Class: Opiod Analgesics (Musculoskeletal agents)
Mechanism of Action:
Molecular Formulae: C16H25NO2.HCL = 299.8
Precautions: Respiratory depression. raised intracranial pressure. pregnancy. caution in hypothyroidism, renal or hepatic insufficiency or myasthenia gravis..
Indications/Uses: Mild to moderate pain; 50-100 every 4-6 hours, with or without food.
Interactions: Decreased effect: carbamazepine. increased effect: cimetidine, quinidine. may increase levels of digoxin, warfarin.
Side Effects: Nausea and vomiting. constipation. dry mouth. blurred vision. drowsiness. headache. dizziness. menopausal symptoms.