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Fentanyl Patch

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Opioid Adult

Fentanyl Patch - Handling and Storage

How should I handle Fentanyl Patch safely?

Wash your hands with water after handling the patch each time.

How should I store Fentanyl Patch?

Keep away from children;#Keep in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight;#Store at room temperature;#

How should I dispose of Fentanyl Patch safely?

Prior to disposal, fold the used patch into half such that the adhesive sides stick together. This step prevents any person who happens to pick up the used patch from re-using it again.

 

Images taken and adapted from Mylan Technologies, Inc.​

For safe disposal of unused patches, please return to the dispensing pharmacy.

  • Updated on Thursday, October 12, 2017
  • Article contributed by National Cancer Centre Singapore

The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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