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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.
Epidurals affect how successful breastfeeding will be

Epidurals affect how successful breastfeeding will be

Increasing deaths from opioid analgesics in the United States

Increasing deaths from opioid analgesics in the United States

Increasing deaths from opioid analgesics in the United States

Increasing deaths from opioid analgesics in the United States

Heroin plus pain killer proves to be a lethal combo

Heroin plus pain killer proves to be a lethal combo

Fentanyl transdermal patch is an effective way to control pain in children

Fentanyl transdermal patch is an effective way to control pain in children

People living in predominantly minority areas face significant barriers to accessing pain medication

People living in predominantly minority areas face significant barriers to accessing pain medication

Natural daily body rhythms may influence the effectiveness of spinal-epidural pain medication

Natural daily body rhythms may influence the effectiveness of spinal-epidural pain medication

Stress leads to drugs, leads to more stress and more drugs - part of a vicious cycle

Stress leads to drugs, leads to more stress and more drugs - part of a vicious cycle

Opiate drugs such as morphine leave animals more vulnerable to stress

Opiate drugs such as morphine leave animals more vulnerable to stress

Breed and placement affect skin drug delivery

Breed and placement affect skin drug delivery

FDA examines deaths of patients using pain patches

FDA examines deaths of patients using pain patches

Drug abusers are increasingly turning to a slow-release form of drug fentanyl

Drug abusers are increasingly turning to a slow-release form of drug fentanyl

BMA report hopes to raise awareness about the threat of biological weapons

BMA report hopes to raise awareness about the threat of biological weapons

Why some anesthesiologists end up abusing drugs

Why some anesthesiologists end up abusing drugs

FDA to be sued by Mylan Laboratories

FDA to be sued by Mylan Laboratories

Anesthesiologists battle post-op pain

Anesthesiologists battle post-op pain

Patch for post-surgical pain

Patch for post-surgical pain