Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, November 22nd, 2009
Covidien's product is a generic alternative to the branded ACTIQ®. It is a solid formulation of fentanyl that resembles a lozenge on a handle. Oral Transmucosal Fentanyl Citrate, a Class II controlled substance, is an opioid analgesic indicated only for the management of breakthrough cancer pain in patients 16 years of age and older with malignancies who are already receiving and who are...
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