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Actiq®


Producer: TEVA

contains

Actiq® is a strong analgesic.

Active substances

fentanyl


Application

Actiq® is used in severe acute pain (breakthrough pain) in people who are already treated with morphine or morphine-like agents for severe chronic pain.


Dosage

Available as suction tablets with applicator. The dose is individual and depends on the nature and severity of the pain.

  • Adults and adolescents over the age of 16.Initial dose. 200 micrograms. If pain relief is not achieved within 15 minutes, the dose can be repeated. Do not use more than 2 lozenge tablets for a single pain attack.
  • elderly. The dose should be reduced.

Note:

  • The suction tablet is placed in the mouth towards the cheek, and with the applicator the cheeks' mucous membranes are ironed while suctioning. Do not chew. The mouth can be moistened with water before placement.

possible side effects

Very common (over 10%)

weakness

Constipation, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Vomiting

Shortness of breath

Drowsiness, headache, dizziness

Common (1-10%)

Reduced appetite, Weight loss

Indigestion, air intestine, oral inflammation, dry mouth, taste disturbances, mouth ulcers

Anxiety, Awareness, Depression, Confusion, Emotional Instability, Hallucinations, Hallucinations, Coordination Disorders, Cramps, Muscle Cramps, Drowsiness, Change in Skin Sensitivity

Skin rash, skin rash, increased sweating

Lack of urination

Double vision, Blurred vision

Uncommon (0.1-1%)

Holes in the teeth, intestinal lice

Coming, Mood, Personality Disorders, Speech, Disturbance of Mind

Unknown

Swelling of the tongue, Tooth and gum disease

Swelling of the throat, Reduced breathing

Anaphylactic shock - an acute severe allergic condition


Should not be used

Should not be used at

  • severe breathing problems
  • badly functioning heart.

Pregnancy

Use only under certain conditions.
  • There is limited experience with the use of Actiq┬« in pregnant women. Prolonged use may lead to withdrawal symptoms in the newborn.
  • During childbirth, the baby's breathing and heart rate may be affected.

breastfeeding

May only be used under certain conditions. This text differs from the company's approved product information (product summary).
  • There is limited experience with the use of Actiq┬« suction tablets during lactation. You should therefore breastfeed only in agreement with your doctor.

Traffic

If the device affects your ability to drive a motor vehicle, driving may be punishable as driving a car and avoided. According to the Danish National Board of Health's guidance on prescribing addictive medicines, driving licenses may not be recommended for permanent treatment.


Blood donor

Do not drop. If you can lose, however, depends on your illness.

doping

The use of Actiq® implies exclusion from sports fighters.

effect

  • Works painkillers by affecting the areas in the brain that detect pain.
  • The strongest effect occurs after 20 minutes and lasts approx. 2 hours.
  • The half life in the blood (T?) is approximately 7 hours.

Pharmaceutical forms

Suction tablets with applicator. 1 lozenge contains 200 micrograms, 400 micrograms, 600 micrograms, 800 micrograms, 1,200 micrograms or 1,600 micrograms of fentanyl (as citrate).


Special warnings

  • Alcohol enhances the sedative and respiratory activity of the drug.
  • Fever or exposure to high heat may increase the effect of the medicine and give rise to more side effects.
  • The drug can cause both mental and physical dependence. Dependence has occurred, sudden onset of ingestion will trigger withdrawal symptoms that appear in general malaise, abdominal distension, tearing, sneezing, sneezing, sweating, goosebumps, diarrhea, headache, shaking of the arms and legs, and possibly. convulsions. In addition, a strong urge may arise to re-ingest the drug. Therefore, at the end of treatment, the dose should be gradually reduced to avoid withdrawal.
  • There may occur tolerance for longer periods of time. This means that you need higher and higher doses to treat the same pain.

Using other medicines

It is important to inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking.
  • Benzodiazepines (sedatives) may increase Actiq's sedative effect. A number of agents (including certain anti-HIV, fungal, infection and cardiovascular disorders) may increase the effect of Actiq┬«.
  • Phenobarbital (epileptic) may increase Actiq's dusting and respiratory retardant effect.
  • Rifampicin (antibiotics), anti-epileptic drugs (carbamazepine, phenytoin) and perikon herbal medicines may reduce the effect of Actiq┬«.
  • Actiq┬« may increase the effect of sleepers, anti-depression and anti-psychosis drugs.
  • Concomitant treatment with MAO inhibitors (agents for depression or Parkinson's disease) may cause seizures, elevated temperature and altered blood pressure, and fentanyl must not be used if you have been in treatment with MAO inhibitors within the last 14 days.
  • Concomitant treatment with certain agents against depression may pose a risk of serotonin syndrome - a combination of symptoms such as fever, stiffness, tremor, muscle cramps and altered mental condition may be early signs of progression of the condition. This condition requires immediate medical attention. There must be at least 14 days after the end of treatment with fentanyl before initiation of treatment with these drugs.

Grants, delivery, packages and prices

subsidiesextraditionDispensing form and strengthPackingPrice in kr.
Indicates that the medicine is subject to the rules in the Order on Prescriptions, ┬ž4. May only be delivered once after the same prescription, cf. section 14suction tablets200 micrograms3 pieces. (Blister)366,35
Indicates that the medicine is subject to the rules in the Order on Prescriptions, ┬ž4. May only be delivered once after the same prescription, cf. section 14suction tablets200 micrograms15 pcs. (Blister)1.759,50
Indicates that the medicine is subject to the rules in the Order on Prescriptions, ┬ž4. May only be delivered once after the same prescription, cf. section 14suction tablets400 micrograms3 pieces. (Blister)366,35
Indicates that the medicine is subject to the rules in the Order on Prescriptions, ┬ž4. May only be delivered once after the same prescription, cf. section 14suction tablets400 micrograms15 pcs. (Blister)1.759,50
Indicates that the medicine is subject to the rules in the Order on Prescriptions, ┬ž4. May only be delivered once after the same prescription, cf. section 14suction tablets600 micrograms3 pieces. (Blister)366,35
Indicates that the medicine is subject to the rules in the Order on Prescriptions, ┬ž4. May only be delivered once after the same prescription, cf. section 14suction tablets600 micrograms15 pcs. (Blister)1.759,50
Indicates that the medicine is subject to the rules in the Order on Prescriptions, ┬ž4. May only be delivered once after the same prescription, cf. section 14suction tablets800 micrograms3 pieces. (Blister)366,35
Indicates that the medicine is subject to the rules in the Order on Prescriptions, ┬ž4. May only be delivered once after the same prescription, cf. section 14suction tablets800 micrograms15 pcs. (Blister)1.759,50
Indicates that the medicine is subject to the rules in the Order on Prescriptions, ┬ž4. May only be delivered once after the same prescription, cf. section 14suction tablets1200 micrograms15 pcs. (Blister)1.759,50
Indicates that the medicine is subject to the rules in the Order on Prescriptions, ┬ž4. May only be delivered once after the same prescription, cf. section 14suction tablets1600 micrograms15 pcs. (Blister)1.759,50


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