butorphanol tartrate - nasal, Stadol NS
GENERIC NAME: BUTORPHANOL TARTRATE - NASAL (bue-TOR-fa-nol TAR-trate)
BRAND NAME(S): Stadol NS
USES: This medication is used to treat moderate to severe pain, including pain from surgery, muscle pain, and migraine headaches. Butorphanol is a narcotic pain reliever similar to morphine. It acts on certain centers in the brain to give you pain relief.Butorphanol can also block the effects of narcotics and can cause withdrawal symptoms in people dependent on narcotics. If possible, people who have recently used narcotics in high doses or for a long time should not use butorphanol. (See also Side Effects section.)
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