Fentanyl

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  • TRADE NAMES: Abstral; Actiq (Cephalon); Beatryl; Duragesic (Janssen); Fentanest; Leptanal; Sublimaze
  • INDICATIONS: Chronic pain
  • CLASS: Analgesic; opioid, Anesthetic
  • HALF-LIFE: ~7 hours

Contra-indicated in opioid non-tolerant patients, and for the management of acute or postoperative pain including headache/migraines and dental pain.

ADDICTION, ABUSE, and MISUSE; LIFE-THREATENING RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION; ACCIDENTAL EXPOSURE; NEONATAL OPIOID WITHDRAWAL SYNDROME; CYTOCHROME P450 3A4 INTERACTION

EXPOSURE TO HEAT (for topical patches)


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Our database has 78 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN.
MUCOSAL.
CARDIOVASCULAR.
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC.
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC.
LOCAL.
NEUROMUSCULAR/SKELETAL.
OCULAR.
RESPIRATORY.
OTHER.


Page last updated 09/07/2021

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric
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