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Review: could Fentanyl cause Postoperative fever?

Summary: Postoperative fever could be caused by Fentanyl, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Famotidine, and have Prophylaxis.

We study 14,049 people who have side effects while taking Fentanyl from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Postoperative fever. Find out below who they are, when they have Postoperative fever and more.

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Fentanyl

Fentanyl (latest outcomes from 14,378 users) has active ingredients of fentanyl citrate. It is often used in pain.

Postoperative fever

Postoperative fever (latest reports from 1,604 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, osteopenia, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 14,029 people reported to have side effects when taking Fentanyl. Among them, 4 people (0.03%) have Postoperative Fever. They amount to 0.25% of all the 1,600 people who have Postoperative Fever on eHealthMe.

Trend of Postoperative fever in Fentanyl reports

Time on Fentanyl when people have Postoperative fever * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Postoperative fever100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Postoperative fever25.00%75.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Postoperative fever0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%75.00%

Severity of Postoperative fever when taking Fentanyl ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Postoperative fever ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (1 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Famotidine (3 people, 75.00%)
  2. Fentanyl citrate (3 people, 75.00%)
  3. Carbocain (2 people, 50.00%)
  4. Ephedrin (2 people, 50.00%)
  5. Methoxamine hydrochloride (2 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • My grandmother (94 years old and 95 pounds) is currently in a rehabilitation facility after a hospital stay for a UTI she suffered. She was fine at the hospital but has now been given the Fentanyl Patch, along with a much stronger dose of Vicodin for her pain and suddenly became delusional and is loudly moaning incoherent gibberish for hours straight. She is now refusing food and medication. I completely understand that she is 94 years of age but this came on so suddenly and I feel that she may be overmedicated. I also know that UTI's can cause some of these symptoms but she has been treated for that and in the past has suffered mild symptoms and once treated bounces back.

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Just want to know if any of these drugs increase blood sugar. I have bone mets from breast cancer.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • My teeth and gums have gone from excellent to extreme since my first day on the actiq suckers. I recently had to have 3 crowns done and one tooth extracted... all due to my use of the actiqs.

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