fentanyl sublingual spray

(FEN-tuh-nil sub-LING-wul …)

A form of the drug fentanyl that is sprayed under the tongue and then absorbed into the blood. It is being studied in the treatment of breakthrough pain (pain that occurs even when pain-control medication is already being used) in cancer patients. Fentanyl is a type of opioid analgesic.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "fentanyl sublingual spray"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "aerosol sublingual de fentanilo"

Forma del medicamento fentanilo que se aplica debajo de la lengua y luego se absorbe en la sangre. Está en estudio para el tratamiento del dolor intercurrente (dolor que se presenta aunque se esté usando un medicamento contra el dolor) de los pacientes de cáncer. El fentanilo es un tipo de analgésico opioide.