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Old 06-07-2009, 08:44 PM   #5
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Re: Morphine vs Duragesic patch (fentanyl) for cancer pain

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Originally Posted by brianpain33 View Post

fentanyl based - fentanyl patch, fentanyl losenges & suckers
Just a quick point of clarification....The Fentanyl lozenges and lollipops are both short acting.....In fact, very short acting....In quick and out quick...Fastest on the market. Onset for Actiq is 2-3 minutes; peak plasma level is 20 minutes, and half life is 2 hours. Fentora is even faster.

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