A Comprehensive Review of Rapid-Onset Opioids for Breakthrough Pain

CNS Drugs, 06/12/2012

Smith H – Administration routes for fentanyl in the management of Breakthrough pain currently include the transmucosal and intranasal routes; an intrapulmonary formulation is also in development. The findings of this review suggest that the efficacy and safety of the approved rapid–onset opioids are comparable.

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