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Pharmacology 1

A 24-year-old man is brought to the emergency department by his friends for altered mental status, vomiting, severely slowed breathing, and cold clammy hands. On physical examination, he has a bluish tone to his lips and pinpoint pupils. When his family arrives in the emergency department, they mention that the patient has been abusing fentanyl for the past 6 months.

Which of the following is the most appropriate treatment for this patient?

  • A) Dextromethorphan
  • B) Flumazenil
  • C) Methadone
  • D) Naloxone
  • E) Naltrexone

Authors

Anastasiya Haponyuk

Editor

Dr. Ted O'Connell

Last updated

Jun 13, 2022

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