fentanyl - transdermal, Duragesic (cont.)
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, remove the patch. This medicine may be harmful if accidentally swallowed. Contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US National Poison Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: slow/shallow breathing, slow heartbeat, loss of consciousness.
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others. It is against the law and the medication may cause harm to others.This medication has been prescribed for your current condition only. Do not use it later for another condition unless told to do so by your doctor. A different medication may be necessary in that case.
STORAGE: Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not freeze. Check the product package for specific temperature ranges for your brand, or ask your pharmacist. Keep all medications away from children and pets.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Read the Medication Guide/Patient Information Leaflet for details. You may also consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Last Editorial Review: 8/24/2012
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