Characteristics of the Drug and Intake
The drug is available in vial form and is an injectable form of the drug. The drug is injected into the skin or muscle or vein through the injection. Generally, it is an analgesic and hence the recommended dose is within an interval of 3 to 6 hours depending on the situation.
- The generic name of the drug is Nalbuphine Hydrochloride and it belong to the class of an Analgesic drug.
- The drug is available in 20 mL injectable form inside glass ampoules. Each of the package consists of 5 number of ampoules.
- The injection is a prescription drug and hence it should not be taken or injected without consulting by doctor.
- The drug does not fall under the controlled drug under the CSA schedule. It can pose certain threat during pregnancy.
Possible Side Effect of the Drug Injection
There are certain side effects of the drug as it helps in acting on the CNS receptors. It is basically an antagonist for the opioids, and it is available in form of a sterile and non-pyrogenic solution. The drug can have certain side effect because it is an agonist for the kappa opioid receptors.
Some of the common side effect of the problem in breathing or drowsiness. It can cause a sedative impact on the individual. It can cause certain impact on the cardiovascular system or the gastro-intestinal system. It can even cause an imbalance in the endocrine system and cause an imbalance in hormones.