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Fentora TM

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.

Active ingredients: fentanyl

Brand name

(ARTG)

: FENTORA fentanyl (as citrate) 100 microgram orally disintegrating tablet blister pack

Download the Consumer Medicine Information Leaflet

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

What this medicine is used for

(ARTG)

Fentora is indicated for the treatment of breakthrough pain (BTP) in adults with cancer who are already receiving maintenance opioid therapy for chronic cancer pain.

How to use this medicine

(ARTG)

This medicine contains one component only.

Component :

  • Tablet, orally disintegrating
  • Buccal
  • White to off-white, flat-faced, round, bevelled tablet, debossed with "C" on one side and with "1" on the other side

Storage conditions

(ARTG)

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Store in Original Container
  • Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.

Do I need a prescription ?

(ARTG)

These medicines require authorisation for prescription from your doctor. It is Schedule 8 : Controlled Drug.

  • 28 pack
  • 4 pack

Over 65 ?

(AHT)

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 ?

(AHT)

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.

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

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