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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

Dr. Laurence Dahners
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Butorphanol (Definition)

Butorphanol is a topical anti-fungus agent which is a kind of anti-fungal ...Read more


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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

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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)

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 won't medicare part d pay for butorphanol tartrate nasal spray for my mom?

Why won't 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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What is the best treatment for rebound headaches if your allergic to triptans, dhe, tordol, stadol, and ultram. Botox didn't work. Status migraine 2 w?

What is the best treatment for rebound headaches if your allergic to triptans, dhe, tordol, stadol, and ultram. Botox didn't work. Status migraine 2 w?

Rebound or migraine?: A rebound headache is also called a"medication overuse headache, "&occurs, paradoxically, from daily use of "as needed" headache meds like acetaminophen, butalbital, triptans. There is less risk with NSAIDS (eg.naproxen).Individual advice requires appt, &in your specific case, with a Toradol allergy, you would need to clear this with your doctors first. A 2wk headache is very difficult-wishing you well. ...Read more

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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

What is best pain medication?

There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more

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I need refills on my medications?

Not here: For that you will likely need the prime service of healthtap. Easier to call your pop imo ...Read more

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Are expired medications effective?

Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more

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Which pain medication works better?

No answer: The best drug is the one that works with the lowest side effect incidence. That will change between patients. ...Read more

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Safest medication to take for pain?

ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isn't good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more

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How can I dispose unused medications?

How can I dispose unused medications?

Several options: You can take them to your local pharmacy for proper disposal. Some medically oriented charities will also take medication for distribution to the disadvantaged. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: topical?

Please describe the medication: topical?

Applies to skin: Topical just refers to how a medication is applied. In this case to the skin and is meant to treat local skin problems. Some meds are applied to the skin but are meant to be absorbed into the body in which case we use the term "transdermal" since it is meant to pass through the skin to affect the whole body. ...Read more

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What medications are given fordepression?

What medications are given fordepression?

Why R you depressed?: If your depression is affecting your life and/or those around you and you have trouble dealing with it or not knowing how to etc. It is very reasonable to seek help, either from a therapist, your physician/nurse, or both. Psychotherapy may be adequate for some, others may need both meds (many choices, depending on your symptoms/needs) and therapy. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What medication is equivalent to covance d?

What medication is equivalent to covance d?

Yes: Covance d is a combination of losartan and hydrochlorthiazide- a diuretic). There are a number of such combinations for the treatment of hypertension. If this is a question of your co-pay, ask your physician about generic alternatives. ...Read more

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What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

RSD, or: Complex regional pain syndrome can be difficult to treat and each patient needs to be treated differently. Opioid medications are definitely not the first option. Consider medications that affect nerve pain most, like neuromodulators such as gabapentin. Clonidine has been found to help some as well. Stellate ganglion blocks can be diagnostic/therapeutic. Consider topical ketamine creams as well. ...Read more

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What medication need to be taken for acidity?

What medication need to be taken for acidity?

Antacid: An h2 blocker (like Pepcid (famotidine) or its generic) once or twice daily, provides relief for many after about a week. If this fails, a proton pump inhibitor (ppi--like Prilosec or its generic) will often work where h2's have failed. If both fail after at least one week trial of each, see your dr or a GI dr for eval. ...Read more

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Would it be okay if I use hash as medication?

Would it be okay if I use hash as medication?

Condition?: There are some conditions that medical marijuana is helpful for. However there can be significant problems related to cannabis use. Thus, would only consider this when prescribed or directed by a physician who is knowledgable in this area. Take care. ...Read more

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I have rhititis. What medication shoud I take?

I have rhititis. What medication shoud I take?

Antihistamine: You can try an over the counter antihistamine to begin with. Would use one that is non drowsy. ...Read more

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The best medication for intertitial cysititis?

The best medication for intertitial cysititis?

Elimiron: Elmiron (pentosan) is a medication that is fda approved for ic (interstitial cystitis). The main way it works is not truly known, but it may help with coating the lining of the bladder. In ic, inflammation may be the main cause of pain. Have you seen a doctor in regards to this? Hopefully, you can get the proper testing and see if this med would work well for you. ...Read more

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What medications are best for managing my pain?

Depends - pain type: This depends on the diagnosis or type of pain you are experiencing. Consult with your physician or pain specialist to determine the right regimen. ...Read more

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Should I feel a particular way on add medication?

Should I feel a particular way on add medication?

Some people do: ADD medications, stimulants in particular may change the way you feel. Some feel calmer or less restless or agitated. Some feel more focused. Some feel increased restlessness. But in short, yes, stimulants can make you feel differently than prior to taking them. ...Read more

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Am I taking too much medication? What should I do?

Am I taking too much medication? What should I do?

Not enough info.: Recommend you go over your medication regimen (to include supplements, vitamins, herbs, prescription medications, over the counter medications, caffeine and alcohol use) with your physician. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Stadol (Definition)

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


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