This medication is used to help relieve sudden (breakthrough) cancer pain in people who are regularly taking moderate to large amounts of narcotic pain medication. 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.
This medication should not be used to relieve mild or short-term...Read more
Since 2007, the FDA has been discussing and debating the development of Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) for opioid... Read more »