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... I found the matrix patches far better, but we are all different. Different manufacturers also make the matrix patches, so ask your pharmacist about ordering a different manufacturers brand and you may find better delivery. (3 replies)
... Thank you again for explaining this. I thought so, after reading the sort-of medical description for each; that they both are porous and breath, and I have used them very successfully with the PAR gel reservoir patches for years. My usually helpful KMart pharmacy switched me to the newer silicon matrix patch. They say use a Bioclusive. Those are not available locally. So I... (3 replies)
... They are one and the same. Some companies call them bioclusive and tegaderm is the brand name. ... (3 replies)

... I have been using Tegaderm patch covers with PAR gel Fentanyl patches for several years with excellent results. ... (3 replies)
... Just in case this helps anyone I found that Tegaderm is very cheap on Amazon. ... (5 replies)
... and place the Askina overlay on it. Buying the Tegaderm got too expensive.... ... (5 replies)
... I use the Tegaderm dressing covers. ... (3 replies)
Oct 4, 2015
... Because fentanyl is transdermal, it takes 18-24 hours to reach a steady blood plasma level when you first put it on. If your skin is dry, it may take a little longer, however, do not use creams or lotions anywhere near where you apply the patch. Once you have been on fentanyl ,changing the patches is simple and provides consistent pain med levels in your blood stream. The... (3 replies)
... Have you tried Tegaderm covers? ... (11 replies)
... time to change my patch and I really could use the hot tub or bath, I take my patch off, save it, take the bath or hot tub then put the SAME patch back on with a bioclusive or Tegaderm. ... (18 replies)
... Then cover it with tegaderm or one of the other brands of bioclusive dressings or tape it down and you should be good..... ... (9 replies)
... ly don't stick to me at all, and the larger Tegaderms are REALLY expensive! I called Sandoz today and they don't offer any free coverings, except they recommend Bioclusive covers for use with their product. ... (63 replies)
... nd then put the patch on, no more skin irritation. As far as the crinkle noise, yeah but you will get used to it. I'm sure you've heard about all the covers like Tegaderm or Bioclusive, with the new matrix of the medicine being in the patch glue instead of a resivoir, I have no problems with them sticking. ... (6 replies)
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... If you need something to cover the patches, then do an internet search for Optsite Flexifix by Smith & Nephew. I use this to cover my patches even with the new design. It is an adhesive that comes in a roll and lasts me about 4-5 months and costs $35 which is the best and cheapest alternative that I have found. There are other options like Bioclusive (by Johnson & Johnson) or... (11 replies)
Fentanyl patch
Jul 20, 2009
... An adhesive cover similar to Tegaderm except this comes in a roll that you cut off however much you need and apply over the fentanyl patch. This is what I currently use and have used for over a year. ... (8 replies)
... stick with the Tegaderms since they are so user friendly. In the future though if I can't find a good price I will definitely try the Opsite. Good luck with the Bioclusive from Duragesic. When you get them would you let me know how much like Tegaderm's they are and if you like them? ... (64 replies)
... I was spending that every month or two with the Tegaderm covers. ... (64 replies)
... I have been on the patch for seven years and at first I had the same problem. When you first put the patch on make sure you keep your flat hand on the patch for at least 30 seconds. It's the body heat from your hand that activates the glue. If you still have problems with it sticking, you can get a cover called bioclusive. I think there is also another one called tegaderm. ... (64 replies)
... similar to Tegaderm overlay but more expensive. I have never used this but hear it works great, very sticky adhesive, but some people break out due to allergic reaction to adhesive. ... (17 replies)

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