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butorphanol tartrate injection, USP Contraindications

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Butorphanol Tartrate Injection is contraindicated in:

  • Patients with significant respiratory depression (see WARNINGS)
  • Patients with acute of severe bronchial asthma in an unmonitored setting or in the absence of resuscitative equipment (see WARNINGS)
  • Patients with known or suspected gastrointestinal obstruction, including paralytic ileus (see WARNINGS)
  • Patients with hypersensitivity to butorphanol tartrate or any of the formulation excipients (e.g., anaphylaxis) (see WARNINGS)
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