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Using Fentanyl for Breakthrough PainBreakthrough pain is an intense, sudden burst of pain that "breaks through" regularly scheduled, around-the-clock pain treatment. Short-acting fentanyl products are approved to treat breakthrough pain in people with cancer who are already taking regularly scheduled narcotic pain medication to treat their persistent cancer pain.
- Fentanyl sublingual tablets (Abstral)
- Fentanyl lozenge (Actiq)
- Fentanyl buccal tablets (Fentora)
- Fentanyl nasal spray (Lazanda)
- Fentanyl buccal soluble film (Onsolis)