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  Fentanyl Metabolism and excretion It interacts with opiate receptors decreasing  pain impulse transmission at the spinal cord level and higher in the  CNS. Fentanyl is a potent ยต-opiate receptor agonist. Also causes peripheral vasodilation increasing venous capacitance and decreases ...
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