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A 61-year-old female asked:

I sometimes get symptoms from the fentanyl and wondered if i come off the 100mg patch (which i have been on for 5 hrs now and still have pain) can i just come off them straight away? will i have withdrawals?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
Do not suddenly stop your Fentanyl patch, as this is the most potent legal narcotic analgesic and a nasty withdrawal can occur. Contact your doctor, and work closely. This is far from simple, but can be solved. Best of luck.
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