During COVID-19 mixing drugs in syringe may be more necessary than normal. For our background page on syringe compatibility during COVID-19 go here.
Fentanyl citrate is a solution for injection with an acid to neutral pH.
This page gives specific information on compatibility of fentanyl citrate when combined with other medicines in a syringe. Use this information in conjunction with the detailed information on fentanyl citrate in the national injectable medicines guide.
Known compatibility information for fentanyl citrate
- Compatible with the Diprivan brand of propofol 1% for up to 90 minutes, at a concentration of up to 2micrograms/mL of fentanyl citrate and up to 9.5mg/mL of propofol
- Compatible with the Fresenius Kabi brand of propofol 1% and propofol 2% for up to 12 hours, at a conentration of up to 50micrograms/mL of fentanyl citrate and up to 20mg/mL of propofol
- Compatible with midazolam hydrochloride for up to 24 hours, at a concentration of up to 30micrograms/mL of fentanyl citrate and up to 2.5mg/mL of midazolam hydrochloride
The information on this page has been put together rapidly to help colleagues during the COVID-19 pandemic, if you spot anything that’s wrong or needs improving report a concern.