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Hypnorm

Contributor(s): Sheilah Robertson

Introduction

Name

  • Fentanyl-fluanisone.

Class of drug

  • Synthetic opioid analgesic and butyrophenome tranquilizer.

Uses

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Indications

  • Analgesia.
  • Given:
    EitherAlone.
    OrIn combination with other anesthetic agents, eg diazepam   Diazepam  or midazolam   Midazolam  .

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Antitussives, pentobarbitone, opioid analgesics and tranquilizers
  • May cause additive central nervous system or respiratory depression.
    Cimetidine
  • Cimetidine   Cimetidine  may cause increased plasma fentanyl concentrations.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant B (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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