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Can I use Actiq if I have a history of seizures?

You may be able to use Actiq (fentanyl) if you have a history of seizures, but tell your doctor so that he or she can monitor possible side effects. Actiq is a narcotic lozenge used for the treatment of breakthrough cancer pain. Among the possible side effects of Actiq are seizures, so people with a history of seizures need to be monitored carefully to make sure they are tolerating Actiq well.

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