What is Matrifen?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Fentanyl Transdermal Patch

Matrifen is a brand name for fentanyl patches. Fentanyl is an opioid analgesic drug more powerful than morphine. In patch form it is used to provide a steady stream of the drug to treat moderate to severe chronic pain.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 2
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Matrifen

Side effect Patients
Constipation 1
Dizziness with nausea 1
Tiredness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Matrifen

Dosage Patients
50mcg as needed 1

Duration

Currently taking Matrifen

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Matrifen.