Fentanyl

What is fentanyl?

The name of your medicine is Fentanyl.
The Pfl
  Aster help, strong and long-lasting pain
to treat:
• in adults who have a continuous pain
need action
• in children over 2 years of age who are already receiving opioids
and need continuous pain management
Fentanyl contains an active substance called fen-
tanyl. This belongs...

What is fentanyl?

The name of your medicine is Fentanyl.
The Pfl
  Aster help, strong and long-lasting pain
to treat:
• in adults who have a continuous pain
need action
• in children over 2 years of age who are already receiving opioids
and need continuous pain management
Fentanyl contains an active substance called fen-
tanyl. This belongs to a group more effective
Painkillers - called opioids.

What to care about when I take fentanyl?

Fentanyl must not be used
be if you
• allergic to fentanyl, hydrogenated rosin,
Soy, peanut or any of those mentioned in section 6
ingredients of this medicine.
• have pain that last only a short time, like
sudden onset of pain or pain
an operation.
• breathing problems with slower and fl
  have breathing.
Do not use this medicine if any of the
mentioned above applies to you or your child. If they
are not sure, talk before using fentanyl
with your doctor or pharmacist.

How to take fentanyl?

Always use this medicine exactly as you
speak with your doctor. Ask your doctor or
Pharmacist after, if you are not sure.
Depending on the severity of your pain, your overall
general condition and the type of pain
therapy, your doctor will decide what strength of fentanyl
is best for you.
Application and change of plaster
• There is enough active ingredient in each patch
3 days (72 hours)
 
contain.
• You should change your patch every third day, except
Your doctor has told you otherwise.
• Always remove the old plaster first,
before You
stick a new one on.
• Always change your plaster every 3 days
at the same
daytime
(every 72 hours).
• If you use more than one patch, switch
all plaster at the same time.
• Make a note about the day of the week, the
Date and time you stuck a plaster
have to remember changing the plaster

Side effects of fentanyl?

Like all medicines, this medicinal product
have effects that do not have to happen to everyone.
If you or your partner or caregiver has any of the following about the person doing the
Plaster wears, notice, remove the plaster
and call a doctor immediately or go
directly to the nearest hospital. You can
urgently need medical treatment.
• abnormal feeling of drowsiness, a slower one
or flatter breathing than usual
Follow the instructions above and
hold the person who has been wearing the patch
as much as possible to move and speak. Very sel-
These breathing difficulties can be life-threatening
or even fatal, especially in persons who
So far, no strong opioid painkillers (such
Fentanyl or morphine).
ben. (Occasionally, this can affect up to 1 in 100
concern)
• sudden swelling of the face or throat,
severe irritation, redness or blistering of your skin
These may be signs of severe allergic reactions.
(the frequency is calculated on the basis of the available
can not be estimated).

How to store fentanyl?

Where should the patches be kept?
Keep all plaster (used and unused) for children
the inaccessible.
How long can Fentanyl be stored?
You may use Fentanyl after
box and the bag after "usable until"
do not use the expiration date. The decay
Date refers to the last day of the specified
Month. When the patches have expired, bring them
back to the pharmacy.
Storage conditions
Store in the original packaging.
How to dispose of used or unused patches
If a used or unused plaster accidentally
is liable to another person, especially one
Child, this can be deadly.
Used patches should be folded firmly in the middle,
so that the glue
 
cling together. Then you should
put them back in the original bag and for others
Persons, especially children, kept out of reach
until they are safely disposed of.
Ask your pharmacist how to use the medicine.
Worry is when you stop using it.
Do not dispose of medicines in wastewater or household
stop falling. You help to protect our environment.

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