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Can Older Adults Use It?

Older adults may be more sensitive to Abstral side effects, including potentially dangerous side effects such as breathing problems. Therefore, this medication should be used with caution in older adults.

Off-Label Uses for Abstral

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend this product for something other than cancer pain. This is known as an "off-label" use. At this time, there are no widely accepted off-label Abstral uses.
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