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

/su·fen·ta·nil/ (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

[soo-fen′tah-nil]
a potent opioid analgesic derived from fentanyl, the citrate salt is used as an anesthetic or anesthesia adjunct. It is 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.

sufentanil

an opioid analgesic, related to fentanyl.
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Antonucci S: Adjuvants in axillary brachial plexus blockade--comparison between clonidine, sufentanil and tramadol, Minerva anesthesiol 2001; 67(1-2):23-27.
This method patent is reportedly the first patent the USPTO has issued in relation to sublingual sufentanil NanoTabs.
Many studies were conducted to assess the role of sufentanil in postoperative analgesia but there was no study comparing different route of administration of sufentanil for postoperative analgesia.
We remain focused on continued expansion of our patent portfolio as we establish the safety and efficacy profile of our ARX-01 Sufentanil NanoTab PCA System, with first data from our Phase 3 program for ARX-01 expected later this year.
Epidural levobupivacaine, ropivacaine and bupivacaine in combination with sufentanil in early labour: a randomized trial.
In addition, she will manage regulatory and quality activities related to AcelRx's portfolio of Phase 2 sufentanil NanoTab products, including ARX-02 for cancer breakthrough pain, ARX-03 for procedural pain and sedation and ARX-04 for acute pain.
Epidural sufentanil has similar clinical characteristics to fentanyl in regard to onset and duration, with a relative analgesic potency to fentanyl of approximately 5:1 (46).
A comparison of intrathecal analgesia with fentanyl or sufentanil in hip replacement.
Sufentanil modifies the antibacterial activity of bupivacaine and ropivacaine.
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.