Butorphanol

Known as: Morphinan-3,14-diol, 17-(cyclobutylmethyl)-, (-)-N-Cyclobutylmethyl-3,14-dihydroxymorphinan, 17-(Cyclobutylmethyl)morphinan-3,14-diol 
A synthetic morphinan analgesic with narcotic antagonist action. It is used in the management of severe pain.
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2006
2006
Severe chronic itch and intractable pruritus are encountered frequently by dermatologists. Recent data suggest that generalized… (More)
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2004
2004
The goal of this study was to assess the antinociceptive activity of a single dose of hydromorphone or butorphanol and to examine… (More)
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2001
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2001
Rationale: The availability of the highly selective and specific kappa opioid agonist enadoline provides an opportunity to… (More)
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2001
2001
Preclinical studies have demonstrated that kappa-opioid agonists can attenuate the neurochemical and behavioral effects of… (More)
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2001
2001
OBJECTIVE To compare the safety and efficacy of preoperative administration of meloxicam with that of ketoprofen and butorphanol… (More)
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1997
1997
OBJECTIVE To compare analgesic effects of ketoprofen, oxymorphone hydrochloride, and butorphanol when used to control… (More)
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1995
1995
The effects of butorphanol were studied in assays of antinociception, respiratory depression, sedation, diuresis and reinforcing… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Preferences and cravings for sweet high-fat foods observed among obese and bulimic patients may involve the endogenous opioid… (More)
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1984
1984
The analgesic and behavioral effects of butorphanol (0.22 mg/kg), flunixin (2.2 mg/kg), levorphanol (0.033 mg/kg), morphine (0.66… (More)
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1978
1978
The hemodynamic effects of butorphanol, a potent synthetic narcotic-antagonist analgesic, were investigated and compared with… (More)
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