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Fentora Fentora - Instructions for Use

Manufacture: Cephalon, Inc.
Country: United States
Condition: Breakthrough Pain, Chronic Pain
Class: Narcotic analgesics
Form: Tablets
Ingredients: fentanyl citrate, mannitol, sodium starch glycolate, sodium bicarbonate, sodium carbonate, citric acid, magnesium stearate

Before you use FENTORA, it is important that you read the Medication Guide and these Instructions for Use. Be sure that you read, understand, and follow these Instructions for Use so that you use FENTORA the right way. Ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist if you have any questions about the right way to use FENTORA.

  • Peel back foil on blister unit to expose tablet (See Figure 2).

  • Do not push the tablet through the foil on the blister unit because this could damage the tablet. When removed from the blister unit, FENTORA tablet must be used right away.
  • Use FENTORA tablets whole.
  • Do not crush, split, suck, or chew FENTORA tablets, or swallow the tablets whole. You will get less relief for your breakthrough cancer pain.
  • You can place a FENTORA tablet:
    • in your mouth above a rear molar tooth between the upper cheek and gum (See Figure 3). Switch (alternate) sides of your mouth for each dose.

OR,

  • on the floor of your mouth, under your tongue (See Figures 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d).
  • When placing the tablet under your tongue, first lift your tongue (4b), then place the tablet under your tongue (4c), and lower your tongue over the tablet (4d).




  • Leave the tablet in place until it dissolves . A FENTORA tablet generally takes between 14 to 25 minutes to dissolve.
  • After 30 minutes, if there is any FENTORA left in your mouth, you may drink a glass of water to help you swallow the left over medicine.
  • If you cannot use FENTORA in this manner, tell your healthcare provider. Your healthcare provider will tell you what to do.