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Fentanyl Lozenge

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to using these lozenges if you have:
 
  • A history of drug or alcohol dependence or abuse
  • Liver disease, such as cirrhosis, liver failure, or hepatitis
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Ever had breathing problems, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or any other lung disease
  • A head injury, brain tumor, or increased pressure around the brain
  • Had a stroke
  • Ever had a seizure
  • A slow heart rate or abnormal heart rhythm
  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • Diabetes
  • Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Fentanyl Lozenge to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)
 

Dosing Information for Fentanyl Lozenges

The fentanyl lozenge dose your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • The type and severity of your pain
  • How you respond to the medication
  • Other medications you are taking
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
 
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 
(Click Fentanyl Lozenge Dosage for more information.)
 
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