Fentanyl

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Fentanyl
Trade names Actiq, Duragesic, Sublimaze
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Clinical data
Drug class Opioid
Uses Analgesia
Routes of administration Buccal, Epidural, Intrathecal, Intravenous, Transdermal
Pharmacodynamics
Mechanism of action Opioid-receptor agonism
Pharmacokinetics
Onset of action 5 minutes
Duration of action 30-60 minutes
Metabolism Hepatic (CYP3A4)
Redistribution half-life 6 minutes (initial) 1 hour (slow)
Elimination half-life 16 hours
Protein binding 80-85%
Physical and chemical data
Formula 5 minutes
Molar mass 336.479 g/mol


Fentanyl is an opioid used for analgesia.

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