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Pain meds: Depending on the nature of your pain. Not all pain is equal. So, not all pain requires opiates. ...Read more
YES in the UK: It has been removed in the uk. ...Read more
Nubain: Can by injected intravenously, subcutaneously, or intramuscularly. It is related to and similar potency to morphine but also related to the reversal agent naloxone, thus can cause withdrawal symptons. It causes respiratory depression but has a ceiling effect. Nubain is commonly used in labor and delivery. ...Read more
About 5 hours: The plasma half-life of nalbuphine is 5 hours and in clinical studies the duration of analgesic activity has been reported to range from 3 to 6 hours. This varies from person to person, as some people metabolize medications slower/faster than others. Also, the concurrent use of other medications can speed or slow metabolism. ...Read more
Effects/side effects: Nubain is a special type of opiate called an agonist/antagonist. It is a moderately strong analgesic. It is noteworthy for being more effective in women than men. It is often used as part of an anesthetic in an operating room. The most prevalent side effect is sedation followed by nausea, dry mouth headache. At low doses, the drug may increase pain in men. ...Read more
Very carefully: Yes, benzodiazepines (like valium) can be co-prescribed with opioid analgesics (like nubain), but only under the watchful eye of a physician. These two classes of medications can be very harmful--even fatal--in combination, as the two classes of medications potentiates the effect of the other. Many people die from this combination of medications, so only take if a physician has prescribed. ...Read more
3 to 6 hours: Nubain is the trade name for nalbuphine, a pain reliever in the narcotic family of medications. It can be given into a vein, into a muscle, or under the skin. It usually lasts for 3 to 6 hours. Side effects such as nausea wear off as the medication itself is metabolized and wears off. ...Read more
Not long: The adverse effects do not last terribly long. ...Read more
Synergistic: Nubain is semi-synthetic opiod analgesic while Phenergan (promethazine) is an antihistamine. The Phenergan (promethazine) is used in the postoperative period to reduce nausea and to potentiate the pain killing effects of the nubain. The hope is to use less Nubain and avoid its possible side effects by using the Phenergan (promethazine) with it. ...Read more
Side effect of drug: Nubain is in a special class of opiates called agonist/antagonist drugs. All opiates cause some sedation but drugs in this special class are evan more likely to cause it. In short, sedation is an expected side effect of the medication. ...Read more
Nubain allergy: Nubain (Nalbuphine) is a narcotic pain medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: https://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/nubain-side-effects. Html ...Read more
Yes: Yes. Check with the doc who did the rx as well. ...Read more
I've heard nubain is a good alternative to an epidural for managing pain in labor. What's the difference?
Labor pain control: Nubain is a semi synthetic opiate that can be used for pain control. When a woman is pregnant, opiodes given systemically (oral, intravenous or intramuscular) in such doses that can cross the placenta to the fetus and cause decreased awakening, respiratory compromise at birth and with nobaine, may affect fetal monitoring. All these side effects with epidural are way less and pain better controlled. ...Read more
Nalbuphine is a semi-synthetic opioid used commercially as an analgesic under a variety of trade names, including nubain.
Nalbuphine is indicated for the relief of moderate to severe pain. It can also be used as a supplement to balanced anesthesia, for preoperative and postoperative analgesia, and for obstetrical analgesia during labor and delivery. ...Read more
Nalbuphine allergy: See http://www. Rxlist. Com/nubain-drug/patient-images-side-effects. HtmGet a more detailed answer ›
Nalbuphine: Nalbuphine (NUBAIN) is a semi-synthetic opioid that should be reserved for acute, short term pain, Taking it for years is simply an abuse of the drug and leads to tolerance, and thus, ineffectiveness as far as the 'pain' goes. Listen to your docs because they are trying to help you. ...Read more
Why do you prefer nalbuphine in children in postop pain control? Why not use fentanyl or pethidine? What's the reason? What advantage?!
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
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
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