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Can I use Fentora if I have a history of chronic bronchitis?

A history of chronic bronchitis doesn't necessarily bar you from using Fentora (fentanyl), a morphine-like drug for breakthrough cancer pain. However, your doctor will probably monitor your dose and your reaction to the medicine carefully, because your history of chronic bronchitis does increase your risk for one of Fentora's most serious side effects -- a potentially life-threatening slowdown in your breathing.

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