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Fentanyl vs. Lorazepam for Sedation

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Fentanyl

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/ 77,135 posts
Other Names: Duragesic   Actiq   Fentora   Fentanyl Citrate   Sublimaze

Lorazepam

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/ 55,563 posts
Other Names: Ativan
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 77,135 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 55,563 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Fentanyl (also known as fentanil, brand names Sublimaze, Actiq, Durogesic, Fentora, Onsolis, Instanyl, Abstral, and others) is a potent synthetic narcotic analgesic with a rapid onset and short duration of action. It is a strong agonist at the mu o... Read more on Wikipedia
Lorazepam (initially marketed under the brand names Ativan and Temesta) is a high-potency short-to-intermediate-acting 3-hydroxy benzodiazepine drug that has all five intrinsic benzodiazepine effects: anxiolytic, anterograde amnesia, sedative... Read more on Wikipedia
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By J B Gist
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May I ask how old you are? I'm a 50 year old female, and my acne sounds like the exact same kind as yours. Considering Accutane again, since I'm just fed up and can't tolerate Spiro. First course, when I was 25, put me in remission for over 15 years. Thanks!
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info about the patches versus tylenol
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What patients are saying about Fentanyl vs. Lorazepam

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I take a mg of Lorazepam and all these work fairly well. I...
...used for Fibromyalgia which I suffer from for years now, until ...Fibromyalgia, I take Tramodol and use Fentanyl patches. For my insomnia I take a mg of Lorazepam and all these work fairly well....
once and for some reason they changed it over to lorazepam...
...well they are increasing the fentanyl patch today and ...was on zanaflex in Canada once and for some reason they changed it over to lorazepam which he is ...needing any more lorazepam. Anyway...
so we prefer lorazepam. But.....your protocol...
...do the nurses....so we use lorazepam & fentanyl. Midazolam is more expensive for us (this varies with contractual agreements) so we prefer lorazepam. But.....your protocol has to be...
I have been prescribed 8 mg lorazepam per day...now 4 mg...
...prescribed 8 mg lorazepam  per day...now 4 mg xanax.  i...
ever had I was light headed and extremely short of breath...
...fentynal, drank bourbon, and had ...chiefed on the fentynal later that night. I woke after having the most vivid awful nightmare I have ever had I was light headed and extremely short of breath....
tried, Lorazepam has been most effective and with fewest...
...behaviour unit so her drugs are closely monitored by nurses/doctors. Mum is also on a Fentanyl patch for pain relief. Of the many drugs tried, Lorazepam has been most effective and with fewest...
patches i just got taken off since it wasn't working,...
...for pain, lorazepam and clonidine tohelp with withdrawls from fentanyl patches i just got taken off since it wasn't working, the withdrawls are making the pain tripple, they put me on prednisone fo...
the job. Im also on lorazapam for anxiety attacks since...
...am on the fentanyl patch, soma, oxycotin, amytriplyn, ...doing the job. Im also on lorazapam for anxiety attacks since im homebound and do get panic attacks. Took a very ...to control my pain...
was going to get some relief from a shot of lorazepam and...
...feel iv ativan (lorazepam)?\ It is a ...was having very bad methadone/fentanyl withdrawals so he went ...it looked like he was going to get some relief from a shot of lorazepam and phenergren...
was going to get some relief from a shot of lorazepam and...
...feel iv ativan (lorazepam)? It is a ...was having very bad methadone/fentanyl withdrawals so he went ...it looked like he was going to get some relief from a shot of lorazepam and phenergren....
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