Follow Safeguards When Prescribing Fentanyl Patches

Fentanyl patches are still leading to errors, overdoses, and deaths.

We know the concerns...high potency, slow onset, lingering effects after patch removal, etc. That's why they're only for CHRONIC pain...and only for patients who've been on opioids at certain doses and durations.

But a recent study suggests about HALF of new fentanyl patch Rxs are written for patients who aren't already tolerant to opioids.

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