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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.
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