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If I am pregnant, is it safe to use Fentora?

It's risky to take Fentora (fentanyl), a prescription medication used to treat breakthrough cancer pain, if you're pregnant. This drug hasn't been studied adequately in pregnant women, but its active ingredient, fentanyl, can cause health complications in newborns, such as seizure and breathing problems. Studies in pregnant rats also suggest fentanyl can cause miscarriage.

If you are pregnant and considering using this drug, talk with your doctor so you can weigh its risks to the developing fetus and its potential benefits to you.

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