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Nalbuphine (Nubain)
Kappa agonist or mu antagonist
Administration of Nalbuphine to morphine patient or drug addict may cause symptoms of withdrawl
Used: Lower incidence of postoperative nausea/vomiting and used in labor
IMPORTANT: extent of respiratory depression is limited
Butorphanol (Stadol)
Kappa agonist or mu antagonist
Administration to morphine tolerant patient or Heroin addict may cause withdrawl
Extent of respiratory depression is limited
Pentazocine (Talwin)
Kappa agonist or mu antagonist
Administration to morphine tolerant patient or drug addict may cause symptoms of withdrawl
Extent of respiratory depression is limited
Naloxone (Narcan)
Antagonist
Short acting
Abrupt withdrawl syndrome
It reverses the effects of opioid overdose
Naltrexone (Trexan)
Antagonist
Long Acting
Abrupt withdrawl syndrome
Reverse effects of opioid overdose