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Fentanyl 100 Mg
Dear Anesthesiologis: Any issue using 100 mg Fentanyl along with 100 mg Propofol & 50 mg Lidocaine for coming Endoscopy EGD. Is 1 mg Versed better ?
Need to speak to ane: An anesthesiologist should assess you prior to the procedure and they will make the decision for the types of meds and quantities many of which are based on weight, tolerance to pain meds. For an endoscopy sometimes the back of the throat is sprayed with cetacaine which is numbing medication so that the egd is better tolerated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am on 100 mcg fentanyl patch every 48 hours. I am searching for a new dr. To help me get off this med. How do I approach this with a new dr?
Openly and honestly: Pain management physicians are well trained to help patients wean from pain medications. This is best done when one is open and honest with that physician (true with all interactions with physicians.) be sure to ask about what to expect and what to do if these occur. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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, an opiate medication, slowly dissolves through the patient's skin and is ultimately absorbed into the blood so that it circulates throughout the body providing pain relief. The patches come in different doses affecting length of time they work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 controlled substance Fentanyl we need to verify your age and the purpose of your question. This site is for answering medical questions that have clinical relevance for patients with an illness. How does your question address a clinical need? ...Read more
High risk: for side effects, abuse and potential serious breathing problems and death. Vomiting, constipation,dizziness, drowsiness, or headache, just a few common side effects that may occur. Carefully follow your physician instructions for using fentanyl patches and remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he/she has thought that the benefit to you is greater than the risk. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 assume you are referring to IV. Works in 1-5 mins, lasts ~ 45-90 mins. Some very serious, but expected side effects include slowed or even stopped breathing, low blood pressure, sedation. Expect excellent pain relief with Fentanyl when used properly ...Read more