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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
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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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5-mcg/hour fentanyl patch, a switch to an oral opioid is recommended to complete the taper.
The transdermal fentanyl patch (Duragesic, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Titusville, NJ, USA) affects its delivery through topical application.
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4) The Sixth Circuit agreed with the plaintiffs that a factual issue remained as to whether the Fentanyl patch qualified as a drug, a medical device, or a combination product, and remanded the case for the lower court to resolve this issue in light of the immunity statute.
The patient had a prescription for fentanyl patch 12 mcg/hour, but a 75 mcg/hour fentanyl patch had been applied.
Conversion table: Oral morphine to fentanyl patch 24-hour oral morphine requirement (mg) <67 68-135 135-224 225-314 Fentanyl patch ([micro]g) 12 25 50 75 24-hour oral morphine requirement (mg) 315-404 405-494 495-584 Fentanyl patch ([micro]g) 100 125 150
We wanted to emphasize on the importance of total body examination and relatives interrogation about the fentanyl patch utilization in patients applying to emergency unit for respiratory arrest.
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Ingestion of fentanyl-containing drugs (which are also opioid) or use of the Duragesic fentanyl patch should not cause a positive opiate test because fentanyl has very poor cross-reactivity against antibodies used in opiate-screening assays, which recognize morphine and related substances only.