sublimaze/Fentanyl

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Author:
Malvarez
ID:
127992
Filename:
sublimaze/Fentanyl
Updated:
2012-01-15 16:51:32
Tags:
sublimaze Fentanyl
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Description:
Type of drug; Opioid analgesic. (schedule II)
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  1. Mechanism of Action;
    Binds to opiate receptors in the CNS, altering the perception of and response to painful stimuli; produces CNS depression
  2. Indications;
    Severe pain
  3. Contraindications & Precautions;
    • Contraindications; myasthenia gravis
    • Precautions; pt. with head trauma/increased ICP, severe respiratory disease, elderly.
  4. Route and Dosage;
    Sedation; IM or IV; 0.5-1 mcg/kg; Peds age 2-12: 2-3 mcg/kg
  5. Adverse reactions and side effects;
    respiratory depression, bradycardia

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