GENERIC NAME: DEZOCINE - INJECTION (DEZ-oh-seen)
BRAND NAME(S): Dalgan
USES: This medication is a narcotic pain reliever used to treat moderate to severe pain.
HOW TO USE: This medication is given by injection into a muscle (IM) or vein (IV). Use this medication exactly as prescribed. Do not increase your dose, use it more frequently or use it for a longer period of time without your doctor's approval. Also, if used for a longer period of time at high doses, do not suddenly stop using this without first consulting your doctor. When used for extended periods, this medication may not work as well and may require different dosing. Consult your doctor if the medication isn't relieving the pain sufficiently.
SIDE EFFECTS: This medication may cause nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, sweating, flushing, aching, drowsiness, itching, injection site irritation, lightheadedness or dizziness. If these symptoms persist or worsen, inform your doctor promptly. Notify your doctor if you develop: slow/shallow breathing, chest pain, irregular heartbeat, anxiety, confusion. In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to this drug, seek immediate medical attention. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, breathing trouble. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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