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Actiq Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Use Actiq?

You should not use Actiq if you:
 
  • Are allergic to Actiq, fentanyl, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
 
  • Have not already been using a regularly scheduled opioid medication and are not opioid tolerant.
 
  • Need pain medication only for acute pain (pain that is expected to last only a short period of time), including pain from surgery, injuries, headaches, or migraines.
 

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which Actiq should not be used, along with several warnings and precautions people should be aware of before beginning treatment. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific safety concerns that may apply to you.
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