Were you looking for information about Fentanyl Patch Dosage? Fentunal doasge is a common misspelling of fentanyl dosage.
Before prescribing the fentanyl patch (Duragesic®), your healthcare provider will take into consideration several factors, such as the type and severity of your pain, other medications you are taking, and other medical conditions you may have. This medicated skin patch contains a strong opioid narcotic, which should only be used by people who are accustomed to the effects of opioid medicines.
Each fentanyl patch is applied to the skin every 72 hours. It is important to properly dispose of these patches, as fentanyl could cause potentially life-threatening complications in people for whom this medication is not prescribed.
(Click Fentanyl Patch Dosage for more details on general dosing guidelines for fentanyl patches. This article also offers a list of important tips to keep in mind when using this medication. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)