Nalbufin is a pain relieving medicine. It is used to treat moderate to severe pain. It is also used as a premedication before surgery. This medicine is ... View More
Uses of Nalbufin
Side effects of Nalbufin
How to use Nalbufin
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Nalbufin works
Nalbufin is an opioid analgesic (pain reliever) which works by blocking transmission of pain signals to the brain to lower pain perception.
What if you forget to take Nalbufin?
If you miss a dose of Nalbufin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your ... View More
Moderate to severe pain, Pain associated with MI, Balanced anaesthesia
IV Administration Administer each 10 mg by IV push over 3-5 minutes
Parenteral Moderate to severe pain Adult: IM/IV/SC: 10-20 mg 3-6 hrly as required. Non-opioid-tolerant patients: Max single dose: 20 mg. Max daily d... View More
Pain <1 year: Safety and efficacy not established >1 year: 0.1-0.2 mg/kg IV/IM/SC q3-4hr PRN; individual dose not to exceed 20 mg; not to exceed 160... View More
Renal impairment: Caution; dose reduction may be necessary; monitor
Hypersensitivity. Absolute: Diarrhea associated with toxins, pseudomembranous colitis, respiratory depression (<12 beats/min) Acute asthma, bradycardia... View More
Mode of Action
Nalbuphine is a phenanthrene derivative opioid analgesic with mixed opioid agonist and antagonist activity. It inhibits the ascending pain pathways, alt... View More
May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Emotionally unstable patients or patients with history of opiate abuse; closely monitor these patients... View More
>10% Sedation (36%) 1-10% Clamminess (9%),Nausea and vomiting (6%),Dizziness (5%),Xerostomia (4%),Headache (3%) <1% Asthma,Bradycardia,Burning,... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: B; D if used for prolonged periods or near term
Additive CNS depressant effects may occur with other CNS depressants e.g. alcohol, anaesthetics, anxiolytics, hypnotics, TCAs and antipsychotics.
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