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Class
analgesic
Mechanism of Action
binds to the opiate receptors in the CNS
Onset / Duration
2 – 3 min / 3 – 6 hours
Indications
pain
Contraindications
Head injury or undiagnosed abdominal pain
Precautions
respiratory depression
Side Effects
Headache, altered mental status, hypotension, bradycardia, blurred vision, rash, respiratory depression, nausea, and vomiting
Interactions
narcotics, sedatives, hypnotics, and alcohol
Dosage
5 mg, repeat in 2 mg doses
How Supplied
1 mL ampules containing 10 or 20 mg