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A patch containing the drug is applied to the skin and continues to deliver the drug to the person for typically three days.

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Transdermal Fentanyl patches work by releasing the drug Fentanyl slowly through the skin and into the bloodstream over an extended period of time, typically 48-72 hours. The drug is absorbed into the bloodstream through the skin and then distributed throughout the body to help manage severe and chronic pain. It provides a continuous and steady level of pain relief.

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