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Fentanyl Drug Card
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Opioid analgesic-a potent painkiller that is a synthetic form of an opioid. Schedule II Drug-a Drug that is highly addictive but has medical uses.
Binds to opiate receptors which reduces pain and causes a feeling of intense happiness.
Pain management, anesthesia adjunct
IV, IM, IN, IO
Respiratory depression, use caution in patients with traumatic brain injuries
Confusion, paradoxical excitation, delirium, drowsiness, CNS depression, sedation, respiratory depression, apnea, dyspnea, dysthymias, bradycardia, tachycardia, hypotension, syncope, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, dehydration, fatigue
Chest wall rigidity possible with a high-dose rapid infusion. 100 mcg of Fentanyl is equal to 10 mg of morphine or 75 mg of Demerol.
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