Data from EMA (European Medicines Agency) - Curated by EPG Health - Last updated 13 February 2018

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PecFent is indicated for the management of breakthrough pain (BTP) in adults who are already receiving maintenance opioid therapy for chronic cancer pain. Breakthrough pain is a transitory exacerbation of pain that occurs on a background of otherwise controlled persistent pain.

Patients receiving maintenance opioid therapy are those who are taking at least 60 mg of oral morphine daily, at least 25 micrograms of transdermal fentanyl per hour, at least 30 mg of oxycodone daily, at least 8 mg of oral hydromorphone daily or an equianalgesic dose of another opioid for a week or longer.

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Category Value
Agency product number EMEA/H/C/001164
Orphan designation No
Date First Approved 31-08-2010
Type Medicinal product subject to restricted medical prescription
Marketing authorisation holder Kyowa Kirin Services Ltd