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Fentanyl (Sublimaze) Summary

Description: A potent narcotic analgesic, abuse of which leads to habituation or addiction. It is primarily a mu-opioid agonist. Fentanyl is also used as an adjunct to general anesthetics, and as an anesthetic for induction and maintenance. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1078)

Also Known As: Sublimaze; Cephalon Brand of Fentanyl Buccal OraVescent; Duragesic; Durogesic; Fentanest; Fentanyl Citrate; Fentora; Janssen Pharmaceutica Brand of Fentanyl; R-4263; R 4263; R4263; Phentanyl; Propanamide, N-phenyl-N-(1-(2-phenylethyl)-4-piperidinyl)-

Networked: 4324 relevant articles (451 outcomes, 706 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Fentanyl is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 253 outcomes 322 studies in 1836 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 81 outcomes 129 studies in 485 results
  3. Postoperative Pain : 51 outcomes 53 studies in 370 results
  4. Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV) : 17 outcomes 18 studies in 102 results
  5. Nausea : 15 outcomes 22 studies in 186 results
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Drugs Related to Fentanyl

  1. Morphine (MS Contin)
  2. Opioid Analgesics (Opioids)
  3. Propofol (Diprivan)
  4. Bupivacaine (Bupivacaine Hydrochloride)
  5. Lidocaine (Xylocaine)
  6. Ketamine
  7. Fentanyl (Sublimaze)
  8. Midazolam (Versed)
  9. Buprenorphine (Subutex)
  10. Ondansetron (Zofran)
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Therapies Related to Fentanyl

  1. Analgesia
  2. Patient-Controlled Analgesia (Analgesia, Patient Controlled)
  3. Anesthesia
  4. Transdermal Patch
  5. General Anesthesia
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