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Duragesic - Fentanyl Patch

Duragesic (fentanyl patch) is applied to the skin. It contains a narcotic painkiller used for severe pain relief.
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Fentanyl Patch: FDA Issues Public Health Advisory
In response to reports of deaths in patients using the fentanyl patch for pain management, the FDA has issued a Public Health Advisory. The FDA is investigating whether the deaths are associated with inappropriate use by patients or quality of the product.

Facts About Analgesics (Painkillers)
Analgesic medications are commonly referred to as painkillers. Duragesic patches are used to manage pain.

Fentanyl Pain Patch Abuse Can Be Deadly
Drug abusers are increasingly turning to a slow-release form of a powerful painkiller for a quick and dangerous high, University of Florida researchers warn.

Patient Information: Duragesic (Fentanyl Transdermal System)
Patient information for Duragesic (Fentanyl Transdermal System), from Janssen Pharmaceutica Products.

Fentanyl Transdermal Patch
Information about Fentanyl Transdermal Patch, from MedlinePlus.

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