Generic Name: FENTANYL - TRANSDERMAL Pronounced: (FEN-tuh-nill) Fentanyl TD Uses
This medication is used to help relieve moderate to severe
ongoing pain (such as due to cancer). Fentanyl belongs to a class of drugs
known as narcotic (opiate) analgesics. It works in the brain to change how your
body feels and responds to pain.
How To Use Fentanyl TD
Read the Medication Guide and, if available, the Patient
Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist before you start using this
medication and each time you get a refill. Learn how to properly use, store,
and discard the patches. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or
Before you start using this medication, ask your doctor or
pharmacist if you should stop or change the dose of your other narcotic
medication(s). It may take up to 24 hours before you have pain relief from
fentanyl patches. For added pain relief, your doctor may direct you to also
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