Relative potency 1:6 with acute dosing and 1:2 to 1:3 with chronic dosing
Extended half life with short-acting oral form
Use with caution: Half life of 12-150 hours accumulates with repeated dosing Use with caution. Toxic metabolite normerperidine can cause seizures
Not recommended for opioid naïve patients
Oxycodone Fentanyl transdermal
MSContin, Avinza, Kadian Oxycontin Duragesic
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