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A Product of Indo Japanese Collaboration in Pain Management TM Fentanyl Transdermal Patch 12.5 mcg/hr; 25
A Product of Indo Japanese Collaboration in Pain Management
TM
Fentanyl Transdermal Patch
12.5 mcg/hr; 25 mcg/hr; 50 mcg/hr; 75 mcg/hr; 100 mcg/hr
Description:
is a transdermal therapeutic patch containing the active pharmaceutical ingredient Fentanyl.
It is about 100 times more potent than Morphine, and a strong pain medication for moderate to severe chronic pain.
delivers Fentanyl into the body through the skin at the designated rate, reaching efficient blood level within
a few hours after the application. The pain is relieved for up to 72 hours; therefore, it becomes the first drug of choice
in cancer pain management therapy.
Backing Cloth
Release
Liner
Adhesive (Drug)
is available in following strengths
2
12.5 mcg/hr
1.25
mg
5 cm
12.5 micrograms/hour
25
mcg/hr
2.5
mg
2
10
cm
25
micrograms/hour
50
mcg/hr
5.0
mg
2
20
cm
50
micrograms/hour
75
mcg/hr
7.5
mg
2
30
cm
75
micrograms/hour
100 mcg/hr
10.0
mg
2
40
cm
100 micrograms/hour
Indication
(Fentanyl transdermal patch) is indicated in the management of chronic intractable pain that requires
continuous opioid analgesia.
Initial Dose
The appropriate initiating dose of
should be based on the patient's current opioid use. It is recommended
that
should be used in patients who have demonstrated opioid tolerance. Other factors to be considered
are the current general condition and medical status of the patient, including body size, age and extent of debilitation
as well as degree of opioid tolerance.
Precautions Application site is preferably void of hair, and must be clean and dry. Wash the
Precautions
Application site is preferably void of hair, and must be clean and dry. Wash the site before applying patch
Do not apply
Do not apply
Do not apply
to damaged areas (irritated, injured, cut area of the skin)
where cosmetics such as cream, lotion, gel etc., are already applied
if patch is damaged, opened or peeling
must be applied only one time. It should not be removed/re-applied; adhesive stickiness is
reduced when the
After removal of a previous
patch is re-applied
patch, the next patch should be applied to a different skin site
should not be applied when the patient has a fever, because the high body temperature will
cause an increased rate of Fentanyl delivery
should not be used
In patients with acute or severe bronchial asthma
In the management of intermittent pain
For patients who are not opioid tolerant
The management of acute or mild pain
Contraindications
is not recommended for children under the age of 18
is not recommended for use in nursing women
is not recommended for use in opioid naïve patients
How to Apply
Tear open the pouch from the opening notch
Remove the
from the Pouch, just before applying it on the skin
Peel away one side of the release liner, then place the patch on the skin
Remove the remaining side of the release liner and press the patch for
30 seconds with hand to ensure adhesiveness
Disposal of
Fold the patch (adhesive together) after removing from the skin,
and flush it down in the toilet. Wash your hands
once the
is removed from the body
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