- a synthetic, short-acting narcotic analgesic and sedative, C22H28N2O, used pharmacologically in anesthesia and neuroleptanalgesia, and also as an illicit drug: Medics quickly administered fentanyl to the injured soldiers.Drug dealers are lacing heroin with fentanyl.
Origin of fentanyl
Examples from the Web for fentanyl
Contemporary Examples of fentanyl
The story of a wayward anesthesia trainee who took a near fatal dose of fentanyl hit the news this week.The Secret World of Drug-Addict Doctors
April 24, 2014
Even if the dealer loads stamp bags with fentanyl and causes an overdose of 22 people in Pennsylvania?Heroin: America’s Silent Assassin
Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Robert M. Lober, MD, PhD
February 3, 2014
- a narcotic drug used in medicine to relieve pain
- A narcotic analgesic used in combination with other drugs before, during, or following surgery.