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Medical warning:

Moderate. These medicines may cause some risk when taken together. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.

How the interaction occurs:

Fentanyl causes the propofol to be more effective in causing anesthesia.

What might happen:

It may take you longer than usual to recover from anesthesia.

What you should do about this interaction:

Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.


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