CLASS: Narcotic agonist/narcotic analgesic

Indications: Analgesia, especially in patients with burns or other trauma, myocardial infarction, renal colic.

Adult Dosage: 25-50 mcg (0.5 – 1.0 mL of 50mcg/mL concentration) increments slow IV push (over 1-5 minutes) until desired effect. Consider the lower dose in the elderly, debilitated, or those with chronic lung disease. Total dose not to exceed 200 mcg 


Packaging: 100 microgram/2 mL ampules or 250 micrograms/5 mL ampules


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