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.
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AcelRx's proprietary, non-invasive sublingual formulation technology delivers sufentanil with consistent pharmacokinetic profiles.
Using skin test concentrations recommended by the European Network for Drug Allergy (7), testing was performed with all drugs and substances used during surgery and prior to the reaction: tobramycin, propofol, remifentanil, sufentanil, chlorhexidine, ethylene oxide, methylcellulose, macrogol and latex.
Brown wrote a letter to FDA leaders detailing concerns about the new formulation of sufentanil.
Effect of preoperative intravenous oxycodone on sufentanil consumption after laparoscopic radical gastrectomy.
Dzuveo, a 30mcg sublingual formulation of sufentanil, is designed to reduce acute moderate-to-severe pain in medically monitored settings and address dosing errors associated with intravenous administration via its non-invasive single-dose applicator.
Sufentanil is a potent opioid analgesic with a very high receptor affinity and specificity, high lipid solubility, marked protein binding and a shorter elimination half-life than fentanyl.
DSUVIA (sufentanil sublingual tablet, 30 mcg), known as DZUVEO in Europe, has a proposed indication for the management of moderate-to-severe acute pain in medically supervised settings, in adult patients.
After local anesthesia of his naso- and oropharynx with aerosolized lidocaine (4%) and decongestant treatment of the nasal mucosa (xylometazoline 1%), he received small incremental doses of sufentanil (total dose 35 [micro]g) for additional analgesia and light sedation during intubation.
In the randomized, controlled, and double-blinded clinical trial, we investigate the postoperative analgesic efficacy and side effects of nalbuphine plus flurbiprofen compared to those of sufentanil plus flurbiprofen.
Epidural injection of dilute local anesthetic solutions mixed with opioids such as fentanyl or sufentanil is one of the technique for pain relief during labor because both of these drugs act synergistically to provide effective and satisfactory labor analgesia.
Many studies have shown morphine, fentanyl and sufentanil to be the most commonly used agents with satisfactory results13-16.