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I am afraid that fentanyl is habit forming. Should I use it?

Fentanyl is a narcotic and may be habit-forming. However, you should not let fear of this keep you from treating your chronic pain. Dependence is possible, but if you choose to stop using this drug and gradually decrease the dose, then long-term dependence becomes much less likely.

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