Fentanyl Transdermal Patches

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Brand Name(s):D-Trans, Matrifen, Mezolar, Osmanil,Tilofyl, Victanyl, Yemex

Indication:All indications (with exception of non-cancer pain)

Rationale:

Considered:Oct-20

Review Date:Oct-25

Comments:
MHRA safety alert -Following a review of the risks associated with use of opioid medicines for non-cancer pain, the Commission on Human Medicines (CHM) has recommended that fentanyl transdermal patches are contraindicated in opioid-naive patients in the UK.