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Class
Narcotic analgesic
Mechanism of Action
Combines with opioid receptors in the brain
Indications
Pain, burns, acute pulmonary edema
Contraindications
Head injury, hypotension, volume depletion, abdominal pain associated with trauma
Side Effects
Respiratory depression, hypotension, decreased mental status, histamine release
Interactions
CNS depressants
Dosage
2-5 mg
Precautions
N&V