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What is levorphanol?

Levorphanol, also known as Levo-Dromoran, is a pain reliever that acts much like morphine. A narcotic and an opioid, this drug changes the way that the brain receives and perceives pain in the body. Generally, levorphanol depresses breathing, gives a sense of euphoria and creates a positive mood. The drug is sometimes used before an operation, as well as for relief of pain.

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