Fentanyl

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trade names of a narcotic analgesic that can be inhaled and that acts on the central nervous system and may become addictive

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Noven's fentanyl patch is a transdermal delivery system for the management of chronic pain.
DiCosolo's family argued that the defendants were aware of a long history of manufacturing defects related to the Duragesic fentanyl patch that allowed the patch to leak fentanyl onto a patient's skin, potentially leading to extreme hypoventilation and death.
DiCosolo's family argued that well before issuing a recall, the defendants were already aware of the long history of manufacturing defects in the Duragesic fentanyl patch, which can allow lethal amounts of fentanyl to leak into the user's bloodstream.
Adding another opiate to a fentanyl patch can easily result in an overdose, he noted.
While major generic drug suppliers such as Teva, which recently entered this market segment with the October FDA approval of its fentanyl patch, have the global presence and resources to acquire the necessary approvals and effectively launch products on a per-country or regional basis, many suppliers of transdermal pain products must rely on outsourcing or partnering to expand geographically.
The agreement was stopped in December 2006 when a third party was about to launch a generic fentanyl patch.
NYSE: WPI) and its subsidiary companies to testify under oath and produce key documents as part of a lawsuit over the death of a 37-year-old woman who died while using the company's fentanyl patch.
That makes the fentanyl patch "a very expensive Band-Aid," in Dr.
The Palladone withdrawal (hydromorphone HCL extended release) came at the same time the FDA announced it was investigating whether the transdermal fentanyl patch marketed as Duragesic might be linked to a number of deaths.
Actavis identified one lot of 25 mcg/hour Fentanyl patch (Control/Lot # 30349) shipped to market that contained one patch that released its active ingredient faster than the approved specification in laboratory testing.
He hospitalized her, treated the pain with a fentanyl patch and intravenous morphine, started antidepressants, and 4 days later transferred her to a step-down clinic, where she started physical therapy.
Transdermal products in development include an amphetamine patch for ADHD, a generic fentanyl patch for pain management, and undisclosed partnered products.
The withdrawal of Palladone (hydromorphone hydrochloride extended-release) came at the same time the FDA announced it was investigating whether the transdermal fentanyl patch marketed as Duragesic might be linked to a number of deaths.
Specifically, in the third quarter of 2005, the FDA advised Noven that it did not intend to approve Noven's pending application for a generic fentanyl patch.
Noven is currently evaluating the feasibility of reformulating the fentanyl patch to address the FDA's concerns, and has granted Endo a right of first negotiation with respect to any reformulated fentanyl patch that it may develop.