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Timing of Fentanyl Patch Re-Application: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Published on: May 31, 2018
Project Number: RB1228-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical evidence regarding the re-application of a new fentanyl patch within 48 hours of a previous application?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the re-application of fentanyl patches?

Key Message

One non-randomized study was identified regarding the re-application of a new fentanyl patch within 48 hours of a previous application.

Tags

pain management, administration, cutaneous, fentanyl, transdermal patch, Fentanyl, fentora, Durogesic, duragesic, Matrifen, matrix, Transdermal, dermal, patch, patches, application, reapply, detach, adhesive, replace, Replacement, replacing