Active ingredients: fentanyl
What it is used for
Management of chronic pain requiring opioid analgesia.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Transdermal
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Rectangular, round cornered, transparent and colourless patch with 30 cm2 active surface area contained in a protective pouch made from composite foil.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine requires authorisation for prescription from your doctor. It is Schedule 8: Controlled Drug.
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine is subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Phamaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website
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)