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alfentanil vs fentanyl

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Narcotic: Fentanyl is very potent synthetic analgetic, known under many commercial names: sublimaze, actiq, durogesic, duragesic, (fentanyl) fentora, matrifen, ... Read More
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Dr. Julian Goldman
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Synthetic Narcotic: Fentanyl is a synthetic narcotic analgesic that is approximately 50-100 times more potent than morphine. It has a fast onset and relatively short dura ... Read More
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Dr. James Henning
50 years experience Anesthesiology
Narcotic: Fentanyl is a synthetic, short-acting narcotic analgesic.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Kwak
13 years experience Anesthesiology
Pain relief: Fentanyl works on pain receptors. Its primary use is to alleviate pain. How fast it works depends on how it is given (IV, IM, transdermal). I'll as ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rita Agarwal
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Get treatment: See a doctor or oh to rehab
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Maybe . . . : Any narcotic or opioid used chronically can lead to sexual dysfunction from hypogonadism since long term narcotic use can lead to pituiatry dysfunctio ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Henning
50 years experience Anesthesiology
Perhaps...: Individuals have unique susceptibilities based upon their unique addiction prone profiles. Some will be particularly susceptible to fentanyl, while ot ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Gujer
26 years experience Anesthesiology
By itself?: No.. But it can make your eating habits poor from lack of attention.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
33 years experience Pain Management
Many side effects: Depends what reason you are prescribed the narcotic. If you have chronic severe pain, you may just have pain relief, possibly sedated, somnolent, poss ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Narcain: Narcain. Prescription medicine. If you suspect fentanyl overdose, call 911.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rene Mayorga
40 years experience Family Medicine
I don't know: To be honest, I don't know, this is not a field that I manage.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
33 years experience Pain Management
Varies: Varies from pharmacy to pharmacy.
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