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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
2018
Review
2018
Deaths from opioid use are increasing in the US, with a growing proportion due to synthetic opioids. Until 2013, sporadic… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Pain is a common symptom with cancer, and 30% to 50% of all people with cancer will experience moderate to severe pain… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Opioid overdose deaths in Massachusetts increased 150% from 2012 to 2015 (1). The proportion of opioid overdose deaths in the… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Community-based overdose prevention programs first emerged in the 1990's and are now the leading public health intervention for… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Summary s-1 1 introduction 1-1 PART I Pain management and research 2 Pain management and the intersection of pain and opioid… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
The crisis in opioid overdose deaths has reached epidemic proportions in the United States and currently (33 091 in 2015) exceeds… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Opioid use, abuse, and adverse consequences, including death, have escalated at an alarming rate since the 1990s. In… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Chronic pain is common and can be challenging to manage. Despite increased utilisation of opioids, the safety and… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Objectives-This report identifies the specific drugs most frequently involved in drug overdose deaths in the United States from… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND It has been reported that mu-opioid receptor activation leads to a sustained increase in glutamate synaptic… Expand
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