Fentanyl (Duragesic, generic) Boxed Warnings
July 12, 2005
The boxed warnings for fentanyl transdermal patches (Duragesic, generic) now includes more specific information about who should receive the product, hypoventilation, cytochrome P450 3A4 drug interactions, abuse potential, diversion potential, and administration. In addition, more detailed information on these topics is discussed in the package insert outside of the boxed warning.
Additional information is available at the following links:
- MedWatch Alert:
- Dear Healthcare Professional letter:
July 12, 2005; University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2009, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.