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Summer temperatures may increase patients’ risk of a fentanyl overdose, experts warn

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Patients using the fentanyl pain patch or other prescription painkillers may face a greater risk of overdose or other side effects as a result of increased heat during the summer months, a Wisconsin physician is warning the public. Dr. Chris Eberlein—a physician at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, Wisconsin—says that patients using fentanyl or other opioid painkillers should exercise caution during warmer months in order to reduce their risk of an accidental overdose caused by extreme temperatures. (more…)