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EPAR summary for the public
This document is a summary of the European Public Assessment Report (EPAR). It explains how the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) assessed the studies performed, to reach their recommendations on how to use the medicine.
If you need more information about your medical condition or your treatment, read the Package Leaflet (also part of the EPAR) or contact your doctor or pharmacist. If you want more information on the basis of the CHMP recommendations, read the Scientific Discussion (also part of the EPAR).
IONSYS is an iontophoretic transdermal system (ITS), which delivers the active substance, fentanyl hydrochloride, into the body through the skin.
What is IONSYS used for?
IONSYS is used to control pain after an operation, in patients who are in hospital.
IONSYS is given to the patient after an operation.noIt is given using a system that is operated by the patient. A doctor or a nurse applies the transdermal system to the patient’s skin on the chest or upper