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Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opiate analgesic similar to but more potent than morphine. It is typically used to treat patients with severe pain, or to manage pain after surgery. It is also sometimes used to treat people with chronic pain who are physically tolerant to opiates. It is a schedule II prescription drug.
Research suggests those who have chronic pain may need to assess vitamin D status

Research suggests those who have chronic pain may need to assess vitamin D status

FDA warning on risk of wearing medicated patches during MRIs

FDA warning on risk of wearing medicated patches during MRIs

New guidelines for prescribing opioid pain drugs

New guidelines for prescribing opioid pain drugs

New guideline for prescribing opioid pain drugs published

New guideline for prescribing opioid pain drugs published

Teva granted FDA approval for Fentanyl transdermal system

Teva granted FDA approval for Fentanyl transdermal system

Review of drug delivery market

Review of drug delivery market

Watson Pharmaceuticals announces limited recall of Fentanyl transdermal patches

Watson Pharmaceuticals announces limited recall of Fentanyl transdermal patches

Barr confirms Fentora tablet patent challenge

Barr confirms Fentora tablet patent challenge

Cephalon files patent infringement case against Watson Pharmaceuticals

Cephalon files patent infringement case against Watson Pharmaceuticals

A road map to safer pain control, cost savings during colonoscopies

A road map to safer pain control, cost savings during colonoscopies

FDA warning on use of Fentora (fentanyl buccal)

FDA warning on use of Fentora (fentanyl buccal)

Warning about dangerous potential of pain drug Fentora

Warning about dangerous potential of pain drug Fentora

Watson Pharmaceuticals receives FDA approval for generic Duragesic

Watson Pharmaceuticals receives FDA approval for generic Duragesic

Breakthrough pain medication

Breakthrough pain medication

AMPAKINE drugs may provide protection from drug-induced respiratory depression

AMPAKINE drugs may provide protection from drug-induced respiratory depression

All pain medications may raise risk of heart attack or stroke

All pain medications may raise risk of heart attack or stroke

BEMA Fentanyl demonstrates substantial transmucosal delivery

BEMA Fentanyl demonstrates substantial transmucosal delivery

Warning about the indiscriminate use of diet drugs

Warning about the indiscriminate use of diet drugs

Epidurals affect how successful breastfeeding will be

Epidurals affect how successful breastfeeding will be

Increasing deaths from opioid analgesics in the United States

Increasing deaths from opioid analgesics in the United States