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Initial titration with 200 μg fentanyl buccal tablets: a retrospective safety analysis in Korean cancer patients.

Authors
  • Kwon, Mi-Young1
  • Cho, Ha-Na1
  • Koo, Dong-Hoe2
  • Lee, Yun-Gyoo2
  • Oh, Sukjoong2
  • Lee, Seung-Sei2
  • 1 Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, National Medical Center, Seoul, Korea. , (North Korea)
  • 2 Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. , (North Korea)
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Korean journal of internal medicine
Publication Date
May 01, 2018
Volume
33
Issue
3
Pages
577–584
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3904/kjim.2016.044
PMID: 28111431
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

FBT at the initial 200 μg dosage was well-tolerated and effective as a BTP management strategy in Korean cancer patients. Further prospective studies are needed to determine appropriate initiating doses of FBT in Korean patients with opioid tolerance.

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