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What are the risks of using fentanyl buccal tablets?

Taking fentanyl buccal tablets could make you very ill and could even be fatal if you are not an appropriate candidate for this drug or if you use it improperly. You should only be taking fentanyl buccal tablets if you are already receiving around-the-clock treatment for cancer pain with other opioid drugs. Fentanyl can be habit forming, so anyone using this drug must be monitored for signs of abuse and addiction. Using these tablets may cause mouth sores and other side effects.

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