Active ingredients: fentanyl
What it is used for
Short duration analgesia during premedication, induction and maintenance of anaesthesia, and in the immediate postoperative period. Opioid analgesic supplement to general and regional anaesthesia. Combination with a neuroleptic as an anaesthetic premedication for the induction of anaesthesia, and as an adjunct in the maintanance of general and regional anaesthesia.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intramuscular. This medicine is given through a needle inserted into the muscle beneath the skin.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear and colourless solution
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine requires authorisation for prescription from your doctor. It is
This medicine contains the active ingredients:
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient fentanyl
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems