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Butodol 1mg Injection 1ml

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Butodol 1 MG Description

Butodol injection is a prescription pain reliever used to treat various diseases that cause moderate to severe pain or in situations when traditional pain relievers are ineffective. It can also be us

ed in labour pains and can decrease awareness before or during any surgical procedure. Butodol works by changing how the body perceives signals and sensations that cause pain and block the chemicals that induce them. After evaluating your situation, your consulting physician will determine the dose and frequency of Inj. Butodol. Only health care professionals should administer this injection, and you should avoid using it on your own. This injection should not be used with alcohol and should only be taken at the prescribed amount. You may experience specific side effects of Butodol Inj such as nervousness, difficulty sleeping, lethargy, constipation, drowsiness, nausea and vomiting.


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ContainsButorphanol(1.0 Mg)
UsesManagement of moderate to severe pain, labour pains, preoperative anaesthetic medication, supplement to balanced anaesthesia
Side effectsDifficulty sleeping, drowsiness, nasal stuffiness, lethargy and weakness, nausea, and vomiting
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Uses of Butodol 1 MG

  • Management of moderate to severe pain
  • Labour pains
  • Preoperative anaesthetic medication
  • Supplement to balanced anaesthesia

Contraindications of Butodol 1 MG

If you are allergic to Butorphanol or any of its preservative given in the vial If you have severe breathing problems If you have asthma If you recently had a heart attack If you are suffering fr...
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Side effects of Butodol 1 MG

  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Excessive sleep
  • Drowsiness
  • Nasal stuffiness
  • Lethargy and weakness
  • Nausea and vomiting

Precautions and Warnings of Butodol 1 MG



Can I take Butodol Inj during pregnancy?
Inj. Butodol is not recommended during pregnancy as it may cause neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome. Always consult a doctor if you become pregnant while taking Inj Butodol. If you've been taking Inj Butodol regularly, don't quit suddenly and consult your doctor at the earliest.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Butodol Inj while breastfeeding?
Butorphanol is secreted into breast milk. However, due to the lack of published studies and limited data, other pain-relieving medicines apart from Butorphanol can be given if required. The infant should be monitored for sleepiness, poor feeding, restlessness and adequate weight gain. One should always consult a doctor or a gynaecologist before continuing Inj Butodol during breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have taken Butodol 1mg Inj 1ml?
Driving is not recommended during the course of Inj Butodol as it may cause motor incoordination, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion and lethargy and may affect your ability to drive or use machines.


Can I consume alcohol with Butodol Inj?
You should completely abstain from alcohol drinking during the course of your treatment as it may result in significant respiratory depression, which may result in difficulty breathing. It may also result in seizures, drowsiness, or extreme lethargy.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have previously had any allergic reactions to this medicine.
  • You may experience certain side effects. Keep your family members informed about your medication and make them aware of the serious side effects and when to call your doctor or emergency services.
  • Inj.Butodol has the potential of being addictive and can be abused easily by some patients.

Mode of Action of Butodol 1 MG

How Does It Work?

Injection Butodol belongs to an Opioid (pain-relieving) class of medicines. Butodol works by changing how the body perceives signals and sensations that cause pain and blocks the chemicals that induce...
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Directions for Use of Butodol 1 MG

  • Inj Butodol is injected either into a vein or a muscle.
  • Only health care professionals should administer this injection, and you should avoid using it on your own.
  • During your treatment, refrain from drinking alcohol or smoking cigarettes.

Interactions of Butodol 1 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Injection Butodol may react with:
  • Anxiolytics (medicines for controlling anxiety) like Alprazolam or Diazepam may cause difficulty breathing.
  • Antidepressants like sertraline can cause serotonin syndrome and may cause breathing difficulties.
  • Antihypertensives (medicines decreasing blood pressure) like thiazides may reduce blood pressure to an undesired level).
  • Antibiotics like Linezolid may increase the serum levels of Inj. Butodol.
  • Muscle relaxants such as Baclofen may increase the toxicity of Butodol Inj

Interactions with food items

  • You can continue with your regular diet unless instructed otherwise.
  • Abstain from drinking alcohol during your treatment.

Storage and disposal of Butodol 1 MG

If you're storing butorphanol injection at home, keep it in the original container, well-closed and out of children's reach. It should be kept at room temperature, away from light, heat, and moisture....
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Dosage of Butodol 1 MG


  • Patients who have been administered an excess dose of Inj. Butodol may experience drowsiness, shallow or slow breathing, or sleepiness. Keep your family or caregiver updated on your medications and an...
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Missed a Dose

Inj Butodol should be taken as prescribed by a doctor. Get your missed dose administered at the earliest. However, skip the missed dose if it's time for your next dose. Never increase the doses unless...
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Content Details


Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I take Butodol Inj if I have liver or kidney issues?

A: Dosage modifications may be required depending on liver or kidney disease severity. You should consult your treating physician and avoid altering the recommended dose.

Q: What withdrawal symptoms might I experience if I stop Butodol Inj suddenly?

  • You may experience certain symptoms like drowsiness, dizziness, fatigue, irritability, runny nose, depression, insomnia, nausea and vomiting. Always consult your physician if you experience any of the...
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