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Cancer pain relief. Transdermal patch being applied by a nurse to a cancer patient's chest, while he lies in bed at home. The patch contains the strong analgesic (painkilling) opioid drug fentanyl. The patch releases fentanyl at a rate of 75 micrograms per hour, and last for up to 72 hours. It is used for patients who are suffering severe pain.
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