Ionsys Approval History
FDA Approved: Yes (Discontinued) (First approved May 22, 2006)
Brand name: Ionsys
Generic name: fentanyl
Dosage form: Iontophoretic Transdermal System
Company: The Medicines Company
Treatment for: Pain
Marketing Status: Discontinued
Ionsys is a needle-free, patient-activated iontophoretic transdermal analgesic system which uses a weak electric current to rapidly deliver fentanyl across the skin and into the bloodstream. Ionsys is indicated for the short-term management of acute post-operative pain in adult patients requiring opioid analgesia during hospitalization.
Development History and FDA Approval Process for Ionsys
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