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Fentanyl

Known as: 1-Phenethyl-4-(N-phenylpropionamido)piperidine, N-(1-phenethyl-4-piperidinyl)-N-phenylpropionamide, Fentanyl CII 
A synthetic, lipophilic phenylpiperidine opioid agonist with analgesic and anesthetic properties. Fentanyl selectively binds to the mu-receptor in… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
BACKGROUND Since 2013, an unprecedented surge in fentanyl overdose deaths has been caused by heroin laced with illicitly produced… Expand
Review
2019
Review
2019
BACKGROUND In 2016, the number of overdose deaths involving illicitly-manufactured fentanyl (IMF) surpassed heroin and… Expand
Review
2019
Review
2019
Importance More than 42 000 Americans died of opioid overdoses in 2016, and the fatalities continue to increase. This review… Expand
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2018
Review
2018
The opioid epidemic has been called the "most consequential preventable public health problem in the United States." Though there… Expand
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2018
Review
2018
BACKGROUND The use of anaesthetics in the elderly surgical population (more than 60 years of age) is increasing. Postoperative… Expand
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2018
Review
2018
BACKGROUND Due to the alarming rise in opioid-related overdose deaths, a public health emergency was declared in British Columbia… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
One hundred fifteen Americans die every day from opioid overdose. These overdose fatalities have been augmented by the increased… Expand
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
More than 80 deaths have occurred after the use of midazolam (Versed), often in combination with opioids, to sedate patients… Expand
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
In a randomised controlled trial, preterm babies undergoing ligation of a patent ductus arteriosus were given nitrous oxide and d… Expand
Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Fentanyl is considered to be a short‐acting narcotic analgesic but prolonged and recurrent ventilatory depression has been… Expand