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Fentanyl vs. Lorazepam for Sedation

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Fentanyl

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Other Names: Duragesic   Actiq   Fentora   Fentanyl Citrate   Sublimaze

Lorazepam

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Other Names: Ativan   Lorazepam Intensol
Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 74,913 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 58,600 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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once and for some reason they changed it over to lorazepam...
...are increasing the fentanyl patch today and ...He was on zanaflex in Canada once and for some reason they changed it over to lorazepam which he is still ...needing any more lorazepam. Anyway,...
a mg of Lorazepam and all these work fairly well. I still...
...I've been very depressed for 5 months... I had no idea this medication was used for Fibromyalgia which I suffer from for ...Fentanyl patches. For my insomnia I take a mg of Lorazepam and all the...
only use LORAZEPAM 0.5 MG and they help a lot. TEMAZEPAM...
...anti-depressants and now only use LORAZEPAM 0.5 MG and they help a lot. TEMAZEPAM 15MG for sleeping and it helps until the shoulder pain ...myself monthly scripts for FENTANYL patches . ...
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...
Plus im on some lorazapam for anxiety which i use \"only as...
Yes i use the fentanyl patch, I am also ...Plus im on some lorazapam for anxiety which i use \"only ...me with fibro, so he was the fourth. The fentanyl patch made me very drowsy in the beginni...
Im also on lorazapam for anxiety attacks since im homebound...
...fentanyl patch, ...Im also on lorazapam for anxiety attacks since im homebound and do get panic attacks. Took a very very long time to get the right meds plus the right dosage to control my pain...
lorazepam to help with the anxiety. I have been suffering...
...is. I am now on fentanyl patches and I ...med. I also use lorazepam to help with the anxiety. I have been ...inside my head. I am wondering if it could be because I change my fentanyl patch t...
lorazapam works for that and when he cant sleep a good...
...fentanyl (patches) its strong stuff i know someone that uses them and they work alot better than any pill he has ever taken to help with pain they ...lorazapam works for that and when he cant...
gave me fentanyl and lorazepam, but not enough to clear...
They gave me fentanyl and lorazepam, but not enough to clear the memory- it is...
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