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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience in Pain Management
Blocks pain : Fentanyl is an opioid analgesic. Fentanyl interacts predominately with the opioid mu-receptor. These mu-binding sites are distributed in the human bra ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
Please tell YOUR age: If would appear that you are signing in under someone else's account and since you are asking a bit of an unusual question when it comes to the contro ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience in Internal Medicine
Relatively safe: If the fentanyl patch was prescribed by your doctor he/she should have properly reviewed any contraindications. Fentanyl is an opioid medication that ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
38 years experience in Anesthesiology
Use a prep: Try getting a "prep kit" from the drug store that cleans the area and will also provide a sticky film on top of the skin. If you can't find it perhap ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience in 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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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Kwak
12 years experience in 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Judah Lindenberg
20 years experience in Neurology
A pain medication: It is a very strong (narcotic) pain medication often used to treat the most severe pain.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Fentanyl: Usually anywhere from 6-8 hours.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
As long as doc says: Fentanyl is a narcotic used to fight pain. The patch form is typically used for those w/chronic pain. Therefore, one should only take it as long as yo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cheryl Orr
22 years experience in Anesthesiology
Call your doc: The best course of action is going to be to call your doc and explain and ask them for recommendations. The course of action will depend on your patch ... Read More

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