- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 How Do I Take It?
- 5 Precautions
- 6 Symptoms of Overdosage
- 7 Common Side-Effects
- 8 Serious Side-Effects
- 9 Disease Interactions
- 10 Technical Classification
- 11 Storage Conditions
- 12 Available Alternatives
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OverviewFENTANYL CITRATE is a Schedule X drug.
Fentanyl is an opioid medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic.Fentanyl is used as part of anesthesia to help prevent pain after surgery or other medical procedure.Fentanyl manages breakthrough cancer pain. Can cause constipation. It works by decreasing the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain.
UsageFENTANYL CITRATE is generally used to treat: Pain
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor
How Do I Take It?Route of Administration: IM (Intra-Mascular), , ,
- Use Fentanyl as instructed by your doctor. Never take in greater amounts or more often than prescribed.
- It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Fentanyl, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
- Store opioid pain relievers in a safe place and out of reach of others.
- Use fentanyl sublingual tablets as directed by your doctor.
- If your mouth is dry, take a sip of water to moisten it before using this medication. Spit out or swallow the water. With dry hands, open the blister pack unit just before using.
- Do not push the tablet through the foil of the blister pack because this could damage the tablet. Place the tablet in your mouth under your tongue If your dose is for more than one tablet, spread them around the floor of your mouth under your tongue.
- Do not break, bite, chew, suck, or swallow the tablet whole.
- Do not eat or drink anything until the tablet dissolves completely.
Misuse of narcotic medication can cause Addiction,Overdose or Death, especially in a child or other person using the medicine without a prescription.
Symptoms of OverdosageFENTANYL CITRATE over-dosage can result in: Slow Or Irregular Breathing, Slow Heart Rate (pulse), Difficulty Breathing
Common Side-EffectsFENTANYL CITRATE : Blood Pressure, High, Seizure, Constipation, Itchy Skin, Skin Rash, Slow Or Irregular Breathing, Slow Heart Rate (pulse), Nausea, Vomit, Dizziness, Eyes Blurred Vision, Body Excessive Sweating, Abdomen Pain, Decreased Urination, Head Headache, Drowsiness
Serious Side-EffectsFENTANYL CITRATE : Mouth Ulcer, Muscle Pain, Diarrhoea, Black (tar) Colored Stools, Chest Pain, Confusion, Cough, Labored Breathing, Dry Mouth, Fever, Fainting, Chills, Increased Thirst, Irregular Heartbeat, Lightheadedness, Loss Of Appetite, Lower Back Pain, Mood Swings, Nervousness, Pain With Urination, Pale Skin, Sneezing, Throat Soreness, Hands Swelling, Ankles Swelling, Feet Swelling, Fatigue (tiredness)
Disease InteractionsFENTANYL CITRATE can interfere with: Diarrhoea, Acute Liver Failure, Premature Aging, Acute Renal Failure, Alcoholism, Hypotension, Fever, Adrenal Insufficiency, Hypothyroidism, Seizure, Urinary Retention, Heart Arrhythmias
Technical ClassificationFENTANYL CITRATE is categorized as: NARCOTIC ANALGESICS / ANALGESICS / CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AGENTS
Storage ConditionsRoom Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)
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