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Levallorphan (Lorfan)

An opioid antagonist with properties similar to those of NALOXONE; in addition it also possesses some agonist properties. It should be used cautiously; levallorphan reverses severe opioid-induced respiratory depression but may exacerbate respiratory depression such as that induced by alcohol or other non-opioid central depressants. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p683)
Also Known As:
Lorfan; Naloxiphan; Morphinan-3-ol, 17-(2-propenyl)-
Networked: 27 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 1 trials/studies)

Drug Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Stroke (Strokes)
2. Respiratory Insufficiency (Respiratory Failure)
3. Diarrhea
4. Body Weight (Weight, Body)
5. Poisoning

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. tartaric acid (tartrate)
2. Morphine (MS Contin)
3. Naloxone (Narcan)
4. Nalorphine
5. Meperidine (Pethidine)
6. Levorphanol (Levo-Dromoran)
7. Nicotinic Agonists
8. kappa Opioid Receptors (kappa Opioid Receptor)
9. mu Opioid Receptors (mu Opioid Receptor)
10. Ethylketocyclazocine

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Intramuscular Injections
2. Analgesia
3. Intra-Arterial Infusions
4. Anesthesia