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Fentanyl Overdose In Children
What happens if a victim with a fentanyl overdose is apneic with a pulse what will the EKG show then?
Could vary: A patient who is completely apneic from narcotic overdose will dies very soon unless something is done to reverse the overdose and support breathing. EKG will show arrhythmia (PVC's, bradycardia) and then when hypoxia is prolonged long enough the heart will stop. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you tell me if a victim with a fentanyl overdose is apneic with a pulse what will the EKG show then?
Duragesic (fentanyl): The label states that its for adults only. Anyone above the age of 18yrs ...Read more
Having endoscopy egd, using fentanyl. Im afraid of oversode. Can it be done with morphine? Wich one is safer?
Why do you prefer nalbuphine in children in postop pain control? Why not use fentanyl or pethidine? Whats the reason? What advantage?!
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
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
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 drug into the bloodstream over 48 to 72 hours, allowing for long-lasting relief from pain. The patches are available in generic form and are available for lower costs. Dosage is based on the size of the patch, since the t. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Addiction: The most serious is death. Pethidine and fentanyl is a bad combination. Pethidine can build up toxic metabolites which cause seizures as well. You may have one and aspirate and then die from lung complications. Get help please if you want to live a long life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Heroin is a semi-synthetic derivative of morphine found in the opium plant, also called diamorph or 1, 6=diacetylmorphine. Fentanyl is completely synthetic, but is extremely potent, hundreds of times more potent than heroin, so that very tiny amounts are effective, and potentially dangerous. Recently more than 20 deaths in rhode island and 20 more in pa. Have been seen with street fentanyl. ...Read more
Fentanyl patch: Some of the common side effects include nausea, vomiting, constipation, lightheadedness, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, irritation, itching, or redness at the application site can also occur. More serious side effects including agitation, confusion, hallucinations, severe stomach/abdominal pain, difficulty urinating or allergic reactions are very rare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer