Narcotic Analgesics

Janessa Smith, Pharm.D., BCPS, Paul A. Pham, Pharm.D.
Narcotic Analgesics is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins HIV Guide.

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  • Analgesic (moderate to severe pain)
  • Premedication or adjunct for anesthesia


  • Migraine headache
  • Opioid replacement therapy (methadone)
  • Postoperative shivering (meperidine)

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Last updated: April 4, 2017