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How Should This Medication Be Stored?

Actiq should be stored at room temperature, in the original unopened, sealed blister pack until ready for use. Protect the medication from freezing and moisture. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets. Because Actiq is a potential drug of abuse, it should be stored in a safe place to prevent theft.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Actiq?

Actiq is used on an "as needed" basis. However, do not use more than two lozenges for each breakthrough pain episode, and do not use this medication more often than four times a day.

Available Strengths

Actiq is available in the followings strengths:
  • Actiq 200 mcg
  • Actiq 400 mcg
  • Actiq 600 mcg
  • Actiq 800 mcg
  • Actiq 1200 mcg
  • Actiq 1600 mcg.

Can I Buy Generic Actiq?

This medication is available in generic form (see Generic Actiq for more information)
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