Who can use a fentanyl patch?

Answer Fentanyl is the generic name for a powerful opioid pain reliever that comes in several forms, including a transdermal patch sold under the brand name of Duragesic. The drug is absorbed from the pat... Read More »

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What is a fentanyl patch?

The fentanyl patch, known as Duragesic or fentanyl transdermal system, consists of a patch that is placed on certain areas of your body to treat moderate to severe pain. The fentany patch is used a... Read More »

What does a fentanyl patch contain?

The fentanyl patch is a trans-dermal narcotic based pain reliever used by patients who can no longer control the pain associated with their conditions by any other means. The active ingredient in ... Read More »

How to Dispose of a Fentanyl Patch?

Fentanyl is a powerful opioid that is stronger than morphine. Transdermal fentanyl is for patients whose severe chronic pain is no longer manageable by other opioid medications. You must take speci... Read More »

Fentanyl patch reuseable?

Don't reuse it. The patches are meant to diffuse a controlled dose over time through dermal contact. Most likely, the patch has lost the efficiency. It is also possible that the coating that con... Read More »