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Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderTalk with your healthcare provider prior to using fentanyl sublingual spray if you have:
- A history of drug or alcohol dependence or abuse
- Liver disease, such as cirrhosis, liver failure, or hepatitis
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- A history of breathing problems, asthma, chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD), or other lung disease
- A head injury, brain tumor, or increased pressure around the brain
- Ever had a seizure
- A slow heart rate or other heart problems
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Subsys and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Subsys and Breastfeeding).
Dosing Information for Fentanyl Sublingual SprayThe fentanyl sublingual spray dose your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- The type and severity of your pain
- How you respond to the medication
- Other medications you may be taking
- Other medical conditions you may have.