|DB00647||Dextropropoxyphene||For the relief of mild to moderate pain|
|DB00193||Tramadol||Tramadol is approved for the management of moderate to severe pain in adults.[FDA label]
As an off-label indication, tramadol has been investigated to be used for the treatment of premature ejaculation.[A173986]|
|DB00295||Morphine||For the relief and treatment of severe pain.|
|DB00318||Codeine||For treatment and management of pain (systemic). It is also used as an antidiarrheal and as a cough suppressant.|
|DB00327||Hydromorphone||For the relief of moderate to severe pain such as that due to surgery, cancer, trauma/injury, or burns.|
|DB00333||Methadone||For the treatment of dry cough, drug withdrawal syndrome, opioid type drug dependence, and pain.|
|DB00454||Meperidine||Used to control moderate to severe pain.|
|DB00497||Oxycodone||For the treatment of diarrhoea, pulmonary oedema and for the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain.|
|DB00708||Sufentanil||The indications for this drug are as follows:
1. As an analgesic adjunct in the maintenance of balanced general anesthesia in patients who are intubated and ventilated.
2. As a primary anesthetic agent for the induction and maintenance of anesthesia with 100% oxygen in patients undergoing major surgical procedures, in patients who are intubated and ventilated, such as cardiovascular surgery or neurosurgical procedures in the sitting position, to provide favorable myocardial and cerebral oxygen balance or when extended postoperative ventilation is anticipated.
3. For epidural administration as an analgesic combined with low dose (usually 12.5 mg per administration) bupivacaine usually during labor and vaginal delivery
4. The sublingual form is indicated for the management of acute pain in adults that is severe to warrant the use of an opioid analgesic in certified medically supervised healthcare settings, including hospitals, surgical centers, and emergency departments.
|DB00802||Alfentanil||For the management of postoperative pain and the maintenance of general anesthesia.|
|DB00813||Fentanyl||For the treatment of cancer patients with severe pain that breaks through their regular narcotic therapy.|
|DB00836||Loperamide||For the control and symptomatic relief of acute nonspecific diarrhea and of chronic diarrhea associated with inflammatory bowel disease or gastroenteritis. Also used for reducing the volume of discharge from ileostomies.|
|DB00854||Levorphanol||For the management of moderate to severe pain or as a preoperative medication where an opioid analgesic is appropriate.|
|DB00899||Remifentanil||For use during the induction and maintenance of general anesthesia.|
|DB00956||Hydrocodone||For relief of moderate to moderately severe pain. Also used for the symptomatic relief of nonproductive cough, alone or in combination with other antitussives or expectorants.|
|DB01192||Oxymorphone||For the treatment of moderate-to-severe pain.|
|DB01551||Dihydrocodeine||Dihydrocodeine is used for the treatment of moderate to severe pain, including post-operative and dental pain . It can also be used to treat chronic pain , breathlessness and coughing.
In heroin addicts, dihydrocodeine has been used as a substitute drug, in doses up to 2500mg/day to treat addiction. [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2014322/]
|DB06204||Tapentadol||The immediate-release formulation of tapentadol is indicated for the relief of moderate to severe acute pain. The long-acting formulation serves as a continuous, around-the-clock analgesic that is indicated for the relief of moderate to severe chronic pain or neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy. |