Fentanyl

What is Fentanyl?

Fentanyl is a potent, synthetic opioid analgesic with a rapid onset and short duration of action. It is a strong agonist at the μ-opioid receptors.

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I just started with the fentanyl patch 25. I was taking hydrocodone 10 3 to 4 times daily. Is it safe to take a hydrocodone with the patch until it...

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Hi, severe pain can be very distressing. It is important that pain is managed effectively with proper & safe drugs. The drug Fentanyl prescribed to...

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My niece has been using heroin and fentanyl (sp?) for a long time. No detox center will take her in because of the fentanyl. She is coming to my...

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Hello......
Thanks for your query. I understand your concern for your niece. Heroin and fentanyl are opioids that can result in respiratory...

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I was prescribed the fentanyl patch 25 about 3 months ago after long term pain management. I was not prescribed anything for the breakthrough pain...

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Hi there,

Thanks for your query.

Most of the drugs are detoxified and thrown out of the body through either kidneys or Liver. Fentanyl is...

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