Fentora (Fentanyl) [Buccal Tablet] 400mcg
Fentora Fentanyl Buccal Tablet treats severe, ongoing pain that cannot be controlled with other medicines. This medicine is a narcotic pain reliever. Fentora is designed to be placed and retained within the buccal cavity for a period sufficient to allow disintegration of the tablet and absorption of fentanyl across the oral mucosa.
FENTORA is indicated for the management of breakthrough pain in cancer patients 18 years of age and older who are already receiving and who are tolerant to around-the-clock opioid therapy for their underlying persistent cancer pain.
Patients considered opioid tolerant are those who are taking around-the-clock medicine consisting of at least 60 mg of oral morphine per day, at least 25 mcg per hour of transdermal fentanyl, at least 30 mg of oral oxycodone per day, at least 8 mg of oral hydromorphone per day, at least 25 mg oral oxymorphone per day, at least 60 mg of oral hydrocodone per day, or an equianalgesic dose of another opioid daily for a week or longer. Patients must remain on around-the-clock opioids while taking FENTORA.
No more than two doses of Abstral may be used to treat an episode of breakthrough pain. Patients must wait at least 2 hours before treating another episode of breakthrough pain. The Abstral dose should be escalated in a stepwise manner, increased by 100 mcg multiples up to 400 mcg, over consecutive breakthrough episodes until adequate analgesia with tolerable side effects is achieved.
Abstral is a sublingual tablet formulation of fentanyl citrate, a potent opioid analgesic. The precise mechanism of the analgesic action is unknown although fentanyl is known to be a µ-opioid receptor agonist. Specific CNS opioid receptors for endogenous compounds with opioid-like activity have been identified throughout the brain and spinal cord and play a role in the analgesic effects of this drug.
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