Why It Is Used
Fentanyl is used to manage moderate to severe pain, usually in people who have chronic pain. It may also be used for Reference breakthrough pain Opens New Window. Fentanyl is often used when your other pain medicines no longer work.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: October 31, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Michael Seth Rabin, MD - Medical Oncology