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Dr. David Sherer
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Sublimaze (Overview)

Sublimaze is a drug that increases narcotic effects which is a kind of pain medication.


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What is the antidote for fentanyl (sublimaze)?

What is the antidote for fentanyl (sublimaze)?

Naloxone: A narcotic antidote, such as naloxone, which may need to be given repeatedly, may reverse the effects of fentanyl. ...Read more

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Dr. David Sherer
216 doctors shared insights

Sublimaze (Overview)

Sublimaze is a drug that increases narcotic effects which is a kind of pain medication.


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I have fibromyalgia and my body does not metabolize most meds unless thru iv. Fentanyl works wonders how can I get doc to prescribe it for my pain?

I have fibromyalgia and my body does not metabolize most meds unless thru iv. Fentanyl works wonders how can I get doc to prescribe it for my pain?

Overall program: Sounds like you need to be working with a pain medicine physician -- many of whom are also psychiatrists. This physician can review your whole case and personal situation, and help you develop a treatment plan that is more comprehensive than opiates (such as fentanyl) alone. There are many facets to healing from fibromyalgia, and you need all of them to get well. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can fentanyl toxicity cause hypoglycemia?

Can fentanyl toxicity cause hypoglycemia?

Not Typically: Opioid toxicity may be associated with low bp, confusion and respiratory depression. But, unless taken with other drugs that specifically lower blood glucose (for treating diabetes, for example), or in the presence of decreased nutritional intake, hypoglycemia isn't a prominent finding. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using fentanyl patches?

What are the side effects of using fentanyl patches?

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, and slower breathing. If you use a fentanyl patch and use other sedatives or alcohol in excess, it could cause coma or death. These are powerful medications that need to be treated with respect, though they are very useful for severe or chronic pain. ...Read more

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What is the antidote for fentanyl (sublimaze)?

Naloxone: A narcotic antidote, such as naloxone, which may need to be given repeatedly, may reverse the effects of fentanyl. ...Read more

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Oral fentanyl citrate effects?

Same as IV: Oral Fentanyl Citrate is the same as intravenous or topical fentanyl. It is a potent opioid and side effects include nausea, vomiting, itching, respiratory depression, constipation. ...Read more

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What's the effect of fentanyl citrate?

What's the effect of fentanyl citrate?

Opioid: Like any opioid can get respiratory depression, itching, nausea, dependence, low blood pressure, and more. Use only as directed under supervision of appropriately trained physician. Iv fentanyl is rapid and potent. Skin patch is slow but potent. ...Read more

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What's the price of 50 mcg/no fentanyl citrate?

Pharmacist: Would consult with your local pharmacist for this one. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Fentanyl citrate allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Fentanyl citrate allergy?

It depends: Drug allergies and sensitivities to drugs are different. True allergies usually involve activation of the body's immune system to fight the "foreign" substance, in this case fentanyl. These are often serious and potentially life threatening. Fentanyl sensitivity include side effects like itching, nausea, or rash. These are annoying but not life threatening. Fentanyl rarely causes a true allergy. ...Read more

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Is fentanyl the same as heroin?

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

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Can pholcodine contain fentanyl?

No: Pholcodine is a cough suppressant and although it has some sedative effects, is sold over the counter, it does not contain fentanyl. Fentanyl on the other hand is a potent narcotic and a controlled substance. ...Read more

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Side effects of using fentanyl pain patches?

Side effects of using fentanyl pain patches?

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 more

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What can be done for an addicted to fentanyl?

What can be done for an addicted to fentanyl?

Drug Detox: Or Methadone maintenance. Cold turkey withdrawal is not lie threatening, but panful and highly unpleasant. It is not different from heroin withdrawal. ...Read more

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Is it true that fentanyl is related to heroin?

Opiates: Yes, fentanyl is related to heroin. Heroin is the original opiate used as an analgesic. Fentanyl is synthetic, whilst heroin is obtained from poppy. ...Read more

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What could cause a false positive for fentanyl?

Errors: Be honest and offer to even pay for a better test. This seems to happen to people - so it may not surprise them. Read: http://ehealthforum.com/health/false-positive-in-urine-test-for-fentanyl-t292331.html Best! ...Read more

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Fentanyl patch and Cialis together, is this ok?

Yes, if: you can take or apply each individually the combination would be ok ...Read more

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What should someone do for detoxing off fentanyl ?

It depends: If you need the drug for pain, it may not be wise to stop it. If you are using it without benefit, it is wise to taper slowly under a doctor's direction, e.g. 25 mcg/hour/ week. Alternatively, fentanyl addiction can be treated with sublingual buprenorphine, preventing withdrawal. The best approach depends on the very individual circumstances which prompted your question. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using fentanyl patches?

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, and slower breathing. If you use a fentanyl patch and use other sedatives or alcohol in excess, it could cause coma or death. These are powerful medications that need to be treated with respect, though they are very useful for severe or chronic pain. ...Read more

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What have the best glue durogesic or fentanyl patches?

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 of one sticking better than the other, but I have heard of allergic reactions to the generic fentanyl patch while the Duragesic was fine. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Fentanyl overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Fentanyl overdose?

Fentanyl overdose: Fentanyl is a narcotic pain reliever. Overdose may cause pinpoint pupils, slow heart rate, slow or no breathing, blue lips, dizziness, sedation, weakness, confusion, loss of consciousness, drop in blood pressure, brain damage and death. ...Read more

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What are the differences between fentanyl patches and morphine?

What are the differences between fentanyl patches and morphine?

Half-life & delivery: Both are opioids but stay in your body for different lengths of time (half-life) and, of course differ in their delivery (oral versus patch). ...Read more

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