Fentanyl

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Ritameeker
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209225
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Fentanyl
Updated:
2013-03-24 14:34:34
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Fentanyl Sublimaze
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Fentanyl Sublimaze paramedic drug study
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  1. Fentanyl

    Names / Class
    Sublimaze

    Narcotic - Schedule II
  2. Fentanyl

    Mechanism of Action
    • CNS depressant
    • Decreases sensitivity to pain by binding to opiate receptors in the brain
    • Analgesic & sedative effects
  3. Fentanyl

    Onset of Action
    Peak Effect
    Duration
    Half-Life
    • Immediate
    • 3 - 5 minutes
    • 30 - 60 minutes
    • 6 - 8 hours
  4. Fentanyl

    Indications
    • Severe pain
    • Adjunct to rapid-sequence induction intubation
    • Maintenance of analgesia
  5. Fentanyl

    Contraindications
    • Shock
    • Severe hemorrhage
    • Hypersensitivity to the med
  6. Fentanyl

    Precautions
    • Respiratory depression - Narcan should be available
    • Hypotension
    • Liver or kidney disfunction
    • Rususcitative equipment should be available
    • MAOI within 14 days
    • Caution if Pt rec'd other CNS depressants
    • Monitor carefully
  7. Fentanyl

    Side Effects
    • Nausea
    • Dizziness
    • Altered LOC
    • Bradycardia
    • Respiratory arrest
    • Circulatory depression
  8. Fentanyl

    Adult Dose
    • 25 - 100 mcg (0.025 - 0.1 mg) IV
    • Direct IV - slowly over 1 - 3 minutes
  9. Fentanyl

    Pedi Dose
    2 - 12 years: 1.7 - 3.3 mcg/kg/dose
  10. Fentanyl

    Max Dose
    100 mcg (?)
  11. Fentanyl

    Routes / How Supplied
    • IV
    • IN

    Vial?

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