Nubain

Nubain

nalbuphine

Manufacturer:

A. Menarini

Distributor:

Zuellig
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Nalbuphine HCl
Indications/Uses
Relief of moderate to severe pain. Pre-op analgesia, as a supplement to balanced or surgical anesth, for obstet analgesia during labor & relief of pain following MI. Post-op somatic & visceral pain.
Dosage/Direction for Use
SC/IM/IV Adult 0.15-0.2 mg/kg. Dose may be repeated every 3-6 hr or as needed. Childn 0.1-0.2 mg/kg up to a total single dose of 10 mg. Dose may be repeated every 3-6 hr or as needed.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Emotionally unstable patients or those w/ history of narcotic abuse. Abrupt w/drawal during chronic use. Presence of head injury, intracranial lesions or preexisting increase in intracranial pressure. Concomitant use w/ narcotic analgesic, general anesth, phenothiazines or other tranquilizers, sedatives, hypnotics or other CNS depressants (including alcohol). Impaired respiration; renal or hepatic function. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Sedation, drowsiness, sweating, nausea, dry mouth & dizziness.
Drug Interactions
Additive effect w/ narcotic analgesic, general anesth, phenothiazines or other tranquilizers, sedatives, hypnotics or other CNS depressants (including alcohol).
ATC Classification
N02AF02 - nalbuphine ; Belongs to the class of morphinan derivative opioids. Used to relieve pain.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Nubain soln for inj 10 mg/mL
Packing/Price
(preservative-free) 1 mL x 10 × 1's; (preservative-free) 1 mL x 100 × 1's
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