sufentanil

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sufentanil

 [soo-fen´tah-nil]
an opioid analgesic derived from fentanyl, used as the citrate salt as an anesthetic or anesthesia adjunct; also used for the treatment of obstetric pain.

sufentanil

Anesthesiology An opioid anesthetic that is 1000-fold more potent than morphine used in cardiac anesthesia Pros Hemodynamic stability, no histamine release, no adverse SNS stimulation. See Opioid anesthetic. Cf Muscle relaxant.