Medication 7-230 - Fentanyl (Sublimaze)

Polk, Hickory, Cedar, & St Clair EMS Protocols


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Change Log:

DateLink to
previous
version
Description of change
01/29/14pdfCoordinated with CMH policies.
12/29/14pdfAdded DEA and street info. Added greater than 65 yr dose same as pediatric.
10/21/15pdfAdded comment that rigid chest syndrome precaution usually occurs with doses greater than 200 mcg.
11/17/15Added comment for maximum single dose to be 50 mcg for adults. Clarified over 65 yr old dosage is 25-50 mcg with a max dose of 150 mcg.
05/10/20pdfAdded content (without substantive modification) from old Protocol 7-230 - Fentanyl.
06/11/21pdfMoved to emsprotocols.online

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