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Who Should Not Use Fentanyl Nasal Spray?

You should not use fentanyl nasal spray if you:
 
  • Are allergic to fentanyl, Lazanda, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
 
  • Have not already been using a regularly scheduled opioid medication and are not opioid tolerant.
 
  • Have pain that is only expected to last a short period of time, such as pain after surgery, headaches, migraine, or dental pain.
 

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which fentanyl nasal spray should not be used, along with several warnings and precautions people should be aware of before beginning treatment. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific safety concerns that may apply to you.
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