I'm asking a question for my father who is 80 years old. He has chronic chest pain since years, he's been in hospital many times.He took a lot of Nitro in his life, he had triple bypass surgery many years ago .He also has arythmia, pulse being very low .He tried many medications in his life.His cardiologist is now ordering Fentanyl patch 12.5 mcg to help him with his chest pain. Even with his age he is still independant , driving a car etc. I am worry because of his age and side effects. Is Fentanyl a new treatment , is it use often for chest pain?
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