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What Is Fentanyl Sublingual Spray Used For?

Can Children Use Fentanyl Sublingual Spray?

This drug is only approved for use in adults 18 years of age and older. It is not known whether this medication is safe and effective in younger age groups. Fentanyl sublingual spray may be harmful, and even fatal, if ingested by a child. Keep this medication in a safe place, out of the reach of children.

Is It Safe for Older Adults?

Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of fentanyl sublingual spray, including potentially dangerous side effects like breathing problems. Therefore, this medication should be used with caution in older adults.

What About Off-Label Uses?

On occasion, a healthcare provider may recommend medications for something other than the approved uses. This is called an "off-label" use. At this time, there are no widely accepted off-label uses for fentanyl sublingual spray.
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