Review: could Fentanyl cause Postoperative Fever?


Postoperative fever is found among people who take Fentanyl, especially for people who are male, 0-1 old also take medication Propofol, and have Anaesthesia . We study 30,725 people who have side effects while taking Fentanyl from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Postoperative fever. Find out below who they are, when they have Postoperative fever and more.

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Fentanyl has active ingredients of fentanyl citrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Fentanyl 38,569 users)

Postoperative Fever

Postoperative fever has been reported by people with insomnia, abscess, procedural complication, fever, rashes (latest reports from 448 Postoperative fever patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

30,725 people reported to have side effects when taking Fentanyl.
Among them, 10 people (0.03%) have Postoperative Fever

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fentanyl cause Postoperative fever?

Gender of people who have Postoperative Fever when taking Fentanyl *:

  • female: 20 %
  • male: 80 %

Age of people who have Postoperative Fever when taking Fentanyl *:

  • 0-1: 40 %
  • 2-9: 10 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 10 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 20 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 20 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • General Anaesthesia (2 people)
  • Anaesthesia (2 people)
  • Pyrexia (1 person)
  • Hypertension (1 person)
  • Cleft Palate (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Propofol (7 people)
  • Sevoflurane (6 people)
  • Vecuronium Bromide (3 people)
  • Rocuronium Bromide (3 people)
  • Midazolam Hcl (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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