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Does butorphanol interact with other drugs?

Combining butorphanol tartrate with other medications that cause drowsiness or slowed respiration is dangerous. These medications include other narcotic pain medications; sedatives, tranquilizers, and muscle relaxers; antihistamines for allergy, cough and cold; barbiturates, like Phenobarbital; and medicines for depression, anxiety, or psychotic disturbances. Do not take butorphanol tartrate with buprenorphine, nalbuphine, or pentazocine. Check with your doctor or pharmacist before using butorphanol tartrate to ensure that no medications that you currently take may affect this drug.

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