Actiq® (fentanyl lozenge) is a medication licensed to treat breakthrough cancer pain in people who are regularly using other opioid pain medications to treat their underlying pain. It comes in the form of a lozenge, for oral use. Several strengths of this medication are available; all forms require a prescription.
If you are prescribed this pain medication, you may wonder who makes it. Brand-name Actiq is manufactured by Cephalon, Inc. Various generic forms are available as well. Several manufacturers make generic Actiq products, including:
- Danbury Pharmacal, Inc.
- Mallinckrodt Brand Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
- Teva Pharmaceuticals.
(Click Actiq to learn more, including who can take this medication, potential side effects, and what to expect during treatment.)