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Active Labor Anesthesia, Labor Analgesia, Labor Anesthesia, Obstetrical Anesthesia

  • Preparations
  • Systemic (30 minutes to 2 hours relief)
  1. Nalbuphine (Nubain) 10 mg IV, IM or SC q3-6 hours prn
  2. Butorphanol (Stadol)
    1. Intravenous: 1-2 mg
    2. Intramuscular: 1-4 mg q3-4 hours prn
  3. Fentanyl (Sublimaze) 50-100 ug IV every hour prn
  4. Consider Patient Controlled Analgesia with Fentanyl, alfenta, or remifentanil
  • Preparations
  • Spinal Anesthesia (3-6 hours relief)
  • Preparations
  • Regional Labor Anesthesia