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butorphanol (Stadol) is a synthetic opioid narcotic pain reliever prescribed to treat severe pain, preoperative or preanesthetic pain management, and manage pain during labor. Side effects, drug interactions, dosage, storage, and pregnancy safety information should be reviewed before using this medication.

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