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Fentanyl (Sublimaze) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Fentanyl (Sublimaze) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Sublimaze?

fentany

What is the Trade Name for fentany?

Sublimaze

What are the Indications of Fentanyl (Sublimaze) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

supplement to general anesthesia, continuous IV infusion for purpose of analgesia

What are the Actions of Fentanyl (Sublimaze) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

binds to opiate receptors in CNS altering perception of pain, producing CNS depression

What is the Therapeutic Class of Fentanyl (Sublimaze) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

Opioid Analgesic

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Fentanyl (Sublimaze) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

opioid agonists

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Date Published - Aug 17, 2018
Date Modified - Apr 8, 2019

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