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Fentanyl Buccal Tablets (marketed as Fentora) Information

Fentanyl Buccal Tablets (marketed as Fentora) Information

Fentora (fentanyl buccal tablets) is a an opioid pain medication used for the treatment of breakthrough pain in cancer patients receiving opioid treatment and who have become tolerant to it.

Breakthrough pain is intense increases in pain that occur with rapid onset, even when opioid pain-control medication is being used. Patients who take narcotic pain medications daily and around-the-clock develop tolerance and are more resistant to the dangerous side effects of these medications than patients who take narcotic pain medication on a less frequent basis. 

Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax, using the contact information at the bottom of this page.

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Regulatory History and Labeling from Drugs@FDA