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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.)
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