Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Actiq®

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_43

Definition

Actiq® is a transmucosal fentanyl system that produces more significant pain relief at 15, 30, 45, and 60 minutes following administration (over a recommended 15 minutes) in opioid tolerant cancer patients.

 Postoperative Pain, Fentanyl

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