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Duragesic Pregnancy


  • Patch
  • Patch extended release
  • Dissolving tablet
  • Mouth spray
  • Lozenge
  • Buccal tablet
  • Nasal spray
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Is Duragesic (Fentanyl) safe during pregnancy or nursing?

The FDA category for this medication is C. It is advised that you: Weigh risks vs. benefits

Duragesic (Fentanyl) pregnancy info from our pharmacists

  • Upsides
  • No info available
  • Downsides
  • Like all opioids, don't use when pregnant, since the baby can become dependent on it and have withdrawal symptoms after birth.
  • Tips
  • No info available
  • Risks
  • Let your doctor know if you have used Duragesic (Fentanyl) during pregnancy. Your baby may need special care after birth from experts in this area.
Source: FDA package insert