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Doctor insights on: Sublimaze Of Drugs That Increase Narcotic Effects

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Will taking Valium the day before surgery reduce the effectiveness of the Midazolam used for anesthesia? What about narcotics (affect on fentanyl etc?

Will taking Valium the day before surgery reduce the effectiveness of the Midazolam used for anesthesia? What about narcotics (affect on fentanyl etc?

No: The valium the day before will not have an affect provided you are not a daily user. Patients who require daily valium will have a bit of a resistance to midazolam, its not a huge deal the midazolam isn't the main part of your anesthesia. As far as narcotics these work together. it will not have a major effect and your anesthesiologist should be easily capable of caring for your needs. ...Read more

Narcotic (Definition)

A natural or synthetic alkaloid compound that has morphine-like qualities. Other examples are codeine, heroin, Meperidine (demerol). They are classified based on their intrinsic activity & where they interact in the central nervous system. They are involved in pain transmission ...Read more


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By law, how often is a physician supposed to see their patient while prescribing them narcotics (morphine, fentanyl etc..) in California?

By law, how often is a physician supposed to see their patient while prescribing them narcotics (morphine, fentanyl etc..) in California?

Up to your doctor: This is up to your doctor. Most doctors will want to see you at least twice in the first month and at least once a month until your doctor is confident that the right dose has been achieved for you. There are other things that must be accomplished in chronic pain treatment such as CBT by health psychologist. ...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 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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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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After my doctor made me feel like a drug seeker today, I've taken my Fentanyl patch off and am no longer taking my other meds. Is this dangerous?

After my doctor made me feel like a drug seeker today, I've taken my Fentanyl patch off and am no longer taking my other meds. Is this dangerous?

Stopping: These meds cold could give you a rough ride. I would talk to your doctor or if you are not comfortable with him find another doctor to help you wean off the meds. The higher doses and the longer you were on the meds. All lead to a more severe withdraw. Nausea, vomiting , abd pain, anxiety etc just to name a few symptoms. But explain what you want to do. And wean off slowly. ...Read more

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Had an EP study and they gave me fentanyl (3 times).It did nothing, I was in excruciating pain the entire time. What could be reason this drug failed?

Procedural pain: You would get your best information by asking the EP who did the study. Without knowing what was going on, the only speculation would be the dose of fentanyl wasn't enough to cover the pain. There could have been lots of reasons but speculating blindly won't tell you anything. ...Read more

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What type of drug test can i have done on my daughter to check for fentanyl hereing shes using fentanyl patch and cuttin peices an putting under tonge?

Urine drug screen: A typical urine drug screen will pick up fentanyl as an opiate. I am sure the ones you buy over the counter at CVS test for opiates. Good luck in helping your daughter! ...Read more

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I am a fentanyl patch but my work drug tests come up negative. How can this be?

I am a fentanyl patch but my work drug tests come up negative. How can this be?

Fentanyl is: Unique pharmacolocig compund that may cover narcotic/opiod receptors but it and its metabolites may not be picked p in generic screens for morhine, heroin, Methadone or cannabinoids. There are other newer pain products Nucynta (tapentadol) that also are relatively potent analgesics that do not turn screens positive. ...Read more

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What would cause a false negative urine drug test for fentanyl patches?

Errors: 1. Not wearing the patch, an exhausted patch, a placebo patch 2. The test was not specific for fentanyl 3. Lab error 4. Specimen misidentification. ...Read more

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Is there anything that could cause a false positive drug test for fentanyl?

No: Conventional urine drug screens (uds) look for metabolites from naturally occurring opioids (like morphine and codeine), but fentanyl is a synthetic opioid which is metabolized to different products. These products are not picked up by uds. ...Read more

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How long will the metabolites from Fentanyl show up on a urine drug screen?

About 3 days: Fentanyl would be detectable for three days or so after last encounter with the drug. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Can the fentanyl patch raise my BP and lower my immune system? I've had sores on my lips since I started the patch and high BP. Thanks.

Just the opposite: Fentanyl is known to cause lower blood pressure or hypotension. Mouth or lip sores were not reported, but may be the result of dry mouth that can occur with fentanyl. Hypersensitivity which corresponds to the immune system has been reported with fentanyl. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Fentanyl Citrate (Definition)

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Sublimaze (Definition)

Sublimaze is a drug that increases narcotic effects which is a ...Read more