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Report of a patient chewing fentanyl patches who was titrated onto methadone.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22114625     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This case report discusses the clinical presentation and management of a patient presenting to substance misuse services reporting chewing fentanyl patches in addition to wearing them transdermally. The patient was successfully titrated onto methadone 30 mg. Only one previously reported case of an individual chewing fentanyl patches was found in the literature; no case reports were found where treatment involved titrating the patient onto methadone. The pharmacology and illicit use of fentanyl are also considered.
Authors:
Eric Dale; Fleur Ashby; Kalyan Seelam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-11-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2009     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2009  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-24     Completed Date:  2012-10-02     Revised Date:  2013-04-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
St Catherine's Hospital, General Adult Psychiatry, Tickhill Road, Doncaster DN4 8QN, UK.
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