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Clinical Drug Investigation

, Volume 16, Issue 1, pp 80–83 | Cite as

Use of Transdermal Fentanyl in Cancer Patients with Intestinal Problems Four Case Studies

  • Peter Naughton
  • Patricia Horan
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Morphine Fentanyl Adis International Limited Cancer Pain Hydromorphone 
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© Adis International Limited 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Naughton
    • 1
  • Patricia Horan
    • 1
  1. 1.Portlaoise General HospitalPortlaoiseRepublic of Ireland

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