Description

Fentanyl Sublingual Tablet 800 mcg – 30 Pills

Abstral Fentanyl Sublingual Tablet 800 mcg – 30 pills.
Each pack contains 30 pills.
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Medication name

Generic name: Fentanyl – sublingual

Pronunciation: (FEN-ta-nil)

Brand name(s): Abstral

Abstral Fentanyl Sublingual Tablet 800 mcg

Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start using fentanyl and each time you get a refill. Learn all usage and disposal instructions. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Use fentanyl sublingual tablets as directed by your doctor. If your mouth is dry, take a sip of water to moisten it before using this medication. Spit out or swallow the water. With dry hands, open the blister pack unit just before using it. Do not push the tablet through the foil of the blister pack because this could damage the tablet. Place the tablet in your mouth under your tongue, as far back as you can. If your dose is for more than one tablet, spread them around the floor of your mouth under your tongue. Do not break, bite, chew, suck, or swallow the tablet whole. Do not eat or drink anything until the tablet dissolves completely.

The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. To reduce your risk of side effects, your doctor may direct you to start this medication at a low dose and gradually increase your dose. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully. If you need a second dose, wait 30 minutes after starting the first dose. Do not use more than 2 doses per episode of breakthrough pain. Wait at least 2 hours before using fentanyl sublingual tablets again for another episode of breakthrough pain. Do not increase your dose or use this drug more often or for longer than prescribed.

Pain medications work best if they are used as the first signs of pain occur. If you wait until the pain has worsened, the medication may not work as well.

You should continue to also take your around-the-clock opioid medication as directed by your doctor. Other pain relievers (such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen) may also be prescribed. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about using fentanyl safely with other drugs.

Abstral Fentanyl Sublingual Tablet 800 mcg

Suddenly stopping this medication may cause withdrawal, especially if you have used it for a long time or in high doses. To prevent withdrawal, your doctor may lower your dose slowly. Tell your doctor or pharmacist right away if you have any withdrawal symptoms such as restlessness, mental/mood changes (including anxiety, trouble sleeping, thoughts of suicide), watering eyes, runny nose, nausea, diarrhea, sweating, muscle aches, or sudden changes in behavior.

When this medication is used for a long time, it may not work as well. Talk to your doctor if this medication stops working well.

Though it helps many people, this medication may sometimes cause addiction. This risk may be higher if you have a substance use disorder (such as overuse of or addiction to drugs/alcohol). Use this medication exactly as prescribed to lower the risk of addiction. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details.

Avoid eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice while using this medication unless your doctor or pharmacist says you may do so safely. Grapefruit can increase the chance of side effects with this medicine. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details.

Tell your doctor if your pain does not get better or if it gets worse, or if you have more than 4 episodes of breakthrough pain daily, or if you need to use 2 doses of medication for each episode of pain.