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Are There Side Effects?Just like any medicine, fentanyl nasal spray may cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderTalk with your healthcare provider prior to using fentanyl nasal spray if you have:
- Past or present drug or alcohol dependence or abuse problems
- Liver disease, such as cirrhosis, liver failure, or hepatitis
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Breathing problems, such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or shortness of breath
- A head injury, brain tumor, or increased pressure around the brain
- A history of a seizure
- A low heart rate or abnormal heart rhythm
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)
- Not already been taking a regularly scheduled opioid medication
- Mental health conditions, such as depression or schizophrenia
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Lazanda and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Lazanda and Breastfeeding).