GENERIC NAME: FENTANYL - ORAL LOZENGE (FEN-tuh-nill)
WARNING: Because severe, even fatal breathing problems have occurred during fentanyl use, it should be used only for anesthesia before a diagnostic test or surgery. You will be closely monitored in a hospital setting (e.g., emergency room) for breathing ability until you recover from use of this medication. Report immediately unusually slow or shallow breathing. Do not use this medication for short- or long-term pain control. Children that weigh less than 22 pounds (10 kilograms) are not to use this medication. Do not use more than prescribed by your doctor. The maximum dose any child or adult should receive is 400mcg, regardless of weight.
USES: This medication is a narcotic pain reliever which also relieves anxiety and causes drowsiness. This drug is used in surgery and during medical procedures. This drug is not indicated for use in general pain control.
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