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Fentanyl Sublingual Spray (Code C74029)

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Preferred Name: Fentanyl Sublingual Spray

Definition: A sublingual preparation of a short-acting, synthetic anilidopiperidine opioid with analgesic activity. After rapid sublingual transmucosal absorption, the active ingredient fentanyl selectively binds to and activates mu-opioid receptors in the central nervous system (CNS), mimicking the effects of endogenous opiates.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: 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.

Label: Fentanyl Sublingual Spray

NCI Thesaurus Code: C74029 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: CL383462  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Fentanyl Sublingual Spray
fentanyl sublingual spray
FSS

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 582989
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 582989 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
NCI META CUI CL383462

Other Properties:
Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C74029
Legacy_Concept_Name Fentanyl_Sublingual_Spray
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  

URL: https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ConceptReport.jsp?dictionary=NCI_Thesaurus&code=C74029

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