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Doctor insights on: Fentanyl And Pregnancy

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What happens when fentanyl 50mg kicks in?

What happens when fentanyl 50mg kicks in?

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

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Can fentanyl cause a patient to have amnesia?

Can fentanyl cause a patient to have amnesia?

With benzo: Fentanyl is usually given with a benzodiazepines like versed for sedation and the benzo usually causes the amnesia. Fentanyl by itself does not cause amnesia but can cause confusion. ...Read more

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How can I buy the Duragesic (fentanyl) pain patch?

How can I buy the Duragesic (fentanyl) pain patch?

Controlled substance: You have to be prescribed the narcotic by a pain specialist. ...Read more

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What type of cancer patients need fentanyl patches?

What type of cancer patients need fentanyl patches?

One option: Fentanyl is one of many options for treating cancer pain. There is no best patient type for fentanyl. ...Read more

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Ok to buy a Duragesic (fentanyl) pain patch online?

Ok to buy a Duragesic (fentanyl) pain patch online?

Fentanyl online: No, the delivery and integrity of the patch is of paramount importance and many people tamper with these and can alter sometimes fatally the delivery system. Your best bet is to get this with a legitimate doctors prescription with close supervision from a reputable pharmacy where quality and safety can be assured, these are potent and dangerous medications if used improperly. ...Read more

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How is Duragesic (fentanyl) patch for chronic pain?

How is Duragesic (fentanyl) patch for chronic pain?

Reasonably effective: Let your pain management physician and your self decide about this option itching at site and premature falling off from site are some times problems. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Fentanyl allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Fentanyl allergy?

Fentanyl allergy: Fentanyl is narcotic pain reliever. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. Anaphylaxis has occurred with Fentanyl use. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3440895/ ...Read more

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Why does fentanyl not give any euphoria, unlike other opiates?

Why does fentanyl not give any euphoria, unlike other opiates?

It can: Every one responds differently to different opioids. Fentanyl usually does cause the same euphoria that other opioids do. dose can have an impact, as can chronic use of opioids. Fentanyl's primary purpose is analgesia and is highly addictive and potentially dangerous if misused.. No opioids should be taken for their side effects ...Read more

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What will i feel like after using fentanyl or versed for abortion?

What will i feel like after using  fentanyl or versed for abortion?

Groggy: Like you've had a few margaritas, and lasting almost as long, and without the hangover. But also likely to have some nausea or vomiting for a day or two, tops. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take vicodin 5mg along with fentanyl patches (12mcg/hr)?

Is it safe to take vicodin 5mg along with fentanyl patches (12mcg/hr)?

Depends: The use of a breakthrough med with a baseline opioid is well established. Just don't use the vicodin regularly. ...Read more

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