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fen·ta·nyl

 (fĕn′tə-nĭl)
n.
An opioid narcotic analgesic, C22H28N2O, used in its citrate form to treat chronic pain and before, during, or following surgery.

[Alteration of phen(yl) + (e)t(hyl) + alteration of anil(ine).]

fentanyl

(ˈfɛntəˌnaɪl)
n
(Pharmacology) a narcotic drug used in medicine to relieve pain
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Fentanyl - trade names of a narcotic analgesic that can be inhaled and that acts on the central nervous system and may become addictive; used as a veterinary anesthetic and with other drugs before, during, and after surgery; also used as a nonlethal gas to incapacitate people in hostage situations; also abused as a recreational drug
analgesic, anodyne, pain pill, painkiller - a medicine used to relieve pain
opiate - a narcotic drug that contains opium or an opium derivative
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fentanyl

n fentanilo
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Johnson and Johnson vigorously denied wrongdoing, arguing that its marketing claims had scientific support and that its painkillers, Duragesic and Nucynta, made up a tiny fraction of opioids prescribed in Oklahoma and adding that it will appeal the judgment.
J and J vigorously denied wrongdoing, arguing that its marketing claims had scientific support and that its painkillers, Duragesic and Nucynta, made up a tiny fraction of opioids prescribed in Oklahoma.
In holding Johnson & Johnson liable after a seven-week, non-jury trial, Judge Thad Balkman of Cleveland County District Court in Norman, Oklahoma, said the state proved that Johnson & Johnson's misleading marketing and promotion of its Duragesic and Nucynta painkillers created a public nuisance.
The judgment disregards the Company's compliance with federal and state laws, the unique role its medicines play in the lives of the people who need them, its responsible marketing practices and that since launch, DURAGESIC, NUCYNTA and NUCYNTA ER have accounted for less than one percent of total opioid prescriptions in Oklahoma as well as the United States.
J&J denied wrongdoing, arguing that its marketing claims had scientific support and its painkillers, Duragesic and Nucynta, made up a tiny fraction of opioids prescribed in Oklahoma.
J&J is the first drugmaker to go to trial and the case is seen as a bellwether for thousands of possible criminal and civil suits over the seeming uncontrolled distribution of highly addictive painkillers like oxycodone and hydrocodone, and J&J's Nucynta and Duragesic, between 2000 and 2015.
In holding J&J liable after a seven-week, non-jury trial, Judge Thad Balkman of Cleveland County District Court in Norman, Oklahoma, said the state proved that J&J's misleading marketing and promotion of its Duragesic and Nucynta painkillers created a public nuisance.
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The defendants include a long list of opioid manufacturers, including Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin; Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, which makes Roxicodone and oxycodone; Endo Health Solutions which makes Opana and Percocet; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, which makes Duragesic; and Actavis Pharma, which owns or was formerly known by the following names: Abbot Laboratories, Watson Laboratories, Allergan, Actavis Pharma and makes Kadian and Norco and other generic versions of other opioids.
(55) Prescription opioids include: hydrocodone (Vicodin, Lortab, Lorcet, Norco); oxycodone (OxyContin, Percocet); oxymorphone (Opana); propoxyphene (Darvon); hydromorphone (Dilaudid); meperidine (Demerol); diphenoxylate (Lomotil); morphine (Kadian, Avinza, MS Contin, Duramorph); codeine; fentanyl (Duragesic); and methadone.