Tag: "fentanyl" at medical news
Use Caution With All Pain Medications, Warns Experts
...in reliever such as tramadol (Ultram), codeine, or fentanyl
(Actiq, Duragesic) may be an option. The 'Harvard Heart Letter' notes that you shouldn't be afraid to take aspirin, Tylenol, Advil, or Aleve for occasional aches and pains. But if you need a pain reliever several times a week, pay closer attention ...
Micro-jets for Painless Needle-free Injections
...delivery of drugs (such as insulin for diabetes or fentanyl
for pain management), delivery of small doses in superficial layers for use with vaccines, or precise local delivery into the skin which could be used for the treatment of acne or cold sores. Further development is underway to bring the product to ...
Epidurals Associated With Breastfeeding Problems
...dy contribute to the evidence of the fact that the fentanyl
component of epidurals is associated with breast-feeding difficulties – said the authors of the study. The most likely cause of the problems was due to the presence of fentanyl, an opioid drug widely used as a component of epidurals, capable of pas...
Overdose of Opioid Painkillers Can Kill Pain and The Patient
...searchers, powerful opioid drugs like oxycodone or fentanyl
are now being frequently prescribed by Doctors, with a motive to realizing better results in chronic pain management. Not surprising that, this trend runs parallel with an increase in deaths due to painkiller overdose. Though there is no apparent ...
Heroin, Killed 130 People In US
...more powerful than morphine. Health officials said fentanyl
enhances the effect of the heroin and also make the respiratory system to shut down. Drug Enforcement Administration also finds some overdose cases - Chicago Police Superintendent Philip Cline, says. Police from the city published fliers warning ...
Timing Of Women's Labor May Determine Effectiveness Of Pain Medication
...om a single dose of the spinal-epidural medication fentanyl
than women whose labor was between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. This is one of the first studies to examine whether there are chronobiological variations in the effectiveness of a drug for labor pain relief. Knowing more about how time of administration influ...
Fentanyl Narcotic Pain Patch under Scrutiny
...DA officials say that the directions for using the fentanyl
skin patch must be followed exactly to prevent dea...rs . Some of the signs of overdose associated with fentanyl
skin patch include shallow breathing; tiredness, extreme sleepiness, or sedation; inability to think...
Painkilling Patch As Effective As Intravenous Delivery Systems
...e assigned either to the patch with the painkiller fentanyl
hydrochloride or an intravenous system that delive...at require a needle, tubes and a pump. However the fentanyl
patch system is still under review by the U.S....
Back pain treated with Opioids
...ack pain. The opioid analgesics, such as morphine, fentanyl
and oxycodone,// are strong pain-relievers most often used to relieve cancer pain. But a review of the evidence suggests they may also have a role in relieving chronic back pain. Doctors have observed from studies of opioids used to treat back pai...