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Fentanyl buccal soluble film is a narcotic used for relieving cancer pain that breaks through around-the-clock pain medication. This prescription medication comes in the form of a small film that dissolves in the mouth on the inside of the cheek. This drug has a high risk for abuse and overdose, so make sure you know how to use it properly and store it securely.
What Is Fentanyl Buccal Soluble Film?Fentanyl buccal soluble film (Onsolis™) is an opioid pain medication used to treat breakthrough pain (sudden bursts of pain that "break through" around-the-clock pain medication) in people with cancer who are regularly taking an opioid medication for their constant cancer pain. Fentanyl buccal soluble film comes as a small film, which is dissolved in the mouth inside of the cheek.
Are There Side Effects?Just like any medicine, fentanyl buccal soluble film can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
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