(1 spray) every 3-4 hours as needed but this may not be best for you depending on your pain and medical/medication history. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is it possible that buprenorphine and butorphanol are partial agonists-antagonists?

Can you tell me how is it possible that buprenorphine and butorphanol are partial agonists-antagonists?

Agonist/antagonist: They are agonists at some receptor types and antagonist at other receptor types. Also agonist/antagonist effects may also be dose dependent as well. ...Read more

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Why wont medicare part d pay for butorphanol tartrate nasal spray for my mom?

Why wont  medicare part d pay for butorphanol tartrate nasal spray for my mom?

Formulary?: The nasal spray formulation may not be on their formulary due to the cost of it. You can call medicare part d directly to ask them the specific reason for the denial. ...Read more

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I would like a neurologist in the nashville,tn area that specializes in migrane/lupus type of headaches and uses stadol (butorphanol) as a treatment?

I would like a neurologist in the nashville,tn area that specializes in migrane/lupus type of headaches and uses stadol (butorphanol) as a treatment?

Off the market: It looks like Stadol is off the market. In general, using opioids more than 5 times a month can make your migraines worse, so use them sparingly, if at all. ...Read more

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What side effects does stadol have during labor?

What side effects does stadol have during labor?

Pain: Stadol is an antagonist to most other normal pain meds. It has gone out of favor in most pain situations. It can cause delirium and poor pain control ...Read more

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Can you prescribe stadol for migraine headaches?

Can you prescribe stadol for migraine headaches?

Visit your doc: Stadol is a syntheitc opioid analgesic. Unfortunately we can't prescribe that through healthtap. You will have to request it from your regular physician as it does have abuse potential. ...Read more

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Please explain why is Narcan (naloxone) ( narcotic antagonist) given to cancel out stadol in l&d since stadol is not a narcotic ?

Please explain why is Narcan (naloxone) ( narcotic antagonist) given to cancel out stadol in l&d since stadol is not a narcotic ?

Stadol is a narcotic: Narcotic is actually a legal, not a medical term, but stadol (butorphanol) is a synthetic opioid, which acts on the kappa receptors, which are opioid pain receptors, but blocks the mu receptor (another pain receptor) - it is called a mixed agonist/antagonist. The effects of the rug usually don't need to be reversed, but Naloxone (narcan) will block the kappa effects of stadol. ...Read more

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Is therean over-the-counter nasal spray similar to stadol?

Is therean over-the-counter nasal spray similar to stadol?

Not likely: Stadol (butorophanol) is an opioid narcotic medication available as a nasal spray. At least in the U.S., there are no otc schedule IV controlled substance narcotic medications to my knowledge. ...Read more

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Will stadol show up as oxycodone on a urine screening?

Will stadol show up as oxycodone on a urine screening?

No: not to my knowledge but only confirmatory testing is 100% accurate. Screens are just that a screen and not absolutely to be relied upon. ...Read more

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Migraines 15yrs, tried otcs, -triptans, narcs, blockers, diet, with varying luck.Best luck-stadol nasal spray (max use 10x/mo). Any long term concerns?

Migraines 15yrs, tried otcs, -triptans, narcs, blockers, diet, with varying luck.Best luck-stadol nasal spray (max use 10x/mo). Any long term concerns?

Hormone: Migraine is often triggered by hormonal changes, have you tried birth control pills? If you have more than 15 migraines a month, Botox injections may be considered (not sure that this is fda approved for those under 18 but it is approved for other conditions down to age 12). ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Stadol (Definition)

Stadol is a that can both increase and decrease narcotic effects which is a ...Read more