Sep 1, 2022

Fentanyl’s Effects on the Brain

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, neuroscience

Summary: Fentanyl exposure produces specific EEG signatures in the brain. The findings also revealed the drug impairs people’s breathing four minutes before noticeable changes in alertness.

Source: Mass General.

Fentanyl is used to supplement sedation and to relieve severe pain during and after surgery, but it’s also one of the deadliest drugs of the opioid epidemic.

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