Proper Use

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A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine in a medical facility. This medicine is placed under your tongue.

It is very important that you understand the rules of the Dsuvia™ REMS program to prevent addiction, abuse, and misuse of sufentanil. This medicine should also come with a Medication Guide. Read and follow these instructions carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for the medication guide if you do not have one.

Do not chew or swallow the tablet.

Do not eat or drink and minimize talking for 10 minutes after receiving the tablet. If you have excessive dry mouth, you may be given ice chips before receiving this medicine.

Dosing

The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.

  • For sublingual dosage form (tablets):
    • For pain:
      • Adults—30 micrograms (mcg) placed under the tongue as needed with a minimum of 1 hour between doses. The dose is usually not more than 12 tablets per day.
      • Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.