Which medications in the drug class Analgesic, Narcotic are used in the treatment of Caustic Ingestions?

Updated: Dec 09, 2020
  • Author: Derrick Lung, MD, MPH, FACEP, FACMT; Chief Editor: David Vearrier, MD, MPH  more...
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Analgesic, Narcotic

Narcotic analgesics should be used to reduce the pain associated with these ingestions.

Morphine

DOC for analgesia due to reliable and predictable effects, safety profile, and ease of reversibility with naloxone.

Various IV doses are used; commonly titrated until desired effect obtained.


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