dezocine


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dezocine

 [dez´o-sēn]
an opioidanalgesic with both agonist and antagonist activity, used for short-term relief of pain; administered intramuscularly or intravenously.

dezocine

/dez·o·cine/ (dez´o-sēn) an opioid analgesic, having both agonist and antagonist activity, used for the short-term relief of pain.
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Elderly patients undergoing hysteroscopic removal of intrauterine device demonstrated a reduced incidence of apnea by about 10% as a result of the application of dezocine as compared to the sufentanil group.
Repeated intrathecal injections of dezocine produce antinociception without evidence for neurotoxicity in the rat: a study of morphometric evaluation of spinal cord histology.
Buprenorphine (Buprenex [R]), pentazocine (Taiwin [R]), nalpuphine (Nubain [R]), butorphanol (Stadol [R]), and dezocine (Dalgan [R]) also are not recommended in the treatment of cancer pain because they can precipitate withdrawal symptoms in an opiate-dependent patient (NCCN, 2008).
2 ([section]) Partial Agonists Dezocine 1 ([section]) Buprenorphine 0.