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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?

Probably not: The Valium will have a bit of a cumulative effect with midazolam. Be sure to let the anesthesiologist know about this and any other medications you have taken. ...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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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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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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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

Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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Fentanyl Citrate (Definition)

Fentanyl citrate is a drug that increases narcotic effects which is a ...Read more


Dr. David Sherer
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Sublimaze (Definition)

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