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Who Should Not Take Abstral?You should avoid Abstral if you:
- Are allergic to it, to fentanyl, or to 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 taking regularly scheduled opioid pain medication and are not opioid tolerant (your body is not used to taking opioid medications regularly).
- Need pain medication only for acute pain (short-term pain), including surgery pain, dental pain, headache or migraine pain, or pain in the emergency room setting.