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Subsys Uses

Is It Safe for Children to Use Subsys?

This drug is only approved for use in adults 18 years of age and older. It is not known whether this medication is safe and effective in younger age groups. Subsys spray may be harmful, and even fatal, if ingested by a child. Keep this medication in a safe place, out of the reach of children.

Can Older Adults Use It?

Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of Subsys, including potentially dangerous side effects like breathing problems. Therefore, this medication should be used with caution in older adults.

Off-Label Uses for Subsys

On occasion, a healthcare provider may recommend medications for something other than the approved uses. This is called an "off-label" use. At this time, there are no widely accepted off-label uses for Subsys.
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