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Side Effects of Fentanyl Buccal Soluble Film

Some of the more common fentanyl buccal soluble film side effects include weakness, nausea, and vomiting. While these reactions generally require little or no treatment, potentially serious problems are also possible. If you experience more serious side effects with this pain medication, such as difficulty breathing, hallucinations, or severe constipation, notify your healthcare provider right away.

An Introduction to Side Effects of Fentanyl Buccal Soluble Film

Just like any medicine, fentanyl buccal soluble film (Onsolis™) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
 
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible fentanyl buccal soluble film side effects. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)
 

Serious Fentanyl Buccal Soluble Film Side Effects

Some side effects of fentanyl buccal soluble film are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • The urge to use more fentanyl buccal soluble film than prescribed or for a nonmedical purpose (see Onsolis Abuse)
  • Any difficulty breathing, including reduced, shallow, slow, or irregular breathing
  • Cold and clammy skin
  • A slow heart rate (bradycardia)
  • Extreme drowsiness
  • Feeling faint, extremely dizzy, or confused
  • Severe constipation
  • Unusual changes in behavior or mood, including depression, hostility, agitation, or anxiety
  • Hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not really there)
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
 
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Swelling of the mouth or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing.
 
8 Frequent Pain Syndromes

Fentanyl Buccal Soluble Film Information

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