Advertisement

What are the side effects of nalbuphine?

Some people experience side effects while taking nalbuphine. You should tell your doctor if the following side effects worsen or do not go away during treatment: headaches; dizziness; lightheadedness; confusion; hallucinations; severe drowsiness; severe weakness; heavy feeling; dry mouth; upset stomach; vomiting; abdominal cramping; itching skin; clammy skin; bitter taste in the mouth.

Side effects that suggest possible overdose include: breathing difficulties; fainting; severe headache; chest pain; numbness of limbs; seizures; slowed heartbeat; problems with urination; vision changes; rash or hives; swollen face.

Because other side effects may occur, you should notify a doctor about any new symptoms so they can determine if the symptoms are related to use of nalbuphine.

Continue Learning about Opiate Agonists

What are alternatives to opioid pain medication?
Travis M. Hendry, MDTravis M. Hendry, MD
Depending on your pain condition, alternatives to opioid pain medication can include: Non-opioid...
More Answers
Can I use fentanyl if I have a history of asthma?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
You may be able to use Actiq (fentanyl) if you have a history of asthma, but you should tell your do...
More Answers
What are side effects of opioid medication?
Dr. Howard J. Shaffer, PhDDr. Howard J. Shaffer, PhD
In addition to their powerful painkilling effects, opioids can produce a feeling of well-being and e...
More Answers
What medications interact with opioids?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
If you are taking a benzodiazepine, mifepristone, or sodium oxybate, you should not take opioids. I...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.