Uses For Fentanyl

wilma horn Says:

What are the uses for Fentanyl and what's in it?

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Don allen Says:

what is fentanyl? and how long does it take to come off a 50mcg because my wife smokes a cigarete sometimes and pain management will not treat you if you smoke here in hall co. ga.

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Don allen Says:

Does all pain treatment places now in america refuse to treat you if you smoke cigarets??
Thats the current policy here in gainesville ga. hall co.
dont understand the logic behind it .

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VerFree Says:

Fentanyl is a very potent opiate that is used to treat severe pain, thus, the FDA warns that it carries the risk of being habit forming, and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, constipation, and dry mouth.

Ref: Medline Plus Fentanyl

This is the first I've heard of this policy, Has this happened to anyone else? If so, please chime in.

As to why, it could be due to the damages to the respiratory system that smoking causes, coupling that with the respiratory depression pain medications induce can be risky, in some situations.

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