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Fentanyl MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Fentanyl
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.621.265
Unique ID
D005283
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005283
Scope Note
A potent narcotic analgesic, abuse of which leads to habituation or addiction. It is primarily a mu-opioid agonist. Fentanyl is also used as an adjunct to general anesthetics, and as an anesthetic for induction and maintenance. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1078)
Entry Term(s)
Duragesic
Durogesic
Fentanest
Fentanyl Citrate
Fentora
Phentanyl
R-4263
Sublimaze
Transmucosal Oral Fentanyl Citrate
Pharm Action
Analgesics, Opioid
Adjuvants, Anesthesia
Narcotics
Anesthetics, Intravenous
Registry Number
UF599785JZ
Related Numbers
437-38-7
990-73-8
MUN5LYG46H
CAS Type 1 Name
Propanamide, N-phenyl-N-(1-(2-phenylethyl)-4-piperidinyl)-
NLM Classification #
QV 89
Public MeSH Note
66
History Note
66
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/05/24
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