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Duragesic® (fentanyl patch) is a prescription medication used for long-term relief of moderate-to-severe pain. This medicated skin patch is a Schedule II controlled substance, which means it has a high potential for abuse and there are strict laws and regulations controlling its use. Each Duragesic patch is applied for 72 hours and provides around-the-clock (continuous) pain relief. Possible side effects may include nausea, drowsiness, and constipation.
(Click Duragesic for more information about this medication, including how to use these patches, a discussion of how this medicine works, and general safety precautions to be aware of before beginning treatment. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)
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