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What is nalbuphine hydrochloride?

You may receive nalbuphine hydrochloride (HCl), a narcotic analgesic, after surgery or childbirth or in other circumstances to relieve pain unaffected by less powerful pain relievers. Your doctor will administer nalbuphine hydrochloride as an injection. This drug may also be called nalbuphine injection or Nubain. You can get nalbuphine hydrochloride only by prescription.

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