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Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opiate analgesic similar to but more potent than morphine. It is typically used to treat patients with severe pain, or to manage pain after surgery. It is also sometimes used to treat people with chronic pain who are physically tolerant to opiates. It is a schedule II prescription drug.
Quality of drug supply declined in Vancouver during the COVID-19 pandemic, study finds

Quality of drug supply declined in Vancouver during the COVID-19 pandemic, study finds

Lifesaving drug for opioid use disorder underutilized

Lifesaving drug for opioid use disorder underutilized

Rigaku Announces Narcotics Interdiction Partnership Program to Help Reduce Deaths by Overdose

Rigaku Announces Narcotics Interdiction Partnership Program to Help Reduce Deaths by Overdose

Study shows how a non-opioid approach successfully manages women's pain after C-section

Study shows how a non-opioid approach successfully manages women's pain after C-section

Metrohm USA celebrates 10th annual young chemist award winner

Metrohm USA celebrates 10th annual young chemist award winner

UK experts share their work in the field of opioid use disorder research at 2022 Rx Summit

UK experts share their work in the field of opioid use disorder research at 2022 Rx Summit

$11M for North Carolina work-based rehab raises concerns

$11M for North Carolina work-based rehab raises concerns

CBD and THC may be safe for use with opioid pain relievers, animal study suggests

CBD and THC may be safe for use with opioid pain relievers, animal study suggests

Calls to overhaul methadone distribution intensify, but clinics resist

Calls to overhaul methadone distribution intensify, but clinics resist

Drug overdose death rates among Black Americans surpass that of whites for first time in 20 years

Drug overdose death rates among Black Americans surpass that of whites for first time in 20 years

Outpatient antibiotic treatment for infective endocarditis improves outcomes, reduces costs

Outpatient antibiotic treatment for infective endocarditis improves outcomes, reduces costs

Expert highlights the racist origins of US drug policy and its effect on the modern opioid epidemic

Expert highlights the racist origins of US drug policy and its effect on the modern opioid epidemic

‘I just want to stay in one spot’: From homeless to housed in rugged Del Norte

‘I just want to stay in one spot’: From homeless to housed in rugged Del Norte

Study finds rising racial disparities in opioid and stimulant deaths

Study finds rising racial disparities in opioid and stimulant deaths

"Drug checking" programs have unexpected benefits, study finds

"Drug checking" programs have unexpected benefits, study finds

Research reveals advantages of using a physician anesthesiologist-led Anesthesia Care Team model

Research reveals advantages of using a physician anesthesiologist-led Anesthesia Care Team model

Study finds an exponential increase in older adult opioid overdose death rates

Study finds an exponential increase in older adult opioid overdose death rates

As patients fell ill with covid inside hospitals, government oversight fell short

As patients fell ill with covid inside hospitals, government oversight fell short

New approaches needed to address the U.S. opioid epidemic

New approaches needed to address the U.S. opioid epidemic

Northwestern researchers continue to tackle every facet of COVID-19 pandemic

Northwestern researchers continue to tackle every facet of COVID-19 pandemic