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fentanyl

 [fen´tah-nil]
an opioid analgesic used as the citrate salt in the induction and maintenance of anesthesia, as an adjunct to anesthesia, in combination with droperidol (or similar agent) to induce neuroleptanalgesia, and in the management of chronic severe pain.

fentanyl

/fen·ta·nyl/ (fen´tah-nil) an opioid analgesic; the citrate salt is used as an adjunct to anesthesia, in the induction and maintenance of anesthesia, in combination with droperidol (or similar agent) as a neuroleptanalgesic, and in the management of chronic severe pain.

fentanyl

(fĕn′tə-nĭl)
n.
An opioid narcotic analgesic, C22H28N2O, used in its citrate form to treat chronic pain and before, during, or following surgery.

fentanyl

Duragesic®, Sublimaze® Pain management An opioid analgesic used for severe chronic pain–it is 100-fold more potent than morphine–eg, CA, AIDS-related terminal pain Route Injected, topical Adverse reactions Hypoventilation, N&V, constipation, dry mouth, somnolence, asthenia, diaphoresis. See Opioid anesthetic, Patient-contolled analgesia. Cf Muscle relaxant.

fentanyl

A powerful, short-acting narcotic pain killer (analgesic). Brand names are Actiq and Sublimaze and, in trans-dermal patch form, Durogesic.

fentanyl

a piperidine derivative; the citrate salt is used as a narcotic analgesic, and in combination with droperidol or butyrophenone as a neuroleptanalgesic.

fentanyl patch
cutaneous patches containing a reservoir of fentanyl for continuous, controlled release for absorption through the skin.
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Fentanyl patch. By permission from Hall L, Clarke KW, Trim C, Veterinary Anaesthesia, Saunders, 2000
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Impax had filed its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) containing a paragraph IV certification for a generic version of Fentora with the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA).
today reported data from its first Phase 3 clinical trial designed to demonstrate positive results of FENTORA in opioid-tolerant patients with neuropathic pain.
This product, the generic equivalent to Cephalon's Fentora tablets, is indicated to treat breakthrough pain in adult patients with cancer who are regularly using other opioid pain medicines around-the-clock for their constant cancer pain.
According to the FDA, national data indicate that in 2007, most uses of Fentora were for non-cancer indications in patients at office-based practices, and oncologists wrote only about 1% of Fentora prescriptions.
Analysts shrugged off the panel's recommendation saying they expect the FDA will eventually approve expanded use of Fentora.
In addition to improper patient selection, deaths have resulted from improper dosing and/or improper product substitution, according to the letters, which emphasized that Fentora should be used only for the indications in the label and only in patients taking round-the-clock opioids.
Edrychwn ymlaen at ei weld yn ymuno a'r rhaglen fentora yn y blynyddoedd i ddod a, gobeithio, cystadlu mewn Intel ISEF yn y dyfodol.
According to IMS Health data, Fentora recorded total US sales of approximately USD170m in the 12 months ending 30 April 2010.
Watson alleges that the above two FENTORA patents are invalid, unenforceable and/or will not be infringed by Watson's manufacture, use or sale of the product described in its ANDA.
Os ydych chi'n meddwl eich bod yn addas ar gyfer y rol, cymerwch olwg ar wefan Dysgu Cymru i weld y manteision o fentora athrawon newydd gymhwyso ac i gael y pecyn cais newydd.
Frazer PA) has warned doctors that patients died after receiving the painkiller Fentora and that the fatalities occurred because of improper use.
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