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Oral transmucosal opioids

Andrew Davies

in Cancer-related Breakthrough Pain

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780199656974
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740909 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199656974.003.0006

Series: Oxford Pain Management Library

Oral transmucosal opioids

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• The oral transmucosal routes are buccal and sublingual • Oral transmucosal routes are non-invasive, convenient for patients and for healthcare professionals, with a potentially fast onset of action • A number of fentanyl-based formulations are commercially available.

Chapter.  5615 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Oncology ; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics ; Pain Medicine

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