Fenpatch is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) fentanyl. On this page you will find out more about Fenpatch, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: fentanyl
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Fenpatch 100 microgram/hour patch, 5
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Management of chronic pain requiring opioid analgesia.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Fenpatch 100 is a rectangular, round cornered, transparent and colourless patch with 30 cm2 active surface area contained in a protective pouch made from composite foil.|
|Dosage Form||Drug delivery system, transdermal|
|Route of administration||Transdermal|
5 patches: Controlled Drug
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||3 Years|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 March 2018
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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