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What is this Medicine?

FENTANYL (FEN ta nil) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat pain before, during, and after surgery. This medicine is also used before, with, and in place of other medicines for sleep during a medical procedure.

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Fentanyl Citrate 250mcg/5mL Solution for Injection

NDC: 174780030
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Severe Pain, General Anesthesia Induction, General Anesthesia Maintenance, Moderate Pain

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Dyspnea, Procedural Sedation, Rapid-sequence Intubation, Sedation Maintenance

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Fentanyl Citrate 250mcg/5mL Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Fentanyl Citrate 250mcg/5mL Solution for Injection

Deafness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fecal Incontinence Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inflammation Of The Lip Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Unable To Speak Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
<33.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Breathing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Inceased Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Disease Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Abnormal Dreams Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bladder Discomfort Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Inflammation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Discoloration Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
<8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Prolonged Bleeding Time Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Irritated Blood Vessels Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Bleeding Within The Eye Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Nighttime Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Muscle Twitches Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Miosis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Increased Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shallow, Slow Breathing Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Constipation Incidence:
<26.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
<15.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hot Flashes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Lazy Eye Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Calcium Levels Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Of Blood Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Feeling Sick Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heartburn Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Enlarged Lymph Nodes Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tiredness Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Tongue Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Vocal Cords Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hallucinations Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Painful Urination Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hypoesthesia Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Night Sweats Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Distressed Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hair Loss Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Loss Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Blood Clot Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Ulcer Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nervousness Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Failure Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Extra Abdominal Fluid Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Drooping Eyelids Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Bone Pain Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Yeast Infection Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Suddenly Stopped Heart Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Parosmia Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paranoia Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Pancytopenia Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Pale Skin Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dehydration Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nerve Pain Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Yellow Skin Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Flu Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Albumin In Blood Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Blockage Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Difficulty Swallowing Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Eyes Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Urinary Urgency Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Retaining Urine Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Uncontrolled Urination Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Elated Mood Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Belching Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Emotional Lability Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Bruise Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Dysphoria Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hoarseness Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Calcium Levels Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Confusion Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Migraine Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Convulsions Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vaginal Bleeding Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loss Of Memory Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Low Blood Sodium Levels Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Magnesium Levels Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Broken Bones Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Chills Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Exfoliative Dermatitis Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Tolerance Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Fentanyl Citrate 250mcg/5mL Solution for Injection

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Fentanyl Citrate 250mcg/5mL Solution for Injection(Fentanyl Citrate)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Fentanyl Citrate)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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