Definition of Fentanyl

1. Noun. Trade names of a narcotic analgesic that can be inhaled and that acts on the central nervous system and may become addictive; used as a veterinary anesthetic and with other drugs before, during, and after surgery; also used as a nonlethal gas to incapacitate people in hostage situations; also abused as a recreational drug.

Exact synonyms: Sublimaze
Generic synonyms: Analgesic, Anodyne, Pain Pill, Painkiller, Opiate



Definition of Fentanyl

1. Noun. (pharmaceutical drug) A particular narcotic painkiller. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fentanyl

1. a narcotic opioid [n -S]

Medical Definition of Fentanyl

1. Contraindications: MAO inhibitors, respiratory problems, dosing: 50 mcg slow push (over 1-2 minutes) loading, 50 mcg q 30 minutes maintenance, total dose of not more than 200 mcg/hr, institute continuous cardiac monitoring & pulse oximetry, reversal: naloxone (Narcan) 0.2 mg over 2-3 minutes (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fentanyl

fenoprofen
fenoprofen calcium
fenoprop
fenoterol
fenowed
fenoxaprop
fenoxaprops
fenpipramide
fenpropimorph
fenproporex
fenretinide
fens
fensible
fenstration
fent
fentanyl (current term)
fentanyl citrate
fentanyls
fenthion
fenthions
fentiazac
fentichlor
fenticlor
fentin acetate
fentrazamide
fents
fenugreek
fenugreek seed
fenugreeks
fenuron

Literary usage of Fentanyl

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1. Problems of Drug Dependence: Proceedings of the 58th Annual Scientific Meeting by Louie S. Harrie (1999)
"Animal models of neonatal tolerance have been reported, yet nothing is known about fentanyl. We hypothesized that continuous fentanyl administration would ..."

2. Drugs of Abuseedited by Carol Gibson edited by Carol Gibson (1997)
"fentanyl - First synthesized in Belgium in the late 1950s, fentanyl was introduced ... Thereafter, two other fentanyl analogues were introduced: alfentanil ..."

3. Management of Cancer Pain: Clinical Practice Guidelines by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"fentanyl is currently the only opioid commercially available in a trans- ... Four patch sizes are available and provide delivery of fentanyl at 25,50,75, ..."

4. America's Habit: Drug Abuse, Drug Trafficking, and Organized Crime ...by Manuel Gonzales, Kevin McEnery, Thomas Sheehan, Susan Mellody by Manuel Gonzales, Kevin McEnery, Thomas Sheehan, Susan Mellody (1998)
"DEA has identified seven additional fentanyl analogs in the illicit traffic ... There are two dramatic concerns related to the fentanyl analogs: (1) their ..."

5. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"These responses were markedly attenuated by fentanyl in a dose-dependent fashion: ... It is concluded that fentanyl impairs the integrity of the carotid ..."

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