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Fentanyl

"Fentanyl" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A potent narcotic analgesic, abuse of which leads to habituation or addiction. It is primarily a mu-opioid agonist. Fentanyl is also used as an adjunct to general anesthetics, and as an anesthetic for induction and maintenance. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1078)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Fentanyl" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Fentanyl" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 199 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 13 publications in 2017 and 2018
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