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Several medications can interact with Fentora, including amphetamines, sleep medications, and beta blockers. These interactions could increase your risk for serious side effects, such as extreme drowsiness, memory loss, and difficulty breathing. To ensure a safe treatment process with Fentora, tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, as well as your alcohol consumption.

An Overview of Interactions With Fentora

Fentora® (fentanyl buccal tablets) is a prescription narcotic pain medication used to treat breakthrough pain in people with cancer. This product may potentially interact with many other medications.
 
Some of the medications that may lead to Fentora drug interactions include but are not limited to:
 
  • Alcohol
  • Alvimopan (Entereg®)
  • Amphetamines or amphetamine-like medications, such as:
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • CYP 3A4 inducer medications, such as:
 
 
  • CYP 3A4 inhibitor medications, such as:
 
 
  • Desmopressin (DDAVP®, Minirin®, Stimate®)
  • Grapefruit juice
  • Medications that cause drowsiness, such as:
 
 
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), such as:
 
 
  • Octreotide (Sandostatin®)
  • Pegvisomant (Somavert®)
  • Thiazide diuretics (and thiazide-like diuretics), such as:
 
 
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Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
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