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FENTANYL CITRATE Indications and Usage (fentanyl citrate injection, USP)

1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Fentanyl Citrate Injection is indicated for:

  • analgesic action of short duration during the anesthetic periods, premedication, induction and maintenance, and in the immediate postoperative period (recovery room) as the need arises.
  • use as an opioid analgesic supplement in general or regional anesthesia.
  • administration with a neuroleptic as an anesthetic premedication, for the induction of anesthesia and as an adjunct in the maintenance of general and regional anesthesia.
  • use as an anesthetic agent with oxygen in selected high risk patients, such as those undergoing open heart surgery or certain complicated neurological or orthopedic procedures.
 
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