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street value of fentanyl patches

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience 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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Dr. Richard O'Leary
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Provide pain relief: Fentanyl patches are small patches like a band-aid. The medicine is mixed into the bandage material. Once it is applied to the skin, the fentanyl, a ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience 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
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Not safe,: when fentanyl patches first came out they were used frequently after surgery and quite effective. But the FDA noted problems and issued a black box wa ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
High risk: for side effects, abuse and potential serious breathing problems and death. Vomiting, constipation,dizziness, drowsiness, or headache, just a few comm ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
For chronic pain: Fentanyl transdermal patch is used in chronic pain management. The patches work by releasing fentanyl into body fats, which then slowly release the dr ... Read More
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Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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Yes: In early 90's , fentanyl, a potent narcotic, brand name is Duragesic patch, was introduced for palliative pain management. Mainly use for chronic seve ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
42 years experience Psychiatry
Patch releases meds: There are many instances of using patches in medicine to treat illnesses. There is a methyphenidate patch for adhd, nicotine patches to ease smoking, ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foead Geula
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No: Fentanyl patches must be applied directly to the skin.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rita Agarwal
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Same as other opioid: Fentanyl patches are another way of delivering continuous opioids. Side effects include respiratory depression, sleepiness, nausea, vomiting, itching. ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Yes, if: you can take or apply each individually the combination would be ok
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Yes,: you can
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
39 years experience Anesthesiology
Same as narcotics: Fentanyl is a narcotic pain reliever, in the same family as Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) or morphine. Side effects can include nausea, itching, ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Faubel
14 years experience Pain Management
Best?: I'm not sure what you mean by "best" glue. They differ in the matrix used in their adhesive (not sure the specifics though). I really haven't heard ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Drug interaction: There is no interaction between Cialis and fentanyl patch.

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