Narcotic Analgesics

NARCOTIC ANALGESICS
Generic Brand Form Strength Dose
Interval
OPIOID AGONIST
fentanyl Abstral sublingual tabs 100mcg, 200mcg, 300mcg, 400mcg, 600mcg, 800mcg See entry
Actiq units for transmucosal administration 200mcg, 400mcg, 600mcg, 800mcg, 1200mcg, 1600mcg See entry
Duragesic transdermal system 12mcg/hr, 25mcg/hr, 50mcg/hr, 75mcg/hr, 100mcg/hr 72hrs
Fentora buccal tabs 100mcg, 200mcg, 400mcg, 600mcg, 800mcg See entry
Lazanda nasal spray 100mcg/
 
100mcL, 400mcg/
 
100mcL
2hrs 
(see entry)
Onsolis buccal soluble film 200mcg, 400mcg, 600mcg, 800mcg, 1200mcg See entry
Subsys sublingual spray 100mcg, 200mcg, 400mcg, 600mcg, 800mcg See entry
hydrocodone bitartrate Hysingla ER ext-rel tabs 20mg, 30mg, 40mg, 60mg, 80mg, 100mg, 120mg 24hrs
Zohydro ER ext-rel caps 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg, 50mg 12hrs 
(see entry)
hydromor-
phone
Dilaudid tabs 2mg, 4mg, 8mg 4−6hrs
liq 5mg/5mL 3−6hrs
rectal supps 3mg 6−8hrs
SC, IM, or IV inj 1mg/mL, 2mg/mL, 4mg/mL 4−6hrs
Dilaudid-HP SC, IM, or IV inj 10mg/mL 4−6hrs
Exalgo ext-rel tabs 8mg, 12mg, 16mg, 32mg 24hrs
meperidine Demerol tabs 50mg, 100mg 3−4hrs
syrup 50mg/5mL
methadone HCl Dolophine tabs 5mg, 10mg See entry
morphine sulfate scored tabs 15mg, 30mg 4hrs
oral soln 10mg/5mL, 20mg/5mL, 100mg/5mL*
Avinza ext-rel caps 30mg, 45mg, 60mg, 75mg, 90mg, 120mg 24hrs
Duramorph IV, epidural, or intrathecal inj 0.5mg/mL, 1mg/mL See entry
Infumorph intrathecal or epidural inj 10mg/mL, 25mg/mL See entry
Kadian ext-rel pellets in caps 10mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg, 50mg, 60mg, 70mg, 80mg, 100mg, 130mg, 150mg, 200mg 12−24hrs
MS Contin sust-rel tabs 15mg, 30mg, 60mg, 100mg, 200mg 12hrs
oxycodone caps 5mg 6hrs
Oxecta tabs 5mg, 7.5mg 4−6hrs
Oxycontin controlled-rel tabs 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg, 60mg, 80mg 12hrs
oxymorphone HCl Opana tabs 5mg, 10mg 4−6hrs
Opana ER ext-rel tabs 5mg, 10mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg 12hrs
tapentadol HCl Nucynta tabs 50mg, 75mg, 100mg 4−6hrs
Nucynta ER ext-rel tabs 50mg, 100mg, 150mg, 200mg, 250mg 12hrs
OPIOID AGONIST + NON-OPIOID
codeine/APAP Tylenol w. 
Codeine #3
tabs 30mg/300mg 4hrs
Tylenol w. 
Codeine #4
tabs 60mg/300mg
dihydro-
codeine/
ASA/caffeine
Synalgos‑DC caps 16mg/
 
356.4mg/
 
30mg
4hrs
hydrocodone/
APAP
Hycet liq 7.5mg/325mg per 15mL 4−6hrs
Lortab Elixir liq 10mg/300mg per 15mL
Norco scored tabs 5mg/325mg, 7.5mg/325mg, 10mg/325mg
Vicodin scored tabs 5mg/300mg
Vicodin ES scored tabs 7.5mg/300mg
Vicodin HP scored tabs 10mg/300mg
Xodol scored tabs 5mg/300mg, 7.5mg/300mg, 10mg/300mg
Zamicet liq 10mg/325mg per 15mL
hydrocodone/
ibuprofen
Ibudone tabs 5mg/200mg, 10mg/200mg 4−6hrs
Reprexain tabs 2.5mg/200mg, 5mg/200mg, 10mg/200mg
Vicoprofen tabs 7.5mg/200mg
oxycodone HCl/
APAP
Percocet tabs 2.5mg/325mg, 5mg/325mg, 7.5mg/325mg, 10mg/325mg 6hrs
Roxicet oral soln 5mg/325mg
Xartemis XR bilayer ext-rel tabs 7.5mg/325mg 12hrs
oxycodone HCl/ASA Percodan scored tabs 4.8355mg/
 
325mg
6hrs
OPIOID AGONIST/ANTAGONIST
buprenorphine Butrans transdermal system 5mcg/hr, 7.5mcg/hr, 10mcg/hr, 15mcg/hr, 20mcg/hr 7 days
Buprenex IV or IM inj 0.3mg/mL 4−8hrs
butorphanol Butorphanol NS nasal spray 1mg/spray 3−4hrs
nalbuphine IV, IM, or 
SC inj
10mg/mL, 20mg/mL 3−6hrs
NOTES

Key: APAP = acetaminophen; ASA = aspirin; * = opioid-tolerant only

Not an inclusive list of medications and/or official indications. Please see drug monograph at www.eMPR.com and/or contact company for full drug labeling. Usual dosing interval is listed. Doses must be individualized.

(Rev. 3/2015)

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