6/9/08 #3 - Can Stadol Nasal Spray be injected IM?

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    Can Stadol Nasal Spray be injected IM? It burns my nose and throat. William.
     

     

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    Dear William;

     

    Did you see our reply to your previous question? If not, please see Can you inject Migraine abortive nasal spray? The same answer applies here.

     

    Never inject any medication unless it is specifically formulated for and prescribed for injection. Stadol IS also made for injections, but it is a different formula than the nasal spray.

     

    To clarify from your previous question, Stadol is NOT a Migraine abortive. It is an opioid pain reliever. This article should be helpful in clarifying the difference -- Preventive, Abortive, and Rescue Medications - What's the Difference?

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    John Claude Krusz and Teri Robert

     

     

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    Last updated June 9, 2008.

     

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Published On: June 09, 2008