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Fentanyl

Fentanyl is an opioid medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic.  Fentanyl is used as part of anesthesia to help prevent pain after surgery…

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a disorder that causes muscle pain and fatigue. People with fibromyalgia have “tender points” on the body. Tender points are specific places on…

Fioricet

Mikart Fioricet

Acetaminophen, Butalbital, and Caffeine pronounced as (a set a mee’ noe fen) (byoo tal’ bi tal) (kaf’ een) Why is this medication prescribed? This combination…

Flexeril

Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine) is a muscle relaxant. It works by blocking nerve impulses (or pain sensations) that are sent to your brain. Flexeril is used together…

Folic Acid

Folic acid is a B vitamin. It helps the body make healthy new cells. Everyone needs folic acid. For women who may get pregnant, it…

Fractures

A fracture is a break, usually in a bone. If the broken bone punctures the skin, it is called an open or compound fracture. Fractures…