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DUROGESIC 50MCG PATCH

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MRP: Rs. 2845.45 for 1 packet(s) (3 patch each)
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Composition for DUROGESIC

Fentanyl(50 mcg)

food interaction for DUROGESIC

alcohol interaction for DUROGESIC

pregnancy interaction for DUROGESIC

lactation interaction for DUROGESIC

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Durogesic 50mcg patch at a fixed time.
Avoid Durogesic 50mcg patch with grapefruit juice.
UNSAFE
Durogesic 50mcg patch may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Durogesic 50mcg patch may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for DUROGESIC

Fentanyl(50 mcg)

Uses

Durogesic 50mcg patch is used for pain and anaesthesia.

How it works

Durogesic 50mcg patch belongs to a class of drugs called opioid analgesics. It acts by inhibiting certain receptors in the brain associated with perception of pain.

Common side effects

Drowsiness, Allergic skin rash, Back pain, Bloody diarrhea, Numbness, Burning sensation, Tingling sensation, Central nervous system depression, Confusion, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Difficulty in urination, Feeling thirsty, Feeling of cold, Hallucination, Headache, Increased sweating, Indigestion, Insomnia, Mood changes, Stomach pain, Tremor, Weakness, Vomiting, Nausea, Loss of appetite

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Expert advice for DUROGESIC

  • Do not consume fentanyl in doses more than that as prescribed by the doctor as it has a potential for addiction.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience difficulty in breathing after administration fentanyl.
  • Avoid exposure to high temperature conditions such sauna bath, hot tub bath, sun bathing as this may lead to increased absorption of fentanyl causing overdose and adverse effects.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery while taking fentanyl as it may cause dizziness. 
  • Consult your doctor before taking  fentanyl if you have breathing problems, low blood pressure, heart, liver, chronic lung or kidney diseases,  brain tumor, head injury, or myasthenia gravis (neuromuscular disease characterized by progressive weakness of  muscles and unusual tiredness).
  • Do not consume this drug if are allergic to fentanyl or any of its ingredients or any other opioid analgesic.
  • Do not consume this drug if you are regularly using opioid medication for management of persistent pain.
  • Patients who are suffering from mild pain should not consume this drug.
  • Inform your doctor if you are or planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding. 

Frequently asked questions for DUROGESIC

Fentanyl

Q.Is fentanyl an opioid/ morphine/ barbiturate?
Fentanyl is an opioid analgesic. It is not morphine or barbiturate

Q.Is fentanyl addictive/ controlled substance?
Fentanyl is a controlled substance and has got addictive potential. Always follow the doctor's instruction regarding its use

Q.Does fentanyl cause constipation/ hypotension?
Fentanyl may cause constipation and hypotension. Please consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.

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Content on this page was last updated on 07 April, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)